Best Practices Deadline Extended

While submissions are coming in, many potential submitters have asked for more time to assemble their submissions. With this in mind, we are extending the submission deadline for the Annual Healthcare Best Compliance Practices Forum until August 15 provided that the...

Common Themes Emerge at National Symposium on Quality and Compliance

In collaboration with UPMC Insurance Services Division, the Health Ethics Trust held its second annual National Symposium on Quality and Compliance (NSQC) on June 8-9 in Pittsburgh, PA. Over the two-day event, 11 presentations from an accomplished and diverse faculty...

OIG Releases Work Plan Mid-Year Update

The HHS Office of Inspector General today released its Work Plan Mid-Year Update for Fiscal Year 2015 which according to the OIG website, “summarizes new and ongoing reviews and activities that OIG plans to pursue with respect to HHS programs and operations...

Compliance Officer Hurdles

You may enjoy this article from the Report on Medicare Compliance in which Mark Pastin discusses hurdles that compliance officers often face. Click this link to view the article: Report on Medicare Compliance...

Be careful, an ethical mistake can be fatal to your career

HET President Mark Pastin discusses the potential impact of making an ethical mistakes in the workplace as part of the Leadership Lab series in The Globe and Mail newspaper. It is often far harder to recover from an ethics mistake than an ordinary mistake. While an...