Digital Pill Development Allows Monitoring of Patient Compliance

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication implanted with a sensor that can indicate when the medication is taken. This is a significant advancement in the field of digital devices to monitor medicine-taking.  Non-compliance with...

Building a Compliance Program: Where Do I Start?

If you are new to compliance or new to building a compliance program, you may be asking yourself “where do I start?” As an educator and compliance professional, I’ve heard this question many times and even asked it myself. Even those who have been compliance officers...

Making Compliance Education and Training More Effective and Fun!

We’ve all experienced boring training where we struggle to keep our eyes open and compliance or HIPAA training is probably one of the top culprits in healthcare! Every year we’re asking to sit in front of the screen to complete hours of annual training. And is it just...

Compliance Effectiveness

On March 27th, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a new resource guide, “Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness”. This document (https://oig.hhs.gov/compliance/101/index.asp#measuring) is the result of a meeting...