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Automatically managing the tasks for accreditation

By automating the manual tasks for proving accreditation, managers can easily document and easily retrieve EOC. In fact, the task management module in SectyrHub LicenseTrak helps managers do this.

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Technology to go from incident management to continuous improvement

In today’s post, I am emphasizing why incident management must be part of any compliance management software solution. In my other posts for this series, I note the criticality of managing tasks and licenses with compliance management software. Managing incidents is no less important and …

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Automatically managing licenses is a linchpin for keeping complex business running

Many pharmacy managers find themselves struggling to keep track of which licenses are active and in good standing. Without license management functionality, they must check multiple sources for status and find themself scrambling to see upcoming tasks. Why spend valuable time sending emai…

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With LicenseTrak, HR pros and pharmacists get automatic help managing accreditation

“If we didn’t have LicenseTrak, we’d need one, maybe two, FTE to track everything,” says one of the company’s HR specialists. “The complexity and volume of managing what we’re tracking makes a manual process unfeasible.” According to the company’s HR team, there is no limit to the number…

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Avera taps Sectyr LicenseTrak for compliance trifecta

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Health serves patients across South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Dakota through its 37 hospitals, 215 clinics, 40 senior living facilities and more. The integrated health system cares for nearly one million patients across 72,000 square miles.…

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Damien Center automatically manages licenses, accreditations and more

Indianapolis-based Damien Center “is Indiana’s oldest and largest AIDS service organization (ASO).” The center, founded in 1987, provides healthcare and education to more than 8,000 individuals living with and at risk for HIV. Damien Center is also a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantee, s…

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Four tools for taking the anxiety out of accreditation

By Craig Frost When people raise the topic of accreditation, the word often causes anxiety. But why? Accreditation is a way to prove a pharmacy meets a baseline of competencies. To become accredited, a pharmacy will have policies and procedures in place, certain equipment, and capabilitie…

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Powers Law’s Bill von Oehsen, Sectyr’s Craig Frost say Compliance Now Paramount for 340B

For part two of Sectyr’s live webinar series focused on how to improve 340B program accountability, 340B legal expert Bill von Oehsen joined Sectyr President and COO Craig Frost in a wide-ranging discussion about the program’s past, present and future. Von Oehsen’s experience stretches ba…

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Northeast health system reviews its 340B program daily, automatically

In 2019, the health system’s 340B program manager called on software provider Sectyr to implement its software-as-a-service SectyrHub 340B compliance software. The goal was to automate the auditing and review of eligibility requirements for the 340B program.

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340B Report’s Ted Slafsky riffs on what Congress, U.S. states have in store for 340B reporting

Changes related to 340B reporting requirements are afoot in Congress and several U.S. states. To explore what that means for 340B program managers, Sectyr recently invited Ted Slafsky, publisher of the 340B Report, to join Sectyr’s Craig Frost for the first in a series of live webinars di…

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Who’s responsible for 340B compliance?

Last May, we penned a blog series about what it takes to successfully comply with the 340B program. We posited compliance rests on five pillars, which are standardization, accountability, visibility, efficiency, and sustainability. Our aim with the posts was twofold:  Inform readers about…

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Who’s responsible for 340B program compliance?

Managing a 340B program and ensuring continuous compliance takes resources beyond consultants and third-party administrators. A 340B program manager can sign up a consultant to run an annual integrity audit and tap multiple TPAs to review transactions. But neither can help a manager achie…

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Sustainability: The fifth and final pillar for 340B program compliance

Compliance software is one solution for providing a program with sustainability. A good solution will help a 340B program team define its process within the software. Software like this can also alert stakeholders to tasks, deadlines, and report on the status of all manner of compliance-r…

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Efficiency, the fourth of five pillars for 340B program compliance

One way to reallocate time is with compliance software. With software that automatically analyzes and tracks the data HRSA auditors require, managers gain efficiency while keeping their 340B program in good standing. With a software system keeping tabs on what must be done, 340 program ma…

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For 340B Program compliance, visibility is the third pillar

With compliance software, a 340B Program director has a digital dashboard to keep score seven days a week, 365 days a year. A digital scoreboard gives a program director an automatic, up-to-the-minute look at the status of, for example, self-audits, OPAIS data, and tasks requiring attenti…

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Accountability, the second pillar for 340B Program compliance

By automating the management of documents with compliance software, a director can assign tasks to each responsible party and verify the owner completes the job. Accountability is further improved when each team member can see their tasks, what’s expected, and when it’s due. Visibility is…

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Standardization, the first of the five pillars for 340B Program compliance

Implementing a compliance software system standardizes the analysis and tracking of 340B Program data required by auditors from HRSA. Not all compliance software systems are equal, though. If standardization is the aim, a manager will also want a system that includes logic-based, 340B-spe…

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How SectyrHub helps health systems and consultants manage 340B

For more than 100 years, New Brunswick, N.J.-based Saint Peter’s University Hospital has served people across central New Jersey. Founded in 1907, Saint Peter’s is now a 478-bed teaching hospital that is part of the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, a non-profit, acute care fac…

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Five value pillars of 340B Program compliance

For 340B Program directors, knowing in real time if their employer complies with the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration’s requirements (and could pass a HRSA audit) is top of mind, all the time. That’s because maintaining their employer’s 340B Program benefit directly cor…

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Do you have real-time situational awareness of 340B financial risks?

Nearly every healthcare CFO whose organization participates in the 340B Drug Pricing Program is familiar with (and understands) the risks associated with non-compliance. What most misunderstand is the severity of the cost of non-compliance. For example, the U.S. Health Resources & Ser…

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How to take the complexity out of 340B Program compliance

Whether you’re a veteran 340B Program manager or entering the field, the 340B landscape is complex and constantly changing. Keeping up with new requirements, regulations, and technology is one part of the job. Accounting for the status of an organization’s level of compliance is another p…

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The 340B Program problem:  Achieving around-the-clock compliance

When asked what’s top of mind for a 340B Drug Pricing program manager, she said, “Knowing if I’m compliant today and if I would survive a HRSA audit without issue if that occurred next week.” The program manager went on to say that “Maintaining and protecting our 340B benefit is extremely…

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Tackling 340B Duplicate Discounts

To say the link between Medicaid and 340B is complicated would be an understatement. By federal law, a covered entity’s 340B program and Medicaid program get discounted drugs for patients with Medicaid, but only one entity can legally receive the discounted drug. This leads to, among othe…

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Pharmacies prepare for revisions to USP 797

For pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other staff, a clock is counting down to November 1, 2023, and revisions to USP 797. That’s the date by which the United States Pharmacopeia Convention, or USP, has set for implementing changes to USP Chapter 797. USP 797 outlines requirements an…

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Tapping the right technology frees time-strapped pharmacists to focus on healthcare

Last spring, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists released findings from a survey that noted a severe shortage of pharmacy technicians. While healthcare shortages are well publicized, the extent to which administrators are tapping pharmacists to help is noteworthy. Ninety per…

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Saint Peter’s University Hospital maintains its 340B Program using SectyrHub 340B Software for Continuous Program Compliance

At the recommendation of a leading 340B consulting firm, Fatimah investigated SectyrHub 340B compliance software and moved forward with implementing the tool in 2018. Saint Peter’s recognized how the solution provided oversight and organization for their complex program and appreciated ho…

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Sectyr SectyrHub 340B Video Overview

Do you worry about millions of dollars in paybacks waiting to be found in a HRSA audit? What if you could make compliance easy while minimizing the risk of costly paybacks and continue to grow your program using an intuitive and automated application? You can… with SectyrHub® 340B. Levera…

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Continuous Program Compliance moves into the Federally Qualified Health Center field

Sectyr®, a leading provider of 340B Program management solutions, today announced the first release of the new SectyrHub® 330 HRSA grant compliance tool for Federally Qualified Health Centers and Look-Alikes. Guided workflows walk staff through all required elements of compliance and dash…

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Sectyr SectyrHub 340B Quick Intro

Do you worry about millions of dollars in paybacks waiting to be found in a HRSA audit? What if you could make compliance easy while minimizing the risk of costly paybacks? You can… with SectyrHub® 340B. SectyrHub 340B creates a proactive compliance environment and multidisciplinary colla…

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What are the Licensing Requirements for Pharmacies to Stay Compliant?

Many healthcare related facilities such as pharmacies are regulated heavily and must obtain multiple state and federally issued licenses. While registration and licensing requirements are only a portion of the regulatory hurdles pharmacies must overcome, it is crucial to meet these requir…

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