Mike Scher: Federal healthcare guidance already demands Compliance 2.0 standards

Mike Scher – The FCPA Blog – April 28, 2015

During the past month, I’ve been in London at the SCCE European initiative conference and last week at the Florida convention of the Health Care Compliance Association. The month has been an opportunity to gain some new perspective on the community of global compliance officers.

As discussed in the prior post, compliance officers outside America struggle with conditions inside their companies. At the same time, they understand the need for proactive compliance to change their companies and wider communities.

In contrast, compliance officers in healthcare enjoy remarkable support from their chief regulator. The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Daniel R. Levinson, spoke at their annual conference in Florida. He paid tribute to compliance officers and used the occasion to announce the release of important guidance for boards of healthcare organizations.

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Compliance 2.0 professionals come in from the cold

Mike Scher – The FCPA Blog – April 20, 2015

In the black-and-white world of Compliance 1.0, compliance officers labored alone, emerging now and then to nag the sales force about sticking to the rules and staying out of trouble. The sales people and others spent a lot of time pointing fingers at compliance — the Department of No, the Division of Sales Prevention, the Anti-Profit Police.

Fast forward to the Technicolor world of Compliance 2.0. Today compliance is all about staying connected. If you lack the willingness to get connected, you can’t do the work. Compliance 2.0 means sharing and collaborating to solve the hardest corporate problems. Only teams can run innovative global business systems and think about the broader community welfare.

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