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Accreditation Compliance Analysis (Joint Commission/CARF/COA)

The three-day compliance analysis focuses on the review and assessment of the organization’s compliance with specific accreditation standards. This compliance process includes a full review of all materials and activities to be assessed during your survey. Additionally, internal interviews are conducted to fully simulate the survey process. The finished product is a detailed compliance analysis, identifying all compliance issues and upgrade recommendations. Priority work actions are recommended and put into a calendar format. A listing of all previous client accreditation survey questions is also provided.

Accreditation Compliance Upgrade (Joint Commission/CARF/COA)

The full accreditation compliance upgrade includes implementation of the results of the organization’s accreditation compliance analysis and as well as sample plans, policies/procedures, clinical forms, internal committee and manual formats. Interactive workgroups with staff and pre-survey workshop are also included. Accreditation is guaranteed.

Strategic Planning

Brown Consulting, Ltd. has a strategic planning process customized to meet the needs of our clients. Within the strategic planning process, Brown Consulting, Ltd. assists its clients in identifying, planning, developing, implementing and monitoring strategic initiatives for future and continued success. The Initial Phase of the process includes a full review of the industry trends (national, state and local), an organizational and operational analysis which includes evaluation of programs, product line, promotional/marketing and revenue sources so organizations can guide their strategic decision-making processes. A market and competitive analysis is also completed. Additionally, strategic planning groups are conducted with various levels of the organization, including Board Members, Executive Leadership, Management and Staff. The length of the strategic planning process can be customized, but typically lasts from three to six months. The strategic planning process can be a highly interactive approach with all levels of the organization.

Corporate Compliance

The Corporate Compliance Program includes a full assessment of organizational regulatory and risk management requirements including Licensure, Accreditation, Clinical Records, Human Resources, Insurances, Fiscal and External Contracts. The Corporate Compliance Program consultation service addresses functions and tasks necessary to a successful internal program. We also offer a toll-free professionally staffed “Employee Action Line” service with the “Best Practice” approach to support in-house Corporate Compliance programs, which ensures that violations can be reported anonymously without fear of retaliation or reprisal.

Optimizing Organizational Performance

Brown Consulting, Ltd. assists organizations with developing outcome effectiveness indicators. These indicators provide useful and understandable information for the organization’s management and leadership group to design and implement information and data collection, client surveys and utilization reviews. Quality Improvement consultation is typically provided as a two-day onsite analysis. Key elements include: implementing a quality culture, program design, information/ data sources and collection, introduction of the storyboarding processes, and development/ measurement of “Best Practice Standards.”

HIPAA Compliance Consultative Services

The HIPAA compliance upgrade consultation service includes working with your organization in the implementation of the results of the organization’s HIPAA compliance analysis. This includes plans, policies/procedures, forms, contracts, notices, position descriptions, and more. Interactive workgroups with staff and education/training is also provided.

HIPAA Compliance Management Contract Services

Brown Consulting, Ltd. assumes management responsibilities for the HIPAA compliance upgrade for your organization in the implementation of the results of the organization’s HIPAA compliance analysis. This includes plans, policies/procedures, forms, contracts, notices, position descriptions, and more. Interactive workgroups with staff and education/training is also provided.

Organizational Analysis

Brown Consulting, Ltd. assesses an organization’s structure, fiscal performance, operational performance, programs / product line and support functions. Key elements of the analysis include a full review of organizational materials and internal key informant interviews. Key stakeholder focus groups or telephone surveys within the community can also be conducted. The analysis includes planning and upgrade recommendations to enhance the organization’s operational and strategic performance.

Clinical “Best Practice” Development

Brown Consulting, Ltd. assists agencies in evaluation, development and improvement activities necessary to establish benchmarks for standards of practice. Key elements include: Clinical Records Review, Clinical Protocol Review, Resource Allocation, Client Flow, Clinical Processes and Regulatory Requirements. The completed analysis upgrade identifies specific strategies to improve client practice and client outcomes.

Performance Improvement

Brown Consulting, Ltd. assists organizations with developing outcome effectiveness. These indicators provide useful and understandable information for the organization’s management and leadership group to design and implement information and data collection, client surveys and utilization reviews. Performance Improvement consultation is typically provided as a two-day onsite analysis. Key elements include: implementing a quality culture, program design, information/data sources and collection, introduction of the story-boarding process, and development/measurement of “Best Practice Standards.”

New Program Feasibility Analysis

Rather than expending resources on a subjective decision-making process, Brown Consulting, Ltd. will determine the feasibility and requirements for New Program Development including operational, marketing, staffing and financial considerations. The Feasibility Analysis characterizes level of support and provides specific program planning recommendations. The full analysis addresses market, operations, organization, budget and planning needs to implement the new program.

Community Needs Assessment

Key components of the Community Needs Assessment include: prevalency estimates, treatment cost estimates, penetration rates, service delivery system evaluation, policy recommendation, and key informant input (external/internal). Methodology can include the following:

      Industry Trends
      Primary/Secondary Data Analysis
      Data Analyses (fiscal, utilization and clinical)
      Key Informant Surveys (internal/external)
      General Household Attitudinal Surveys (95% confidence level)
      Service Delivery System Evaluation (SWOT Analysis)
         Consumer Focus Groups

Contractual Services

Brown Consulting, Ltd. provides administrative and supervisory staff members who can meet the immediate management/program needs of the organization. Contract services offer both expertise and an economic solution for our clients and include:

      Administration
      Management
      Supervision
      Grant Writing
      Regulatory Compliance
      Performance Improvement
         Corporate Compliance