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. Beaumont Health eyeing merger with out-of-state hospital system Advocate Aurora Detroit Free Press

Beaumont is considering a merger to find security amid uncertainties in healthcare.

  1. US warns 3 companies over illegal at-home COVID-19 tests AP News

The FDA issued warning letters to companies selling at-home blood tests that have not been tested for accuracy.

  1. Ransomware attack leaves 5 years of patient records inaccessible at Colo. hospital Healthcare IT News

A hospital is still attempting to recover files after an unknown cybercriminal locked its files to extort money.

  1. ‘Medicaid best price’ changes aimed at value-based gene therapy contracts: U.S. agency Reuters

Proposed changes would allow commercial health insurers to enter into ‘value-based’ payment schemes.

  1. Super-potent human antibodies protect against COVID-19 in animal tests Science News

Recovered COVID-19 patient antibodies provided powerful protection during testing.

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