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. HHS outlines public health goals for next 10 years: 5 things to know Becker’s Hospital Review

HHS shared its plan for dealing with the nation’s biggest health challenges in a report published this week.

  1. Doctor blasts Beaumont Health’s administrators in survey The Detroit News

Many of the Beaumont Health physicians that responded to a survey indicated they are wary of a proposed merger and lack confidence in corporate leadership.

  1. CMS adds 20% to inpatient Medicare payment for COVID-19 patients Healthcare Finance News

New CMS guidance for Medicare patients will go into effect on September 1, 2020.

  1. Judge Dismisses Heritage Valley Malware Lawsuit Against Nuance Health It Security

A malware cyberattack affected Nuance, a vendor of Heritage Valley Health System, and it crippled the health system and its workstations.

  1. Cellphone apps designed to track covid-19 spread struggle worldwide amid privacy concerns The Washington Post

Voluntary usage and limitations of mobile apps have failed to slow the virus’s spread.

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