Posts Tagged: #EHR

A former EHR tech was sentenced to 12 years in prison for using patient data to commit fraud and launder money. This serves as a reminder to all practices to ensure that you have business associate agreements and other protections in place. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize… Read the rest »

You should be, because the government is watching your billing. One recent example is Ascension Michigan’s agreement to pay the government $2.8 Million for false claims allegations. 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… 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 »

As more and more data is accessible at the touch of a fingertip with technology, it may be of no surprise that healthcare is moving towards immediate access too. ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule requires physicians to provide patients with electronic access to their records with no delay and at no cost. We can help… Read the rest »

Unfortunately, a single employee can cost you your patients, your reputation, and large expenses in fines and penalties. Mistakes or bad acts by one employee can even force you to shut your doors for good. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay… 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: Michigan healthcare CEO gets 15 years in prison for $150M Fraud Becker’s Hospital Review The CEO of a chain of medical clinics was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $51 million in restitution for… 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: Tenet must pay whistleblowing cardiologists $10M, court rules Becker’s Hospital Review Two physicians who were fired from their leadership positions at the Detroit Medical Center were awarded $10.6 million after claiming they were fired following… 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: Staff at hospitals in DC, Texas turn down COVID-19 vaccine Becker’s Hospital Review Multiple hospitals have employees refusing to get vaccinated. How top EHR vendors are prepping their systems for COVID-19 vaccines Healthcare IT News… Read the rest »