Monthly Archives: November 2017

A California health system agreed to pay a $2 Million settlement with the State for failure to be HIPAA compliant. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Safe nursing staffing bills face uphill battle to get hearing. Crain’s, November 19, 2017. A bipartisan bill on nurse staffing has been introduced in the Michigan legislature to improve patient safety and quality. 2)… Read the rest »

Healthcare data is always vulnerable, but this is especially true during the holiday season. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). There is… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals Sue to Block HHS From Slashing Lucrative Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2017.  The American Hospital Association and other groups have sued the Trump administration to stop cuts to drug… Read the rest »

Opioid abuse is rampant and physicians are being held accountable for drugs prescribed by the federal government. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) CVS, With an Eye on Amazon, to Launch Next-Day Delivery. The Wall Street Journal, November 6, 2017. Early next year, CVS will offer next-day delivery of medication in an attempt to compete with Amazon.… Read the rest »

Electronic health record (EHR) vendors and CVS Health are joining forces with Surescripts to make it so that patients and physicians will be able to see drug cost and benefit information during office visits. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals Vow Fight to Keep Medicare Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2017. Hospitals are threatening legal action to block the plan to lower what Medicare pays for certain drugs through the… Read the rest »