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Web Exclusive: Are Your Business Associates Accountable for HIPAA Compliance?
HITECH intends to beef up HIPAA compliance among business associates that handle personal health information. But is...
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...
Moffitt Cancer Center discovers patient consent was falsified for study
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday revealed that it is investigating whether hundreds of patient signatures...
NRC fines VA $39K over radiation violations in prostate cancer programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday levied a $39,000 fine against the Department of Veterans Affairs for...
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...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
Hospital settles alleged ADA violation
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has agreed to pay hearing-impaired patient Kenton Hermans $5,000 and to implement...
Hospital infection deaths caused by ignorance and neglect, survey finds
Deadly yet easily preventable bloodstream infections continue to plague American hospitals because facility...
Magazine: Resident Rules
Work-hour regulations aim to improve patient safety, but tracking compliance is no easy task.

Book: The Long-Term Care Compliance Toolkit
It’s just good business sense to have an effective compliance program—but if that’s not enough motivation, the Patient...
Audio Conference: Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
Audio Conference: PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Audio Conference: Revenue Cycle Digital Library
A searchable, Web-based resource that provides online access to HCPro’s expertly developed Revenue Cycle books...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual ACDIS conference
The 2014 Seventh Annual ACDIS Conference will feature a diverse range of sessions on the latest trends and cutting-edge...
Audio Conference: 2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...