skilled nursing facilities
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Recent Case Studies
Navigating through a challenging state survey
May 30, 2019
Client: A Skilled Nursing Facility in Richfield, OH
Problem: Client contracted our services in 2018 due to the 2017 implementation of CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements and needed their Emergency Preparedness Program and Plan completed before their next annual survey.
Emergency Preparedness Program and Plan were in place when they had their survey, however, the surveyor had become a bit more stringent and cited the facility for not being able to reference the plan properly. The client contacted us about the 'deficiencies' and we quickly analyzed the discrepancies and provided the client with a corrective action plan for them to relay to ODH. Read more
Saving Ambulatory Surgical Center from CMS Revocation
February 22, 2019
Client: An Ambulatory Surgical Center in Newark, OH
Problem: This facility was found to have numerous deficiencies during their annual Ohio Department of Health (ODH) survey and ODH moved for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revocation unless an approved plan of correction was instituted. A CMS revocation would have terminated this facility's source of funding, virtually ensuring the loss of their business.
Assessment: HELP Paradigm was retained to evaluate their situation and to create an effective Emergency Preparedness Program for their ASC.
Outcome: Our systematic Read more
About HELP Paradigm
Steven Foss, CEO, emergency management professional
Steven Foss, former Emergency Planner for the Stark County Emergency Management Agency, founded HELP Paradigm in 2017 to fill the need for cost-effective outsourced Emergency Preparedness Management for skilled nursing facilities.
Steven has used his experience and relationship with county and state government officials to build HELP Paradigm's reputed team of disaster management experts and proprietary compliance procedures. Team skills were honed with federal agencies, state, and local homeland security, and emergency leadership positions. HELP Paradigm's on-demand emergency management solutions begin with disaster risk and vulnerability assessments, followed by options and countermeasures for mitigating the threats.
Maintenance Administration Program
Employee churn is costly and adds an unwelcome distraction to business operations. With our Maintenance Administration Program, (MAP), you will gain an industry expert in maintenance operations. Our program creates a playbook that lays out the necessary Life Safety tasks for any maintenance worker to follow.
Can't afford an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator?
Margins are tight with SNFs and chances are, you don't need a dedicated EPC.
HELP Paradigm provides you with unprecedented EP expertise at affordable, outsourced annual pricing. With HELP Paradigm you'll enjoy:
Significant cost savings by outsourcing
Reduction in liability
Business continuity - We're always here for you
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