Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- COVID-19 vaccine trial participant had serious neurological symptoms, but could be discharged today, AstraZeneca CEO says STAT
The participant who caused a shutdown of AstraZeneca’s phase 3 vaccine trial experienced neurological symptoms consistent with a spinal inflammatory disorder.
- Hospital employees wrongly viewed George Floyd’s medical records: 4 details Becker’s Hospital Review
Hennepin Healthcare employees wrongfully viewed medical records of George Floyd.
- Acetaminophen Alters Perception of Risk Neuroscience News
A recent study found that people who took acetaminophen were more likely to take risks.
- Patient sues UPMC after suffering third-degree burns in operating room Becker’s Hospital Review
A man was burned while undergoing surgery when oxygen was ignited by a cautery.
- Telehealth is biggest threat to healthcare cybersecurity, says report Healthcare IT News
Increased use of telehealth presents an increased risk to patient data.
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