Morning Headlines 4/20/20
Trump Administration Announces New Nursing Homes COVID-19 Transparency Effort
CMS will now require nursing homes to report COVID-19 cases directly to the CDC, and that they inform residents, their families, and representatives of cases in their facilities.
Private Equity Firm sues Intel over Failed Acquisition
A private equity firm sues Intel for failing to consummate a deal in which the firm intended to buy Intel’s Care Innovations remote patient monitoring subsidiary in early 2017.
Enforcement Policy for Digital Health Devices For Treating Psychiatric Disorders During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency
FDA waives limitations on using digital health for treating psychiatric disorders, whether new conditions or created by the public health emergency.
Beaumont Health says 112K patients were impacted by data breach
Beaumont Health (MI) notifies 112,000 patients of a 2019 data breach that compromised employee email accounts and patient information.
Microsoft is launching a ‘plasmabot’ to encourage people who recovered from the virus to donate their plasma as a possible treatment
Microsoft and a group of pharmaceutical companies launch a chatbot that screens recovered COVID-19 patients to determine if they are eligible plasma donors.
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