RESEARCH

Report Challenges Proposed Consent Requirements for Research Using Biospecimens

By Lori Solomon, Editor, Diagnostic Testing & Emerging Technologies The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recently released a report critical of a controversial proposal to … [Read more...]

RESEARCH

National Academies’ Report Offers Hope for Scrapping Proposed Changes to Research Regulations

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report last month critical of a controversial proposal to revise regulations that protect people who participate in medical … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE

Theranos Adds Compliance Focused Executives and Board Committee

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence While still facing serious sanctions from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Theranos has been taking steps to rehabilitate its … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Largest Strike Force Takedown in History Charges 300 Individuals

Nearly a year to the day after another nationwide Strike Force takedown, the Department of Justice announced last week what it says is a takedown involving “the most defendants charged and largest … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Largest Takedown in Strike Force History Alleges $900 Million in False Medicare Billing

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence Nearly a year to the day after another nationwide Strike Force takedown, the Department of Justice announced last week what it says is a … [Read more...]

DATA

Data Analytics Fuels Billions of Dollars in Fraud Recoveries Says OIG, CMS

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence A common message emerging from the government enforcement agencies is that data analytics have been critical to fraud and abuse efforts. As … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Largest Takedown in Strike Force History Charges 300, Alleges $900 Million in False Billing

Nearly a year to the day after another nationwide Strike Force takedown, the Department of Justice announced last week what it says is a takedown involving “the most defendants charged and largest … [Read more...]

TECHNOLOGY

Even Small Labs Can Yield Big Results from Simple, Low-Cost Informatics Strategies

Big Data, informatics and information systems are critical topics for the health care industry as reforms emphasize coordinating care, increasing quality and reducing costs. Capitalizing on the … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

CMS Reports Medicare Fraud Prevention System Saves $1.5 Billion

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence While Big Data can mean new opportunities for increasing efficiencies and revenues for the laboratory industry, the Centers for Medicare … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE

OIG Updates 2016 Work Plan Adding New Lab Agenda Item

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General released its mid-year update to the Annual Work Plan, adding and revising … [Read more...]


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