Compliance & Legal

Some hospitals to get more money under two-midnight partial settlement
Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Hospitals challenged CMS after the agency gave a 0.2 percent downward adjustment to inpatient payment under…
Nov 14 | Susan Morse
Pharmaceutical sales rep recruited patients to obtain expensive and medically unnecessary compounded medications.
Hospital sues Leapfrog over safety grade
Nov 14 | Jessica Davis
Saint Anthony Hospital alleges Leapfrog used inaccurate information about CPOE data when it lowered the hospital's…
Nov 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Advocate Health, Edward-Elmhurst both said they had plans to expand their use of Outcome's screens, but have…
Doctor hit with $472K penalty over illegal medication prescriptions
Nov 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Gurcharan Singh Kanwal admitted wrongdoing after caught prescribing…
Nov 03 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Nurses say hospital leaders violated the whistleblower provisions of the Michigan Public…
Supreme Court breach lawsuit
Nov 03 | Jessica Davis
The definition of harm as it relates to data breaches has been placed front-and-center in legal cases this…
Utah nurse wins $500K settlement after arrest over blood draw
Nov 03 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Police body camera footage showed Salt lake City detective roughly handcuffing Wubbels, shoving…
More hospitals turning away pharma reps
Nov 01 | Beth Jones Sanborn
In fact, more than 55 percent of health system-owned physician practices banned commercial visits last…
Soaring insulin prices
Oct 30 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
Attorneys general in Washington, Minnesota and New Mexico issued civil investigative demands about…