Leave It Up to Congress and the White House to Turn the SGR Repeal into a Media Circus…Daily Show.. Leave It Up to Congress and the White House to Turn the SGR Repeal into a Media Circus…Daily Show..

He calls it right again, Jon Stewart nails it and boy are we going to miss him.  Congress like he sa...

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

With Lower Reimbursement from Insurers and Medicare, LabCorp To Allow Customers to To Go Online To Pay for And Schedule Tests Without a Visit to the Doctor, Looking for New Revenue Streams… With Lower Reimbursement from Insurers and Medicare, LabCorp To Allow Customers to To Go Online To Pay for And Schedule Tests Without a Visit to the Doctor, Looking for New Revenue Streams…

We knew someday this would be coming and I would say obviously the tests are limited to those which ...

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Mayo Clinic is the Latest to Outsource Revenue Cycling to Optum 360, A United Healthcare/Dignity Health Company Pursuing Hospital Contracts All Over the US For Profit… Mayo Clinic is the Latest to Outsource Revenue Cycling to Optum 360, A United Healthcare/Dignity Health Company Pursuing Hospital Contracts All Over the US For Profit…

If you haven’t seen this way of outsourcing hospital revenue cycling and employees, here’s the lates...

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Friday, April 17, 2015

News Rigging Has Arrived! Astroturf and Manipulation of Media Messages-TED Video About “The Fake Grass Roots” Of Big Pharma and Other Campaigns That Fool and Fool Again… News Rigging Has Arrived! Astroturf and Manipulation of Media Messages-TED Video About “The Fake Grass Roots” Of Big Pharma and Other Campaigns That Fool and Fool Again…

This is a great video and if you read at the Medical Quack, news rigging has been a somewhat frequen...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Optum (United Healthcare) Buys MedExpress Urgent Care Business- 141 Full Service Clinics In 11 States–Company Advertises They Are In the Market to Buy Your MD Practice, As A “Too Big To Fail Insurer” Moves Forward With More Acquisitions Optum (United Healthcare) Buys MedExpress Urgent Care Business- 141 Full Service Clinics In 11 States–Company Advertises They Are In the Market to Buy Your MD Practice, As A “Too Big To Fail Insurer” Moves Forward With More Acquisitions

No word on how long before “rebranding” may take place with the name yet.  Optum has already been in...

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Pioneering Clinical Trials Using Man Made DNA to Battle Cancer, Ebola, Flue and HIV Pioneering Clinical Trials Using Man Made DNA to Battle Cancer, Ebola, Flue and HIV

This is exciting stuff as scientists have now been able to create DNA strands that can mimic disease...

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Because They Lied About Their Code Being Done With Eclipsys EMR Software Merger, Allscripts Agrees to Pay A $10 Million Dollar Fine To Settle Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit.. Because They Lied About Their Code Being Done With Eclipsys EMR Software Merger, Allscripts Agrees to Pay A $10 Million Dollar Fine To Settle Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit..

This is some good soap opera material here.  When this all hit, I wrote that “they lied about their ...

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Sunday, April 05, 2015

“RX-The Quiet Revolution”–Documentary Focuses on a Diverse Group of Doctors and Healthcare Professionals Transforming Medical Care and Putting the Patient at the Center of Their Practice… “RX-The Quiet Revolution”–Documentary Focuses on a Diverse Group of Doctors and Healthcare Professionals Transforming Medical Care and Putting the Patient at the Center of Their Practice…

This a long documentary, 90 minutes but well worth watching.  Below the line you can read what the f...

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Friday, April 03, 2015

CVS to Share More Medication Adherence Love With New Contracts–Will Have More Data to Sell… CVS to Share More Medication Adherence Love With New Contracts–Will Have More Data to Sell…

Ok, so now if you wait 2 days to pick up your prescription, your doctor is going to know.  If you do...

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Thursday, April 02, 2015

United Healthcare Buys Catamaran Pharmacy Benefit Manager Just As the PBM Gets Hit With A Class Action Lawsuit For Low Balling Pharmacy Reimbursements..And More Patient Data to Sell and Analyze For Profit United Healthcare Buys Catamaran Pharmacy Benefit Manager Just As the PBM Gets Hit With A Class Action Lawsuit For Low Balling Pharmacy Reimbursements..And More Patient Data to Sell and Analyze For Profit

As if there’s not enough pharmacy benefit management taking place at United, the company owns Optum,...

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Monday, March 30, 2015

Amazing Breakthrough With Brain Cancer, Using the Body’s Immune System and the Polio Virus to Shrink and Even Dissolve the Tumors-Game Changing Clinical Trial That Is Working… Amazing Breakthrough With Brain Cancer, Using the Body’s Immune System and the Polio Virus to Shrink and Even Dissolve the Tumors-Game Changing Clinical Trial That Is Working…

This is a phenomenal story and 60 Minutes designated two of their normal 3 spot to cover.  Who would...

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

“Cybertopia-Dreams of Silicon Valley”-Documentary About Politics, Economics and Debate on Where is the “Real” World Today? The Producers the Takers and the Dupers… “Cybertopia-Dreams of Silicon Valley”-Documentary About Politics, Economics and Debate on Where is the “Real” World Today? The Producers the Takers and the Dupers…

This starts back to Kevin O’Connor talking about his views.  We do  have to remember there was a hug...

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

“Stop the 1000 Deaths a Day Pass Policy Specifically Defining and Mandating EHR Interoperability”-Change.Org “Stop the 1000 Deaths a Day Pass Policy Specifically Defining and Mandating EHR Interoperability”-Change.Org

As you can read 25,000 signatures are needed to move to the White House to be addressed.  Read throu...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Radio Shack in Their Bankruptcy Case Says “Screw Your Privacy Consumers” We Need the Money to Pay Debtors, We’re Putting All Your Customer Data We Have On File Up For Bid.. Radio Shack in Their Bankruptcy Case Says “Screw Your Privacy Consumers” We Need the Money to Pay Debtors, We’re Putting All Your Customer Data We Have On File Up For Bid..

We all know how bankruptcy goes and how the courts over look and distribute money to pay off the deb...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Just Approved by FDA, The Watchman Implanted In Two Patients in Southern California, Will Make Life Normal For Many… Just Approved by FDA, The Watchman Implanted In Two Patients in Southern California, Will Make Life Normal For Many…

I think I have been writing here and there about the Watchman progress since I started 8 years ago a...

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Monday, March 23, 2015
 
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