Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- Judge: Hospital need not fund doc’s defense in murder case The Detroit News
Trinity Health does not need to cover the costs of a doctor’s defense against murder charges in the deaths of 25 hospital patients.
- U.S. secures 300 million doses of potential AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Reuters
The United States has secured millions of doses of an experimental vaccine by pledging $1.2 billion.
- To ‘do no harm,’ invest in cybersecurity Healthcare IT News
Downtime after a cyberattack can result in harm to patients, and patient care includes protecting medical data.
- Gilead ups its donation of the COVID-19 drug remdesivir for U.S. hospitals STAT
Gilead Sciences has upped the number of doses it’s donating to the federal government from 607,000 to around 940,000.
- Doctor who misdiagnosed epilepsy cases surrenders license The Detroit News
A Metro Detroit epilepsy doctor surrendered his license after claims that he misdiagnosed and mistreated young patients.
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