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Affordable, engaging compliance and training management for the medical profession.
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7 Common Questions Regarding OSHA and HIPAA Training Requirements
What are HIPAA and OSHA? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was established to set national standards to protect individual’s medical records and other personal health information. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) w...
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The $750,000 Business Associate Agreement Fine
April 20th, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced a$750,000 HIPAA Privacy Rule settlement with
an orthopedic practice that failed to enter a business associate agreement
(BAA) with a business associate. A breach report revealed that the orthopedic prac...
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The OIG’s Guide to Creating a Compliance Program
The creation of compliance program guidance is a major
initiative of the OIG in its effort to engage the private health care community
in preventing the submission of erroneous claims and in combating fraudulent
conduct. In the past several years, the OIG h...
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CMS sets a universal format for Physician Quality Measures
There is no doubt that physician quality measures are
necessary to meet the growing need for data to support progress being made in patient
outcomes and “ quantified healthcare ”. Physicians have been inundated with various
types and formats of quality meas...
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Malignant Hyperthermia
      Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) or malignant hyperpyrexia is a rare life-threatening condition that is usually triggered by exposure to certain drugs used for general anesthesia — specifically the volatile anesthetic agents and succinylcholine a neuromusc...
Malignant Hyperthermia
Malignant Hyperthermia
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Zika Virus and Its impacts in Healthcare
           The Zika Virus is spread mostly by the bite of an infected
Aedes species mosquito found mostly in tropical locations.  As of February
10, 2016, the CDC reports 52 travel-associated Zika Virus cases reported and 9
acquired cases in the US territor...
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Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
      Every year, millions of dollars are improperly spent because of fraud waste, and abuse.  This can be halted and prevented if the process of detect, correct, and prevent, is followed.  This process is required by The Social Security Act, as well as CMS...
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Fire Safety and Necessity
      OSHA has over seventy regulatory standards set into place for fire safety .   As a result, only about three percent of workplace fatalities are caused by a fire or explosion.  This is in direct correlation, to all the precautionary steps taken by empl...
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Identifying Abuse/Neglect in Children and Elders
      The improper usage or treatment of an entity, otherwise known as abuse  is sadly all to common in day to day human interaction.  It takes hundreds of shapes and forms, such as physical, verbal, maltreatment, injury, assault, violation, rape, and of co...
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Informed Consent
      Informed consent is only given when the receiver-to-be has a clear appreciation and understanding of the facts, potential outcomes, as well as potential consequences.  Although this concept appears simple, it contains an entire list of potential preve...
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Informed Consent
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