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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
GOP governors want leeway to cut Medicaid rolls
Republican governors are pressing the Obama administration to make it easier for states to cut Medicaid enrollment...
Sebelius: Repealing healthcare law returns power to insurance companies
Repealing the new federal healthcare law will put power back in the hands of insurance companies and take away new...
OIG to monitor Medicare, Medicaid IT upgrades, incentives
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services prepares to upgrade its computer systems and begins to award...
Sebelius: Reform law boosts quality of care
While most discussion of the new healthcare reform law has focused on insurance coverage, the law provides...
Insurers take lead in EHR implementation
When the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced its final rules and regulations for meaningful use of...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
Fired nurse files suit against hospital
Margaret "Peg" O’Connor, a nurse who worked at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth for more than 38 years, said...
Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...
Video: Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video
Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!
Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
This bi-monthly newsletter gives you the information you need to help you manage your entire OSHA compliance program.
Book: OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities
This concise primer cuts through the clutter and illustrates how to maintain compliance. Save time trying to interpret...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: Facility Safety and Emergency Management
Promote facility safety and emergency management throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Facility Safety...
Book: The Compliance Guide to the OSHA GHS Standard for Hazardous Chemical Labeling
The Hazard Communication standard is one of the most cited and penalized OSHA standards. OSHA has revamped the standard...
Video: Hazard Communication Training: Implementing the GHS
This 30 minute video will help healthcare facilities train staff on OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard.