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At first glance, one may not think much about the link between human resources and project management. After all, human resources is about various administrative functions, while project management is essentially about organizing.
This assessment, however, takes a very shallow look at the interconnection between the two disciplines. A scratch on the surface will lead to a different understanding, which is that there is a lot of commonality between the…Continue
Posted by kate smith on October 21, 2016 at 7:36am
Healthcare providers have to pay close attention to the structure and program-specific details on CMS's Quality Payment Program, MACRA, MIPS and APM incentive implementation. Since the first performance year for these programs begins on January 1, 2017 and payment adjustments will follow in 2019…Continue
Posted by Roger Steven on October 21, 2016 at 5:58am
A Cyber Security Incident Response Program (CSIRP) or a Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) that anticipates and neutralizes a cyber-incident is a critical need for organizations, because an Internet or network security breach results in loss of valuable data, as well as several resources and the organization’s reputation, and could potentially invite lawsuits.
Posted by Adam Fleaming on October 21, 2016 at 5:53am
Getting an organization’s team to function more energetically, more cohesively and more unitedly is not the easiest of tasks, even for the most experienced leaders and HR managers. Yet, it can be achieved, if a few practical steps are adapted and implemented. These steps can completely streamline the organization’s processes and reduce redundant work. They can save money, make every of the employees understand their roles, help deal with trouble mongers, underperformers and gossipers, and…Continue
Posted by kate smith on October 21, 2016 at 3:14am
A mistake most companies commonly make is in attaching too much importance to and spending too much time on the skills and knowledge a candidate brings to a position and overlooking or sidelining attitudes and behaviors that are necessary for a candidate to perform at a consistently high level. Given that most involuntary terminations occur because of improper attitudes and behaviors; a lot more attention should be getting paid to this aspect of a candidate.
Posted by kate smith on October 21, 2016 at 2:56am
Filing the new ACA 1094 and 1095 forms has been quite a challenge for many employers. Even as many of them were beginning to get accustomed to the file format, filling procedures and other details; the IRS this summer released the draft forms for 2016 filing season, which contained many important updates. This has certainly become a factor that employers have to grapple with.
In order to ease the understanding of these new updates and make employers ready for filing season 2016 and…
Posted by kate smith on October 20, 2016 at 7:33am
Any firm that is covered under HIPAA and is privy to Protected Health Information (PHI) needs to be aware of the new burden placed on Business Associates under the Omnibus Rule. This is so because patients can receive remedies for HIPAA violations, and law firms that handle PHI, ipso facto they become Business Associates, must now comply directly with HIPAA Omnibus Rule as part of the major changes to HIPAA set…Continue
Posted by Roger Steven on October 20, 2016 at 6:05am
Annual registration is a requirement for any device firm, establishment or facility whose business relates to the production and distribution of medical devices intended for use in the US in some or another way.
Such business establishments have to register with the FDA and also need to list the devices that are made there and the activities that are performed on those devices.…
Posted by Adam Fleaming on October 20, 2016 at 5:59am
Conflict at the workplace is inescapable. Although it is true that not all conflicts are necessarily bad; they are harmful if they are not resolved. Not resolving conflict congeals attitudes and makes employees build grudges against their fellow employees or bosses. The problem is not the conflict per se, but the inability to resolve it amicably.
Understanding conflicts and their source and taking concrete steps to resolve them is the hallmark of a mature professional. A…Continue
Posted by kate smith on October 20, 2016 at 3:12am
Business writing is required for a number of industries and disciplines and should address varied concerns of differing audiences. Business writing has to be efficient, has to convey complex ideas in a simple manner, and should be artistically written. Achieving all these can be quite a…Continue
Posted by kate smith on October 19, 2016 at 8:04am