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I Want to be a Compliance Officer!

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By Jessica Vander Zanden CHC, VP, Compliance and Audit, Network Health It’s rare or even nonexistent to hear a child stating: “I want to be a compliance officer when I grow up.” However, here we are in need of qualified and sharp individuals ready to take on the numerous challenges of working in a compliance […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Compliance, compliance, compliance officer, Integrity | View Count: (1)
By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org We hear a lot these days about Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and all that it can do.  But it’s hard to understand what’s real and what isn’t. Christian Focacci, Vice President, Offering Management at Steele Compliance Solutions, sat down and demystified AI for compliance professionals.  In this conversation he explains: […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, AI, artificial intelligence, compliance, machine learning, policies, regulations, third-party risk | View Count: (3)
By Carrie Salters Freer Consulting Executive management leadership and commitment plays a critical role in setting the foundation for a successful ISO certified quality management system as well as ongoing efforts toward continual improvement. Executives must provide the structure and resources to set the foundation during implementation and through ongoing internal audits, corrective action, and […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Compliance, employee, ISO 9001, management system | View Count: (5)

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
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Beth Socoski on Disclosures and Culture [Podcast]

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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org When considering whether or not to make a disclosure to a regulator, legal considerations typically dominate.  Beth Socoski, Senior Manager at WellCare Health Plans, argues that one other key factor needs to be considered:  the impact on corporate culture. In this podcast, she argues that disclosures are an opportunity to demonstrate […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Hot Topics, Podcasts, compliance, Corporate Communications, corporate culture, disclosure, root cause analysis, values | View Count: (5)

How Organizations Can Rebuild Trust From The Bottom Up

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By Deborah C. Michalowski, CPA Process & Systems Finance Business Specialist at Intel Corporation Chair of IMA’s Committee on Ethics Trust in institutions and organizations is steadily declining. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer found that trust in businesses in the U.S. dropped 10 percent in 2018 and less than half of all individuals trust institutions and […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Ethics, information sharing, management | View Count: (5)
Get your 2019 off to a start with new and updated standards! Since the 2018 comment period on the Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) closed on October 1, we combed through all your comments and made improvements based on your suggestions.If you’re new to the ISA, you will find it contains a variety of standards and implementation specifications curated by developers, standards gurus, and other stakeholders to meet interoperability needs (a term we use in the ISA to represent the purpose ...
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By Robin Singh, CFE, CCEP, HCCP Compliance and Fraud Control Lead, Abu Dhabi Government Website, email and social media are the three top marketing tools used by businesses. More than 50 percent of small businesses invest in a website to expand their reach while 17 percent of global retail sales was accounted by e-commerce. With more […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Cybersecurity, compliance, data breach, gdpr, online business, privacy law | View Count: (10)

Target Trouble Areas with HIPAA Training

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A little oversight can lead to a lot of trouble. Employees who aren’t prepared to securely handle patients’ protected health information (PHI) can accidentally cause breaches and leak tens to millions of private records. Why does this happen? In many cases, managers fail to train their staff in HIPAA compliance. HIPAA compliance training shouldn’t simply check the box and call it a day. Training must be ongoing, detailed, and tailored for each department. With regular training, managers can a...
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Data and Compliance: Tools for Fighting Opioid Addiction
Healthcare providers and policy makers are always looking for new ways to address the opioid epidemic. One of the five main strategies being employed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fight this issue is “better data” about opioid use, misuse, and prescribing trends. Learn about some of the ways data is being used to address this epidemic as well as how providers can use health information to support patient care when addiction is involved.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Compliance and the Opioid Epidemic | Tags: HHS, CDC, SAMHSA, ONC, Providers, HRSA, HIPAA, Security, Privacy, HIPAA Covered Entities, Compliance, Pain Management, Addiction, Opioid Crisis, Healthcare Employees, Training, Health IT, 42 CFR Part 2 | View Count: (130)
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