Compliance & Legal

opioid crisis PDMP
By Jessica Davis 04:16 pm February 08, 2018
Passed unanimously by the House, the bill would require annual review of controlled substance prescribing patterns of providers.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 04:34 pm February 07, 2018
Florida District Court Judge said the plaintiff is lacking facts to backup the allegations that a glitch in Epic electronic health record software caused hundreds of millions of dollars in overbilling.
Texas Hospital Association Clearwater Compliance
By Mike Miliard 04:09 pm February 05, 2018
The firm will help Lone Star State hospitals do risk assessments and manage OCR audits.
HHS breach
By Jessica Davis 02:53 pm February 01, 2018
The first enforcement settlement of the year follows an OCR investigation of Fresenius Medical that began in 2013.
HHS oversight
By Jessica Davis 02:27 pm January 30, 2018
Just days after Alex Azar was confirmed as HHS Secretary, the House Oversight Committee took the agency to task for being uncooperative and missing mutually agreed upon deadlines.
Outcome Health
By Jessica Davis 12:07 pm January 29, 2018
Three months after investors sued the Chicago-based startup for false data and financial reports, co-founders Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal have stepped down.
allscripts EHR
By Jessica Davis 11:47 am January 26, 2018
The lawsuit alleges Allscripts failed to secure and audit its system, which caused the system outage for about a week, causing “significant business interruption” for its clients.
CareFirst Supreme Court breach case
By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm January 19, 2018
The Maryland insurance giant is asking the Supreme Court to review the August decision because without the review, attorneys argue the company will be hit with a flood of data breach suits.
CIOX Health lawsuit
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:43 pm January 16, 2018
Motion filed states charges have little merit and the case will require too many resources with too little to gain.
Cerner EHR Canada
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.

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