Posts Tagged: fine

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) HIE use leads to shorter lengths of hospital stay, lower chance of ED readmission. Healthcare IT News, March 8, 2017. Efficiency and quality improve when physicians can access patient EHR data via a regional… 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) DMC passes new inspection in surgical instruments case. The Detroit News, January 10, 2017. The Detroit Medical Center officials announced the hospital passed a surprise inspection of its sterilization facilities. 2) CMS issues final… 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) Review of CMS quality metrics kicks off. Modern Healthcare, December 7, 2016. Healthcare leaders are scrutinizing and offering recommendations on the 97 quality measures that CMS is considering using for reporting and payment initiatives… 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) Obama announces new steps to combat heroin, prescription drug abuse. The Washington Post, October 21, 2015. The Obama administration announced that it will takes to increase access to drug treatment and expand the training… Read the rest »

It is very likely. Breaches are becoming more prevalent and affect practices of all types and sizes. And even if your practice doesn’t experience a breach, you may still be fined by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for HIPAA violations. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news,… 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) ONC yanks certification for two EHR products. Healthcare IT News, September 3, 2015. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced that two previously certified parts of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR… Read the rest »