Aetna companies fined $624,000 after 'violations'; Few 'smart' pumps integtrate with EMRs, KLAS says;

> Aetna Health Inc., was fined $294,000 and Aetna Life Insurance Co., was fined $330,000 by the Colorado Division of Insurance last week in lieu of "market conduct violations," reports the Denver Business Journal. Article

> Though 'smart' infusion pumps are supposed to make intravenous medication and fluid administration safer and streamline the process of documenting infusions in patient records, just one manufacturer of smart pumps has achieved true integration with EMRs to date, a new KLAS research report says. FierceHealthIT

> Infertile men have a higher likelihood of developing aggressive prostate cancer, according to a new study led by Dr. Thomas Walsh of the University of Washington. Of more than 22,000 men who were studied for infertility between 1967 and 1998, 1.2 percent of infertile men developed the disease, while 0.4 percent of fertile men developed prostate cancer, Reuters reports. Article

And Finally... Clearly, the man wanted a drink. Article

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