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Back to Basics

Back to Basics

The last two and a half years have been anything but business as usual for physician practices and healthcare organizations. From scrambling for PPE in the initial stages of the pandemic, to refitting offices and implementing processes to keep patients and staff safe,...

Lessons for Physician Practices from their Security Risk Assessment

Lessons for Physician Practices from their Security Risk Assessment

Far too often, physician practices leave the heavy lifting of their Security Risk Assessment (SRA) to their IT team, IT vendor, or Managed Service Provider (MSP). It is true that much of the SRA focuses on technical safeguards, but it is critical that elements of the...

Healthcare Disruptors

Healthcare Disruptors

Consolidation in healthcare is causing a lot of disruption and increasing Private Equity investment in the healthcare services space. Industry experts highlighted several disruptors facing the industry and shared insights to the future landscape that are key,...

2022 MIPS Risks – Are You Ready?

2022 MIPS Risks – Are You Ready?

For the last few years, MIPS (Merit-Based Incentive Payment System) has been avoidable primarily due to COVID-19 and other hardships. However, 2022 seems to be the year when there is going to be pushback on the practices making it more difficult to get an exemption....

Too Much of a Good Thing?

Too Much of a Good Thing?

Let’s face it, running a healthcare business without some type of third-party assistance is difficult. Lawyers, accountants, IT providers, billing services all help to make the day-to-day operations of medical practices possible. But those services and others pose a...

What Due Diligence Can Teach Any Practice

What Due Diligence Can Teach Any Practice

Recently, healthcare has been one of the most torrid industries for acquisitions and capital investment. Here at HCN we have been busy providing regulatory compliance due diligence to private equity firms, super groups, hospital systems, and ACOs looking to acquire or...

Telehealth

Telehealth

Telehealth is the remote or virtual delivery of healthcare services. CMS defines telehealth as a two-way, real-time interactive communication between a patient and a physician or practitioner at a distant site through telecommunications equipment that includes, at a...

Unmasking Harassment in the Workplace

Unmasking Harassment in the Workplace

It is hard to imagine that we are into our third year of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It is understandable that we are hearing from our healthcare clients of growing anxiety and burnout that can lead to tension among employees regarding safety precautions and...