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  • Two laws were enacted last week that affect healthcare facilities of which you should be aware. Both revolve around COVID-19 vaccination of employees. One is the new OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard and the other is the Centers for Medicare + Medicaid Services (CMS) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim FinalRead more…

  • TMC is providing this information for healthcare workers in the state of Tennessee. Tennessee has adopted Chapter 0800-01-12 Occupational Safety and Health Standards Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Rule. Many outpatient medical + dental practices, will be exempt from the requirements of this rule. Non-hospital-based ambulatory care settings will be able to claim the exemption by demonstratingRead more…

  • The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. The use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product All MiniMed Remote Controllers (model MMT-500 and MMT-503) are used with a Medtronic MiniMed 508 insulin pump or the MiniMed Paradigm family of insulin pumps. ReasonRead more…

  • Introducing TMC Security Scout! Help With HIPAA & Periodic Security Awareness Training Ensuring workers have annual training that covers all the HIPAA Rules (Privacy, Breach Notification, and Security) is an essential part of a successful compliance program. Reading TMC’s monthly newsletter, The Advisor, and filing a signed copy of the last page with your trainingRead more…

  • There are many benefits to continuing career development training for every stage of one’s career.  Healthcare leadership and communication skills need to be refreshed and nurtured to meet the challenges of evolving workplaces. People in every role in an organization need to understand workplace diversity, different personalities, and difficult situations so they can thrive personallyRead more…

  • Below the surface of the quickly developing concern and implementation of essential physical protective measures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 lurks additional threats to your business, patient, and personal information. Unfortunately, there are bad actors who have launched various scams that take advantage of people searching for up-to-date information about COVID-19, are worriedRead more…

  • This month we would like to introduce you to our Marketing Director, Nichole Pope. Nichole joined Total Medical Compliance in 2011 and graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science. Nichole brings twenty years of experience owning and operating her own business. She enjoys working with our clients and being part of anRead more…

  • We would like to introduce you to one of our TMC Consultants, Amy Williams. Amy has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry in both in-patient and out-patient settings. Her background includes long-term care, emergency medicine, and practice work. Just prior to joining TMC, Amy worked for a large private oncology practiceRead more…

  • Goes from Paper to Mobile in Less than 90 Days with an Automated Auditing Process Total Medical Compliance (TMC) provides compliance consulting to the healthcare marketplace including HIPAA training, OSHA training, and Infection Control programs for medical and dental practices. When TMC needed a partner to upgrade its paper-based auditing processes and provide an automatedRead more…