Most compliance decisions involve balancing risk. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a summary of a recent broadcast segment on Monitor Monday by the author. Generally speaking, people do a terrible job evaluating risk. Let’s look at a real-world example. There have been some recent accidents involving automated vehicles, including one…
“Ghost” guidance must be identified – even on government sites. Using the Internet is often a risky business. Phishing attacks or hacking may immediately come to mind, but there are other perils associated with being online. One often overlooked peril is outdated information.  Internet research, while certainly a blessing, can…
When hospital executives are asked about their specialty programs, both in terms of reputation and profitability, orthopedics and cardiology are often on the top of the list. But that may soon be changing. A great deal of attention has been paid to the proposal by the Centers for Medicare &…