Posts Tagged: healthcare law

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: Beaumont Investigating Security Breach of 1,200 Patient Files. The Detroit News. January 25, 2020. Beaumont notified 1,182 individuals about the incident saying a now-former employee had unauthorized access of patient information. The employee, who was… 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: 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: Drug Distributor Exits Opioid Market After Admitting Role in Crisis. Reuters. January 14, 2020. A New York company that was the first drug distributor to face U.S. felony charges for its role in fueling the… 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: MIT School of Engineering and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Partner to Develop Healthcare Artificial Intelligence. Health IT Analytics. January 7, 2020. MIT School of Engineering and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited have partnered to use artificial intelligence tools 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: 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Federal Government to Investigate Partnership with Google and Ascension. Newsweek. November 12, 2019. Google’s move into the medical information field known as Project Nightingale may be creating a database of patient information that is not… 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: Allergen Settles Lawsuit for $750 Million. Reuters. October 28, 2019. Allergan will pay $750 million to settle a class action lawsuit from a group of direct purchasers of Alzheimer’s disease therapy Namenda, the drugmaker said,… Read the rest »