Conflict of Interest Disclosures Tool Updated

HCCS Releases Enhancements to COI Management and Tracking Tool

JERICHO, N.Y., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HCCS (Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.), the leading provider of online healthcare compliance and competency training and tracking solutions, today announced the release of an enhanced version of COI-SMART, a web-based system for the management and real-time tracking of Conflict of Interest disclosures. HCCS built this comprehensive tool in response to tighter government regulations and increased scrutiny.

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"COI-SMART has a tremendous impact on the conflicts of interest disclosure management process for our clients," says Ben Diamond, President of HCCS. "It was important for us to take the system to the next level with this series of enhancements. We're already receiving great positive feedback. These enhancements make the system an invaluable tool for our clients."

COI-SMART facilitates the review process through automation, providing healthcare organizations with improved control, reduced risk and increased transparency at a lower total cost than their current COI disclosure and review process. COI-SMART provides organizations with the tools for automated assignment of reviewers, the development of conflict of interest management plans, and data mining tools for auditing, tracking and reporting on potential conflicts of interest.

Enhancements to the COI-SMART system include a streamlined process for creating and assigning questionnaires, improved reviewer assignments process, enhanced user interface and increased application performance and responsiveness.

The COI-SMART system expands HCCS' product line of online multimedia courseware and Learning Management Systems designed for healthcare organizations.  

About HCCS

Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc (HCCS) provides up-to-date compliance and competency training and tracking solutions to hospitals, health plans, teaching facilities, medical schools and other healthcare entities.  HCCS programs are used at hundreds of healthcare facilities nationwide, with over one million registered learners.  HCCS provides a full library of online compliance and competency training courses to fulfill the demanding needs of healthcare staff training, including Professional Compliance, Corporate Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, Research Compliance, Patient Safety and Competency for Quality Care, among many others.  The HCCS Healthcare Learning Platform (HLP) is a healthcare specific Learning and Talent Management System.  The HCCS COI-SMART system provides a comprehensive tool for tracking and managing Conflict of Interest disclosures.

For more information about HCCS products, contact HCCS at (877) 933-4227, by email at [email protected], or via the web at www.hccs.com.

SOURCE Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.

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