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) FDA warns ‘critical’ drug shortages possible after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico. USA Today, September 26, 2017. Patients could experience shortages since Puerto Rico’s drug manufacturing industry came to a halt. 2) Coffee sold… 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) Gov. Snyder creates new opioid council to improve drug enforcement. MLive, August 16, 2017. Gov. Snyder is creating a council that will meet monthly to discuss trends, targets, methods, causes and other information to… 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) What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits. The Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2017.  The recent settlement could make it possible for future plaintiffs to argue they were harmed as a result… 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) 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 »