Posts Tagged: hospitals

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: AHA: COVID-19 pandemic could cost hospitals $200B through June FierceHealthcare An American Hospital Association report found that following COVID-19, many hospitals are on the brink due to losses. Children’s Hospital bans Wayne State University pediatricians… 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: Senators Put Pressure on Billing Company Involved In Data Breach. TheHill, June 7, 2019. The breach involved an unauthorized user gaining access to the system of the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), the billing collection… 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: Revenue Problems for Hospitals under new Michigan Auto Insurance Law. Crains Detroit. June 2, 2019 Suburban Detroit hospital systems appear to be at risk of losing millions of dollars in annual revenue as a result… Read the rest »

Imagine the following frightening scenario: You try to log into your patient database and find that you are locked out. In your email is a message from someone claiming to have access to the database and all of the PHI contained within it. The message says that they will give you back your database access,… 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) New Trump administration rule will require hospitals post prices online. The Hill, August 3, 2018.  Hospitals will be required to post online a list of their standard charges. 2) Prime Healthcare Services To Pay $65M… Read the rest »

If you were to leave your current employer, would you be able to practice anywhere you want? Many employment contracts and professional service agreements contain non-compete clauses, provisions that can restrict you from practicing within a specific geographic area or at specific employers, like a competing hospital or physician organization. We can help your practice… 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) China Approves First Cancer Immunotherapy Drug. Stat News, June 15, 2018.  A Chinese drug retailer approved the new drug last Friday. 2) Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges. The New York Times, June… 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) Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Signature Healthcare Settled For $30 Million. The Tennessean, June 11, 2018.  A Tennessee nursing home did meaningless therapies to maximize profits. 2) CMS Unveils New Guidance To Help States Fight Opioid Epidemic.… Read the rest »