Rita Bowen

Lessons Healthcare Compliance Officers Can Learn From NASA

By Rita Bowen – The recent solar eclipse had all of North America looking into the sky—hopefully you wore the proper eye protection if you did! For this special event, viewers around the world were provided an abundance of images captured by spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, high-altitude balloons and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Lessons Learned from OCR Enforcement Actions

By Rita Bowen – As of September 30, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has received over 141,754 complaints. Over 24,500 of these led to OCR investigations, resulting in required changes to privacy practices, corrective actions or technical assistance.

HCCA Wrap Up

By Rita Bowen – The Health Care Compliance Association’s Compliance Institute is a must-attend event for provider, hospital and health system professionals working with any form of healthcare compliance.