Posts Tagged: 2016

Many cybersecurity lessons were learned in 2016. 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). Breaches, hacking, ransomware and more were rampant in 2016.… Read the rest »

In 2016, healthcare was hit with many breaches of different sizes and different magnitudes. 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). While breaches… 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) Allergan to Buy Vitae Pharmaceuticals for $639 Million. The Wall Street Journal, September 14, 2016. Allergan agreed to acquire the biotechnology company Vitae Pharmaceuticals. 2) Medical data of U.S. Olympic athletes leaked by Russian… Read the rest »

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to make several decisions this year that will impact many Americans. 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… Read the rest »

Happy New Year to all of our clients, subscribers, friends, and family! We extend a special thank you to all of our doctors, nurses, and staff working today to keep us healthy in this new year. Here at Rickard & Associates, we greatly enjoyed 2015 and are looking forward to see what the new year… 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) When Patients Manage Doctors. The Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2015. Patients with multiple chronic illnesses often must manage their own care. 2) Large Employers Look To Tighten Control Of Costs For Expensive Drugs.… Read the rest »

Many providers are worried about the pending meaningful use regulations. Both healthcare providers and electronic health record vendors are anxiously awaiting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) release of the final meaningful use regulation changes for 2015 to 2016. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news,… Read the rest »