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In his book "The Good Nurse," journalist Charles Graeber chronicles the crimes of critical-care nurse Charles Cullen, who killed more than three dozen patients at hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Graeber discussed the book with Modern Healthcare reporter Joe Carlson in a recent podcast interview. FULL STORY »
HHS Inspector General Dan Levinson talks with Modern Healthcare legal affairs reporter Joe Carlson about the office's plans for hospital audits, efforts to persuade healthcare companies to turn themselves in when they uncover wrong-doing internally, and the fraud implications of the rapidly growing use of EHRs. FULL STORY »
Outgoing Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz talks with Modern Healthcare legal affairs reporter Joe Carlson about the commission's close scrutiny over healthcare, and how antitrust enforcement affects competition and the prices that consumers pay for drugs and healthcare services. FULL STORY »
Leon Rodriguez, director of the Office for Civil Rights at HHS, talks with Modern Healthcare IT reporter Joseph Conn about the recently released HIPAA privacy and security rule, which he says "puts consumers and patients first." FULL STORY »
Transplant surgeon and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) sees a healthcare industry in flux, driven by the need crack the “value equation” that ties cost control to outcomes. Frist signed on as co-director of a new fellowship program established by the Nashville Healthcare Council to help council members' executives meet that challenge. Modern Healthcare reporter Beth... FULL STORY »
Leon Rodriguez, director of the Office for Civil Rights at HHS, talks with Modern Healthcare IT reporter Joseph Conn about the office's tougher direction in HIPAA privacy and security enforcement, the use of encryption, and its recently completed pilot audit program. FULL STORY »
In an exclusive interview, Jeff Tangney, co-founder of medical app Epocrates, talks with Modern Healthcare IT reporter Joseph Conn. Tangney, now CEO of Doximity, a mobile-oriented physician networking service, discusses the heady days before the dot.com bubble burst, whether another bubble is inflating now and what the future holds for mobile healthcare. FULL STORY »
In an exclusive interview, Dan Porreca, executive director of HealtheLink, the health information exchange for Western New York, talks with Modern Healthcare reporter Joseph Conn. Porreca discusses the growth of the HIE and how it has begun linking with long-term-care facilities, where adoption of health IT has generally lagged behind other healthcare providers. FULL STORY »
Daniel Levinson, HHS' inspector general, speaks with Modern Healthcare reporter Joe Carlson in an exclusive interview after Levinson addressed thousands of compliance officers at the Health Care Compliance Association's annual Compliance Institute in Las Vegas April 30. FULL STORY »
In an exclusive interview, Modern Healthcare reporter Andis Robeznieks talks with Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin about recently enacted legislation that will steer the state toward a single-payer healthcare system in 2014. Shumlin discusses the current state of healthcare in Vermont as well as his views on the debate over federal healthcare funding. FULL STORY »
In an exclusive interview, Modern Healthcare reporter Joseph Conn talks with Dr. David Blumenthal, outgoing national coordinator for healthcare information technology. Blumenthal reviews his accomplishments as the nation's healthcare IT czar and discusses what work needs to be done to bring the healthcare industry fully into the information age. FULL STORY »
In an exclusive interview, Modern Healthcare reporter Maureen McKinney talks with Joanna Smith, CEO of Healthcare Liaison, a Berkeley, Calif.-based patient-advocacy firm. Smith, who also founded the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants, discusses the roles private patient advocates play as they help clients make better-informed decisions about their care. FULL STORY »
In an exclusive interview, Modern Healthcare reporter Jessica Zigmond talks with Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. Rosenberg discusses the Mental Health First Aid USA initiative. FULL STORY »
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Carol R. Selvey, MHSA, FHIMSS
The Revere Group
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