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. Chamber of Commerce Sues HHS Over Insurance Transparency Rule Bloomberg Law

The US Chamber of Commerce sued federal agencies to stop the implementation of a price transparency provision.

  1. Ascension Michigan to pay $2.8M to feds over hysterectomies The Detroit News

Ascension Michigan has agreed to settle allegations that a doctor performed unnecessary hysterectomies and other services.

  1. NHS to launch new cervical screening management system Healthcare News IT

A new cloud-based IT system for cervical screening has been announced in England.

  1. Heavy drinking drove hundreds of thousands of Americans to early graves Science News

A study found that excessive drinking ended lives an average of 29 years sooner than expected.

  1. Inside the dark web: What hackers are selling network access to hospitals for Becker’s Hospital Review

Some hackers auction off hospital network access and patient records.

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