Even if a healthcare organization isn’t sure if breached information is accessed or used, it is still a breach. This is true unless the information is unusable, such as encrypted information. For example, a possible breach at McLaren Oakland Hospital that exposed over 2,200 patient files still required McLaren to report the potential breach and… 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: Regeneron Seeks FDA Emergency Clearance for Covid-19 Therapy Bloomberg Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. asked federal regulators to authorize its antibody treatment for emergency use. ‘Shut it down’: Virginia hospital under investigation isn’t safe, nurse says Becker’s… Read the rest »
Unfortunately, a single employee can cost you your patients, your reputation, and large expenses in fines and penalties. 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… Read the rest »
If so, is your practice protected? Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many practices, physician offices, and hospitals have allowed remote work for many employees. This increase in remote work has led to an increase in a variety of concerns. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. … Read the rest »
Many employers are taking steps to protect their essential employees or making plans to protect employees upon reopening their businesses. Part of some employers’ plans may include checking temperatures or monitoring employee health to protect others from COVID-19. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. … 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: Study: High Blood Pressure, Obesity Are Most Common Comorbidities in COVID-19 Patients U.S. News and World Report A study involving New York COVID-19 patients found that many had high blood pressure, the median patient age… Read the rest »
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