Category Archives: Regulations

Sins of Others May be Visited on Employer

Healthcare organizations are learning tough lessons that actions of employees can come back with serious consequences to the organization. When it comes to maintaining the privacy and security of patient data, no action comes without a consequence. While some actions … Continue reading

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Healthcare Startups: Don’t Forget About Regulations

  Healthcare has become a hotbed for startups of all kinds from new provider models to insurance companies to health technology. No matter what area of healthcare is targeted by a startup, the desire is to proceed with innovation or … Continue reading

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Value-Based Care Conundrum: Overpromised Solution or Real Change

The path to value-based care in healthcare is becoming murky. After a few years of heightened promise and hope, the current and near future reality is not necessarily so promising. Results from innovation programs such as accountable care organizations, bundled … Continue reading

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