Category Archives: biotechnology

Falsification of Data: Truth or Consequences

by Peggy Salvatore and Terry McGinn This article is cross-posted at www.workingwithsmes.com   Sometimes expert knowledge isn’t really knowledge at all. In fact, if your data sounds too good to be true, it just might be.  Sadly, for reasons of … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: Ideas of March Edition

Direct from David E. Williams’ Health Business Blog, the Ideas of March. Enjoy the wonkery, and check out the video podcast CareTalk interview below with David and CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll.  “Beware the Ides of March” –Soothsayer to Julius Caesar “Fear not … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk BioPharma Training: 3 Tips for Creating Transparent SOPs

By Peggy Salvatore and Terry McGinn Each company in a regulated industry is required to follow written procedures.  The written procedure describes how steps or tasks are to be followed to achieve the desired outcome or result.  Having these steps … Continue reading

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Standard Operating Procedures and Accountability: Perfect Together

  By Terry McGinn and Peggy Salvatore We’ve been getting quite a bit of interest and feedback regarding our series on standard operating procedures, so we’ll continue writing about this topic this week. After all, inherent in the word “expert” … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: Going for the Gold Edition

  Note to readers: This week’s Health Wonk Review is re-posted in full here. No need to click the link to visit Steve Anderson’s healthinsurance.org website. But if you’d like to comment on his site, click here to get there.  … Continue reading

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Fresh Health Wonk Review for a Fresh New Year

Joe Paduda gets the year started with his  fresh edition of Health Wonk Review: Ring in the New year with the latest and greatest…  posted at Managed Care Matters. Here’s Joe: “Blog posts! Health Wonk Review returns to the inter-webs … Continue reading

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CMS Meaningful Use Payments to Providers: Incentives or Sophie’s Choice?

Sophie’s Choice: You have to choose when there are no good options. Sophie’s Choice was an award-winning 1983 movie based on the William Styron novel about a Nazi concentration camp survivor who was forced to choose which of her two children to send … Continue reading

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Healthcare Visionaries Lead the Way

Technology is moving much faster than the snail’s pace of government and regulation. It is an exciting time to be – not just in healthcare – but to be alive. I’ve been hanging around the virtual water cooler in healthcare … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: Groundhog Zombie Goes Back to the Future

With a title like that, who is strong enough to resist clicking on this link to read more? I challenge the most susceptible among you to ignore this post! Julie Ferguson at Workers’ Comp Insider is our creative mistress of ceremonies … Continue reading

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The “May You Live in Interesting Times” Edition of Health Wonk Review

Just when you thought things can’t get any weirder, they do. Combine staunch opposed ideologies held by fierce political warriors, and we find ourselves under the ancient curse of living in interesting times. It seems our nation is transitioning from … Continue reading

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