IRVINE and SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.-Jan. 31, 2012-RGP Healthcare, the healthcare unit of Resources Global Professionals (RGP)(Nasdaq: RECN), today announced the launch of Pavisse,™ a first-of-its-kind integrated incident management solution created to help hospitals manage all patient safety, patient privacy and other compliance-related incidents across the enterprise.
Pavisse offers an efficient and cost-effective way for hospitals and other healthcare organizations (HCOs) to comply with ever-changing healthcare regulations and standards, learn from mistakes, and improve safety. Pavisse helps HCOs track and improve compliance with patient safety regulations, HIPAA requirements and other standards or regulations, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and manage the complaint/grievance process. It also provides hospitals a means of improving their Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score.
"Our goal was to give healthcare providers an integrated, browser-based compliance tool that would simplify incident management," said RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook. A recognized leader in healthcare compliance solutions, Cook led the national team of healthcare IT and compliance experts that developed Pavisse.
"The recent move to value-based purchasing has made thorough reporting, analysis and remediation of incidents related to heart failure, pneumonia and other patients particularly critical," Cook noted. "When you consider that we provide both the software and the expertise to help hospitals improve safety scores, and avoid Medicare and other penalties related to high readmission rates, Pavisse virtually pays for itself. It's so simple to use, there's simply no reason not to achieve full compliance."
Pavisse is an incident management software system that automates the process of reporting potential safety and other incidents to pertinent regulatory bodies. Robust and intuitive to use, the browser-based solution provides an audit mechanism for compliance monitoring, and aggregates data to create active, real-time dashboard views by incident type with embedded guidance tips. Pavisse analytics help pinpoint areas that need improvement, and the CAP Toolkit, a comprehensive corrective action plan methodology tailored to each hospital's cause-determination process, creates pathways to compliance and improvement.
Workgroup-driven and content-rich, Pavisse comes preloaded with everything a healthcare organization needs to effectively manage incident reporting and compliance—including report templates, and data-mining and benchmarking capabilities. A special Reserves module tracks the cost of incidents, risks and remediation efforts—for example, the cost of a new Pyxis software patch to address medication dispensing errors or the cost of new guardrails to avoid patient falls—to enable hospitals to fully understand the cost implications of incidents.
Users can access a content-rich archive of regulations and best practices related to safety, privacy and other pertinent issues online 24x7. Eight hours of free consulting per quarter are available to subscribers to help optimize system use or develop custom safety and compliance strategies; additional consulting hours are available at an affordable cost.
Highly affordable and available via subscription or enterprise model, Pavisse is ideal for HCOs of any shape or size, including acute and long-term care providers, psychiatric facilities, home-health agencies and more. And unlike electronic health record (EHR) implementation, deployment is quick and painless, and non-taxing to already overtaxed hospital IT resources.
About RGP Healthcare
Headquartered in San Francisco, RGP Healthcare, the healthcare unit of Resources Global Professionals, was created to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Its experts have deep industry knowledge and experience in a variety of disciplines, particularly patient safety and HIPAA compliance, and incident management and remediation. Specialty areas include sentinel event forensic analysis (12-hour response time), 30-day readmissions analysis and prevention strategies, accreditation consulting and automation, ICD-10 education and other professional services that support and enhance the strategic initiatives of healthcare organizations of any size or shape, including hospitals and health systems, and long-term care providers. Implementation services are available for any major EHR system, and the firm offers specialty services for payers.
RGP Healthcare's Pavisse™ suite of innovative software solutions helps hospitals and other providers address critical compliance and other challenges efficiently and cost-effectively. For instance, the Pavisse incident management system enables HCOs to simplify and automate the reporting of safety and other incidents, and create effective remediation plans.
Resources Global Professionals (RGP), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global enterprise-accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services.
RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with more than 3,000 professionals, annually serving approximately 1,900 clients around the world from 77 practice offices.
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., RGP has served 86 of the Fortune 100 companies. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's highest tier by listing standards.
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