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: Canada pauses AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine use for those under 55, wants new risk analysis Reuters Following reports of bleeding, blood clots and death in young European women, Canada will require a new risk analysis. New… 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: Cleveland Clinic, Anthem launch concierge heart surgery program for Eli Lilly employees Becker’s Hospital Review A new concierge heart surgery program launched January 1 as a part of Cleveland Clinic and will offer services 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: Michigan Medicine to resume construction on $920M hospital after pandemic-related pause Fierce Healthcare Michigan Medicine plans to open the new hospital for patient care in the fall of 2025. CareCentrix files corporate espionage lawsuit against… 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: Hackers demand $1.75M from North Carolina clinic during 6-day ransomware attack Becker’s Hospital Review Allergy Partners was infected by ransomware and the clinic is currently performing an investigation. An experimental toothpaste aims to treat peanut… 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 healthcare CEO gets 15 years in prison for $150M Fraud Becker’s Hospital Review The CEO of a chain of medical clinics was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $51 million in restitution for… 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: Woman who died after transplant surgery at UM got COVID-19 from donated lungs Detroit Free Press A woman died following a double lung transplant, despite the donor having tested negative for COVID-19. Johnson & Johnson’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: Texas power outages lead to 300+ carbon monoxide cases in Houston area Becker’s Hospital Review A winter storm and widespread power outages has led people to turn to dangerous power sources, such as grills and… 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: Business associates were largely to blame for 2020 breaches Healthcare IT News Healthcare data breaches soared in 2020 and nearly 75% of breaches were tied to third-party business associates. Coronavirus vaccination may be cause of… Read the rest »