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)  Telemedicine growing in Michigan
Crains, October 20, 2014

Interesting article showcasing local companies tapping into the growing market of telemedicine

2)  US Healthcare system ranks last in wealthy countries for patient access and affordability
HealthDay, October 22, 2014

Article highlighting the expense and lack of access for patients in the US.

3)  Study shows that consolidation of hospitals increases costs for patients
JAMA Network, October 22, 2014

As hospital consolidations continue, costs are rising

4)  Money problems add to the already heavy burden of cancer patients
MedPage, October 22, 2014

1 in 4 cancer patients reported financial hardship and/or bankruptcy beyond their treatment period

5)  Americans show distrust of the medical profession according to survey

HealthDay, October 22, 2014

Harvard researchers find that patients distrust all public institutions, including healthcare providers

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.

Related Posts

Categories

Recent Posts

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
Should I Add My Child to My Bank Account?
November 30, 2023

Subscribe

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.