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2013 CMS Survey

On Monday, June 17, 2013, surveyors from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) arrived at Parkland to conduct a full Conditions of Participation survey. Listed below are the plans of correction and correspondence concluding Parkland’s Systems Improvement Agreement.

July 3, 2013 – Parkland's Life Safety Plan of Correction to CMS

Aug. 7, 2013 – Systems Improvement Agreement requirements fulfilled

Aug. 16, 2013 – Parkland's Hospital Plan of Correction to CMS

Aug. 16, 2013 – Parkland's Hospital Plan of Correction to Texas Department of State Health Services

Aug. 22, 2013 – Parkland's "deemed" status restored

Corrective Action Plan Progress Reports

In the wake of 2011’s CMS review, Parkland committed to undertake a comprehensive program to improve quality and safety and our standard of care for patients. Parkland entered into a Systems Improvement Agreement with CMS in September 2011.

As a part of that agreement, we hired an Independent Consultant Expert (ICE) and implemented a plan of correction. Our consultant, Alvarez & Marsal, developed a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) not only requiring specific improvement, but also cultural change at Parkland.

Since 2012, we have completed and implemented 499 corrective action items.

View the monthly Corrective Action Plan progress reports:

 

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