Posts Tagged: prices

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Trump expands mental health benefits to decrease suicide rates among new veterans. USA Today, January 10, 2018.  President Trump signed an order to provide more benefits to service members transitioning from the military 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) 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) White House May Let States Put Work Requirements on Medicaid Recipients. The Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2017. The Trump administration stated they are willing to work with states that want to alter their… 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) Epic CEO Judy Faulkner reveals two new EHR versions are in development. Healthcare IT News, February 21, 2017. Epic is developing new versions of Epic to accommodate different necessities. 2) Beaumont to commercialize its… 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 partners with Lyft to ease patient transportation. Modern Healthcare, December 20, 2016. Ascension partnered with Lyft to ensure that the most vulnerable patients always have a ride. 2) Sales Executive Pleads Guilty in… 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) Furor Over Drug Prices Puts Patient Advocacy Groups in Bind. The New York Times, September 27, 2016. Patient advocacy groups have not spoken out against the cost of drugs, because many of the groups… 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) Predicting Your Medical Costs Is Almost Impossible. This New Tool Wants to Change That. Fortune, July 20, 2016. Amino’s new price tool is allowing consumers to compare healthcare prices, using insurance claims data. 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) Pfizer to pay almost $785  million to resolve drug discount case. Crain’s, April 27, 2016. Pfizer is resolving a 14-year-old lawsuit filed alleging overcharging the government for drugs provided to hospitals. 2) Drug Prices… Read the rest »