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. Hundreds of disillusioned doctors leave Lebanon, in blow to healthcare Reuters

Political instability and bankruptcy of the state and banking system have contributed to a mass exodus of doctors and surgeons.

  1. Telemedicine could be the future of healthcare in rural areas 25 ABC

Some rural area hospitals, physicians, and patients have embraced telemedicine and will continue to use it after the COVID pandemic.

  1. Mayo Clinic faces lawsuit in breach of patients’ health records Star Tribune

Over 1,600 patients had their medical records accessed improperly by a former employee.

  1. FDA authorizes Eli Lilly’s Covid-19 antibody treatment for emergency use NBC News

The antibody treatment is meant for high-risk patients with mild to moderate forms of COVID-19.

  1. Leeds Teaching Hospitals deploys imaging tech as part of NHS digital pathology network Healthcare IT News

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is using a Sectra picture archiving and communication system that allows pathology images to be accessed by professionals on different devices.

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