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ICD-10: Business Transformation through Regulatory Compliance
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) has had structural and space limitations that constrained its ability to accommodate advances in medical

health care regulatory compliance issues  infrastructure used by US health care stakeholders must be ICD-10 compliant by October 1, 2013, as mandated by the Department of Health and Human Services. This paper discusses an ICD-10 migration approach and its impacts on payer/provider processes, as well as the business benefits of early adoption.

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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ERP Issues for the Midsized Life Sciences Company


What makes your enterprise resource planning (ERP) requirements difficult for most vendors to satisfy? As a life sciences company, you have operational processes that set you apart from other manufacturing companies. And, your regulatory requirements, including 21 CFR part 11, aren’t like those of any other industry. The challenge is to manage compliance risks and compliance costs. Learn about an ERP compliance strategy.

health care regulatory compliance issues  Defined The FDA's public health protection role and defined mission include ensuring that human and veterinary drugs are safe and effective; there is reasonable assurance of the safety and effectiveness of devices intended for human use. Today, the need to audit processes concerned with human health has become an even greater issue in light of current fears of bioterrorism. To ensure that Life Science Products are produced in a way that supports its mission, the FDA has defined Good Manufacturing Read More

How One Vendor's Software Solutions Address the Insurance Industry's Unique Issues


Callidus Software's latest enterprise incentive management and sales performance management product suite for the insurance sector aims at helping insurance carriers improve agent retention and at providing producers with the best service possible.

health care regulatory compliance issues  its expertise within the health care insurance segment (that is, in calculating tricky commissions on drug prescriptions). But the vendor's claim often has more to do with the consulting know-how of its personnel, not its prepackaged software with germane reports, KPIs , and so on. Other EIM players will have to decide in which particular industries to stake a claim, and then develop similarly sharp solutions. Large and midsize insurance carriers in the life, health, and property and casualty sectors in Read More

What Small Businesses Need to Know in Today’s Regulatory Environment


Today, entrepreneurs running small-to-medium sized businesses face daunting tasks that just a few years ago were not existent. The complexities of the business world have created new risks, a myriad of regulations, and complex reporting requirements that can overwhelm any organization. Owners and managers of all enterprises, even smaller private businesses, need to be cognizant of both the spirit and the letter of the law. How does a smaller organization, with limited resources, cope with all of this? How do they stay abreast of the additional changes that are on the way? In this guide, Pete Russo of the Entrepreneurial Management Institute at the Boston University School of Management outlines the pitfalls and steps, but also looks at effective solutions for private companies.

health care regulatory compliance issues  party information. In the health care industry, for example, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA ) has forever changed the playing field for anyone subject to its requirements. In discussions about the three R's (reporting, regulation and risk) these days, however, there is no issue that approaches Sarbanes-Oxley ( SOX ) , in terms of the attention that it has generated and the level of concern that it has created in organizations of all sizes. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 Read More

Not Just Words: Enforce Your E-mail and Web Acceptable Usage Policies


Unmanaged employee use of e-mail and the Web can subject your organization to costly risks including litigation, regulatory investigations, and public embarrassment. Responsible organizations should deploy clearly written acceptable usage policies (AUPs) for e-mail and Web usage, supported by employee training and enforced by technology solutions. Find out how to develop and enforce e-mail and Web AUPs in your workplace.

health care regulatory compliance issues  other malicious intruders. Similarly, health care companies are legally required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to protect the privacy of patient information. HIPAA requires healthcare organizations and their suppliers to safeguard email messages and attachments that contain protected health information (PHI) related to a patient's health status, medical care, treatment plans, and payment issues. Failure to do so can result in seven-figure regulatory fines, civil Read More

Sarbanes-Oxley Database Compliance


Under the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies must maintain proven auditing practices and assure integrity and timeliness of data. Thus, companies must secure systems that monitor corporate data. To effectively accomplish this, you are best off investing in a solution that can comprehensively cover your reporting and auditing needs while providing you the capacity to respond swiftly should any incidents occur.

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HIPAA Compliance and the eSureIT Online Backup Service


The US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 applies to health care providers, health plans, and clearing houses that electronically maintain or transmit health information. Among other things, these entities are required to have data backup plans, disaster recovery plans, and emergency mode operation plans. Fortunately, there is a way to meet these security and contingency requirements.

health care regulatory compliance issues  of 1996 applies to health care providers, health plans, and clearing houses that electronically maintain or transmit health information. Among other things, these entities are required to have data backup plans, disaster recovery plans, and emergency mode operation plans. Fortunately, there is a way to meet these security and contingency requirements. Read More

Profiting from PCI Compliance


Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has become a global requirement, many organizations are lagging in compliance. For many companies, regulatory compliance can already be an overwhelming and confusing area to navigate, and the need to comply with the PCI DSS might feel like yet another burden. Discover the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance.

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Resolving Image Exchange Issues


Managing product images is frustrating. Typically, images are not documented nor linked to the associated product information. Worse, suppliers and retailers rarely have a system to exchange images, forcing retailers to reshoot photos that suppliers already had. Learn how including product images in your data synchronization process helps make product information, including images, accessible to anyone who needs it.

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ITAR Compliance with SAP GTS


If you deal in goods, services, or intellectual property included in the US Munitions List, you must ensure that all related transactions conform to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To answer this challenge, you need a solution that automates core ITAR processes—a solution that stores all your licenses and related documents where you can keep tabs on them.

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Proactive IT Triage for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance


When it comes to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, most IT organizations do not lack measurement data—in fact, they’re buried in it! What they need are effective ways to put these measurements into the context of critical business services, establish baselines for every layer of every component, and proactively communicate which layer of which component is the root cause of any abnormality.

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HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part Two: Phase III and IV, and Product and User Recommendations


Once the user defines compliance case boundaries and establishes the data criteria in Phases I and II, the HIPPA-Watch for Security tool begins Phase III by launching the risk analysis engine, and concludes with Phase IV, which generates the report. Using the HIPPA-Watch for Security tool can help an organization comply with the Final Security Rule and help companies understand which safeguards can generate a greater return on investment.

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The Value of a Learning Management Compliance Solution


Companies spend millions each year conducting mandatory training. Whether triggered by an audit, the risk of non-compliance, bad PR, or internal training requirements, achieving compliance can be difficult and costly. One of the biggest challenges that organizations face today is reducing costs from fines and lawsuits. Download this white paper to find out how a learning management compliance solution can help manage your compliance requirements.

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Compliance and Privileged Password Management


Today’s increasing compliance requirements have focused additional attention on how enterprises manage and control these critical accounts and passwords. How can you address the requirement for shared privileged access while still maximizing information security? Find out how traditional solutions may not be providing the security you need—and how upgrading your password system with an automated solution can help.

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Choosing the Right Electronic Medical Record System for Your Health Care Organization


Health care organizations have special needs to consider when deciding what type of electronic medical record (EMR) system to implement. This article examines the advantages and disadvantages of on-demand and on-premise EMR systems.

health care regulatory compliance issues  Record System for Your Health Care Organization Electronic medical record (EMR) systems come in two different models: on-demand and on-premise. An on-demand EMR solution is a Web-based application that the health care provider accesses through the Internet. The solution is administered remotely by a third-party vendor that oversees data management, software upgrades, and security functions. An on-premise EMR application resides in house, whereby an internal IT department administers and maintains all Read More