Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- Ascension records $1B annual loss Becker’s Hospital Review
Ascension ended the period with a loss from its previous fiscal year.
- Benzodiazepines to Carry Abuse, Addiction Warnings Medpage Today
The FDA is now requiring benzodiazepines to carry warnings about risks of abuse, misuse, addiction and withdrawals.
- J&J kicks off study of single-shot COVID-19 vaccine in 60,000 volunteers Reuters
Johnson & Johnson began a trial of an experimental vaccine that could simplify distribution, compared to the leading rivals.
- Health Data Breach Brings Management Firm $2.3 Million HHS Fine Bloomberg Law
A management company that serves hospitals must pay a hefty fine after a data breach exposed over 6 million peoples’ information.
- Donors urge Beaumont to delay merger until ‘current crisis’ is resolved Becker’s Hospital Review
More than 20 donors sent a letter to Beaumont requesting action be taken on the recently raised concerns from doctors and nurses.
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