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A HIPAA audit is very important for service providing organizations, because the penalties for violations can bring their business down. It is important to understand the nuances of a HIPAA audit if one has to be successful.
A HIPAA audit is, for many service providing organizations, a make or break situation. This is because HIPAA audits are considered stringent. Violations can attract huge penalties, which is why getting it right the first time is extremely…Continue
Posted by Roger Steven on December 9, 2016 at 4:20am
There’s not an awful lot we can do about grim weather on job sites, and it will arrive at sometime – particularly in the UK! But, with a bit of straightforward anticipation and preparation, we can mitigate the worst of the risks posed by excessive wind, rain and snow during winter…Continue
Posted by Alex on December 8, 2016 at 6:39am
For many professionals, writing skills are learned while they are on the job. In many cases, they would go by a preferred style or other documents or style guides that help to put a certain style in place. Editing, however, is rarely taught. Worse, the perception most people have of editing is that it is revising or rewriting a work. But the truth is different. Editing gives shape to a document. It helps to perfect and sculpt it. The big question most editors face…Continue
Posted by Roger Steven on November 29, 2016 at 6:10am
Financial institutions have long been the most important source of payments for their customers. Of late, though, with an increase in competition and the advent of new non-bank entries into the marketplace, financial institutions have come under a lot more strain than they used to be.
Financial institutions need to reinvent themselves in a number of ways. They need to adapt novel strategies to…Continue
Posted by Adam Fleaming on November 25, 2016 at 5:03am
Nanotechnology, a part of Quantum Physics (QP), is growing fast and has myriad uses. Nanotechnology is all about size and self-assembly. While QP deals with subatomic particles and waves; Nano relates to the atomic and molecular level. Atomic behavior and properties get dramatically changed at the Nano level. Of note are properties such as color change due to refraction of light. Gold, packaging and chemistry are some of the well-known areas into which…Continue
Posted by Roger Steven on November 25, 2016 at 4:50am
Organizations in the present world have to reckon with the fact that the virtual team is the reality of the workplace. Among the most important reasons that have contributed to the evolution and growth of this trend, we can point to increasing competition in the marketplace, decentralization and globalization of work processes and advances in information and communication technologies.
If companies have to remain competitive, they need to bring about greater flexibility and agility in…Continue
Posted by kate smith on November 23, 2016 at 11:56pm
The most important ingredient of any business is the customer. Mahatma Gandhi nailed it when he said way back in 1890 in South Africa: “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption of our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider of our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favour by serving him. He is doing us a favour by giving…Continue
Posted by kate smith on November 23, 2016 at 12:46am
Compared to bigger actions, Recalls, 483s, Warning Letters and consent decrees are only some of the milder parts of punishments that the FDA could impose on a medical device company that fails to meet regulatory requirements. The bigger actions can include seizure, injunction, and civil money penalties. The Park Doctrine allows executives to even be sentenced to prison.
Posted by Adam Fleaming on November 22, 2016 at 4:50am
A talented communicator is not the same as an effective communicator. While a talented communicator can bring in only style and not much substance; the effective communicator goes beyond. Her communication is loaded with trust, respect, understanding, empathy and resolution.
The ability to communicate cannot be hidden. Effective communication goes beyond style and charisma, or possessing a strong vocabulary, or being able to speak in public or even being a good listener. The…Continue
Posted by kate smith on November 22, 2016 at 1:19am
Consider this stunning fact: The annual cost of treating mood disorders is around an unimaginable 50 billion USD in the US. Depression alone out beats heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes in terms of days lost. Untreated mental health and stress conditions cost American employers these huge amounts of money every year because such employees indulge in absenteeism, which results in reduced productivity and compensation claims. It is also equally disturbing to note…Continue
Posted by kate smith on November 21, 2016 at 12:26am