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: Aspirus acquiring Ascension hospitals, clinics in Wisconsin Fox 6 Aspirus Health is buying seven Ascension hospitals, 21 clinics, and transport services in parts of Wisconsin. CMS issues final rule for Medicare coverage of breakthrough technologies:… 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: Fired physicians win $10.6M arbitration award against Tenet Becker’s Hospital Review Two former Detroit Medical Center cardiologists won an arbitration award against Tenet Healthcare, following their termination from hospital leadership positions. U.S. officials report more… 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: Staff at hospitals in DC, Texas turn down COVID-19 vaccine Becker’s Hospital Review Multiple hospitals have employees refusing to get vaccinated. How top EHR vendors are prepping their systems for COVID-19 vaccines Healthcare IT 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: Telehealth growth attracts the eyes of investors as 2021 could see an influx of capital Healthcare Finance News The explosion of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic is attracting investors, despite capital being difficult to come… 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: Committee chairman blocks bipartisan bill to reduce surprise medical billing Becker’s Hospital Review U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass. has blocked a bipartisan bill aimed at reducing surprise medical bills. Leapfrog names top hospitals for safety… 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 taking aim at crucial COVID-19 vaccine ‘cold chain’ says IBM Healthcare IT News A global phishing campaign is underway targeting companies involved with the refrigerated supply chain infrastructure needed for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. AstraZeneca… 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: A Unique Patient Identifier Decreases Adverse Drug Interactions EHR Intelligence The development of an enhanced patient identification strategy across separate data sources can aid in patient safety and limit drug interactions. Could patients be at… 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: 32 hospitals have filed for bankruptcy this year Becker’s Hospital Review Low patient volumes, canceled elective procedures and high costs have led many hospitals to declare bankruptcy, with more bankruptcy declarations expected. Pfizer: COVID-19 shot… Read the rest »