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Biden Administration Seeks to Clarify Patient Privacy Protections Post-Dobbs, Though Questions Remain

USA - August 11 2022 On July 8, two weeks following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson that invalidated the constitutional right to abortion, President Biden…

Podcast: Owner’s Outlook: Renovating and Expanding Critical Access Hospitals in a Volatile Market - Diagnosing Health Care

USA - August 4 2022 From the Diagnosing Health Care Podcast: Over the last 12-24 months, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) have seen steep cost escalation in their…

Unpacking Averages: Assessing Whether FDA’s Breakthrough Device Designation Is Helpful

USA - August 2 2022 You might be thinking, that’s an odd title: obviously FDA’s breakthrough device designation is helpful. However, after looking at the data, my…

Podcast: Interoperability: Health Care’s Next Disruptor Is openEHR - Diagnosing Health Care

USA - July 28 2022 Featured on the Diagnosing Health Care Podcast: How is openEHR transforming the way health data is managed and stored across Europe? Will it soon…

Podcast: Interoperability: A New Vision Through openEHR - Diagnosing Health Care

USA - July 14 2022 What obstacles are currently preventing providers from sharing patient data with each other or patients from sharing health information from their…

Unpacking Averages: Common Root Causes Driving Medical Device Recalls

USA - July 5 2022 Recalls have always been a bit of a double-edged sword. Obviously, companies hate recalls because a recall means their products are defective in some…

Unpacking Averages: Violations Found in Medical Device Warning Letters

USA - June 1 2022 Most companies want to avoid FDA Warning Letters. To help medical device companies identify violations that might lead to a warning letter, this post…

No Surprises Act Update - New IDR Guidance

USA - April 21 2022 On April 14, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new guidance on the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process…

CMS Ending Numerous COVID-19 Blanket Waivers for SNFs, Inpatient Hospice, ICF/IIDs, and ESRD Facilities

USA - April 8 2022 On April 7, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance terminating numerous blanket waivers applicable to skilled…

HHS OCR Issues Annual HIPAA Reports to Congress

USA - April 8 2022 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently submitted two reports to Congress setting forth the HIPAA…