Posts Tagged: safety

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) House OKs new bills to fight opioid epidemic. The Detroit News, December 13, 2017. The Michigan House approved multiple bills aimed at combating the opioid epidemic by tracking and controlling the flow of prescription… 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) Patient safety jeopardized by EHR downtime, JAMIA says. Healthcare IT News, June 7, 2017.  Downtime events in hospitals that shut down the electronic health record can come with serious patient safety risks. 2) Teva’s… Read the rest »

If not, you should be. 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). Many medical devices, including pacemakers and insulin pumps are vulnerable to… 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) Michigan gets $3.8 million for emergency preparedness in health care. Crain’s, April 4, 2017. The federal government has given Michigan funds to improve the state’s emergency preparedness in health care. 2) Healthgrades names top… Read the rest »

Many practices are scared to switch EHRs. 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). A new study, however, has shown that 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) Fast-growing medical scribe industry poses risks to patients, and to product designs. Healthcare IT News, March 2, 2016. The increased use of electronic health records has led to an increase in unlicensed medical scribes,… Read the rest »

Yes, most are. Experts are warning about how easy it is for hackers to access medical devices and put patient safety at risk. 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… 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:http://larlegal.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=5554&action=edit&message=9 1) Phishing scam breach compromises data of 39K. Healthcare IT News, April 29, 2015. A healthcare employee opened a phishing scam email that compromised the protected health information and social security numbers of 39,000 patients.… Read the rest »