Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Michigan health centers get $2.5M in federal funds to aid virus response. Detroit News The federal Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Michigan $2.5 million in grants for 39 health centers to help respond… 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: Michigan Medicine announces COVID-19 unit, new paid sick time for employees UofM health Michigan Medicine has executed the next phase of a comprehensive COVID-19 planning and response program which includes the opening, today, of a… 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: Detroit unveils water restart plan because of coronavirus threat Michigan Radio The City of Detroit has announced what it’s calling a Coronavirus Water Restart Plan to try to ensure that people have access to water… 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.    Federal court strikes down Michigan’s Medicaid work requirement Michigan Radio A federal court has struck down Michigan’s requirement that adults enrolled in the Healthy Michigan plan must be working or in school.  The U.S.… 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: Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly and Sanofi Face Lawsuit Over Insulin Prices. Becker’s Hospital Review. February 18, 2019. The three big insulin makers, Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly and Sanofi, must face a lawsuit that claims they… 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: HHS Wrestling with Transparency and Privacy Balance in Interoperability Rule. Fierce Healthcare. February 19, 2020. As the industry waits for a landmark rule aimed at opening up access to patient data, regulators are challenged with balancing data… 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: Tenet Healthcare to Pay $1.4 Million to Settle Cardiac Lawsuit. AP News. February 11, 2020. Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.41 million to resolve allegations 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: 8 Health Systems with Strong Finances. Becker’s Hospital Review. February 4, 2020. These are the eight health systems with strong operational metrics and solid financial positions. 2) Walmart to Pay $7.5 Million in Settlement Over… Read the rest »