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) Equifax, company in data breach, holds Obamacare customer info. AJC, September 13, 2017.

Equifax has the federal contract to verify incomes for policyholders on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges.

2) FDA Moves To Guard Against Abuse Of ‘Orphan Drug’ Program. Kaiser Health News, September 13, 2017.

The FDA is changing its approval process for “orphan drugs” by closing a loophole that allows manufacturers to skip pediatric testing requirements.

3) 5 common HIPAA compliance pitfalls for healthcare orgs to avoid. Healthcare IT News, September 13, 2017.

Healthcare organizations need to stay ahead of issues and seek help when issues are identified.

4) Health, energy CEOs explain early leadership challenges. Crain’s, September 13, 2017.

Health leaders in Michigan discussed challenges faced as CEOs.

5) Ransomware and electronic records access, healthcare’s biggest threats. Healthcare IT News, September 13, 2017.

While there are many threats in healthcare, ransomware is the most urgent.

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

Do I Need an Emergency List?
March 23, 2023
Breaking: New Self-Disclosure Policy
March 21, 2023
What is a Power of Attorney?
March 16, 2023
Can Your EHR Template Land You in Prison?
March 14, 2023
What Happens When You Don’t Fund Your Trust?
March 9, 2023


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!