Educational Webinar, Event

Effective Blend of Compliance and Audit to Strengthen Healthcare Governance

Posted By: Bret S. Bissey, MBA, FACHE, CHC, CMPE / February 24, 2015

The barrage of regulations and compliance hurled at the healthcare industry in this volatile economic landscape has created a level of incertitude and complexity for healthcare providers. Numerous risks such as medical frauds, kickbacks, technological risks, and corruption branch out from these complexities. This, in turn, places greater responsibility on Internal Audit (IA) and Compliance to help organizations address these risks efficiently. While Internal Audit is entrusted with the overarching responsibility of identifying and mitigating risks, compliance enables mapping internal operations to external regulations, combining these two functions will in effective governance, better utilizations of resources, improved oversight of ethics, overall risk management, and internal control.

Join our experts in this webinar as they discuss the importance and role of Internal Audit and Compliance in an enterprise and the best approaches to be used to achieve effective alliance between these two functions. The webinar will also have discussions on:

  • Best approach to improving collaboration among Internal Audit(IA) and Compliance to enhance healthcare governance
  • Leveraging ERM techniques and methodologies to detect, evaluate, and mitigate risks in healthcare industry
  • Leveraging technology to showcase an effective collaboration that achieved common objectives within healthcare

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Bret S. Bissey, MBA, FACHE, CHC, CMPE

Prior to joining MediTract, Mr. Bissey was the SVP, chief ethics and compliance officer at UMDNJ, where he successfully led the compliance program to adherence with a rigorous five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement with the DHHS/OIG that occurred following a Deferred Prosecution Agreement. Prior to UMDNJ, Bissey served as the director of the Regulatory Compliance Practice at IMA Consulting, the chief compliance and privacy officer at Deborah Heart and Lung Center (operating under a CIA) and the VP of compliance at Cabot Marsh/QuadraMed. Mr. Bissey earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in marketing and healthcare administration from Wilkes University. Mr. Bissey is a frequent national speaker on healthcare compliance and is the author of The Compliance Officer’s Handbook. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Health Care Compliance Association (CHC), American College of Medical Practice Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.