Posts Tagged: cybersecurity

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Supreme Court Denies a Fast-Track a Challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The Washington Post. January 21, 2020. Without comment, the Supreme Court turned down a motion by the House of Representatives and Democratic-led states… 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: Google and University of Chicago Among Others Charged with Misuse of Patient Data. Healthcare IT News, July 1, 2019. The federal complaint states that even though the patient data was de-identified, Google’s data mining makes… 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: Oakwood Physician Settles Lawsuit for More than $3 Million. Crains, June 25, 2019. A jury awarded more than $3 million to a person who was misdiagnosed with epilepsy. She is one of hundreds to accuse… Read the rest »

Imagine the following frightening scenario: You try to log into your patient database and find that you are locked out. In your email is a message from someone claiming to have access to the database and all of the PHI contained within it. The message says that they will give you back your database access,… Read the rest »

It’s a large concern and one of the biggest challenges currently facing hospitals. 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). Medical device cybersecurity… 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 ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Michigan. Crain’s, December 20, 2017. Michigan ranks eighth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate and hospitals are attempting to lower this number. 2)… 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) Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan. The New York Times, July 26, 2017. The Senate rejected a measure that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 2) Romania to pass… 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 »