Former Theranos Lab Director and Staff Testify in Ongoing Elizabeth Holmes Fraud Trial That They Voiced Concerns about Reliability and Accuracy of Edison Blood-Testing Device
Four-star general Jim Mattis testified that he eventually “didn’t know what to believe about Theranos anymore,” The Wall Street Journal reported Former-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was known for her obsession with Steve Jobs, imitating not only the late Apple CEO’s well-known management style, but also his wardrobe choices. However, clinical laboratory managers and pathologists will […] The post Former Theranos Lab Director and Staff Testify in Ongoing Elizabeth Holmes Fraud Trial That They Voiced Concerns about Reliability and Accuracy of Edison Blood-Testing Device appeared first on Dark D...
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Text Messages Between Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ex-Boyfriend Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Grab Headlines in Early Days of Fraud Trial
Romantic musings between the now-defunct Theranos’ CEO and COO may be introduced to undercut Holmes’ claims of ‘intimate partner abuse’ Medical laboratory professionals did not have to wait long for the first prosecution bombshell to explode during the opening week of the federal criminal fraud trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes. In court filings […] The post Text Messages Between Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ex-Boyfriend Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Grab Headlines in Early Days of Fraud Trial appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Linda Evangelista Says Body-Sculpting Procedure Left Her ‘Disfigured’
The ’90s-era supermodel said side effects from a fat-freezing procedure caused her to become depressed and turned her into a recluse after “not looking like myself any longer.” (Source: NYT Health)
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Malpractice Claims During COVID-19: More Questions Than Answers Malpractice Claims During COVID-19: More Questions Than Answers
Although healthcare practitioners are protected from medical liability during the pandemic, malpractice claims may still be brought against them.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

America's hospitals are wrought with covid malpractice, fraud
(Natural News) For more than a year, PANDA (Pandemics, Data & Analytics) has been receiving calls from doctors all around the world who are horrified at the rampant fraud and malpractice taking place at hospitals as part of their Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) response. Nick Hudson, PANDA’s chairman, says that most of these doctors end up... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Can Being an Expert Witness Ruin Your Career? Can Being an Expert Witness Ruin Your Career?
Physicians who testify as expert witnesses can risk their careers even in simple medical malpractice cases. Is it worth it?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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One High-Profile Case Damaged This Physician's Career One High-Profile Case Damaged This Physician's Career
Physicians who testify as expert witnesses can risk their careers even in simple medical malpractice cases. Is it worth it?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
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German Feasibility Study Shows Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging May Provide New Technique for Identifying Positive Margins during Prostatectomies
Prostate cancer currently has the highest positive surgical margin rate of any cancer in men, with 21% of patients left with cancer cells at the resection site Cancer surgeons may soon have a new technology to help them completely remove cancerous tissue during prostate cancer surgery. Called Cerenkov luminescence imaging (CLI), this new diagnostic technology […] The post German Feasibility Study Shows Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging May Provide New Technique for Identifying Positive Margins during Prostatectomies appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Department of Justice Recovers $1.8B from Medical Laboratory Owners and Others Accused of Alleged Healthcare Fraud During COVID-19 Pandemic
It did not take long for fraudsters to pursue hundreds of billions of federal dollars designated to support SARS-CoV-2 testing and it is rare when federal prosecutors bring cases only a few months after illegal lab testing schemes are identified As if the COVID-19 pandemic weren’t bad enough, unscrupulous clinical laboratory operators quickly sought to […] The post Department of Justice Recovers $1.8B from Medical Laboratory Owners and Others Accused of Alleged Healthcare Fraud During COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Theranos Founder and Former CEO Elizabeth Holmes ’ Federal Criminal Fraud Trial Finally Is Under Way in California
Court documents show Holmes’ defense strategy includes accusing ex-boyfriend and former COO Balwani of ‘intimate partner abuse’ that impacted her ‘state of mind’ It has started! The long-awaited criminal trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is underway in a federal courthouse in Silicon Valley. Across the profession of medical laboratory medicine, there is keen […] The post Theranos Founder and Former CEO Elizabeth Holmes’ Federal Criminal Fraud Trial Finally Is Under Way in California appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Large Dutch Survey Shines Light on Fraud and Questionable Research Practices in Medical Studies Published in Scientific Journals
About half of nearly 7,000 respondents admitted to sloppy practices, which suggests that pathologists and clinical lab professionals may want to be skeptical about the findings of many papers published in medical journals It may surprise pathologists and medical laboratory professionals to learn that as many as 10% of surveyed authors of published scientific papers […] The post Large Dutch Survey Shines Light on Fraud and Questionable Research Practices in Medical Studies Published in Scientific Journals appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Faces Trial for Fraud. Here ’s What to Know About the Case
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will stand trial later this month on charges of defrauding investors and patients of the blood-testing company. If convicted, 37-year-old Holmes—once named the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire—could face 20 years in prison for each of the ten counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud she is accused of. The Theranos case has attracted worldwide attention, inspiring a bestselling book, an HBO documentary, a podcast, a limited series on Hulu and an upcoming film set to star Jennifer Lawrence. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true&rdqu...
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Ireland ’s ‘CervicalCheck’ Cancer Screening Program Remains Plagued by Controversy Despite Reform Efforts
Two US clinical laboratories providing testing for the problem-laden program have been targets of lawsuits from women who allege their smear test results were misread In Ireland, the nation’s health service continues to deal with the consequences from problems with its “CervicalCheck” service that is designed to provide timely screening for the early detection of […] The post Ireland’s ‘CervicalCheck’ Cancer Screening Program Remains Plagued by Controversy Despite Reform Efforts appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Involving Ophthalmology Trainees Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Involving Ophthalmology Trainees
Although medical malpractice lawsuits may not be as common, or as expensive, in ophthalmology as in other medical subspecialities, they remain a problem.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
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Hospitalists and Malpractice: A Look at Sobering Trends Hospitalists and Malpractice: A Look at Sobering Trends
Contrary to the trends for nearly all other physician specialties, the malpractice claims rates of hospitalists are not downtrending.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Regulatory, cybersecurity updates affect radiology practices
Workforce training and increased security can help radiology practices navigat...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Top 10 tips for newly graduated radiologists Top 10 questions to ask when buying radiology AI software How the Consolidated Appropriations Act will impact radiology practices Could AI lower malpractice risk for physicians? Can radiologists effectively bill for COVID-19-related costs? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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OIG Report Finds Management Deficiencies at VA Hospital Kept Alcohol-Impaired Pathologist on the Job
VA Office of Inspector General recommends changes in management processes after doctor is sentenced to long federal prison term In a compelling report, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that a host of management failures and “deficiencies in the facility’s quality management processes” at an Arkansas VA hospital […] The post OIG Report Finds Management Deficiencies at VA Hospital Kept Alcohol-Impaired Pathologist on the Job appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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A rare case of water intoxication in unusual chiropratic prescription: a medico-legal analysis due to alleged malpractice - Baldino G, Mondello C, Stassi C, Cardia L, Argo A, Raffino C, Ventura Spagnolo E.
INTRODUCTION: Water intoxication is a well-recognized cause of symptomatic hyponatremia, whose often fatal consequences are described in a wide variety of conditions such as psychiatric disorders, metabolic dysfunctions, child abuse, drug abuse and several... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Executive War College on Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Management Returns in November with Emphasis on New Clinical and Financial Opportunities
Following a nearly two-year disruption due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, pathologists and clinical laboratory professionals once again have an opportunity to gather and learn from each other It is good news that the daily number of new cases of COVID-19 continue declining here in the United States. That fact, and the growing number of vaccinations, […] The post Executive War College on Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Management Returns in November with Emphasis on New Clinical and Financial Opportunities appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Are Oncologists Liable for Pandemic-Related Treatment Delays? Are Oncologists Liable for Pandemic-Related Treatment Delays?
For the most part, concerns about malpractice liability because of delayed cancer diagnoses are unfounded, according to medical-legal experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Digital diagnostics firm Cubismi tapped for Microsoft for Startups program
A new digital diagnostics and artificial intelligence (AI) firm, Cubismi, ha...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Oncology imaging errors are the most common cause of lawsuits Business models emerge for AI in medical imaging Taking care of logistics can reduce errors in emergency radiology Misdiagnosis is most common malpractice claim (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Stopping Marine Plastic Pollution: A Key IUCN Congress Goal
Plastic bags may remain intact for years in the marine environment. Plastic products certified to be industrially compostable are no solution for littering, as they do not degrade efficiently in the environment and continue to pose a threat to wildlife as they break down. Credit: Eleonora de Sabata / Clean Sea LIFEBy Guy DinmoreSt David’s, Wales, Jul 1 2021 (IPS) Documented images of albatross chicks and marine turtles dying slow deaths from eating plastic bags and other waste are being seared into our consciences. And yet our mass pollution of Earth’s seas and oceans, fuelled by single-use plastics and throw-a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guy Dinmore Tags: Civil Society Climate Change Conferences Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation International Union for the Conse Source Type: news

Wrong-Site Surgery Doc Says He Can't Be Sued Wrong-Site Surgery Doc Says He Can't Be Sued
A surgeon is attempting an unusual malpractice defense, which will be challenged; unconscious beliefs about people of color raise liability risks; father of impaired baby seeks mega damages.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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What It Means to Be a Clinical Laboratory Whistleblower Outlined in Newly Released ‘Tell-All’ Book by Lab Executive Chris Riedel
Book provides detailed road map for clinical laboratory professionals who believe they have a valid case to file under the federal qui tam statute, as well as lab owners who want to understand what motivates whistleblowers and what practices to avoid Several high-profile whistleblower cases uncovering massive fraud have shocked the clinical laboratory industry over […] The post What It Means to Be a Clinical Laboratory Whistleblower Outlined in Newly Released ‘Tell-All’ Book by Lab Executive Chris Riedel appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Getting Paid for COVID-19 Test Claims: Ways for Clinical Laboratories to Make it Happen Faster While Avoiding Post-Payment Audits
Legal, regulatory, and payer experts outline steps that help medical laboratories better navigate federal and state regulatory guidelines, eliminate coding and billing missteps, and maximize reimbursements Even as daily COVID-19 test numbers continue to decrease, many clinical laboratories have substantial numbers of COVID-19 test claims that remain unpaid. Despite federal and state law requiring that […] The post Getting Paid for COVID-19 Test Claims: Ways for Clinical Laboratories to Make it Happen Faster While Avoiding Post-Payment Audits appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit
An Alabama neurosurgeon who was charged with manslaughter in the death of a medical student is now facing a malpractice suit alleging he performed the wrong brain surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Popular Science Review Finds Seven At-Home COVID-19 Antigen Tests ‘Easy to Use’ and ‘An Important Tool to Slow Spread of the Coronavirus’
Though clinical laboratory RT-PCR tests remain the ‘gold standard’ when diagnosing COVID-19, at-home antigen tests offer convenience and quick test results. But are they accurate? Less than six months after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first ever emergency use authorization (EUA) for an over-the-counter SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test to Ellume for its […] The post Popular Science Review Finds Seven At-Home COVID-19 Antigen Tests ‘Easy to Use’ and ‘An Important Tool to Slow Spread of the Coronavirus’ appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Popular Science Review Finds Seven At-Home COVID-19 Antigen Tests ‘Easy to Use’ and ‘An Important Tool to Slow Spread of the Coronavirus’
The post Popular Science Review Finds Seven At-Home COVID-19 Antigen Tests ‘Easy to Use’ and ‘An Important Tool to Slow Spread of the Coronavirus’ appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Oncology imaging errors are the most common cause of lawsuits
Oncologic imaging represents 44% of radiology malpractice cases with diagnosti...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Could AI lower malpractice risk for physicians? Pa. man wins $11M award for MRI brain damage U.S. physicians use imaging as defensive medicine Misinterpreted CT scans leading cause of malpractice 4 steps for physicians to influence AI legal issues (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Survey: Many Mohs Surgeons Are Struggling on the Job Survey: Many Mohs Surgeons Are Struggling on the Job
Female Mohs surgeons were more likely to say that time at work, malpractice concerns, insurance reimbursement, and compensation structure negatively affected their well-being.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
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Repurposing Your Lab ’s Leftover COVID-19 Samples: Building New Revenue and Better Patient Outcomes Through Collaboration with Life Sciences
To address labs’ dire need for clean and reliable data, Dark Daily is pleased to offer this new FREE white paper for laboratory professionals that explains the key steps—and positive results—of strengthening the data service infrastructure of your clinical lab. The post Repurposing Your Lab’s Leftover COVID-19 Samples: Building New Revenue and Better Patient Outcomes Through Collaboration with Life Sciences appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Boston Globe Investigation Finds Many Boston Hospital CEOs Also Sit on Healthcare Company Boards
Cozy relationships between hospital chief executives and healthcare companies they do business with may raise ethical questions If hospital employees, including pathologists, wonder why their hospital uses a certain company’s products and services it may be because their Chief Executive Officer (CEO) sits on the Board of Directors of the same companies from which the […] The post Boston Globe Investigation Finds Many Boston Hospital CEOs Also Sit on Healthcare Company Boards appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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American Society for Clinical Pathology Website Was Hacked Last Year, Possibly Exposing Credit Card Information of Members and Online Shoppers
Thousands of pathologists and medical technologists may have had their private data stolen, though ASCP investigators did not confirm this as having happened For a “limited time period” in 2020, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) was the target of a cyberattack that “potentially exposed payment card data as it was being entered” on […] The post American Society for Clinical Pathology Website Was Hacked Last Year, Possibly Exposing Credit Card Information of Members and Online Shoppers appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Federal Prosecutors Signal That Accuracy of Theranos ’ Blood Tests Will Be Centerstage in August Fraud Trial
Pregnant former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes makes her first court appearance in 15 months as pre-trial maneuvering continues in court case involving clinical laboratory tests During pre-trial hearings for the August fraud trial of former Theranos CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, federal prosecutors signaled that the accuracy of Theranos’ blood tests will be center stage in their […] The post Federal Prosecutors Signal That Accuracy of Theranos’ Blood Tests Will Be Centerstage in August Fraud Trial appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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New Proposed Federal Rule Could Remove Requirement for Hospitals to Share Negotiated Medicare Advantage Rates with CMS
CMS says it is responding to hospitals’ plea for relief from burdensome reporting requirements, but not altering federal price transparency laws Despite federal price transparency law that went into effect January 1 after a year-long court battle, some hospitals continue to balk at sharing their payer-negotiated rates for healthcare goods and services—including medical laboratory testing—claiming […] The post New Proposed Federal Rule Could Remove Requirement for Hospitals to Share Negotiated Medicare Advantage Rates with CMS appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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3 ways radiology can improve patient 'handoffs'
Radiology "handoffs" -- that is, transitioning patients to other department...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR: Stroke treatment training program improves outcomes Malpractice claim rate against U.S. physicians drops Taking care of logistics can reduce errors in emergency radiology 5 ways to create a culture of safety in radiology Improving radiation oncology safety is a continuous process (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Chris Cornell ’s Family Settles Malpractice Suit With His Former Doctor
The singer’s family maintained that Dr. Robert Koblin had over-prescribed and mismanaged his medication (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Hospital-based Clinical Laboratory Scientist is Suing Her Former Employer After Being Fired Due to Long-Haul COVID-19 Illness
Medical laboratory employee alleges healthcare system discriminated based on her medical condition, failed to accommodate her disability, then retaliated and created hostile working conditions What is a clinical laboratory’s obligation when an employee is infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and does not make a speedy recovery? Medical laboratory executives should ponder this question now that […] The post Hospital-based Clinical Laboratory Scientist is Suing Her Former Employer After Being Fired Due to Long-Haul COVID-19 Illness appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Cuomo, Lemon: NBC committed 'malpractice' by not showing knife
(Natural News) While doubling down during Thursday’s CNN Tonight handoff on their support for Officer Nicholas Reardon’s decision to shoot knife-wielding Ma’Khia Bryant, CNN hosts Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon blasted outlets like NBC who didn’t show the knife in Bryant’s hand while reporting on the shooting. The pair accused such outlets of “journalistic malpractice” because they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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ED and Urgent Care Medical Malpractice Claims 2001-15 ED and Urgent Care Medical Malpractice Claims 2001-15
A new review examines recent malpractice claims originating from emergency departments and urgent care centers. What are the common factors?Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Pew Charitable Trusts and CDC Find Hospitals Are Overusing Antibiotics, Set New Targets for Antibiotic Prescribing and Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance
Clinical laboratories and microbiology tests provide key tools for physicians engaged in antibiotic stewardship programs One important and continuing trend in healthcare is the need for hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical providers to introduce effective antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs). The findings of a recent study on antibiotic stewardship emphasize the need for improvement and […] The post Pew Charitable Trusts and CDC Find Hospitals Are Overusing Antibiotics, Set New Targets for Antibiotic Prescribing and Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September: Harsh Vardhan
Highlighting the steps taken to fulfil the requirement of remdesivir, Vardhan in a tweet said, "Production being doubled to 74.1L per month by May; Express permission given to 20 manufacturing plants to increase production; Exports prohibited; Prices capped; Strict monitoring to curb any malpractice, hoarding and black marketing." (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Federal Government Study Shows EHR Interoperability at All Time High as 55% of Hospitals Report Robust Data Exchange
But information blocking remains a barrier to complete information exchange, creating ongoing issues for clinical laboratories and pathology groups Interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) remains one the biggest challenges for clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups that must interface with the EHRs of their physician clients to enable electronic transmission of medical laboratory orders […] The post Federal Government Study Shows EHR Interoperability at All Time High as 55% of Hospitals Report Robust Data Exchange appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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AHA Expresses Opposition to Merger between UnitedHealth Group ’s OptumInsight and Change Healthcare, DOJ Agrees to Look into the $13B Deal
Clinical laboratory information would be part of a “massive” transfer of data that may affect medical decision-making ‘to the detriment of consumers and healthcare providers’ the AHA stated in a letter to the DOJ In yet another example of healthcare market concentration and consolidation where the big get bigger—sometimes at the expense of patients, physicians, […] The post AHA Expresses Opposition to Merger between UnitedHealth Group’s OptumInsight and Change Healthcare, DOJ Agrees to Look into the $13B Deal appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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OIG Report Indicates Fraudulent Upcoding at Hospitals is More Prevalent than Expected, Recommends More CMS Oversight and Auditing of Medicare Spending
Oddly, as upcoding severity levels have risen, reported higher-severity inpatient hospital stays have dropped, OIG reported Medicare upcoding fraud is a growing problem for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Now, a report from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) suggests that the practice […] The post OIG Report Indicates Fraudulent Upcoding at Hospitals is More Prevalent than Expected, Recommends More CMS Oversight and Auditing of Medicare Spending appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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The fight to overcome vaccine hesitancy among African Americans
A tide of misinformation and centuries of medical malpractice have led to wariness around the Covid-19 jab (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Do Frequent Malpractice Offenders Often Get Away With It? Do Frequent Malpractice Offenders Often Get Away With It?
State boards asleep at the switch, report says; beauty doctor settles to save face; botched endoscopic procedure triggers big award.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Intellectual Property Cause of Death, Genocide
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Feb 9 2021 (IPS) Refusal to temporarily suspend several World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) provisions to enable much faster and broader progress in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic should be grounds for International Criminal Court prosecution for genocide. Jomo Kwame SundaramMaking life-saving vaccines, medicines and equipment available, freely or affordably, has been crucial for containing the spread of many infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV-AIDS, polio and smallpox. Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine, insisted...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Malpractice Case: Drug Mistakes Can Cause Serious Harm Malpractice Case: Drug Mistakes Can Cause Serious Harm
This doctor failed to check the medicine he used during a surgery, resulting in severe injury to the patient. What should he have done differently?Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news