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5 Forces Disrupting Healthcare with or Without Washington

Move aside, Washington. These five revolutionary forces are disrupting healthcare regardless of what happens to the Affordable Care Act. read more

By John Riggi | April 11, 2017

FBI Warns Healthcare Facilities about Cyber-Vulnerable FTP Servers

The FBI recently warned medical and dental facilities about the vulnerability of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers to cyberattack, suggesting they've recorded an increase in threat activity. Per the FBI's guidance, cybercriminals are... read more

How Innovations and Payment Models Seek to Tie Drug Pricing to Patient Outcomes

In efforts to better tie payments to outcomes, healthcare industry stakeholders are exploring new innovations and pricing models to evaluate the cost and efficacy of drugs and establish new and better ways of tracking patient outcomes... read more

By Sal Renzo | March 22, 2017

MACRA: A Step Forward in the Transition to Value-based Care by Aligning Hospitals & Physicians

Through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is putting clinicians on the path to value-based care in the same vein of hospitals and post-acute care providers... read more

Looking Back to Look Ahead: NYS DSRIP

The New Year has meant a lot of uncertainty for healthcare providers nationally, as the country transitions to a new administration and prepares for further reform of the healthcare system. For New York State (NYS) Medicaid providers... read more

Coming Soon: HITRUST Threat Catalogue to Comprehensively Address Risks to PHI

From repeal and replace to blocked mega-mergers, almost nothing about the healthcare industry in 2017 is guaranteed. But there is one thing you can count onthe cyber threats healthcare organizations dealt with in 2016 are here to stay... read more

By Venson Wallin | January 26, 2017

2 Compliance Takeaways from the 21st Century Cures Act

On Dec. 13, President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act (the Cures Act) into law, boosting healthcare research dollars, streamlining the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s drug and medical device approvals processes, and... read more

By Patrick Pilch | December 06, 2016

Providers: Don't Put Your Value-Based Initiatives on Hold

With the transition to a new administration, there is often a time lapse for certain initiatives that may continue or continue in a different form from the previous administration. At BDO, we are expecting a brief slowdown in value-based... read more

HIPAA Kicks Off Phase II of Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Audit Program

As the spate of healthcare data breaches continues, the federal government is stepping up its efforts to ensure the industry takes appropriate measures to protect electronic information–on both small-and-large-scale fronts. read more

The Affordable Care Act Six Years Later – Success or Failure?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA or colloquially, Obamacare) was passed into law on March 23, 2010. To say that the ACA has generated a considerable amount of controversy over the past six years would be an understatement. The law has... read more