Posts Tagged: drug

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Patient safety jeopardized by EHR downtime, JAMIA says. Healthcare IT News, June 7, 2017.  Downtime events in hospitals that shut down the electronic health record can come with serious patient safety risks. 2) Teva’s… 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) Shakeup at Molina Healthcare: CEO and CFO, sons of founder, are out. Crain’s May 3, 2017. Molina Healthcare cited poor financial performance for the removal of brothers Mario and John Molina. 2) Hacker: Patient… 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) Micro-Hospitals Provide Health Care Closer to Home. U.S. News & World Report, April 24, 2017. Small inpatient facilities are popping up across the country to offer medical care in underserved communities. 2) U.S. top… 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) AMA, Regenstrief launch EHR training platform for medical students. Healthcare IT News, April 19, 2017. A partnership was created to launch an electronic health record training program for medical students. 2) VA Tests Partnership… 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) Want to avoid a drug pricing backlash? Keep the cost to yourself. STAT, April 12, 2017. Drug companies are delaying price announcements to avoid negative publicity. 2) Lawyers working at Guantanamo sue Pentagon over… 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) Michigan gets $3.8 million for emergency preparedness in health care. Crain’s, April 4, 2017. The federal government has given Michigan funds to improve the state’s emergency preparedness in health care. 2) Healthgrades names top… 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) Feds join second Medicare Advantage fraud lawsuit against UnitedHealth. Modern Healthcare, March 28, 2017. The DOJ has joined another lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group alleging that the insurer claimed patients were sicker than they were.… 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) White House May Let States Put Work Requirements on Medicaid Recipients. The Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2017. The Trump administration stated they are willing to work with states that want to alter their… Read the rest »