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. Russian state-sponsored hackers target Covid-19 vaccine researchers The Guardian

Russian state-sponsored hackers are targeting UK, US and Canadian organizations developing a coronavirus vaccine.

  1. Half of consumers avoid seeking care because it’s too difficult Healthcare Finance

Many people said that the healthcare process is a chore, which leads half of consumers to avoid seeking care.

  1. UHS settles false claims allegations for $122M Becker’s Hospital Review

United Health Services and two related entities settled with the DOJ for kickback allegations and claims they billed unnecessary inpatient behavioral health services.

  1. Patient volume rebound not enough to save US hospitals’ Q2 results – experts S&P Global

Despite rising patient volumes, the second quarter could be worse for U.S. hospitals.

  1. Doctors say experimental care may have rid man of HIV The Detroit News

A man no longer has signs of AIDS following an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging dormant virus from his body.

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