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)  1/2 of all hospital deaths are caused from sepsis.
Detroit Free Press, July 10, 2014

2)  US uninsured rate falls 15% due to ObamaCare
Commonwealth Fund, July 10, 2014

3)  Brooklyn NY has staggering Medicare claims indicating referral kickbacks by healthcare providers
USA Today, July 10, 2014

4)  $120 Billion savings in Medicare by 2019
Vox, July 9, 2014

5)  $100 Million from HHS for Community Health Centers around the US
The Hill, July 9, 2014

6)  On-line data base to be released in September showing all payments made to physicians under “Sunshine” Act
AP, July 9, 2014

7)  Urgent Care now a $14.5 billion business
NY Times, July 9, 2014

8)  3 million Americans eligible to sign up for ObamaCare before enrollment period due to loss of job, new baby, etc.
Bloomberg, July 9, 2014

9)  Adverse reactions to psyche medications result in 90,000 ED visits per year
AP, July 9, 2014

10)  Together Health Network names St. John Providence doctor as interim CEO
Crains, July 7, 2014

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