By Matt Fisher – How many people remember how healthcare fully operated prior to the onset of the COVID-19 driven pandemic? The question is only somewhat facetious as the delivery of care and running of organizations along with so many other components of the healthcare industry have changed to a large degree.Read More
By Devin Partida – If you work in the health care industry, now is an excellent time to start ironing out your compliance priorities for the rest of 2021. Here are five areas worth focusing on as the year progresses.
By Sheba Vine – The Department of Justice’s Criminal Division recently released a guidance document titled “The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” for use with federal prosecutors when investigating corporations for criminal misconduct.
By Art Gross – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better know as HIPAA, was passed by Congress in 1996 and called for the…
By Grant Elliott – Was that Lady Gaga in the emergency room? What kind of procedure is my ex having? If you’re a healthcare organization, curiosity is one reason why your employees are a data security threat.
By Grant Elliott – One of the key objectives when developing an effective security and compliance management program is to remain interdependent of core systems.
By Rita Bowen – As we enter 2018, HIM and compliance professionals have the opportunity to reflect on healthcare privacy and security in 2017, look at lessons learned, and make predictions as to what’s next.
By Grant Elliott – In nearly every conversation I have with a compliance officer, what I hear is the need for more time to do all that the job entails. So, if you’re feeling more reactive and tactical than strategic these days, you’re not alone.
By Lisa Eramo – EHRs were a hot topic at the annual AHIMA’s conference. Sessions addressed ways health information management professionals working in physician practices and hospitals can help mitigate risk, engage patients, and develop best practices.