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What You Need to Know About Physician Financial Relationships and Stark Law

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Sep 20, 2018 11:16:55 AM

Managing the compliance risks associated with physician financial relationships can be an overwhelming challenge for a compliance program.

How to Avoid a 4.3 Million Dollar HIPAA Fine

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Aug 2, 2018 12:18:02 PM

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is gearing up to pay 4.3 million dollars in fines in civil penalties for HIPAA violations after the OCR accused MD Anderson of violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

Podcast: An Expert's Advice for Tackling Your Organization's Risks

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Jul 12, 2018 10:36:59 AM

We kicked off this episode of Compliance Conversations with a guest host, our very own compliance expert, Marcie Swenson, and a great guest, Emily Haley

How Software Can Prevent HIPAA Fines

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Jun 28, 2018 1:53:24 PM

HIPAA fines have been known to decimate an organization's finances. Just this month, MD Anderson was slammed with a devastating $4.3 million fine for violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules by failing to encrypt many of its devices. 

An Expert’s Guide: How to Design Compliance Metrics

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Jun 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Compliance metrics are super important. They help your organization evaluate compliance risk mitigation against your organizations accepted level of risk tolerance.

The Framework: Your Risk Assessment Blueprint

Posted by Marcie Swenson, May 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The framework represents a complete view of an organization’s compliance risk environment; it’s the way an organization structures relevant risks.

How to Easily Create a Risk Assessment (Right Now)

Posted by Marcie Swenson, May 3, 2018 11:10:32 AM

You’ve worked too hard to ruin everything by cutting corners. While it might not sound like much, conducting a risk assessment is essential for an effective compliance program, and in some cases, it’s required by law.

How to Use the OIG Resource Guide to Improve Effectiveness

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Mar 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s been almost a year and many compliance officers are still trying to figure out how to make use of the OIG Resource Guide.