Posts Tagged: Ebola

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) How Republicans Might Replace Obamacare. The Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2017.  Various Republicans have assembled ideas of replacements for Obamacare, but no consensus has been reached. 2) Snyder fights for Medicaid plan in… 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) Theranos, Embattled Laboratory, Shifts to Medical Machines. The New York Times, August 1, 2016. Theranos is shifting its business model toward selling medical blood testing machines. 2) Experimental vaccine could provide rapid response to… 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 Approves Update of Toxic-Chemical Regulations. The New York Times, June 7, 2016. The Senate gave final approval to overhaul the existing law governing toxic chemicals in homes and businesses. 2) Ebola nurse Nina… 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 the turmoil at Zenefits reveals about Silicon Valley’s big problem with health care. Washington Post, February 8, 2016. Zenefits was one of the fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley, but it realized 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: 1) Connected health devices fail to improve costs, outcomes in short term, Scripps study finds. Healthcare IT News, January 20, 2016. A new study found no short-term benefits in costs or outcomes for patients who… 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) 8 out of 10 mobile health apps open to HIPAA violations, hacking, data theft. Healthcare IT News, January 13, 2016. Most health apps are susceptible to the most common hacking techniques: code tampering and… 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) 100 medical societies warn about possible ICD-10 problems. Modern Healthcare, March 4, 2015. The American Medical Association and 99 other associations are asking CMS to improve transition plans for the October 1 conversion to… Read the rest »