Compliance & Legal

21st Century Oncology breach
By Jessica Davis 02:38 pm December 13, 2017
After filing for bankruptcy in May, the Florida-based cancer specialty provider also settled with the government for $26 million over false claims allegations.
Cerner sued by CliniComp
By Jessica Davis 10:36 am December 13, 2017
The EHR developer’s suit is tied to patent for an enterprise healthcare management system that gives users access to remote-hosted healthcare apps through a public network.
EHR contracts
By Tom Sullivan and Jessica Davis 10:35 am December 08, 2017
With lawsuits against eClinicalWorks, Epic and 62 hospitals over EHR use, are you certain your contract is solid enough to protect your org? Time to take another look.
healthcare fraud
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:42 pm December 07, 2017
Defendants used the stolen funds to buy lavish multi-million dollar homes, expensive handbags and luxury travel.
HIPAA compliance
By Mike Miliard 10:47 am December 06, 2017
A new report from de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins aims to clear the air with regard to what the privacy law does and doesn't do.
Bill would jail execs who conceal data breaches
By Jessica Davis 02:19 pm December 01, 2017
The bill will require organizations to report breaches within 30-days of discovery and is intended to standardize breach notification laws across the U.S., given states currently have a wide range of reporting requirements.
Indiana fraud suit for EHR kickbacks

Georgia-based CIOX Health handled records for many of the hospitals named in a lawsuit for allegedly overbilling patients for their own medical records.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:44 pm November 27, 2017
Local report says lawsuit alleges the hospitals made false claims in order to snag federal grant money for electronic health record systems.
Outcome Health lawsuit

Photo via Outcome Health on Facebook

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:45 pm November 20, 2017
American Medical Association, the American Epilepsy Society and CancerCare have all officially severed ties with the startup amid fraud allegations.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Jessica Davis 10:56 am November 17, 2017
The class action lawsuit filed Thursday by the estate of a cancer patient, claimed he was unable to determine when cancer symptoms began due to the EHR vendor’s faulty software.
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.

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