Posts Tagged: cancer

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals Sue to Block HHS From Slashing Lucrative Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2017.  The American Hospital Association and other groups have sued the Trump administration to stop cuts to drug… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals Vow Fight to Keep Medicare Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2017. Hospitals are threatening legal action to block the plan to lower what Medicare pays for certain drugs through the… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Groups partner to better leverage HIEs for population health, quality improvement. Healthcare IT News, October 18, 2017. Two groups are working together to promote population health goals and cost reduction by tackling different aspects… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA warns ‘critical’ drug shortages possible after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico. USA Today, September 26, 2017. Patients could experience shortages since Puerto Rico’s drug manufacturing industry came to a halt. 2) Coffee sold… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Already Strained by Harvey, Hospitals Brace for New Wave of Patients. The Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2017. Hospitals that were able to stay open are now bracing for many patients as roads begin… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) DMC warns 1,529 patients of health data breach. Crain’s, July 13, 2017. The Detroit Medical Center notified patients that an employee allegedly stole protected health information and provided it to unauthorized individuals. 2) Aetna… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits. The Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2017.  The recent settlement could make it possible for future plaintiffs to argue they were harmed as a result… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) U.S. Charges Four With Trading Insider Trips on Health-Care Policy. The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017. Federal prosecutors filed insider-trading charges concerning information about government-funding levels for cancer treatments and kidney dialysis. 2)… Read the rest »