On January 28, 2019, it was released that a founder and former employees of Insys are headed to trial for allegedly bribing Physicians to prescribe Fentanyl spray. This is one of many incidences where pharmaceutical companies resort to bribing physicians to prescribe their drug in order to boost sales. This practice is illegal and has… Read the rest »
Breaches and cybercrime are continuing to be on the rise, especially in healthcare. It’s essential that you take steps to protect your practice’s protected health information (PHI). We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news, rules, regulations and trends. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important… Read the rest »
Now that you know what you need, and you know the necessary steps to start your required HIPAA Risk Assessment, you can start looking into cyber insurance options and applications. Cyber insurance is essential. Doctors and health care providers who deal with electronic protected health information (ePHI) should look to further protect themselves by purchasing cyber… Read the rest »
Now that you have the required HIPAA policies and procedures in place, your employees must be trained to follow those documents. We help our clients stay on the right side of inevitable OCR audits by making sure all employees are adequately trained on the practice’s policies and procedures. We can help your practice get up… Read the rest »
Once you have a complete inventory of all hardware used to access, store or transmit protected health information (PHI), you can create the necessary policies and procedures for your practice. The HIPAA Security Rule requires practices to adopt and implement reasonable and appropriate policies and procedures. We can help your practice get up to date… Read the rest »
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is performing more and more HIPAA audits. How can you avoid getting hit with severe penalties from the government? The best way is to perform a complete HIPAA Risk Assessment, and to follow through with training and implementation. Find out how to get compliant, and stay compliant in this… Read the rest »
Football season is starting, but this is no time to drop the ball on employee compliance training. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice. (To subscribe to our… Read the rest »
All too often, vendor risks and contracts are not managed correctly. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice. (To subscribe to our blog click here). It’s no secret that… Read the rest »
Lori-Ann Rickard is a recognized leader in the ever-changing field of healthcare law. For over three decades, she has advised leading hospitals, doctors, laboratories and other healthcare providers. Learn more about Lori-Ann »
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