Posts Tagged: Flint

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) State orders crackdown on McLaren Flint hospital’s water over Legionnaires’ concerns. Crain’s, February 14, 2017. MDHHS ordered independent water testing at McLaren Flint hospital after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. 2) Antitrust Rulings Put… Read the rest »

As breaches continue to hit healthcare practices, it is essential to prepare your practice for a breach. 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… 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) Review of CMS quality metrics kicks off. Modern Healthcare, December 7, 2016. Healthcare leaders are scrutinizing and offering recommendations on the 97 quality measures that CMS is considering using for reporting and payment initiatives… 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) F.D.A. Toughens Warning Labels for Some Opioid Painkillers. The New York Times, March 22, 2016. The FDA is requiring new warning labels regarding the risks of abuse and death in using opioid painkillers. 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) Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $72 million in suit linking talcum powder to ovarian cancer. The Washington Post, February 24, 2016. Johnson & Johnson paid one family $72 million dollars for failing 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) Federal health officials, insurers agree on how to rate doctors’ quality. The Washington Post, February 16, 2016. CMS and the health insurance industry have agreed on measures for physician quality in seven areas. 2)… Read the rest »

The Michigan health information exchange Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) is investing money to help coordinate care among Genesee County providers. 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… 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) Judge gives state until March to respond to Flint suit. The Detroit News, February 1, 2016. Michigan has until March 2 to respond to the civil lawsuit filed by Flint residents over lead-contaminated drinking… Read the rest »