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Licensing of healthcare professionals

I am trying to conduct some research in preparation for an audit that will be conducted of Harborview Medical. The research will assist the director in assessing that all healthcare professionals within the organization have the appropriate license or certification.

I need assistance in preparing a summary for the Director of Compliance. I want to include info such as:

Some of the healthcare professionals that would be employed by or contracted with Harborview that are regulated by the State of Rhode Island? and

For each healthcare profession that is regulated, what entity regulates the specific profession?

What are some common regulation content areas for each of these professions found in the state administrative rules?

This is a little background info on Harborview in Rhode Island and what the compliance center is responsible for....

Harborview Health is a nonprofit, community-based, healthcare delivery network in Providence, Rhode Island. The network includes two acute-care hospitals, a network of more than 800 physicians, a broad ambulatory care network, home healthcare, and associated support services. The organization has a compliance department that is staffed with a director for compliance and several other supporting staff positions. The responsibility for the Compliance Department includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Ensuring that all departments and lines of business are in compliance with all contact requirements; accreditation standards; and all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Developing and implementing policy and procedures that is consistent with the organization's mission and goals while ensuring compliance with all external regulations.
Providing technical support to all departments and other lines of business regarding compliance issues.

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Let's start by looking at all the healthcare professions regulated by state legislation. Each group listed had a licensing board. I've eliminated professions that are not provided by Harborview based on the background information you provided (I could not find any website for Harborwiew). For the complete list see the references.

Ambulance Service Advisory Board
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