Posts Tagged: compliance

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly and Sanofi Face Lawsuit Over Insulin Prices. Becker’s Hospital Review. February 18, 2019. The three big insulin makers, Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly and Sanofi, must face a lawsuit that claims they… 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: HHS Wrestling with Transparency and Privacy Balance in Interoperability Rule. Fierce Healthcare. February 19, 2020. As the industry waits for a landmark rule aimed at opening up access to patient data, regulators are challenged with balancing data… 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: Tenet Healthcare to Pay $1.4 Million to Settle Cardiac Lawsuit. AP News. February 11, 2020. Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.41 million to resolve allegations that… 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: 8 Health Systems with Strong Finances. Becker’s Hospital Review. February 4, 2020. These are the eight health systems with strong operational metrics and solid financial positions. 2) Walmart to Pay $7.5 Million in Settlement Over… 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: Beaumont Investigating Security Breach of 1,200 Patient Files. The Detroit News. January 25, 2020. Beaumont notified 1,182 individuals about the incident saying a now-former employee had unauthorized access of patient information. The employee, who was… 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: Drug Distributor Exits Opioid Market After Admitting Role in Crisis. Reuters. January 14, 2020. A New York company that was the first drug distributor to face U.S. felony charges for its role in fueling 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: U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Risk Payments to Health Insurers. Reuters. December 31, 2019. A U.S. appeals court upheld the validity of a federal program governing the payment of billions of dollars to insurers under 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: Pharmacists Convicted in Prescription Scheme Avoid Prison. AP News. December 23, 2019. Two pharmacists who worked for a compounding pharmacy blamed for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak have been sentenced for their roles in an… Read the rest »