December 2016 Compliance Corner – Gifts

Season’s Greetings! As the holiday season draws near, gift-giving is a common way for patients, families, vendors and other providers to spread cheer.  Below are answers to some commonly asked ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • December 08, 2016
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November 2016 Compliance Corner – Effort Reporting FAQs

Accurate and timely documentation of an individual’s time and effort on a sponsored research project (commonly referred to as “Effort Reporting” or “Effort Report”) is a federal requirement—and the right ...

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  • November 23, 2016
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October 2016 Compliance Corner- HIPAA Incidental Disclosures

As you are probably aware, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule recognizes that in order for health care workers to “do their jobs”, incidental disclosures of ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • October 27, 2016
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: FRAUDULENT CALL

If you receive a call from ANYONE purportedly from the Center for Health Care, please direct them to the Office of General Counsel/Corporate Compliance (312-238-1537) immediately and do not speak ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • September 08, 2016
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August 2016 Compliance Corner – Conflict of Interest

Conflict of interest refers to situations in which external financial or other personal interests may bias or compromise, or have the possible appearance of biasing or compromising, one’s professional judgment ...

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  • August 11, 2016
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July 2016 Compliance Corner: Institutional Review Board (“IRB”) Protocol Compliance Overview

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Human Research Subjects Protections and the Food and Drug Administration has specific regulations governing research involving human subjects. These regulations ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • July 14, 2016
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