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A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.

A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures. But with little regulatory oversight for the hundreds of clinics operating these lucrative… Read More »

Identity and access management automation saves PeaceHealth hundreds of thousands of dollars

About five years ago, PeaceHealth, a 16,000-caregiver healthcare provider in the Pacific Northwest with 10 hospitals and 250 ambulatory clinics, began a focused effort to meet the compliance standards of the HIPAA role-based access requirements. THE PROBLEM At the same time, the provider organization invested $ 300 million in converting the electronic health records of… Read More »