Clinical Instrument Repair Consultants Receive ASQ-Certified Quality Inspector
Spectrum Surgical continues to maintain their commitment to the highest level of excellence, achieving ASQ CQI Certifications.
Stow, OH (PRWEB) May 9, 2009 -- The Certification Board of the American Society for Quality is pleased to announce that several Spectrum Surgi...
Critical HCCA Web/Audio Conference Will Review Office of Inspector General Compliance Concerns Outlined in FY 2008 Work Plan
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Care
Compliance Association (HCCA) will host a two-part audio/web conference to
review important compliance concerns for hospitals and for physicians
outlined in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
...thern District of Florida; and Daniel R. Levinson, inspector
General of the Department of Health & Human Se...articipating in sham medical operations," said HHS inspector
General Daniel R. Levinson. "Our agents are workin...Department of Health and Human Services, Office of inspector
General, Office of Investigations (HHS-OIG) and th...
Lilly Announces Continued Commitment to Transparency with Faculty Registry
...se physician payments starting in the second half of 2009. In February 2009, Lilly entered into a Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of the inspector
General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and was required to disclose the information.
Lilly, a leading innova...
Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level
...heir way inside the home, many other particles start in the home and stay there unless you have a way to reduce them, notes Steve Ramos, featured home inspector
on HGTV's House Detective . According to the EPA, indoor levels of some pollutants may be two to five times higher than outdoor levels.
Sen. Tom Daschle, Rep. Jason Altmire, Healthcare Experts Tout Homecare as Cost-Effective Solution in the Healthcare Reform Process
...stem and recognized as a critical benefit under Medicare," said Tyler Wilson, president of the American Association for Homecare. "When the Office of inspector
General at HHS notes that a piece of equipment can be purchased over the Internet at a lower cost than at the Medicare rate, it presents a false analo...
Tampa Bay Doctor Agrees to Pay United States $1.7 Million to Resolve Medicare Fraud Allegations
...) with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of inspector
General, requiring him to engage in significant compliance efforts over the...al Litigation Branch of the Civil Division and the Office of Counsel to the inspector
General for the Department of Health and Human Services in investigating an...
Physician Hospitals (PHA) Responds to TIME Magazine Article: Filled With 'Incorrect Assumption and Innuendo'
...nt decisions by physicians as well as better quality at lower cost.
Additionally, the TIME article references the report by the Office of the inspector
General (OIG) at the Department of Health and Human Services in an attempt to discredit the ability of physician owned hospitals to respond to emergen...
Endoscopic Technologies to Pay U.S. $1.4 Million to Resolve Allegations of Medicare Fraud
...ue to work with our partners at the Department of Health and Human Services inspector
General's Office and the FDA Office of Chief Counsel to preserve the integr...partment of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of inspector
General, and the FDA Office of Chief Counsel.
Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme
... O'Brien of the Central District of California and inspector
General Daniel R. Levinson of the Department of He...Charge for the Los Angeles Region of the Office of inspector
General for the Department of Health of Human Serv... investigative assistance of the HHS Office of the inspector
General and the FBI. The case was brought as part...
Inspector in Medical Technology
Inspector in Medical Dictionary
...owledge, independence and ... Our home inspections typically take 3 hours or more depending on the ... You are invited to follow along with your inspector
as he performs the inspection . ... YXLON International is the world's market leader in the field of X-ray based non-destructive material testing...
Inspector in Biological News
Group led by Stanford physicist says there's an urgent need for nuclear detectives
...aboratory in Livermore, Calif. Other members have experience in nuclear intelligence and defense research. One member, Jay Davis, was a United Nations inspector
They say there is an urgent need for more nuclear detectives, armed with science PhDs and instilled with the instincts of an investigator. ...
Lessons from evolution applied to national security and other threats
...is president and director of the International Council for the Life Sciences. He previously worked with the United Nations as a Commissioner and Chief inspector
for Iraq on weapons of mass destruction, and was a career officer in the British army.
The working group included paleobiologists, anthropologists,...
Federal testing for mad cow disease a failure, law review editor says
... wrote, "but even more disturbing, the cow had been tested for BSE in November 2004, and had been retested only on the recommendation of the Office of inspector
General," which is an independent watchdog group within the USDA.
The Bush administration, in the meantime, had restored about one-third of U.S. be...
Medical whistleblowers speak out
... but also which drugs get prescribed.
One of the roundtable whistleblowers was Allen Jones, a former investigator at the Pennsylvania Office of the inspector
General, who filed a civil rights lawsuit on November 22 2002 "to preserve my job and my right to speak out."
Jones explained that he had investiga...
Inspector in Biological Technology
Amylin Announces Preliminary Tabulation of Annual Meeting Results
...Nasdaq: AMLN ) today announced that IVS Associates, Inc., the independent inspector
of Elections for the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders held May 27, ...lections and all proposals will be finalized once they are certified by the inspector
following a customary review and challenge period. A final tally of the vo...
Sanofi-aventis U.S. Announces Settlement of Medicaid 'Best Price' Investigation
...vered by existing reserves.
This settlement also provides for an Addendum to the five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of the inspector
General of the Department of Health and Human Services that the company entered into in August 2007. The Addendum, which deals primarily with matters...
Former SADMERC Medical Directors Join OrthoCare Innovations as Medical and Scientific Advisory Board Members and Strategic Advisors
Kenneth M. Nelson, MD served as SADMERC Medical Director following twenty
years as Medical Advisor to the Office of the inspector
General at the
Department of Health and Human Services. In addition, Dr. Nelson served for
five years as the only non-federal employee member of Medi...
Lilly to Take Charge to Earnings Related to Pending Federal and State Investigations of Past Practices
...egulations. Lilly's compliance program includes the elements
of compliance guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human
Services, Office of inspector
General, for the pharmaceutical industry. The
company has a vice president and chief compliance officer, who reports
directly to Lilly's chief executi...
ShapeGrabber and Nikon Instruments Inc. Announce Distribution Agreement
inspection and metrology needs.
The ShapeGrabber inspection system uses an innovative laser based line
scanning technology that allows the inspector
to rapidly generate a
complete 3-Dimensional virtual model of a part so that critical inspection
and measurements can be easily made.
Marc Bisson, C...
Cephalon Announces Strong Third Quarter Financial Results
...gree to a single misdemeanor violation of the U.S. Food,
Drug, and Cosmetic Act and will enter into a corporate integrity agreement
with the Office of inspector
General of the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services. The terms of the settlement are subject to the final
negotiation and execution of definit...
Zimmer Announces Settlement of Federal Investigation
...ettlement, the Company is also entering
into a five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Department of
Health and Human Services' Office of the inspector
General. It is Zimmer's
understanding that the four other orthopaedic companies involved in this
matter have also entered into resolution agreements. ...
Parexel Consulting Strengthens Good Manufacturing Practice Capabilities in Europe
...of Virology at the University of Freiburg, Germany, where
he received a Ph.D. and Masters in Biology. Dr. Hess has been certified as
a Quality Control inspector
and received certification under German Medical
Products Law (MPG). He was recently recognized as Deputy Qualified Person
by Swissmedic, the central S...
Sanofi-aventis Announces Settlement of Average Wholesale Price Civil Suits With the U.S. Department of Justice Relating to Anzemet(R)
...y existing reserves. The Group's
U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary has also entered into a five-year Corporate
Integrity Agreement with the Office of the inspector
General of the
Department of Health and Human Services. About sanofi-aventis Sanofi-aventis is one of the world leaders in the pharmaceutical
Carrington Reports on ISO 9001:2000 Inspection at Sabila Industrial in Costa Rica
...ional, S.A.U. of Madrid, Spain. Mr. Jose Zuniga, Carrington's vice president of operations and manager
of South American business, stated, "The Chief inspector
Internacional stated that this is the first time any company audited by his
team has performed at such a high quality level that no...
Inspector in Biological Products