Category Archives: Technology

Predictive Analytics: New Frontiers in Hospital Pharmaceutical Inventory Management

The following article, written by Paul R. DeMuro, Ph.D. and Richard M. Klass, was published by South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report. It’s 3:00 a.m. The administrator on duty gets a frantic call from the pharmacy. “We ran out of … Continue reading

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Keeping Internet Pirates At Bay: Ransomware Negotiation In The Healthcare Industry

Fort Lauderdale Attorney Paul R. DeMuro published the following article in the June 2017 edition of the Nova Law Review.  The law plays a significant role in all negotiations, regardless of the context. The law can determine the who, what, … Continue reading

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The Need for More Data Analytics Professionals in South Florida

By: Paul R. DeMuro Increasingly around the country and in South Florida, employers and other stakeholders are looking to hire data analytics professionals who can critically analyze data to help them grow and manage their businesses and to be more … Continue reading

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OCR to Increase Efforts to Investigate Privacy Breaches of Unsecured Protected Heath Information Affecting Fewer Than 500 Individuals

By: Edward J. Welch The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that investigates privacy breaches of unsecured, protected health information (PHI) under the Health Information Technology for Economic … Continue reading

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Data Analytics and Population Health – Keys to the Transition to Payment for Quality and Cost Effectiveness

By: Paul R. DeMuro In 1854, John Snow helped solve a public health problem by concluding that the cause of cholera in London was primarily from people drinking water from the pump on Broad Street which had the bacterium that … Continue reading

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Demystifying Data Analytics for General Counsel

By: Paul DeMuro One cannot go anywhere these days and not hear about data analytics and big data. These concepts are becoming increasingly relevant in health care. We see applications in banking (electronic banking) and the use of customer data … Continue reading

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Paul DeMuro Published in Compliance Today

Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Paul DeMuro penned two articles in the October 2015 issue of Compliance Today magazine, published by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). The monthly publication includes educational articles on enforcement actions, new and changing regulations and … Continue reading

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Biomedical Informatics’ Global Reach

By: Paul DeMuro One need only spend a few days at an international meeting of biomedical informaticians, physicians, and other scientists to realize quite quickly that many countries across the globe are experiencing many of the same issues in their … Continue reading

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Nationally Regarded Health Care Information and Technology Attorney Paul R. DeMuro Joins Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale Office

Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel today announced the addition of Paul R. DeMuro, who joins the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office as of counsel in the Health Law Practice Group. DeMuro has a broad-based health law background, a unique knowledge … Continue reading

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The Impact of Wide Spread Data Breaches on Patient Disclosures

With all of the data breaches that have been happening around the country, an interesting issue has been raised by a practicing physician  — whether patients will continue to freely discuss their medical condition and health history if they know … Continue reading

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