Posts Tagged: heart

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) 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) Tighter Prescribing Rules: An Anti-Abuse Strategy That Could Hurt Patients in Pain. Kaiser Health News, November 30, 2016. Many states are making it harder for doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers to patients, however, this… 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) 10 Infant Deaths May Be Related to Teething Remedies, F.D.A. Says. The New York Times, October 18, 2016. The FDA is investigating the use of homeopathic teething gels and tablets in relation to 10… 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 notifications about payment models could cost hospitals. Modern Healthcare, October 11, 2016. Hospitals say a proposal to have them notify patients regarding a change in coverage would result in high penalties and be… 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) Cambridge biotech firm Moderna wins Zika vaccine grant. Boston Globe, September 7, 2016. An $8 million grant was awarded to accelerate development of a vaccine for the Zika virus. 2) FDA warns against widely… 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) Gilead cuts 2016 sales forecast, cites hepatitis C drugs. Reuters, July 25, 2016. Sales of hepatitis C drugs dropped lower than expected. 2) What to know about Medicare’s big bundled – payment expansion. Modern… 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) FDA Approves First Dissolving Stent for US Patients. AP, July 5, 2016. A medical implant has been approved to treat clogged arteries, but it has not proved safer than older medical stents. 2) Blue… Read the rest »