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.  “Meaningful Use” for EHRs not tied to quality
Medscape, April 14, 2014

2.  Owner Tenet Health of Michigan DMC Hospitals only meeting part of its obligations under the purchase agreement
Crains, April 16,2014

3.  Doctors Misdiagnose 12 Million Patients a Year
NBC, April 16, 2014

4.  Hospital Visits Decreased When Seniors Got Drug Coverage
Kaiser Health News, April 16, 2014

5.  Michigan Health & Hospital Association President to Retire
Crains, April 17, 2014

6.  Doctors Who Are Excluded from Medicaid Due to Fraud are Still Billing Medicare
ProPublica, April 17, 2014

7.  Major Challenges to Healthcare IT in the coming years
HealthcareIT News, April 16, 2014

8.  8 Million Sign Up for ObamaCare; 35% under 35 yrs. old
NY Times, April 17, 2014

9.  Astellas Pharma to Pay $7.3 Mill to settle False Billing Charges
US Atty D. Pa, April 16, 2014

10.  Detroit Clinic Doctor Convicted of Fraud
Crains, April 18,2014

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