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. Tenet must pay whistleblowing cardiologists $10M, court rules Becker’s Hospital Review

Two physicians who were fired from their leadership positions at the Detroit Medical Center were awarded $10.6 million after claiming they were fired following making allegations of False Claims Act violations.

  1. Judge orders release of NY data on long-term care deaths New Haven Register

A state judge ordered the release of records about nursing home residents who died of COVID-19 and ordered Gov. Cuomo’s administration to pay legal fees.

  1. University of Michigan Hospital deploys Epic-linked ‘patient monitoring at home’ Healthcare IT News

U of M Hospital implemented patient monitoring, utilizing fully managed device kits.

  1. Wayne County still hamstrung by vaccine shortage despite increase in available dosage Fox 2 Detroit

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans met with state officials and demanded the county get its fair share of the vaccine, claiming counties with fewer people were getting more doses.

  1. EHR snooping at Montefiore leads to security breach Healthcare IT News

An employee snooped in the EHR and accessed a variety of patient information.

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