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)  Ohio insurance employee embezzles $3 million
Washington Times, August 11, 2014

2)  Apple prepares Healthkit app
Reuters, August 12, 2014

3)  Healthcare Centers increasing use of telemedicine
Pittsburgh Gazette, August 12, 2014

4)  CMS gives incentives to high performing hospitals for outcomes and patient saftey
Reno Gazette, August 12, 2014

5)  Software designed for insurance premium savings for young, healthy businesses
Reuters, August 12, 2014

6)  Scientists produce 3-D artificial brain tissue
Washington Post, August 11, 2014

7)  Bill introduced to remove social security numbers from Medicare cards
The Hill, August 12, 2014

8)  Wellpoint insurance co. changes its name to Anthem
Bloomberg, August 13, 2014

9)  Physician assistants grew 219% in last decade
Medscape, August 13, 2014

10)  India outlines plans to improve inspections at drug facilities
Wall Street Journal, August 13, 1014

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