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)  Private Health Exchanges Continue to Grow
Crains, March 30, 2014

2)  E-prescribing by Doctors is More Efficient than Paper
NPR, March 30, 2014

3)  HIPAA Risk Assessment Tool released by HHS for Physicians
Health Management Technology, March 30, 2014

4)  Trend of Doctors Becoming Employed by Hospitals
Northwest Herald, March 30, 2014

5)  Cardiac Rehab now covered by Medicare for Patients with Heart Failure
Wall Street Journal, March 31, 2014

6)  EMR:  Must have strict controls for “cut and paste”
Government HealthIT, March 31, 2014

7)  Primary Care Doctor Shortage due to Burnout
Washington Post, March 31, 2014

8)  Ann Arbor 72 yr. old Doctor Pleads Guilty to Illegal Referrals to Home Health
Crains, April 1, 2014

9)  3/4 of Seniors Have Living Wills
HealthDay, April 2, 2014

10)  What’s Ahead Under ObamaCare?
Reuters, April 2, 2014

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