Life Science Compliance Update

January

2017

January 2017: Life Science Compliance Update

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Issue Summary

Happy New Year to all our loyal subscribers and contributors! This year marks the 3rd Anniversary for the Life Science Compliance Update. Thank you! This month we focus on needs assessments, new IRO guidelines on independence, the Privacy Shield, and of course, the latest enforcement developments that impact compliance. May 2017 be a year of wondrous progress and prosperity!


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Feeling Needy – The Why, What and How of Needs Assessments
Tynan P. Olechny, MBA/MPH, CVA, Consulting Principal, PYA, and Christina L. Hummel, MBA, Senior Consultant, PYA
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Issue Articles

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Maintaining Independence & Objectivity – OIG Releases New IRO Guidance
Kaitlin Fallon Wildoner, Esq., Senior Staff Writer, Life Science Compliance Update
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Managing Medical Inquiries in an Era of Data Analytics
Tom Gregory, Partner and Megan Ellison Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young LLP
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Sailing with a New Safe Harbor in Sight: The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
Nicodemo (Nico) Fiorentino, Esq., Manager, Research & Compliance, for G&M Health LLC
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Planning for the Future – HHS OIG’s 2017 Work Plan
Kaitlin Fallon Wildoner, Esq., Senior Staff Writer, Life Science Compliance Update
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Co-Payment & Deductible Waivers as Illegal Inducements
Robert N. Wilkey, Esq., Staff Writer for Life Science Compliance Update
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Nursing Facilities & Kickbacks – Is the DOJ Shifting Away from Pharma?
Kaitlin Fallon Wildoner, Esq., Senior Staff Writer, Life Science Compliance Update
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Not All Discounts Are Equal: Evaluating When Discounts May Be Construed as Unlawful
Robert N. Wilkey, Esq., Staff Writer and Dr. Seth B. Whitelaw, Editor for Life Science Compliance Update
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