Compliance & Legal
11:46 am May 04, 2018
While gap analysis can find existing vulnerabilities in an organization’s security, it’s not an equal substitution for HIPAA-required risk analysis.
09:19 am May 04, 2018
A look at what has transpired since the EHR vendor agreed to pay a fine in the False Claims suit that rattled the industry.
03:59 pm April 30, 2018
Issues with data standardization and the differences in regulations inhibit their potential.
04:17 pm April 20, 2018
The board couldn’t rule out conflict of interest in the $62 million contract signed between Epic and the academic medical center to overhaul its legacy EHR and billing systems.
04:23 pm April 18, 2018
The agency released a five-point plan outlining regulatory changes to bolster medical device safety, including requiring manufacturers ensure devices can be updated and patched.
02:28 pm April 09, 2018
The penalty highlights the need for healthcare providers to thoroughly vet third-party vendors to ensure security best practices.
12:25 pm April 09, 2018
The medical records vendor sued the agency in January for ‘absurd’ enforcement -- but HHS claims that CiOX has no constitutional standing for such a case.
11:21 am April 04, 2018
CHS, already facing financial troubles, has been accused of breaching contractual obligations with the tech giant, by continuing the use of Microsoft products at some of its recently sold hospitals.
01:37 pm March 30, 2018
Measure Applications Partnership wants better alignment and purpose for the myriad quality measures hospitals, practices and LTPAC sites have to report.
09:49 am March 30, 2018
Inside access control of employees a must says health law attorney Barry Herrin.