Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- Tech for sending lab samples used by 3,000 hospitals at risk for hacking Becker’s Hospital Review
Technology used by hospitals across the globe is at significant risk of being hacked.
- Case of deadly yeast infection confirmed in Oakland County The Detroit News
A deadly, medication-resistant fungal infection was identified in Oakland County.
- Chipmunks near South Lake Tahoe test positive for plague Live Science
Chipmunks in South Lake Tahoe have tested positive for plague, but there was no known contact with people.
- NPs get prison time for telemedicine fraud Becker’s Hospital Review
Two nurse practitioners have been sentenced to prison for conspiring to defraud Medicare.
- Pfizer epilepsy drug prices were ‘unfairly high,’ UK review finds Reuters
Britain is arguing that Pfizer charged an unfairly high price for an epilepsy drug.
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