Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

1)  Philadelphia is blocked from any new ambulance services by CMS due to fraud
philly.com, March 2, 2014

2)  Emergency Medical Services Growing Nationally
Chron, March 1, 2014

3)  Nearly 1/2 of all Hospitals will buy new EHR by 2016
IHealthBeat, February 28, 2014

4)  Michigan BCBS Net Income is down in 2013
Crains, March 4, 2014

5)  Medicare Fraud Recoveries Saved Detroit $100 Million Dollars
Crains, March 4, 2014

6)  Atlanta Counseling Center Owner Sentenced to 10 yrs in Prison for Healthcare Fraud
alj.com, March 3, 2014

7)  FDA Creates Regulation Maze for Medical Apps
InformationWeek, March 3, 2014

8)  1/3 of Nursing Home Patients Suffer from Medical Errors
Washington Post, March 3, 2014

9)  Drug Company’s decrease payments to physicians for promoting drugs due to ObamaCare
nj.com, March 4, 2014

10)  Medicare Payments for Health Health Cut by 14% over next 4 years
Bloomberg, March 6, 2014

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