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Ensuring compensation-focused compliance with Stark Law considerations

Stark Law compliance is now more than just a compliance issue. It has grown to become an Enterprise Risk Management matter, if the substantial awards and settlements in recent enforcement actions are anything to go by. For healthcare organizations that develop and implement provider contracts; managing their…

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Added by Roger Steven on July 18, 2017 at 7:52am — No Comments

Influence should bring about cooperation and collaboration

Influence is one of the biggest factors in both our personal as well as professional lives. It is but natural that we get influenced in one or another, direct or indirect manner. The members of the family we grow up in and the people in the neighborhood or the school are some of the sources that influence…

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Added by kate smith on July 18, 2017 at 7:07am — No Comments

Why is credit card surcharge an issue for businesses?

The credit card surcharge issue has always been a tricky one in the US. Back in 2005, this issue was the subject of an antitrust lawsuit, and the resultant judgment, which came in mid-2012 prohibited credit card surcharge in ten States. Another 12 States are in the process of implementing their laws.

Although credit card regulations have traditionally opposed surcharging; companies have been circumventing merchant rules to ensure that credit card surcharge continues to be made. Even…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on July 18, 2017 at 5:25am — No Comments

The art of carrying out critical conversations

College courses or MBA seldom teach us is how to conduct and manage difficult conversations. Managing these difficult conversations is all the more important in an economy that is becoming highly competitive and is consistently keeps pushing the workforce to higher levels of performance. This pressure brings about an increased sense of anxiety among workers. Managers and supervisors at all levels are finding themselves in situations where they must take their reportees into…

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Added by kate smith on July 17, 2017 at 6:12am — No Comments

Understanding GLP's and their relationship with GMPs and SOP’s

Good Laboratory Practices (GLP’s) are a series of federal regulations passed in the US by the FDA under 21 CFR Part 58. In addition, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also has formed GLP’s both for Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) in 40 CFR Part 160 and for Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 40 CFR Part 792.

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GLP’s are Quality…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on July 17, 2017 at 5:37am — No Comments

Yoga Poses You Can Do At Your Desk

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Added by Gear Bunch on July 14, 2017 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Get Moving With The Ultimate Guide To Deskercise

There’s no way around it — being sedentary at an office desk for majority of the day is harmful to your health. Doing exercises at your desk is one key way to keep your body active in the fight against being sedentary. Walking around the office when you can squeeze in a quick tour helps, too. The accompanying guide outlines five desk exercises to perform in your workplace.

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Added by Joel Vento on July 14, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Entities should do everything it takes to avoid HIPAA fines and penalties

The fact of about 120 million individuals being affected by HIPAA breaches in 2015 highlights two important points:

  1. There is a mad demand for these records in the black market, which is why they are being targeted to this extent. Any wonder that PHI is in greater demand in the black market…
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Added by Roger Steven on July 14, 2017 at 8:07am — No Comments

Exempt vs. non-exempt as defined by the FLSA

The US federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has been enacted for establishing the following:

  • Minimum wage
  • Overtime pay eligibility
  • Recordkeeping
  • Child labor standards.

It covers both full-time…

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Added by kate smith on July 14, 2017 at 7:39am — No Comments

Steps to IEC 60601-1 approval

The 60601-1 is a standard that relates to the safety of medical electrical equipment. This harmonized standard is recognized by most countries around the world. Existing and new medical devices have to comply with the requirements set out in IEC 60601-1.

The IEC 60601-1 is going through its latest revision, its 3rd edition,…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on July 14, 2017 at 6:26am — No Comments

ACE TRAINING AND CONSULTING

ACE Training and Consulting is an ISO 9001:2008 certified, all-sectors specialist training and consultancy provider bringing a broad range of training and consultancy services in the fields of Occupational Safety and Health. ACE Training and Consulting offers expert value added, highly individualized services to meet all clients’ requirements.

ACE Training and Consulting is committed to provide necessary support to industry and organizations in achieving their goals…

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Added by Reshma Juhi on July 13, 2017 at 8:45am — 1 Comment

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Added by Reshma Juhi on July 13, 2017 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

Making Onboarding Successful and Effective

The onboarding process is the really important step for an employee, because this is the phase in which she get acclimatized to the new organization in which she has taken up employment. It is also a very important step for the employer, as it is the process through which it gets to know the new…

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Added by kate smith on July 13, 2017 at 7:34am — No Comments

The ways of applying ISO 14971, IEC 62304 and IEC62366-1 to medical device software

The ways of applying ISO 14971, IEC 62304 and IEC62366-1 to medical device software 3

Diligence, complete and proper examination and assessment of the gaps, and correction of the gaps right from the very start of product development are the core characteristics that need to go into implementing risk management of software used in medical devices.

These are the reasons for it:

  1. Lack of proper and complete implementation and gaps in them lead to major drawbacks such as production delays or…
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Added by John Robinson on July 13, 2017 at 6:47am — No Comments

How to control those risks and monitor the effectiveness of the controls put in place

Overview of this session Product Risk Management is a critical aspect of ensuring medical devices are safe and effective for intended uses. This course will help you understand the regulatory requirements, including ISO14971, and how to create processes and procedures to implement them.

You’ll learn techniques that can help you identify hazards and potential harms. You’ll learn how to mitigate risk and effectively monitor risk to ensure your customers receive safe and effective…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on July 13, 2017 at 5:42am — No Comments

Understanding and responding to the special needs of college students who have autism

When people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) –called just autism –enter college, they are up against challenges that are unique and peculiar to the group. They need to be understood for their special needs, because they enter college at a sensitive age. There is an onus on the part of…

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Added by Roger Steven on July 12, 2017 at 7:48am — No Comments

Overcoming the wasteful nature of meetings

The national statistics council estimates that in the US corporate world, a whopping eleven million meetings are held in a year. Between a third and two fifths of the employees spend their time in meetings. Executives attend two meetings a day on average.

Does all this indicate…

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Added by kate smith on July 12, 2017 at 6:52am — No Comments

Do human factors matter in medical devices?

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Is there a relationship between medical devices and human factors? This is a question that is seriously worth exploring. According to the ANSI/AAMI HE75:2009 document, human factors is an endeavor for optimizing the production of devices, systems, and many others concerned with them through the use of emotional, intellectual,…

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Added by John Robinson on July 12, 2017 at 6:20am — No Comments

Uniform Customs and Practice standard and can be negotiated by over 30,000 banks worldwide

Letters of Credit are the primary instruments for assuring payment of goods sold internationally. This web session is designed to provide attendees with an end-to-end understanding of the L/C (letter of credit) process. From the beginning of a contractual agreement, through the letter of credit application process and actual negotiation of the L/C, this information-rich webinar will provide techniques that are indispensable to both importers and exporters.…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on July 12, 2017 at 5:23am — No Comments

The Three Important keys To Developing Team Leadership

A team is defined as a collection of a small number of individuals who are tasked with carrying out a defined, accountable objective during a specific period of time. They are usually people of complementary or matching skills and aptitudes and work together to achieve a common goal and purpose. Teams…

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Added by kate smith on July 11, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

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In big name schema all of the facts are stored in one important table and the usage of number one key and overseas key courting different measurement tables are related with the fact desk.SNOWFLAKE…Continue

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