Updated Provider Relief Fund Reporting Guidance Now Available from HHS

  |  July 19, 2021

Healthcare

New reporting information is now available for healthcare providers who received funding from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released revised reporting requirements that include updated information about expanding the amount of time that providers can report on the use of funds, as well as an extension of some key deadlines on when the funds can be spent. Read more.
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Cannabis and the Healthcare Workplace

  |  July 15, 2021

Healthcare

On June 29, marijuana became legal for recreational use in New Mexico. What does this mean for employers, and specifically those in the healthcare industry? Hospitals, clinics and medical offices deal with sensitive information, and deal with situations where mistakes can be deadly. Read more.
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Steps for Safeguarding Connected Medical Devices Against Cyberattacks

  |  October 24, 2019

In recent years, medical devices, such as electronic health records (EHR) systems and advanced bed and fall monitors, have played a key role in health care settings, with the average hospital room containing nearly 15-20 connected devices. Though some of these devices run on onsite operating systems, others contain external vulnerabilities that put hospitals at a greater risk for data breaches. Read more.
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