Posts Tagged: interoperability

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Toronto biotech raises $200 million ahead of ADHD drug decision. Reuters, January 24, 2017.  Highland Therapeutics is raising money ahead of the FDA’s decision for a drug that manages ADHD. 2) Meridian Health, Together… 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) Connected health devices fail to improve costs, outcomes in short term, Scripps study finds. Healthcare IT News, January 20, 2016. A new study found no short-term benefits in costs or outcomes for patients who… 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) Flint Mayor Declares Disaster in Hopes of Getting Federal Aid. The Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2015. Flint is seeking funding to address the effects of contamination in the city’s drinking supply. 2) In… 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) Obama announces new steps to combat heroin, prescription drug abuse. The Washington Post, October 21, 2015. The Obama administration announced that it will takes to increase access to drug treatment and expand the training… 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) HIT Policy Committee workgroups: Stage 3 rule in need of fine-tuning. FierceEMR, May 12, 2015. The Health IT Policy Committee workgroups don’t agree with all of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ suggestions… 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) $30B Digital Health Record Push Hits Big Roadblocks. Yahoo! Finance, April 15, 2015. The government has poured nearly $30B into the healthcare industry but few providers can actually share their digital files. 2) Getting… Read the rest »