Regulatory/Compliance

Cryoablation Now Included in Guidelines for Initial Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

Aug 15, 2022 at 08:51 am by steve

"Atrial fibrillation is associated with an increased risk of stroke and cardiovascular events," said Michael Kaufmann, MD, who practices cardiology and electrophysiology at.... Read More

DOJ is Not Slowing Down its Pursuit of COVID 19-related Fraud

Jul 06, 2022 at 11:36 am by steve

Rarely does a day go by without the Department of Justice announcing an investigation, indictment, plea or conviction in cases involving COVID-19 fraud schemes. In June, a fed.... Read More

New Federal Healthcare Cybersecurity Bill Introduced, CISA Offers Cybersecurity Guidance and Tools

Jun 16, 2022 at 01:38 pm by steve

Prompted by growing concerns of Russian cyberthreats on key U.S. infrastructure, the bipartisan Healthcare Cybersecurity Act of 2022 (S.3904) was introduced by U.S. Senators J.... Read More

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Convictions Against Florida Physician, Pharmacist for Violating Anti-Kickback Statute

Jun 16, 2022 at 01:38 pm by steve

Prosecutions related to the submission of claims to Tricare for compounded pain creams continue. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed convictions against a Florida.... Read More

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Cybersecurity in Medical Devices and Begins Comment Period

May 13, 2022 at 01:00 pm by steve

April 21, 2022 On April 8, the Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance titled "Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Quality System Considerations and Content of Prem.... Read More

November 2022

Nov 18, 2022 at 03:06 pm by steve

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