Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- Hospitals take action to avoid ransomware attacks, including preemptive email shutdown Becker’s Hospital Review
After a warning from the FBI of increased hacking activity, hospitals across the country are taking steps to prevent an attack.
- Biogen Alzheimer’s drug closer to approval with U.S. FDA staff backing, shares jump 40% Reuters
Biogen Inc. has shown persuasive evidence that its Alzheimer’s drug is effective.
- Predictive models can help stratify patient risk during and after COVID-19 Healthcare IT News
Clinical decision support and hospital resource-management are important factors when looking at patient risk.
- ‘COVID’ fee showing up on medical bills across the country Becker’s Hospital Review
Healthcare providers are adding COVID fees to patient bills to deal with pandemic expenses.
- New Drug Offers Hope Against MS U.S. News & World Report
A new immunotherapy drug has been successful in fighting multiple sclerosis in animals.
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