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. Cleveland Clinic, Anthem launch concierge heart surgery program for Eli Lilly employees Becker’s Hospital Review

A new concierge heart surgery program launched January 1 as a part of Cleveland Clinic and will offer services to Eli Lilly employees.

  1. Boston Scientific in $189 million settlement with U.S. states over surgical mesh devices Reuters

Boston Scientific Corp agreed to pay a settlement for a claim that it deceptively marketed its surgical mesh devices to consumers.

  1. Covid-19 Vaccine Recipients Face Injury Payment ‘Black Hole’ Bloomberg Law

Covid-19 vaccine recipients who suffer a rare injury will have a hard time getting compensated.

  1. Tech misstep exposes 65,000 patient files at Chicago provider Becker’s Hospital Review

PHI may have been stolen following a technical misconfiguration.

  1. House passes 15-bill package aimed at curbing drug costs, increasing health care access The Detroit News

The Michigan House approved a bill package to curb healthcare costs.

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