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: Officials push for national PFAS drinking water standard AP There is a push for a national drinking water standard in regards to forever chemicals. Houston Methodist makes good on threat to suspend employees who refused… 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: Virgin Galactic to fly researcher to space for conducting experiments Reuters Researcher Kellie Gerardi will be flown into space to test new healthcare technologies. WHO grants emergency approval to 2nd Chinese COVID vaccine AP 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: 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 »