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) Epic CEO Judy Faulkner reveals two new EHR versions are in development. Healthcare IT News, February 21, 2017.

Epic is developing new versions of Epic to accommodate different necessities.

2) Beaumont to commercialize its mobile oxygen tank/IV design system. Crain’s, February 19, 2017.

Beaumont has designed a safer and less expensive way for patients to get mobility exercises.

3) Medisafe adds drug-to-drug interactions alerts feature to platform. Healthcare IT News, February 22, 2017.

Technology vendor Medisafe unveiled a new feature that alerts users of possible drug interactions that may alter the way medications perform.

4) New patient group focuses on drug prices amid bipartisan concern. USA Today, February 22, 2017.

A new group will focus only on drug prices and eschewing money from the pharmaceutical industry.

5) Health Insurer Aetna to Spend $3.3B Buying Back Stock. AP, February 22, 2017.

Aetna will spend $3.3 billion to buy back more than 20 million shares of its stock.

Do you have questions about healthcare issues? We can help. For assistanceCLICK HERE.

Get “News You Can Use” delivered directly to your e-mail inbox. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE.

P.S. If you or your patients are interested in consumer healthcare issues, check out myhealthspin.com.

Related Posts


Recent Posts

Red Flags in Physician Contracts
December 6, 2022
Estate Planning Terms to Know
December 1, 2022
Are You Providing Patients with their Records Quickly Enough?
November 29, 2022
Happy Thanksgiving from Rickard & Associates!
November 24, 2022
Protect Your Practice Against Telemedicine Fraud
November 22, 2022


Enter your email to subscribe now and receive your FREE HIPAA Risk Assessment book!

An essential tool for all healthcare providers, Easy Guide to HIPAA Risk Assessments breaks down the requirements of HIPAA so you can successfully complete your required risk assessment.


Get it now for FREE (an $8.99 value!)

One more step! Please check your email to confirm your subscription and receive your FREE book!