Posts Categorized: Wrap-Up Friday

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Reducing sodium levels could save healthcare industry $40B: AHA Becker’s Hospital Review Reducing sodium intake could help to prevent hospital costs and cardiovascular disease. FDA authorizes first e-cigarettes, cites benefit for smokers The Detroit News… 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: Joint Commission announces new patient safety campaign Becker’s Hospital Review A new Joint Commission campaign is aimed at encouraging patients to speak up if they experience discrimination in their healthcare. Hospital ransomware attack led 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: Chamber of Commerce Sues HHS Over Insurance Transparency Rule Bloomberg Law The US Chamber of Commerce sued federal agencies to stop the implementation of a price transparency provision. Ascension Michigan to pay $2.8M to feds… 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: Tech for sending lab samples used by 3,000 hospitals at risk for hacking Becker’s Hospital Review Technology used by hospitals across the globe is at significant risk of being hacked. Case of deadly yeast infection… 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: FDA allows automatic ‘generic’ swap for brand-name insulin The Detroit News The FDA approved a generic version of Lantus, a fast-acting insulin. Ascension Health latest health care system to require COVID-19 vaccines for employees Detroit… 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: Parents hit with $270K medical bill over ‘birthday rule’ inspire changes Becker’s Hospital Review A couple received a large bill after the birth of their first child, despite being insured. UK government halts GP 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: Ohio hospital gives wrong patient a kidney, employees placed on leave Fox News An Ohio hospital placed two employees on leave after admitting the wrong patient received a kidney transplant. US overdose deaths hit record… 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: Justice Department Reports Record Number of Health Fraud Cases Bloomberg The Department of Justice opened a record number of cases last year involving healthcare fraud. Experts call new weight-loss drug ‘groundbreaking’ and a ‘game changer’… Read the rest »