10 ways blockchain can improve IAM

The digitization of society leads to the digitization of identity. From health information to professional certifications, the need for identity information and credentials is increasing in volume, variety and value. Traditionally, identity information has been monitored and verified by third parties, whether government or the private sector. But faltering confidence …

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Will the updates be enough?

A look at early comments from the Opioid Task Force on the CDC’s updated guideline and how some states are developing their own opioid prescribing rules. Even before its publication five years ago, the CDC’s guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain1 was at the center of the controversy, with …

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Doctor Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Compensation Fraud

FAYETTEVILLE – A Louisiana doctor pleaded guilty on Friday to workers’ compensation fraud related to collecting bribes from an Arkansas company. Robert Dale Bernauer Sr., 74, waived a grand jury charge and pleaded guilty to a criminal information accusing him of conspiring to violate five federal laws. According to court …

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5 questions: Kevin Schulman on whether taxpayers should pay for controversial new Alzheimer’s drug | Information Center

The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of aducanumab on June 7 for Alzheimer’s disease sparked a storm of controversy over the drug’s effectiveness – and its price. The FDA’s independent advisory committee recommended against approval of the drug due to concerns about its effectiveness, but the FDA took the unusual …

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