Posts Tagged: Aetna

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Safe nursing staffing bills face uphill battle to get hearing. Crain’s, November 19, 2017. A bipartisan bill on nurse staffing has been introduced in the Michigan legislature to improve patient safety and quality. 2)… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) DMC warns 1,529 patients of health data breach. Crain’s, July 13, 2017. The Detroit Medical Center notified patients that an employee allegedly stole protected health information and provided it to unauthorized individuals. 2) Aetna… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Aetna to Pull Out of Current Affordable Care Act Exchanges. The Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2017. Aetna will pull out of the ACA exchanges this year due to losses, resulting from the marketplace… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Epic CEO Judy Faulkner reveals two new EHR versions are in development. Healthcare IT News, February 21, 2017. Epic is developing new versions of Epic to accommodate different necessities. 2) Beaumont to commercialize its… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) NY attorney general targeting bogus Zika protections. Houston Chronicle, August 3, 2016. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is targeting companies advertising ineffective insect repellents. 2) Aetna’s Obamacare Reversal is Latest Blow to U.S. Health Law.… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Senate Approves Update of Toxic-Chemical Regulations. The New York Times, June 7, 2016. The Senate gave final approval to overhaul the existing law governing toxic chemicals in homes and businesses. 2) Ebola nurse Nina… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Obama announces new steps to combat heroin, prescription drug abuse. The Washington Post, October 21, 2015. The Obama administration announced that it will takes to increase access to drug treatment and expand the training… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Health Insurance Deductibles Outpacing Wage Increases, Study Finds. The New York Times, September 22, 2015. The upward creep in health insurance deductibles has easily outpaced the increase in wages over the last five years.… Read the rest »