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) 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 »

If not, you should be. 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 will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). Many medical devices, including pacemakers and insulin pumps are vulnerable 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) 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 »

Many hospitals have chosen to pay ransoms to get access to their systems after a hacker has taken over. FBI Director James Comey said this is a mistake. 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… 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) 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 »