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HIPAA survival needs intimate knowledge of the nuances of the law

HIPAA survival is one of the great challenges for a healthcare entity. HIPAA audits are complex, and they need understanding of the jargon and the semantics of the words mentioned in the document to survive. Both the Covered Entity and the Business Associate need…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 17, 2017 at 4:32am

Stay interviews as an employee engagement and retention tool

Stay interviews are not done at the time of recruitment, nor are they exit interviews. A stay interview is done while the employee is working in the organization and has not quit, but shows signs of doing so. This is the defining feature of stay interviews.

As opposed to job interviews and exit interviews; stay interviews are interviews done by organizations to evaluate the level of satisfaction an employee is facing at work in the organization while she is still working…

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Posted by kate smith on January 17, 2017 at 3:50am

It is necessary to understand the nature of the differences between GMP and GLP

Differences between GMP and GLP are important to understand for professionals who work in areas which involve these two different, yet related practices. Since the two appear somewhat similar in terms of their application and nomenclature; there is considerable scope for misunderstanding and confusion.

It is necessary to understand the nature of the differences between GMP and…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 16, 2017 at 5:53am

Compliance for medical devices is a very expansive area for manufacturers of medical devices

Compliance for medical devices is a very broad and vast topic. When one talks of compliance for medical devices, one needs to keep in mind the various regulations that the FDA has put in place for manufacturers of medical devices…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 16, 2017 at 5:46am

Handling Supplemental Pay under the FLSA

Handling Supplemental Pay under the FLSA is an essential knowledge for HR and Finance professionals alike. This is because supplemental pay is a major area that, if handled incorrectly, can land the organization in court. The federal rules relating to supplemental pay are contained in Title 29, Part 778 of the Code of Federal Regulations and enforced by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL).

An understanding of what supplemental pay is becomes…

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Posted by kate smith on January 16, 2017 at 5:13am

Emotional intelligence (EI) enhances productivity at the workplace

That emotional intelligence enhances productivity at the workplace is a paradigm most organizations have understood. Because of this, training employees in emotional intelligence for increasing performance is now becoming the aim of many organizations. Emotional intelligence is a great tool for changing…

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Posted by kate smith on January 13, 2017 at 6:14am

How to implement 21 CFR Part 11, which is about Compliance for Electronic Records and Signatures?

How to implement 21 CFR Part 11, the regulatory guideline which deals with compliance for electronic records and signatures, is a challenge for professionals in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries. The FDA has set out 21 CFR Part 11 to help the regulated industries that come under its purview to structure their business processes…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 13, 2017 at 5:17am

ISO 14971: 2012 and IEC 62304: 2006 mitigate risks in medical device software

ISO 14971:2012 and IEC 62304:2006 are related but different global standards for risk management pertaining to software used in medical devices. Judicious application of these two standards is the way to go for medical device companies.

ISO 14971 and IEC 62304:2006 are global…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 13, 2017 at 4:30am

Artificial Intelligence as a tool of education

Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a tool of education has unimaginably high potential. Artificial Intelligence as a discipline, at least in the form and shape we have come to associate it with, has come a long way from its inception a few decades ago. In the simplest terms, AI is the intelligence used by machines to perform predesignated tasks. From the earliest times, when in its rudimentary form, it was used to make machines carry out mechanical tasks, it is now used to power…

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Posted by kate smith on January 12, 2017 at 6:36am

Regulatory Filing Requirements for medical devices in Japan

Japan is the world's third largest market for medical devices, after the US and Europe. Ironically, many of the world's medical device manufacturers find language barriers for communicating with Japanese regulatory authorities a greater barrier than passing…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 12, 2017 at 4:51am

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Overview :Of 160 active shooter incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2013, over 80 percent (132) occurred at work, according to the FBI’s first study of the subject.The agency defined an active shooter incident as when an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area through the use of firearms.The study found that 1,043 people were either killed or wounded in all 160 incidents, excluding the shooters. There was an average of 6.4 incidents…See More
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Gas Detection system 2 Replies

hello.. currenlty i am working in a environmental solution and want to detect gas leakage from the system.I have try 2,3 detector to detect the same leak but some time they do not alert when there is…Continue

Started by cooper wood. Last reply by Susan Beech on Thursday.

How to provide safety to the small laboratories at schools? 3 Replies

Most schools in villages are opening small chemistry laboratories and allowing the students to experiment whatever they have been taught. The education quality of village schools is not up to the…Continue

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Which Osha Training for hse european personnel 2 Replies

Hello everybody,I am new on this site so I create a new discussion to better understand your suggestions.I am italian and in the last 5 years I worked on the Hse field in different european…Continue

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Fall protection for WAVE lift?

Can anyone provide some clarity on whether fall protection harnesses should be used with a "WAVE" lift/picker? It has several automatic fall prevention safety features built in, but it's not totally…Continue

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Advice for fire resistant vent covers during hot work?

I'm currently searching for fire resistant material of some sort to be used to cover vent/duct openings during hot work. In the past I have mainly seen cardboard being used (which is definitely not…Continue

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