Posts Tagged: #COVID-19

The short answer is yes, audits are increasing following the COVID-19 pandemic. 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). Given the flexibility that… 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: FDA allows automatic ‘generic’ swap for brand-name insulin The Detroit News The FDA approved a generic version of Lantus, a fast-acting insulin. Ascension Health latest health care system to require COVID-19 vaccines for employees Detroit… 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: Parents hit with $270K medical bill over ‘birthday rule’ inspire changes Becker’s Hospital Review A couple received a large bill after the birth of their first child, despite being insured. UK government halts GP data… 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: Ohio hospital gives wrong patient a kidney, employees placed on leave Fox News An Ohio hospital placed two employees on leave after admitting the wrong patient received a kidney transplant. US overdose deaths hit record… 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: Trump-era law on surprise medical bills advances under Biden The Detroit News The Biden administration is putting protections into place that were enacted under legislation signed by former President Trump. Accreditor places Louisiana medical school… Read the rest »

If you are administering the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be wondering if you are subject to any liability as lawsuits stemming from the vaccine and side effects increase. While you cannot prevent a lawsuit, you may be able to reduce your chances of paying large settlements. We can help your practice get up to date… 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: Eye clinic cyberattack may have exposed info from 500K patients Healthcare IT News Hackers of an Iowa group eye clinic demanded a ransom, which was not paid. Hemmed In at Home, Nonprofit Hospitals Look for… Read the rest »

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently issued an emergency temporary standard (“ETS”) regarding COVID-19 for certain types of health care workplaces. The ETS became effective on June 21, 2021. 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… Read the rest »