As many healthcare providers begin using new technology to streamline practices, lower expenditure and improve efficiency, regulatory compliance procedures become more complex. In the healthcare industry, HIPAA compliance is among the most important standards to meet, and regulatory entities have recently increased audits and general contingency checks, Mlive reports. According to the… Continue Reading Regulatory Healthcare Entities Look for HIPAA Compliance Improvements

For New York State accredited office-based surgery practices (“OBS”), the terms of continued accreditation (varying with an OBS’ specific accrediting agency) often come with strict requirements and guidelines concerning the hiring and retention of employees and independent contractors.  Most unexpected (and often overlooked by OBS employers) are the requirements and guidelines that… Continue Reading Compliance Considerations for Accredited Office-Based Surgery Practices When Hiring Employees and Contractors

By Kathryn Foxhall A minimum of required health IT standards and centralization of data is what’s needed to foster the best climate in which to develop a learning health system and provide a foundation for its expansion, according to the Institute of Medicine. These were some of the main conclusions garnered from… Continue Reading Minimal health IT standards, data control are a start for learning health system

The U.S. House has passed by voice vote legislation–identical to that recently approved in the Senate–to exempt health care providers, attorneys and certain other service providers from provisions of the Red Flags Rule to combat identity theft. That means the bill, S. 3987, now goes to President Obama for his… Continue Reading Congress Approves Red Flags Exemptions

emPower – a leading provider of comprehensive Healthcare Compliance Solutions through Learning management system (LMS) has announced today that Fidelity Janitorial service located in Columbia, South Carolina has adopted the company’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard eLearning Course in order to improve employees’ safety. Janitorial services’ jobs put them at reasonable risk… Continue Reading Fidelity Janitorial has adopts emPower eLearning Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Online Course

Answered by Glen Carter, chief technical officer, Justrite Manufacturing Co., Des Plaines, IL. Safety managers can use the following “Quick Checklist” to identify the most common safety violations concerning flammable, combustible and hazardous liquids. Following it can quickly and effectively make your operations compliant with OSHA and industry best practices.… Continue Reading How can I identify common safety violations found in facilities that use flammable fuels, solvents or chemicals?

Health Conferences are the best place for knowledge and Networking.  Short Intro To emPower e-Learning emPower provides Regulatory Compliance solutions for hospitals and healthcare organizations through Learning Management System (LMS). Learning Management system is an excellent vehicle that lets you deliver, track and manage training/education. emPower offers courses to stay… Continue Reading Health Conferences in Sept-Oct