Hutchinson, KS – Greg Meredith, JD, Vice President of Compliance and Ethics for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System has been certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association.
The Minneapolis, Minnesota based association recently announced Meredith had met the requirements of its compliance certification after successfully completing the required examination.
Meredith oversees the Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System’s ethics and compliance program.
Meredith assumed his current position on March 31, 2014, after spending three years as a practicing attorney for the Gilliland and Hayes L.L.C. in Hutchinson. Between 1994 and 2005, Meredith served as General or Corporate Counsel for Midland Credit Management, Inc. in Hutchinson, Kansas and Phoenix, Arizona.
He received an undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University followed by Juris Doctorate degree from Washburn University School of Law.
Kevin Miller, F.A.C.H.E., President and CEO of Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, commended Meredith for successfully completing the healthcare compliance certification so soon after his start of employment.
“With the myriad of state and federal regulations affecting healthcare systems, it is vitally important that our Vice President of Compliance and Ethics be armed with all the available knowledge in order to insure that Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System remains in compliance,” Miller said. “Greg wisely took it upon himself to complete the certification during his first 90-days of employment.”
“It goes without saying that Greg’s position is one of the most important among the 1,400 who are employed within the healthcare system and he is off to a good start to maintain our good standing with the regulatory bodies that mandate the rules for our industry,” Miller continued.
The Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System includes Health-E-Quip, Horizons Mental Health Center, Hospice and HomeCare of Reno County, Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Ray E. Dillon Living Center and the Hutchinson Regional Medical Foundation.