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) U.S. Charges Four With Trading Insider Trips on Health-Care Policy. The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017.

Federal prosecutors filed insider-trading charges concerning information about government-funding levels for cancer treatments and kidney dialysis.

2) WannaCry and now EternalBlue threats prove cybersecurity review is a must. Healthcare IT News, May 24, 2017.

Recent cyberattacks and threats prove that healthcare organizations must re-evaluate security procedures.

3) Doctor who faced retaliation for raising concerns about double-booked surgeries wins lawsuit. Boston Globe, May 24, 2017.

A neurosurgeon was illegally forced out of his job for objecting to a policy that allowed a surgeon to perform two complex surgeries simultaneously.

4) German court favors vaccination of child in parents’ dispute. Reuters, May 23, 2017.

Germany ruled that a father could have his child vaccinated, even though the mother of the child is opposed.

5) Health-Tech Startups Pivot as Obamacare Uncertainty Mounts. The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017.

Some health startups are revamping to grapple with the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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

Getting Remarried? Here’s What You Need to Know
March 21, 2024
What is the Biggest Threat to Healthcare?
January 30, 2024
How Can I Simplify Estate Planning?
January 11, 2024
I Have a Trust. Now What?
December 7, 2023
Breaking: Corewell Health Breach
December 5, 2023


Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Subscribe and get your FREE copy of Easy Guide to HIPAA Risk Assessments

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. (an $8.99 value)

Thank you for subscribing to the Rickard & Associates healthcare blog. You'll receive a confirmation email shortly. After verifying your subscription request, you'll be sent to the "Easy Guide to HIPAA Risk Assessments" download page.