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)  Miami Children’s Hospital Cuts its Rates by 30%
HealthLeaders, January 20, 2014

2)  US Emergency Rooms Get a D+ Grade
CNN, January 20, 2014

3)  MI US Attorney Office Collects $219 Mill with Budget of $25 Mill
Crains, January 21, 2014

4)  2 MI Health Exchanges Merge
Crains, January 21, 2014

5) MI Henry Ford Health System Receives $3 Million Grant for Digital Health Incubator
Crains, January 22, 2014

6) Drug Makers Slow to Embrace Social Media
Forbes, January 21,2014

7)  Many elderly patients in hospitals need decision help
Reuters, January 21, 2014

8)  Many areas of confusion for Medicare Patients
Tampa Bay Times, January 22, 2014

9)  New Poverty Guidelines Released: Important to Determining Healthcare Subsidies Under Affordable Care Act
Daily News, January 22, 2014

10)  Only 13% of Physicians are Ready for Stage 2 Meaningful Use Certification
Healthcare IT News, January 22, 2014

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