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2017 Health Care Contracting Toolkit Best Practices at Online Event

April 3, 2017 from 10am to 11am
Training Options Duration: 60 Minutes Monday, April 3, 2017 | 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM ESTOverview: This webinar will include a "Contracting Toolkit" of best practices that health care organizations can follow to avoid compliance traps related to the technical requirements for payments to physicians and the Three Key Tenets of Defensibility: fair market value, commercial reasonableness, and not taking into account volume or value of referrals. The session will also recap trends in government and…See More
Feb 28
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The Electronic Health Record Standards of 2010

In July 2010, the Obama administration chalked out new Electronic Health Record Standards. These Electronic Health Record Standards were a major improvisation on the standards that existed till then. The idea behind revising the existing Standards is to engender full conversion, to avoid duplication of data, and…See More
Jan 4
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Being Prepared for a HIPAA Audit

A HIPAA audit is very important for service providing organizations, because the penalties for violations can bring their business down. It is important to understand the nuances of a HIPAA audit if one has to be successful.A HIPAA audit is, for many service providing organizations, a make or break situation. This is because HIPAA audits are considered stringent. Violations can attract huge penalties, which is why getting it right the first time is extremely important. An entry level HIPAA…See More
Dec 9, 2016
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Editing skill for scientific writers

For many professionals, writing skills are learned while they are on the job. In many cases, they would go by a preferred style or other documents or style guides that help to put a certain style in place. Editing, however, is rarely taught. Worse, the perception most people have of editing is that it is revising or rewriting a work. But the truth is different. Editing gives shape to a document. It helps to perfect and sculpt it. The big question most editors face is: Where does one stop…See More
Nov 29, 2016
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Regulating Nanotechnology in food

Nanotechnology, a part of Quantum Physics (QP), is growing fast and has myriad uses. Nanotechnology is all about size and self-assembly. While QP deals with subatomic particles and waves; Nano relates to the atomic and molecular level. Atomic behavior and properties get dramatically changed at the Nano level. Of note are properties such as color change due to refraction of light. Gold, packaging and chemistry are some of the well-known areas into which nanotechnology is applied and in which it…See More
Nov 25, 2016
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Nov 22, 2016
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Carrying out a HIPAA and HITECH risk analysis

The importance of conducting a risk analysis updating it can be gauged from the fact that failure to conduct a written risk analysis qualifies as “willful neglect”, which carries the highest Civil Money Penalty (“CMP”). This cannot be waived by the DHHS unlike violations that happen due to a reasonable cause.Since risk analysis is a required implementation specification under the Security Rule, failure to do one amounts to willful neglect. If the civil money penalties for not doing a risk…See More
Nov 15, 2016
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Nov 10, 2016
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An understanding of the EC 1223/2009

The European Cosmetics Products Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 (CPR), which became fully operational from July 2013, is a game changer in many ways, as it is considered a most contemporary regulatory framework concerning state-of-the-art of cosmetic science and product technology.It sets out vastly harsher…See More
Nov 8, 2016
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Staying compliant with HIPAA’s fundraising requirements

Rules implementing The Health Insurance and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2003 (HITECH) underwent changes as a result of amendments brought about by the US Department of Health and Human Services in…See More
Nov 7, 2016
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Understanding the HIPAA’s requirements for safeguarding PHI

For an organization that needs to show HIPAA compliance; having the proper policies and procedures in place is as important as ensuring that it is providing the appropriate patient rights and controls on its uses and disclosures of Protected Health Information (PHI). It makes sense for…See More
Nov 4, 2016
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The OCR’s Phase 2 Audit Program

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) newly released the Phase 2 Audit Program. The audit process has started with the release of the rules and protocols. The need for a clear understanding of this new audit program by all Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA), or for that matter anyone who accesses,…See More
Nov 3, 2016
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Understanding how to implement the OSHA’s new rule on silica dust

Exposure to silica dust is a serious health hazard for those in construction workers and related jobs. This can result in life long disease or even death due to lung cancer. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a new regulation that deals with what employers…See More
Nov 2, 2016
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Protecting a business from record breaches resulting from ransomware attacks

When HIPAA investigations relating to ransomware breaches find malpractices; it can be total jolt that can absolutely devastate the said practice or business. Discovery of this kind of breach during a HIPAA investigation can cause a major financial burden, apart of course, from severe embarrassment and ignominy.This means that…See More
Oct 28, 2016
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Ensuring HIPAA Compliance and Avoiding Penalties

The combination of the implementation of new HIPAA regulations in the HIPAA Omnibus Update of 2013 and increased enforcement and audit activity has forced healthcare organizations to review their compliance and to ensure that they have the proper policies, procedures, and forms in place. Because of this, HIPAA Privacy Officers have been renewing their compliance activities and reviewing their documentation to make sure they can meet the challenges…See More
Oct 27, 2016
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Oct 26, 2016

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MentorHealth is a comprehensive training source for healthcare professionals. MentorHealth offers expert advice and solution in more aspect in healthcare, including Hipaa, Risk management, Clinical informatics, hospital management, OSHA Compliance, Patient Safety, and more.
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Academia or NonProfit
Years of Experience in MedTech Field
10
About Me
MentorHealth is a comprehensive training source for healthcare professionals. Our trainings are high on value, but not on cost. MentorHealth is the right training solution for healthcare professionals. With MentorHealth, healthcare professionals can make use of the best benefits relating to their professional training.

• They can get the benefit of advice from experts in the field.
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• MentorHealth offers online interactive participation. Using this, healthcare professionals, no matter which part of the world they are based in, will have the opportunity to listen to and interact with some of the most accomplished experts in the healthcare Industry.

MentorHealth is driven by a core objective –that of being a platform for learning and discussion to address some of the important issues and challenges that the healthcare community, consisting of healthcare workers from doctors to nurses to other support staff, is up against in today‘s scenario. Various aspects of healthcare, such as Meaningful Use, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, HIPAA, HITECH Act, Stark and Anti Kickback Act, Valid Consent, Patient Safety and Process Improvement, Patient Safety and Quality Outcomes, Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records, Nursing Informatics, Healthcare Disclosure, Electronic Transactions Standards such as 5010 and ICD-10, Electronic Health Records, Stimulus Code, Healthcare Information Exchange, Healthcare Information Technology, Medical Necessity, Personal Health Records, Clinical Decision Support, Financial Management and ROI, Electronic Prescribing, Healthcare Information Systems, Clinical Informatics, Insurance Claim Appeals, Auto ID and Bar Coding, Integration and Interoperability, Risk Management in the Retention and Destruction of Medical Records and Medical Records Law, to name just a few, are covered.

Another of our aims is to provide on-demand consulting services and customized training programs. We have wholesome and valuable offerings in these and related areas. We would be glad to have you take a few minutes to check out these. You are welcome to contact us anytime if you have any queries or clarifications or need additional information.

MentorHealth is the latest addition to a growing list of specialized continuing education web portals from NetZealous LLC. With over 500 trainings conducted successfully in the last year under the brand GlobalCompliancePanel and having around 15000 satisfied customers, we at NetZealous have now ventured into providing healthcare-centric trainings. The response from our customers and the relationship we have had with our panel of experts on GlobalCompliancePanel has given us the confidence to foray into other niche areas of expertise. A comprehensive list of categories and topics is available.
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MentorHealth is a comprehensive training source for healthcare professionals. MentorHealth offers expert advice and solution in more aspect in healthcare, including Hipaa, Risk management, Clinical informatics, hospital management, OSHA Compliance, Patient Safety, and more.

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The Electronic Health Record Standards of 2010

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 7:00am 0 Comments

In July 2010, the Obama administration chalked out new Electronic Health Record Standards. These Electronic Health Record Standards were a major improvisation on the standards that…

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Being Prepared for a HIPAA Audit

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 4:20am 0 Comments

A HIPAA audit is very important for service providing organizations, because the penalties for violations can bring their business down. It is important to understand the nuances of a HIPAA audit if one has to be successful.

A HIPAA audit is, for many service providing organizations, a make or break situation. This is because HIPAA audits are considered stringent. Violations can attract huge penalties, which is why getting it right the first time is extremely…

Continue

Editing skill for scientific writers

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 6:10am 0 Comments

For many professionals, writing skills are learned while they are on the job. In many cases, they would go by a preferred style or other documents or style guides that help to put a certain style in place. Editing, however, is rarely taught. Worse, the perception most people have of editing is that it is revising or rewriting a work. But the truth is different. Editing gives shape to a document. It helps to perfect and sculpt it. The big question most editors face…

Continue

Regulating Nanotechnology in food

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 4:50am 0 Comments

Nanotechnology, a part of Quantum Physics (QP), is growing fast and has myriad uses. Nanotechnology is all about size and self-assembly. While QP deals with subatomic particles and waves; Nano relates to the atomic and molecular level. Atomic behavior and properties get dramatically changed at the Nano level. Of note are properties such as color change due to refraction of light. Gold, packaging and chemistry are some of the well-known areas into which…

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