Posts Tagged: surgery

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Michigan. Crain’s, December 20, 2017. Michigan ranks eighth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate and hospitals are attempting to lower this number. 2)… 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) House OKs new bills to fight opioid epidemic. The Detroit News, December 13, 2017. The Michigan House approved multiple bills aimed at combating the opioid epidemic by tracking and controlling the flow of prescription… 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) U.S. Charges Four With Trading Insider Trips on Health-Care Policy. The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017. Federal prosecutors filed insider-trading charges concerning information about government-funding levels for cancer treatments and kidney dialysis. 2)… 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) Patient identification concepts are put to the test. Modern Healthcare, May 15, 2017. Different ideas are competing to solve the problem of ensuring accurate patient identification. 2) New Threats Fuel Fears of Another Global… Read the rest »

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Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Why Intuitive Surgical Is Increasing R&D Spending by Over 30%. Fox Business, February 7, 2017. Intuitive Surgical is increasing research and development funding to work on the next generation of robotic surgery. 2) Children’s… 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 Prescription: Doctor Offices that Look Like Apple Stores. AP, January 17, 2017. Forward is a health-management service that charges $149 per month to tend to patients’ primary care needs. 2) Snyder hints he’ll… 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) DMC passes new inspection in surgical instruments case. The Detroit News, January 10, 2017. The Detroit Medical Center officials announced the hospital passed a surprise inspection of its sterilization facilities. 2) CMS issues final… Read the rest »