Resolving Gaps

Resolving Gaps with Complex Issues Facing Health Care Organizations

ASHRM On-Demand Webinar

Member: $39.00
Non-Member: $99.00

Speakers: Jim O’Callaghan, Bill Pretzer, MA


ASHRM CE Credit: 1

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This webinar is designed to provide the participant with an overview of the profound impact of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Regulations and the deficiencies within the health care continuum. The webinar covers major trends, critical labor shortages, legislation, regulations, penalties, liabilities and related costs. Most importantly how your organization could resolve the gaps associated with these complex emergency preparedness compliance issues.

This webinar highlights the significant impact of CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulations on health care and identifies key deficiencies. Discover strategies to address compliance gaps in emergency preparedness for your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • • To gain an understanding of how legislation and CMS regulations negatively impact health care organizations.
  • • To identify how penalties and related costs for compliance affect profitability.
  • • To learn how your organization can resolve gaps.
Product Code322015OD23
ASHRM CE Credits1
CNE Credits1
Level - Foundational (F), Practitioner (P), Advanced (A)F
Publication Date6/15/23
Next Review7/01/24
Credit Expires7/01/25

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Speaker Bio

Jim O’Callaghan is the co-founder of ACR that merged with Collaborative Healthcare Urgency Group, CHUG. In 2014 ACR received the RIA Phoenix Award for “Innovation in Restoration.” Jim is dedicated to bringing the highest level of performance and restoration services to the CHUG members. For more than 30 years of guiding ACR, his strong commitment to professional education on a continuous basis has ensured consistently high performance to ACR and now CHUG membership. Jim is well known as pioneering figure in disaster preparedness and best practices for maintaining operational continuity, in an effort to minimize loss of use and contain operational expense during an emergency event.

Bill Pretzer is a retired Battalion Chief and Paramedic from a Chicago Suburban Fire Department. Bill Has a Master's Degree from DePaul University in Health and Safety Administration. Bill also has substantial experience in emergency management, firefighter health and safety, OSHA compliance, commuter rail health and safety, health care emergency planning and preparedness and traumatic stress response and recovery. Bill is a co-founder and currently the Director of Operations and Training for the Collaborative Healthcare Urgency Group (CHUG) where Bill researches, evaluates, writes, and implements emergency operations plans for health care organizations. Bill has been an instructor and presenter for over 40 years and enjoys "Paying it Forward" to participants and audiences. Bill also was fortunate to receive the American Red Cross 2010 Hero Disaster Relief Award Winner for his work during the H1N1 Pandemic.