Top Five LMS Features for Effective Pharmaceutical Compliance Training


Every pharmaceutical team faces compliance challenges that are common to the pharmaceutical industry. In the prescription opioid business, accurate and precise communication is really important. The company is required to keep pace with product monographs and information prescription provided by the government which is also forever-changing. When government regulations for any product change, the learning content for that specific topic also expires.


Assessments, Policies, and Training Are Key to HIPAA Compliance

HR Daily Advisor

The keys for plan sponsors to avoid penalties under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as other liability that may come with data breaches, were discussed by HIPAA experts in a recent webinar. Periodic risk assessments, updated policies and procedures, and ongoing training are critical to HIPAA compliance, said Kathryn Bakich, senior vice president at Segal Consulting. Minimizing HIPAA Privacy Liability.


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HIPAA Audits Inbound

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we learned that the U.S. The OCR plans to conduct desk and on-site audits for both covered entities and their business associates. The first set of audits will be desk audits of covered entities followed by a second round of desk audits of business associates. All desk audits in this phase will be completed by the end of December 2016. Audited entities will submit documents online via a new secure audit portal on OCR’s website.

Disclosures in Press Release Lead to $2.4M HIPAA Settlement

HR Daily Advisor

million to settle allegations that it violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) by disclosing protected health information (PHI) in a press release. The statement from Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) involved an incident in which a patient was arrested for allegedly presenting false identification. The U.S. In addition to the $2.4 million monetary payment, the settlement includes a 2-year corrective action plan (CAP).

Why Should You Archive Historical Employee Documentation?


Wrapping up 2018: How and Why you should Archive Historical Documentation and Data. HR professionals at organizations know that they must adhere to strict employee recordkeeping requirements that are dictated by the government. Therefore, implementing a holistic records management program is integral to conducting business and satisfying the stringent regulations, and the end of the calendar year is an optimal time for a reminder.

What Does Your Compliance Team Need to Know in 2022?

Sterling Check

It’s often hard for HR compliance teams to find the time to keep current on upcoming background screening trends. How can you spot major regulatory issues early enough and put plans in place to overcome major compliance challenges? The result? Fair Chance/Ban-the-Box Laws.

How To Master HIPAA Compliance And Security In The Cloud

SAP Innovation

In a world of tight healthcare budgets and increasing pressure to implement new technology, many healthcare CIOs are looking to the cloud for solutions. The flexibility and potential cost savings that cloud services can offer are obvious benefits to healthcare executives facing ever-higher costs to collect, collate, and store vast amounts of digital data. HIPAA: then and now. HIPAA was introduced in 1996 to regulate the use and disclosure of health information.

Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond


Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond Nov. With data privacy laws being proposed and enforced worldwide, it’s no surprise that many healthcare organizations are revisiting their internal compliance guidelines. A lot has changed since President Bill Clinton signed HIPAA into law in 1996, and compliance officers and their teams have complex legal waters to navigate. Are there tools out there to make compliance easier? Topics: Healthcare Compliance Comments.

10 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Cloud Services Provider Is HIPAA-Compliant

SAP Innovation

More companies are looking to the cloud for business and data storage solutions, especially those in the healthcare space. If your business must be HIPAA-compliant, these 10 questions to ensure HIPAA compliance might save you some major headaches down the road. HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act , is one way that security and privacy is regulated. Does your cloud provider have the right policies in place?

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Top 6 Hidden HR Compliance Requirements for OSHA’s New Vaccine Mandate ETS


When OSHA published the new Vaccine Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021 – all 490 pages of it – the broad strokes of compliance were as expected and previously announced by President Biden. HR Compliance

10 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Cloud Services Provider Is HIPAA-Compliant

SAP Innovation

More companies are looking to the cloud for business and data storage solutions, especially those in the healthcare space. If your business must be HIPAA-compliant, these 10 questions to ensure HIPAA compliance might save you some major headaches down the road. HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act , is one way that security and privacy is regulated. Does your cloud provider have the right policies in place?

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Top Healthcare Compliance Initiatives for 2018


Top Healthcare Compliance Initiatives for 2018 Nov. It’s not just the financial industry that faces risks from cybercriminals; healthcare organizations, with their massive databases full of personal information, have become common targets as well. Compliance specialists and leaders will have their work cut out for them in the coming year. “We In light of increased threats, here’s what compliance offers will be dealing with in 2018. Stepping Up Training.

Year 2016 Was Biggest Yet for HIPAA Privacy Enforcement

HR Daily Advisor

The year 2016 was by far the biggest yet for monetary settlements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) privacy and security rules, and 2017 thus far is proceeding apace, a leading HIPAA attorney told a recent conference. The U.S. Three more were concluded in the first 2 months of 2017, along with an outright penalty of $3.2 We pick cases that highlight for you the industry compliance issues we’re seeing.”

Online Courses to Better Yourself as an HR Professional


Free Online Courses to Better Yourself as an HR Professional. At GattiHR, we watch the careers of HR professionals grow and evolve across industries and businesses. View the Course Here. The ability to balance both equally is a skill that requires knowledge and practice.


White Paper: OSHA Vaccine Mandate

Affinity HR Group

On November 6, 2021, the 5th US Court of Appeals issued an injunction based on a legal challenge filed in its courts. ” Therefore, OSHA has currently suspended such activities while this and several other legal challenges work their way through the various court systems. Notice.

Use This Compliance Calendar to Keep You Organized for Benefits Planning


As the new year takes hold, smart owners are planning ahead for the year in every aspect of their business, and setting goals for sales, production, and employees. Plan-specific deadlines only occur when a qualifying event triggers the need for action. Benefits Compliance

Electronic Signatures: Ready For Prime Time After 148 Years


Electronic signatures (e-signatures), the concept of using a signal or process to show signing intent, has been around for a long time. In fact, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled in 1869 (Howley v. Over the years, laws and technology have continued to evolve. But it was not until the new millennium that the U.S. Electronic signature technology has grown significantly since ESIGN went into effect, especially in the U.S., Want to learn more?

What is ERISA?

HR Daily Advisor

ERISA stands for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. In short, this is the federal law that creates standards for retirement, health, and pension plans. Even though such plans are typically set up privately, employers that opt to offer them have an obligation to meet the requirements under ERISA when implementing their plans. The Act advises when employees must be allowed to join the plan. Compensation benefits COBRA ERISA HIPAA


HR Workplace Services

employers – HRWS maintains a bird’s eye view of the Country’s most pressing business issues. We developed the “HRWS 5” to highlight and give some perspective on the most pressing HR topics that challenged U.S. THE HRWS 5. Bonus” Topic: Rise of the Lawyers.

The Real Impact of HR Technology on Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Prism HR

In today’s competitive labor market and shifting trends in human capital management, the responsibilities resting on the shoulders of HR professionals in small and medium-sized businesses are no easy feat. Before anything else, let’s address what could possibly be an elephant in the room. “HR The use of HR technology is size-agnostic. They are competing with each other for a limited talent pool, and they have to get creative in the way they source.

What Should Small Businesses Know About Data Security?


In 2020, almost a third of data breaches — or 28% — impacted small businesses, according to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations report. . The United States Small Business Association reports 88% of SBOs feel vulnerable to cyberattacks. HIPAA violations max out at $1.5


What to include in employee personnel files?

HR Digest

Keeping a record of an employees’ lifecycle documents of their employment journey within an organization has become a must due to the digitization of all decision-making. Moreover, documentation proof is required to fulfill any legal requirements that might arise.

HR Consulting in Boston

Genesis HR Solutions

Most small and midsize businesses want to stay compliant, but the truth is, it’s harder than it seems. They simply don’t know everything there is to know about HR compliance. If you’re looking to gain more knowledge on the topic, you’re in the right place.

Employee Data Collection in a Nutshell

Analytics in HR

Let’s have a look at types of employee data that are useful and the best practices for protecting, managing, and collecting employee data. Data is what the business world revolves around. Why should you take the time to collect HR data? Ensure legal compliance.

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The Final Two: South Dakota, Alabama Pass Breach Notification Laws

HR Daily Advisor

Every state in the Union now has some type of law in place requiring companies to notify affected individuals of a data breach involving their information. South Dakota and Alabama, the final holdouts, enacted such measures in March. Under the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act (SB 318), signed March 28 by Gov. The law also requires all of these covered entities to implement “reasonable security measures” to prevent such breaches.

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Is Your Business Prepared for a Data Breach?


Cyber threats to small businesses are on the rise. In other words, hackers often get a hold of sensitive information due to an accident on the part of an individual. Within a few hours, the specs were all over the web. This link will then download and install the program.

How The Right Employee & Labor Relations Technology Can Prevent Data Breaches


Back in 2018, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, or NCCIC, an arm of the U.S. Given that as consumers we are inundated with data breach debacles and security snafus in the media constantly, it often goes in one ear and out the other.

Do More With Less in Your HR Department

Benefit Resource Inc.

The Human Resource department is the backbone of a company. Likely, it means having to learn to do more with less. Your department is the voice of the company. With the shift to a hybrid or remote-only landscape, communicating effectively becomes even more challenging. However, it highlights the need to use multiple communication channels – especially when it comes to Open Enrollment. Then, make organizational changes based on the results you get.

Steps for Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) development

Business Management Daily

Most of the activities necessary to keep your business running can be broken down into specific tasks and business processes. Each employee contributes to the success of the organization by completing their assigned tasks each day. Determine the scope of your SOP.

Code of Ethics – How to Craft One, Follow One, and Partner With a Group That Understands the Idiosyncrasies

Emphasis HR

There are no clear rules, but you don’t agree with what the employee did. Don’t just hope the workers will always do the right thing. You don’t want your company getting a bad reputation due to the actions of one employee. For example, 500 Wayfair workers led a protest after learning that the company was due to ship 1,700 pieces of furniture to a detention center for children of migrants. Compliance Hr Services

Key considerations before moving to a long-term hybrid work model

Business Management Daily

Last year, many companies allowed employees to work from home for the first time. While vaccines are becoming more widely available, not everyone is eager to return to the office for business as usual. This will save you and the candidates time. Making the Transition.

4 Facts About Medicare That All Employers Should Know

HR Daily Advisor

Employers that offer group health insurance plans to their employees have an interest in learning how employees’ entitlement to Medicare benefits can affect the administration of those plans. This article discusses the coordination of benefits between the two plans. In other words, it answers the question: How does my company health plan interact with Medicare? The post 4 Facts About Medicare That All Employers Should Know appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Ensure your organization offers quality mental healthcare

Business Management Daily

Healthy and productive workers help the bottom line, and ultimately investing in mental health care starts to pay for itself in the long run. The COVID-19 pandemic has also dramatically accelerated the evolution and magnified the importance of comprehensive mental health care.

3 big ideas from a Top 100 HR Tech Influencer


John Sumser , founder and principal analyst for HRExaminer, has witnessed change in the HR-technology realm that puts him among the pantheon of advisors and observers. An engineer by training, Sumser has worked an array of jobs. I spent one-third of the time crying.

Not Ready to Mandate the Vaccine? Here Are Some Alternatives that May Encourage It

HR Counselor's Corner

Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval to the Pfizer vaccine, many of our employers have been giving more thought to mandating vaccination of their employees. Examples of incentives are a bonus or extra paid time off. Time Off Will Be Unpaid.