Monthly Archives: February 2013

Increasing returns in health care fraud and abuse investigations – future prospects

The Health and Human Services (HHS) Department has recently announced that in the fiscal year (FY) 2012, the government’s health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recovered a record $4.2 billion in taxpayer dollars. It was $4.1 billion in FY 2011. These figures get us to a return on investment of $7.90 for every $1 […]Continue reading «Increasing returns in health care fraud and abuse investigations – future prospects»

Top 5: Interesting Military Medical Research Centers

“Take the very best of Army Medicine to the Front” –General Max Thurman, Former Deputy Chief of Staff, US Army Army Medicine has been a pioneer in scientific research and development. In terms of medical research and health IT implementation, at least five research centers are in our top watch list for leading cutting-edge research […]Continue reading «Top 5: Interesting Military Medical Research Centers»

Technological Innovation in the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry is rapidly changing and new products and devices are being introduced making a difference for medical staff and patients around the world. Our healthcare system will continue to utilize technological innovations to provide greater quality and efficiency of care. Three companies specializing in this area are: Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific is an […]Continue reading «Technological Innovation in the Healthcare Industry»

Implications of HIPAA policy change on the industry

This blog discusses the implications of the HIPAA rule changes on the industry.Continue reading «Implications of HIPAA policy change on the industry»