Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Beaumont Investigating Security Breach of 1,200 Patient Files. The Detroit News. January 25, 2020. Beaumont notified 1,182 individuals about the incident saying a now-former employee had unauthorized access of patient information. The employee, who was… 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: Supreme Court Denies a Fast-Track a Challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The Washington Post. January 21, 2020. Without comment, the Supreme Court turned down a motion by the House of Representatives and Democratic-led states… 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: Drug Distributor Exits Opioid Market After Admitting Role in Crisis. Reuters. January 14, 2020. A New York company that was the first drug distributor to face U.S. felony charges for its role in fueling the… 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: MIT School of Engineering and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Partner to Develop Healthcare Artificial Intelligence. Health IT Analytics. January 7, 2020. MIT School of Engineering and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited have partnered to use artificial intelligence tools 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: U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Risk Payments to Health Insurers. Reuters. December 31, 2019. A U.S. appeals court upheld the validity of a federal program governing the payment of billions of dollars to insurers under the… 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: Pharmacists Convicted in Prescription Scheme Avoid Prison. AP News. December 23, 2019. Two pharmacists who worked for a compounding pharmacy blamed for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak have been sentenced for their roles in an… 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 Sues Walgreens and Other Drug Companies for Causing Opioid Crisis. Detroit Free Press. December 17, 2019. The state of Michigan filed suit in Wayne County Circuit Court, charging McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corporation,… 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: 80,000 Patients Impacted by Provider’s Ransomware Attack. Health It Security. December 11, 2019. About 80,000 patients from a Minnesota Provider are being notified after a ransomware attack potentially caused an “inadvertent exposure” of protected health… Read the rest »