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)  CMS will release data on hospital mistakes
USA Today, Sept.  7, 2014

2)  Doctors paid by lab for sample patient blood samples may violate anti-kickback
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 7, 2014

3)  Iowa nursing home company paying $3. 8 million for unreasonable physical therapy for residents
AP, Sept. 6, 2014

4)  Apple releases “smart watch” to monitor patient health
NY Times, Sept. 7, 2014

5)  ObamaCare premiums should decrease slightly for 2015
Kaiser Health News, Sept. 5, 2014

6)  HHS ramping up incentives for healthcare providers to provide more cyber security
Boston Globe, Sept. 6, 2014

7)  Each day in hospital increases risk of drug-resistant infection by 1%
Time, Sept. 7, 2014

8)  Healthcare providers should be prepared for HIPAA audits
Healthcare IT News, September 10, 2014

9)  Anti-trust concerns over growing hospital mergers impacting the free market
Politico, September 9, 2014

10)  Beaumont Health announces its Senior Leadership Team
Crains, September 10, 2014

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