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2014-07-17 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simplest solution to avert the culture of avoidance or coverup inside GM regarding their discovery of product defects is for the CEO to establish an independent Ombudsman office, authorized to receive, in total confidence, the assertions of conscientious engineers and other employees about safety defects without fear of retaliation or losing their jobs. The Ombudsman, outside the GM chain of hierarchical command, would report...

2013-11-06 23:28:29

Industry Leading Solution Will Help to Protect and Promote the Rights of Medicaid Recipients Reston, VA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Harmony Information Systems Inc., the leader in integrated health and human services management, announced today that the Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) has selected Harmony OmbudsManager, to manage nursing home complaint management and meet federal National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS) reporting and compliance requirements. “The...

2013-10-21 23:30:17

State and Federal Poster, Inc. has the latest version of the complete state and federal poster for Texas including the updates to Ombudsman Services. Brea, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 State and Federal Poster, Inc. is always committed to providing its customers with excellent service and mandatory updates in labor law posters to help business owners stay up to date. The 2014 Texas state and federal poster includes the recent change to the OIEC ombudsman services. These changes state that...

2013-06-27 23:24:08

Research Marks Industry First: Open Social Research Leveraged to Analyze Technological Capability within Enterprises Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Ombud, the open research platform for B2B technology decisions, released a new report today predicting that traditional “wet ink” signatures will be largely replaced by cloud-based electronic signature technology by 2020. Ombud’s Open Research Report: eSignature Solutions, developed with its social research platform, shows companies...

2013-04-11 14:55:47

'Frequent fliers' concern for health services everywhere, but issue still veiled in secrecy Half of all formal patient complaints made in Australia to health ombudsmen concern just 3% of the country's doctors, with 1% accounting for a quarter of all complaints, finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Doctors complained about more than three times are highly likely to be the subject of a further complaint - and often within a couple of years - the findings show....

2012-04-23 21:21:44

Canadian provinces should adopt a patient charter of rights with independent enforcement as part of the move to patient-centered care, argues an analysis article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). A properly designed patient charter of rights can help patients resolve concerns and complaints easily and cost-effectively, through an independent ombudsman or commissioner. An effective patient charter contains clearly articulated patient rights – many of which are already...

2012-04-19 23:04:27

Enhanced Version Streamlines Data Entry and Workflow Processes Improving User Productivity Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Harmony Information Systems Inc., the leader in integrated health and human services management, announced today Harmony OmbudsManager Version 3.0 (OmbudsManager V3.0), an enhanced version of the market-leading web-based solution built specifically for nursing home complaint management and federal National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS) compliance. This new version...


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