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. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. Support Builds to Add Telehealth Options for Critical Access Hospitals mHealth Intelligence

A new bill would expand telehealth access for rural mental health patients.

  1. 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.

  1. 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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