COMPLIANCE TIPS

Remember Compliance Risks When Hiring and Firing

Hiring and firing staff are difficult challenges. While there are many factors to consider in making either decision, compliance should be front of mind in each case. First, there are a host of legal … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE TIPS

Follow the OIG’s Lead and Use Analytics to Power Your Compliance Efforts

Labs need to use the power of data to make compliance programs more focused, efficient and successful. Take a lesson from the Office of Inspector General. An OIG podcast features an interview with … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE TIPS

Ensure Compliant Hiring and Firing Strategies

Hiring and firing staff are difficult challenges. While there are many factors to consider in making either decision, compliance should be front of mind in each case. First, there are a host of legal … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE TIPS

Do What the OIG Does: Use Analytics to Address Compliance Efforts and Resources

Labs need to use the power of data to make your compliance program more focused, efficient and successful. Take a lesson from the Office of Inspector General. An OIG podcast posted this month features … [Read more...]

LDTS

Take Steps Now to Establish Quality Systems for LDTs

Strengthened oversight of laboratory developed tests is drawing nearer as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has predicted a 2016 release of a finalized framework for that oversight. While … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE PLANS

Make Sure Existing Compliance Policies Match Current Operations

While labs may draft a comprehensive compliance plan and policies and procedures, those policies, procedures and plan can be a liability if they aren’t being followed. There can often be “a lot … [Read more...]

Managing Staff

Make Sure Disciplinary Action Doesn’t Equal Retaliation

Whistleblowers are a driving force behind many of the recent settlements with laboratories and other providers under the False Claims Act (FCA). Whistleblowers are often former employees of the … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE CORNER

Know What’s Really Going On

Most of the recent enforcement cases that we have discussed in G2 Compliance Advisor and our sister publications have developed out of whistleblower or qui tam claims. Often these whistleblowers … [Read more...]

G2 Compliance Corner

One of the tougher issues a non-lawyer compliance officer faces, is a challenge to their decisions and recommendations by other members of the management team. This happens more often when the person … [Read more...]

G2 Compliance Corner

A laboratory has placed several dozen computers in its clients’ offices for the sole purpose of ordering tests and receiving test results. The computers are interfaced with the laboratory information … [Read more...]


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