Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- Canada pauses AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine use for those under 55, wants new risk analysis Reuters
Following reports of bleeding, blood clots and death in young European women, Canada will require a new risk analysis.
- New Jersey plastic surgery provider pays $30K to settle HIPAA case Becker’s Health IT News
Failure to timely provide patient records resulted in a $30,000 fine and two years of monitoring by the OCR.
- Support Builds to Add Telehealth Options for Critical Access Hospitals mHealth Intelligence
A new bill would expand telehealth access for rural mental health patients.
- WHO warns about fake COVID-19 vaccines on the dark web Healthcare IT News
Fake and stolen vaccines are being sold by scammers, aimed at those traveling internationally.
- Dementia: 25 grams of processed meat per day may raise relative risk Medical News Today
There may be a link between processed meat and an increased risk of dementia.
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