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Seeking Solutions for Scarce Resources: Options to Boost Medical Supplies and Devices to Battle COVID-19


Posted on March 26, 2020 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

The lack of medical supplies and equipment necessary to treat patients and to protect individuals and health care workers from becoming infected with and spreading COVID-19 has been a constant refrain during this pandemic. The overall supply of these essential items, ranging from ventilators to personal protective equipment (“PPE”) to prevent the spread of... READ MORE

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Invest in Your Supply Chain — Invest in Your Success


Posted on January 30, 2019 in Practical Matters

Published by: Hall Render

Welcome to Practical Matters! This series aims to provide an overview of trending topics in a variety of service areas. Our goal is to present current topics to spark discussion within your organization that could lead to a new approach and result in a positive impact. As we begin 2019, many health care organizations... READ MORE

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OIG Approves Risk-Sharing Arrangement Furthering Shift Toward Value-Based Purchasing


Posted on September 19, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

In the era of value-based care, health care providers and manufacturers are increasingly examining risk sharing opportunities in the treatment of patients. On September 17, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) published Advisory Opinion 18-10 whereby it approved a proposed risk sharing initiative with defined guardrails. Advisory Opinion... READ MORE

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Blockchain in Health Care Explained: A Three-Part Series


Posted on July 26, 2018 in Health Information Technology, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Earlier this year, Hall Render attorneys Ammon Fillmore and Melissa Markey published a series of articles with Becker’s Hospital Review on blockchain technology and its impact, potential benefits and challenges within health care. Blockchain Technology: Building Trust in the Supply Chain In this article, learn what blockchain is, how it relates to cryptocurrency and... READ MORE

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Three Supply Chain Strategies to Impact the Bottom Line


Posted on January 13, 2017 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

The supply chain continues to be the second largest and fastest growing expense for health care systems, second only to labor costs, making this an area of untapped cost savings opportunity and an area ripe for leveraging supply chain as a strategic driver of savings. Because the procurement of goods and services impacts nearly... READ MORE

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