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Compliance Management System: Streamlining Your Compliance Efforts

Compliancy Group

In today’s rapidly evolving business environment, adhering to regulations and maintaining compliance has become more critical than ever. A compliance management system is key to ensuring that your organization meets all the relevant legal and industry requirements. A robust compliance management system helps businesses stay on top of their compliance obligations, from data protection and privacy laws to financial reporting standards.

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Designing Compliance Excellence: Perspectives on People Strategy

Healthicity

Assembling the ideal compliance team is no small task – and that’s why it can be such a puzzle. We invited Sarah Couture , a former nurse turned compliance executive, to share her insights on structuring effective compliance teams.

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Strategies for Promoting Ethical Behavior in Healthcare Compliance

Healthcare Blog

Healthcare organizations face ethical dilemmas daily and must ensure their employees provide the most appropriate care possible. Staffing shortages, healthcare access disparities, and emergency situations requiring triage of resources and equipment can happen anytime. It is critical for an organization to have strategies for promoting ethical behavior in healthcare compliance.

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Patients and healthy citizens need to design healthcare policy

Healthcare It News

According to the Netherlands Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport's Abigail Norville, there is a need to foster and train our existing healthcare workforce to operate in new ways as healthcare evolves.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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CMS threatens to cut hospices from Medicare if they can’t prove legitimacy

Healthcare Dive

The crackdown comes after media reports found fraudulent activity in hospice facilities, including those that certified patients for care who were not terminally ill and those that ran “churn and burn” Medicare billing schemes.

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Is Monday.com HIPAA compliant? Looking Beyond the Scope

Compliancy Group

In healthcare, finding software platforms that meet regulatory requirements and ensure data security is crucial. One such platform that has gained popularity in recent years is Monday.com. Monday.com is a software that allows teams to collaborate and manage projects efficiently. It provides a customizable platform for organizing tasks, tracking progress, assigning responsibilities, and facilitating communication among team members.

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RTLS In Healthcare: Optimizing ROI for Health Systems

HIT Consultant

Scott Hondros, MHA, SCPM, VP of Customer Excellence & Strategic Consulting at CenTrak The last few years have caused significant disruption and constraints of budgets, staffing, and resources throughout healthcare facilities, from the bedside to administrative teams. Despite these parameters, healthcare professionals and employees are still asked to do more with less while operating at the top of their licenses.

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Largescale Phishing Campaign Targets Zimbra Collaboration Email Servers

HIPAA Journal

Researchers at ESET have identified a largescale and ongoing phishing campaign targeting Zimbra Collaboration email servers at small- and medium-sized businesses and government agencies. The campaign has been active since at least April and is being conducted globally, with Poland, Ecuador, and Italy the most targeted countries. The campaign does not appear to be targeted on any specific vertical.

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Unlocking the Vault: UnitedHealthcare’s $80,000 HIPAA Resolution Unveils Secrets of Patient Medical Records

Compliancy Group

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just made a big announcement. They’ve reached a settlement with UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company (“UHIC”), one of the largest health insurers in the country, regarding a potential violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule’s right of access provision.

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Optimizing Medical Waste Management: A Guide to Best Practices

Feeling overwhelmed by medical waste regulations? This comprehensive guide unravels the complexities of medical waste disposal, ensuring you stay compliant and prioritize safety. Inside you'll find: Clear categorization: Learn to precisely classify medical waste for proper handling and disposal. Labeling & Storage: Discover best practices for clear labeling and secure storage of medical waste.

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Veradigm receives third notice of noncompliance from Nasdaq

Healthcare Dive

The health IT company, which rebranded from Allscripts in January, has yet to file its annual report for 2022, or its quarterly reports for the first and second quarters of 2023.

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Vendor Notebook: Epic and Microsoft showcase "copiloted" AI capabilities, Cerner adds Suki AI

Healthcare It News

The summer is coming to a close with a feverish launch of artificial intelligence tools some of the biggest names in health tech have designed to ignite electronic health record capabilities – from clinician documentation to claims office efficiencies. Microsoft and Epic expand cloud-boosted AI integrations Out of the combination of Microsoft’s cloud and AI technologies and Epic’s clinical workflows and insights, the companies announced several conversational, ambient and gener

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How Can We Get Healthcare Back In the Hands of Physicians, and Reduce Burnout?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Mitch Geisler, CEO, LevelJump Healthcare Corp. Canada’s overwhelmingly troubled healthcare system continues to dominate conversations among many, particularly those residing in the province of Ontario. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to tackle these […] The article How Can We Get Healthcare Back In the Hands of Physicians, and Reduce Burnout?

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The NHS Patient Safety Information Tidal Wave

Bill of Health

By John Tingle The English National Health Service (NHS) was 75 years of age on 5 th July 2023 and there was a lot to celebrate. We are proud of our universal health care system which provides free care at the point of delivery. The NHS is an intrinsic part of our national heritage and culture. The King’s Fund provide some facts and figures on the NHS.

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting. What separates us from our competitors is our knowledge of HIPAA compliance regulations and their application to each of our client’s particular scenarios and requirements.

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Boehringer sues to block US drug price program

Healthcare Dive

The pharma’s suit, which claims Medicare’s new power to negotiate certain drug prices is unconstitutional, comes days before the agency will reveal the first 10 medicines to be included under the plan.

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Innovaccer launches "Sara" AI assistants across four AI platforms

Healthcare It News

Innovaccer said "Sara for Healthcare" – named for Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge and language – automates workflows, generates insights and conversationally supports decisions for healthcare leaders, clinicians, care coordinators and contact center representatives. WHY IT MATTERS Kanav Hasija, cofounder and chief product officer of Innovaccer, announced the suite of AI that could take "high-quality, low-cost, patient-centered care to the next level" at

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How remote patient monitoring can save cancer patients' lives

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Neutropenic fever is a common complication for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. In fact, one out of every 29 chemotherapy-treated patients is hospitalized, with a startling mortality rate of 7-9.5%. Fevers can come on suddenly and sometimes go unnoticed until it’s too late. Remote patient monitoring devices like wearable temperature sensors offer the potential to reduce hospitalizations and deaths in vulnerable populations like chemo patients.

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Follow the (Medical) Record: Patient Experience with Jami Woebkenberg

MRO Compliance

Healthcare NOW Radio Podcast Network · Follow the Medical Record: Jami Woebkenberg at Banner Health Host Don Hardwick interviews Jami Woebkenberg, senior director of HIMS operations for Banner Health. Jami and Don discuss how organizations are aiming to improve the patient experience and the strategies that Banner Health is implementing to tackle this industry-wide initiative.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About FACIS, but Didn’t Know to Ask

Speaker: Amy Anderson

FACIS® helps organizations mitigate patient and organizational risk. Maintaining compliance and safeguarding against fraud and abuse in today’s changing healthcare landscape can be challenging. Most healthcare organizations screen and monitor providers against the OIG but that’s only ONE of FACIS®’ primary sources. FACIS® pulls data for every taxonomy from the lowest level employee to the highest level licensed professional.

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CVS layoffs hit Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and more

Healthcare Dive

The layoffs disclosed late last week to state labor departments include 770 employees in CVS’ Rhode Island headquarters, and about 520 workers at health insurer Aetna’s Connecticut hub.

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Roundup: Outpatient waitlist audit digitised in Brisbane and more briefs

Healthcare It News

Brisbane hospital digitises outpatient waitlist audit An unnamed major hospital in Brisbane has started using digital patient pathways by Personify Care to conduct outpatient audits. The AI and NLP-driven platform, according to Personify Care, was configured to contact "long-wait" patients based on pre-defined criteria and ask a series of questions to determine the ongoing need for clinical care and unreported changes to demographics.

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HIMSS Davies Award winners boost quality with AI, telehealth and more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

HIMSS this month has been spotlighting the most recent recipients of the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence, which recognizes health systems for their "innovative, thoughtful applications of information and technology" toward improved patient outcomes and population health. The four 2023 winners so far are: Stanford Medicine Palo Alto, California-based Stanford Medicine submitted three case studies showing how it's using artificial intelligence and telehealth offer more "timely

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aptihealth’s Mental Health Services Provide New York State Residents with Innovative Solutions

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Good physical and mental health provides a foundation for a good quality of life. In particular, an “even keel” enables a person to weather life’s obstacles and move forward. Sometimes, however, men, women, and even […] The article aptihealth’s Mental Health Services Provide New York State Residents with Innovative Solutions appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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More than half of healthcare employees consider themselves inadequately compensated, report finds

Healthcare Dive

The divide between professionals who felt fairly compensated and those who didn't was less than 5%, but almost half of healthcare workers surveyed said they had less than $1,000 in savings.

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HIMSSCast: Redesigning care around people requires new tech stack and culture

Healthcare It News

Health systems have invested heavily in EHR foundations and IT infrastructure, but these resources are limited to clinical operations and patient record management. To redesign care in a way that focuses on people as they live their lives, a new technology stack and culture is needed, incorporating cloud-native architecture, agile methodologies, product-driven development and DevOps, contends Dr.

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With telebehavioral health, Allina has slashed length of stay by half a day

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

About eight years ago, Joe Clubb arrived at Allina Health, a non-profit health system serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Today he is vice president of operations in mental health and addiction services. THE PROBLEM Back then, what he heard from many of the hospital presidents – mostly in Greater Minnesota – was they would have patients who had mental health needs within their hospitals and no one to address those needs.

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Eric Helbig Joins Harris Data Integrity Solutions as Vice President of Sales

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Harris Data Integrity Solutions, the leading provider of best-in-class patient data integrity services and software, announced today the appointment of Eric Helbig as vice president of sales. He brings more than two decades of executive […] The article Eric Helbig Joins Harris Data Integrity Solutions as Vice President of Sales appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Ensure Continuous Patient Care: How to Avoid Disruptions Due to Ransomware

The industry has seen an increasing pace of ransomware, zero-day, and remote-code execution attacks. Learn how to defend against these against these attacks in this eBook.