Posts Tagged: FDA

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) House defeats ‘right-to-try’ legislation¬†to allow expanded us of experimental drugs. The Washington Post, March 13, 2018.¬† The “right to try” bill would allow terminally ill patients early access to experimental drugs before they pass… 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) Ascension Health begins layoffs in Michigan. Crain’s, February 20, 2018. Ascension Health Michigan is laying off employees after reporting a 78% decline in operating income. 2) U.S. FDA says recalls, destroys certain kratom-containing dietary… 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) eClinicalWorks hit with second class-action suit, charged with ‘deceptive’ practices. Healthcare IT News, January 3, 2018. EHR vendor eClinicalWorks has been charged in a new lawsuit alleging that the vendor committed fraud and breach… 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) 2017 was a big year for FDA digital health regulations. Healthcare IT News, December 26, 2017. The FDA revised regulatory processes, implemented a pre-certification program and released new guidance this year. 2) ‘Nobody Thought… 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) Hospitals ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Michigan. Crain’s, December 20, 2017. Michigan ranks eighth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate and hospitals are attempting to lower this number. 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) Meaningful Measures specifics emerge: CMS program will track 18 areas. Healthcare IT News, November 28, 2017. CMS released core measures that aim to focus on high-quality healthcare and meaningful outcomes for patients. 2) Drug… 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) 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) Hospitals Vow Fight to Keep Medicare Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2017. Hospitals are threatening legal action to block the plan to lower what Medicare pays for certain drugs through the… Read the rest »