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. 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.

  1. Case of deadly yeast infection confirmed in Oakland County The Detroit News

A deadly, medication-resistant fungal infection was identified in Oakland County.

  1. 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.

  1. NPs get prison time for telemedicine fraud Becker’s Hospital Review

Two nurse practitioners have been sentenced to prison for conspiring to defraud Medicare.

  1. 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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