Corrective Action Plan Can Be Severe Penalty in Addition to HIPAA Fines – Psychiatry Advisor

29. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Psychiatry Advisor Corrective Action Plan Can Be Severe Penalty in Addition to HIPAA FinesPsychiatry AdvisorThe Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the US Department of Health and Human Services has progressively increased fines for health care providers who experience HIPAA breaches (like Advocate Health Care’s 2016 record-setting $5.5 million). These 7-figure … Powered by WPeMatico

Donald Trump aims for $1.2B NIH cuts this year – FierceBiotech

29. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
FierceBiotech Donald Trump aims for $1.2B NIH cuts this yearFierceBiotechAfter President Donald Trump’s blueprint budget earlier this month looked to cut $5.8 billion from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), his administration is now looking for an immediate $1.2 billion in cuts from the medical research network in FY …Trump speech guest of honor rips ...

New MS Drug Ocrevus Wins FDA Approval – NBCNews.com

28. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
NBCNews.com New MS Drug Ocrevus Wins FDA ApprovalNBCNews.comThe drug, called Ocrevus, is approved for use against the most common form of MS – the relapsing-remitting type. It’s also approved for primary progressive MS, a very aggressive form of the disease that affects 10 to 15 percent of MS patients. There …Ocrevus’ Journey from Defiant Idea ...