Sapling’s Data Stream Blog:

Challenges, trends, and insights for leveraging the cloud to make data a strategic asset in your next case or compliance investigation.

Extend Your eDiscovery Practice with Enterprise Data

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Legal teams and eDiscovery experts are familiar with the process of capturing, collecting, and analyzing documents – emails, contracts, word documents, text messages – as part of the eDiscovery process.  Database Discovery extends traditional eDiscovery to enterprise business systems...

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Are you benchmarking your compliance risk against the competition?

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Compliance officers are turning to more data-driven approaches to actively monitor their compliance risk. With the Sunshine Act and associated reporting requirements now in place for more than 8 years, a tremendous amount of industry data is available to the public. Compliance officers have...

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For Effective Compliance Monitoring, Don’t Settle for Data Sampling

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

As a Compliance Officers, you must to stay on top of the behaviors and actions of employees across the organization to minimize risk.   Simply reporting your annual Sunshine Act transactions once a year is not sufficient for a healthy compliance program.  There’s nothing worse than...

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Free Your Compliance Operations from the Shackles of Spreadsheet “Manulytics”

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Many healthcare compliance teams are trying to monitor and manage data exported from business systems into spreadsheets to find trends, look for outliers, and identify behaviors or engagements that require further investigation.  When you consider the amount of data with which you interact and the...

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4 Reasons for Adopting a Data-Driven Compliance Monitoring Approach

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

Now that the Sunshine Act has been in place for 10 years, most medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers are able to manage the annual transparency reporting requirements (although significant changes are in store for 2021 Sunshine reporting requirements that will add new challenges). ...

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Key Healthcare Compliance Takeaways from the Latest DOJ Guidance

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

On June 1, 2020, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice released updated guidance to its prosecutors on how to evaluate the design, implementation, and effective operation of corporate compliance programs.   The guidance remains focused on three “fundamental questions” that...

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Are you ready for 2021 Sunshine Act reporting changes?

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

The Physician Payment Sunshine Act (the “Sunshine Act”) – a federal law first adopted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“PPACA”) – requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) to collect and display information reported by...

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