Compliance & Legal

Cerner EHR Canada

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm January 15, 2018
The Ministry of Health's second investigation into Nanaimo's EHR project found that managers failed to leverage advice that could have helped prevent some of those issues.
CIOX Health sues HHS over HIPAA
By Jessica Davis 09:24 am January 11, 2018
The medical records vendor claimed regulatory changes to HIPAA in 2013 and 2016 threaten to “upend the medical records industry.”
Cher sues Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 12:27 pm January 10, 2018
The iconic entertainer claims the biotech mogul lied to the LA Times about knowing she was a stakeholder in Altor Biosciences.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 10:01 am January 04, 2018
Though the company is already working on fixing its software and was previously ordered to give free upgrades or help customers switch vendors.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 01:05 pm January 03, 2018
Plaintiffs say they had to forfeit meaningful use incentive payments in 2014 and lost out on more money in 2017 because EHR did not meet requirements, though eClinicalWorks says the claims are without merit.
opioid policy
By Jessica Davis 11:36 am January 02, 2018
The legislation will also limit the number of opioids prescribed to patients for acute pain.
DOJ health care fraud
By Bernie Monegain 11:06 am December 28, 2017
$2.4 billion came from healthcare, including high-profile settlements with EHR vendor eClinicalWorks and EpiPen maker Mylan.
cybersecurity management
By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am December 27, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an extremely complex field and chief information security officers need a specific body of knowledge – and a smart staff to handle the rest.
FDA digital health regulations

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, testifying in front of Congress in June. Credit: YouTube

By Dave Muoio 02:51 pm December 26, 2017
With a new administrator at the helm, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps toward regulating decision support, software-as-a-medical-device, mobile tech in clinical trials and more.
OCR revamps HIPAA in wake of opioid crisis, 21st Century Cures rules
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 19, 2017
HHS Office for Civil Rights offers new perspective on the privacy law as it relates to mental health and substance abuse, clinical research.

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