In a highly-regulated industry like healthcare, demonstrating compliance and security of your board activities is critical. A growing number of healthcare organizations including community-based health centers, colleges, universities and hospitals are adopting board portal software to meet their unique security and governance needs.
When evaluating board portal software, a key area to review is healthcare regulatory compliance. With almost 3,000 health centers in the US funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), here’s what to consider when assessing how board management software demonstrates HRSA compliance.
As a HRSA-funded health center, you must meet the requirements as defined by the Health Center Program Compliance Manual. This includes program award recipients, sub-recipients, or look-alikes.
The HRSA presents an extensive list of board compliance requirements in the manual as well as board composition rules that can appear daunting at first glance. Use the manual as your road map to establish your governing board and its key functions and responsibilities such as:
Maintaining accurate board records and streamlining compliance reporting are two key strategies you’ll need to demonstrate HRSA compliance. HRSA-funded health centers choose Aprio to keep board materials secure and report on compliance.
Get instant access to all board materials including financial statements and reports, bylaws, policies, and archives within a highly reliable, secure portal. With Aprio, board members can access and search a centralized library for board agendas, minutes from past meetings, and review the next meeting board package.
When it’s time to gather information for HRSA compliance reporting such as during your operating site visit, your board administration will save hours on reporting with these features:
CEO and board evaluations are required by HRSA, but they also help ensure your board and leadership is functioning effectively. Aprio’s board portal makes CEO and board evaluations easy, secure, and efficient. With Aprio’s survey tool, you can easily:
Need further guidance on running effective board evaluations? See our best practices.
As your board oversees policies and processes such as responding to patient grievances, keeping health information and documents safe and secure is critical. Aprio’s board portal offers secure, private document storage as well as discussion and collaboration tools that keep data and dialogue away from email or other unsecured forms of communications.
Our strong data security and data privacy protection ensures we’re also HIPAA compliant. Your board can rest assured that individual health information and electronic health records are protected.
If your healthcare organization needs to demonstrate healthcare regulatory compliance such as HRSA or HIPAA, Aprio has you covered.
Our board portal technology provides a direct ROI by making it easy to gather information for compliance reporting, keeps health information secure and ensures healthcare boards are productive. See how our easy-to-use software provides all the features your healthcare board needs with a custom demo.
“We knew there had to be technology to work smarter as a health agency. We chose Aprio because it makes a director’s job easier than any other technology. Aprio’s desktop and tablet editions build on what’s familiar to directors – easy to find agendas, latest versions of critical documents, contacts and archives – everything they expect all well organized and absolutely secure.” – Health agency executive
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Dee Sicklesteel, Director of Sales
Dee joined the Aprio team in 2009 and has match-made hundreds of boards to a best fit board portal. Her love for Aprio is largely due to the strong ROI and the positive ‘green’ benefits that the solution provides.