Posts Tagged: GOP

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) In Puerto Rico, Health Concerns Grow Amid Lack of Clean Water, Medical Care. The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2017. The aftermath of Hurricane Maria includes many health concerns in Puerto Rico, including lack… 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) FDA may publicly shame drug makers for thwarting generic rivals. STAT, July 19, 2017. The FDA may soon publicly shame brand name drug makers to break a logjam caused by a program designed 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) HIE use leads to shorter lengths of hospital stay, lower chance of ED readmission. Healthcare IT News, March 8, 2017. Efficiency and quality improve when physicians can access patient EHR data via a regional… 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) Allergan to Buy Vitae Pharmaceuticals for $639 Million. The Wall Street Journal, September 14, 2016. Allergan agreed to acquire the biotechnology company Vitae Pharmaceuticals. 2) Medical data of U.S. Olympic athletes leaked by Russian… 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) EHR vendors fall short on usability testing. Modern Healthcare, September 9, 2015. Many developers of popular EHRs are having trouble with reporting and meeting federal design requirements. 2) Federal Judge Allows Part of GOP… Read the rest »