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) How Republicans Might Replace Obamacare. The Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2017. 

Various Republicans have assembled ideas of replacements for Obamacare, but no consensus has been reached.

2) Snyder fights for Medicaid plan in Obamacare repeal. The Detroit News, January 4, 2017.

Gov. Rick Snyder wants the government to spare Michigan’s unique form of Medicaid expansion and to use it as a national model.

3) France to suspend sales of Vitamin D supplement after infant’s death. Reuters, January 4, 2017.

France has started to suspend Uvesterol D due to a probable link between administration of the supplement and an infant’s death.

4) Mayo Clinic teams up with Groupon founder’s machine learning startup Tempus to develop molecular sequencing for cancer treatment. Healthcare IT News, January 5, 2017.

Mayo Clinic and Tempus are working together to provide personalized treatment for cancer patients.

5) Ebola vaccine fast-tracked after proven 100 percent effective in trials. The Washington Times, January 1, 2017.

An experimental vaccine shot received fast-track status from the FDA.

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