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Posted on: Dec 19, 2019

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has ordered Sentara Hospitals to pay $2.175 million to settle potential HIPAA violations. Sentara Hospitals, which operates more than 300 sites throughout Virginia and North Carolina, was accused of HIPPA violations in April of 2017.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2019

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has ordered Sentara Hospitals to pay $2.175 million to settle potential HIPAA violations. Sentara Hospitals, which operates more than 300 sites throughout Virginia and North Carolina, was accused of HIPPA violations in April of 2017.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2019

The next big partnership between health and tech has come and it raises questions about health data and the role these partnerships have in protecting patients’ sensitive information. 

Posted on: Dec 3, 2019

The next big partnership between health and tech has come and it raises questions about health data and the role these partnerships have in protecting patients’ sensitive information. 

Posted on: Nov 27, 2019

It's no secret that the opioid crisis plaguing the nation exhibits no signs of slowing down. It's for that reason that it's important for the general public to be aware of naloxone and how it could save the life of someone experiencing an overdose.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2019

It's no secret that the opioid crisis plaguing the nation exhibits no signs of slowing down. It's for that reason that it's important for the general public to be aware of naloxone and how it could save the life of someone experiencing an overdose.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2019

Transitions in the world of healthcare are challenging for providers even under the best of circumstances. Sending a patient home from the hospital is often the culmination of days or weeks of work on patient care that are combined with helping the patient navigate to their next provider and/or setting. Often, just choosing a provider can be one of the more difficult steps to take.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2019

Transitions in the world of healthcare are challenging for providers even under the best of circumstances. Sending a patient home from the hospital is often the culmination of days or weeks of work on patient care that are combined with helping the patient navigate to their next provider and/or setting. Often, just choosing a provider can be one of the more difficult steps to take.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2019

While medical and recreational cannabis is currently illegal in Indiana, it is not difficult to foresee that some Indiana health facility residents, particularly assisted-living residents, will acquire cannabis legally in other states as recreational consumers or as medical recipients authorized in a neighboring state.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2019

Recent polls show widespread support in Indiana for medical marijuana. Legal cannabis sales in the U.S. in 2019 are projected to exceed ten billion dollars. Billions of dollars are being invested in the sector. National law firms have opened cannabis practice groups to meet the myriad regulatory challenges faced by this developing sector. 


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