Posts Tagged: hospitals

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 Novartis combo therapy for aggressive type of thyroid cancer. Reuters, May 4 2018.  A new type of combination therapy has been approved to treat advanced thyroid cancer. 2) Senators encourage FDA to pull… 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) 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 »

For most doctors’ offices, meaningful use programs are more of a headache than their incentives are worth. Last week, CMS administrator Seema Verma, announced that Medicare plans on making some big changes to their EHR Incentive Programs. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe… 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) UnitedHealth Says Tax Overhaul To Boost 2018 Earnings. The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2018. UnitedHealth Group, Inc. will increase earnings by roughly 16% due to the technology and data initiatives in the federal… 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) 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 »

Over 18,000 Henry Ford Healthy System patients had their protected health information hacked and there are many lessons to be learned for practices of all sizes. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that… 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) Top federal health agency failed to fix billing problem for years – and may have cost taxpayers up to $102 million. CNBC, December 5, 2017. CMS failed to fix a billing code discrepancy for… Read the rest »