Posts Tagged: fraud

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: 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Michigan Sues Walgreens and Other Drug Companies for Causing Opioid Crisis. Detroit Free Press. December 17, 2019. The state of Michigan filed suit in Wayne County Circuit Court, charging McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corporation,… 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: 80,000 Patients Impacted by Provider’s Ransomware Attack. Health It Security. December 11, 2019. About 80,000 patients from a Minnesota Provider are being notified after a ransomware attack potentially caused an “inadvertent exposure” of protected health… 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: Federal Prosecutors Launch Criminal Prove of Opioid Makers and Distributors. Wall Street Journal. November 26, 2019. Federal prosecutors are using a criminal law more commonly used against drug dealers in probe of 6 major pharmaceutical… 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 Hit by Ransomware Attacks Seeing an Increase in Heart Patients’ Death Rates. Fox News. November 15, 2019. The way hospitals respond to a cyber attack can result in a slower response to critical heart… Read the rest »