Risk Management

Feb 09 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Why executives should be concerned enough about the threat they pose to hire an infection control officer.
5 breaches cost $3.5 million for national provider in HHS settlement
Feb 02 | Jessica Davis
The first enforcement settlement of the year follows an OCR investigation of Fresenius Medical Care North America that…
Jan 22 | Susan Morse
The highest-risk Medicare program has grown from 27 providers when it started in 2016.
Jan 19 | Jessica Davis
Three employee email accounts were hacked in November, exposing PHI, including financial data and Social Security…
Natural language processing for value-based care
Jan 10 | Bill Siwicki
Health systems are using NLP tools to maximize the performance of existing risk arrangements and…
SSM: Data breach affects 29K
Jan 05 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Investigation indicated employee targeted patients with prescriptions for controlled substances, local…
Vermont ACO gets $620 million
Dec 29, 2017 | Susan Morse
The OneCare Vermont accountable care organization is taking on capitated risk, with its provider physicians receiving a per member, per month fee.
healthcare cybersecurity
Dec 28, 2017 | Jessica Davis
While Longs Peak Family Practice was investigating a Nov. 5 ransomware attack, its infosec team discovered another hack into…
HIPAA changes
Dec 26, 2017 | Jonah Comstock
Under the new law, data brokers could create a new product useful for population health and potentially sellable.
Dec 19, 2017 | Mike Miliard
HHS Office for Civil Rights offers a new perspective on the privacy law as it relates to mental health and…