Posts Tagged: #coronavirus

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: A Unique Patient Identifier Decreases Adverse Drug Interactions EHR Intelligence The development of an enhanced patient identification strategy across separate data sources can aid in patient safety and limit drug interactions. Could patients be at… 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: 32 hospitals have filed for bankruptcy this year Becker’s Hospital Review Low patient volumes, canceled elective procedures and high costs have led many hospitals to declare bankruptcy, with more bankruptcy declarations expected. Pfizer: COVID-19 shot… Read the rest »

Yes, COVID-19 lawsuits are coming. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). There has already been an uptick in personal injury lawsuits alleging… 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: Hospitals take action to avoid ransomware attacks, including preemptive email shutdown Becker’s Hospital Review After a warning from the FBI of increased hacking activity, hospitals across the country are taking steps to prevent an attack.… Read the rest »

The FBI has warned that there is an expected wave of attacks on the United States healthcare system. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our… 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: Aetna settles HIPAA breaches affecting nearly 18,500 members Becker’s Hospital Review Aetna agreed to pay the OCR $1Million to settle three separate HIPAA violations. Medicare finalizing coverage policy for coronavirus vaccine AP Medicare will cover… 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: Hospital chiefs warn of next, potentially ‘worse’ COVID-19 wave Becker’s Hospital Review An increase in COVID-19 cases has hospital personnel warning that another wave of COVID may be coming. Teladoc Health data shows virtual mental… 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: CMS expands list of telehealth services that can get Medicare reimbursement Fierce Healthcare CMS added new telehealth services that will be reimbursed by Medicare, to accelerate use of telehealth. The collapse of the Beaumont-Advocate Aurora… Read the rest »