Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- Beaumont Health CEO, CMO target of no confidence petition News Break
A petition citing concerns about patient care and imminent threat of a merger is being circulated by physician leaders.
- US secures 100 million doses of Pfizer, BioNTech experimental coronavirus vaccine Fox Business
The U.S. Government has reached a deal for their COVID-19 vaccine, which includes U.S. citizens receiving the vaccine for free.
- Quick pivot to new HHS COVID-19 reporting rules meant ‘chaos’ for hospitals Healthcare IT News
Many health systems had only days to expand their COVID-19 patient data reporting practices.
- $52M field hospital in New York treated only 79 COVID-19 patients Becker’s Hospital Review
A temporary hospital set up to treat COVID-19 patients only treated 79 patients during the month that it was open.
- Wright Center co-develops telehealth-EHR combo to expand care options Healthcare IT News
A healthcare company is using an FCC award to get telemedicine in the home, along with remote patient monitoring devices.
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