E-Premier Women’s Empowerment Expo in Long Beach, California E-Premier Women’s Empowerment Expo in Long Beach, California

This is for the women who read this blog, it’s a few day for us at the ePremier Women’s Empowerment ...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Somebody Stole Goldman’s Algorithms – Code that Makes Their Money Just Like Health Insurers Use Somebody Stole Goldman’s Algorithms – Code that Makes Their Money Just Like Health Insurers Use

Anyone that read this blog often enough should know what an algorithm is by now.  Those are th...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

After US Marshall Seizure 350 Employees lost jobs at Caraco in Michigan After US Marshall Seizure 350 Employees lost jobs at Caraco in Michigan

This is an update from last week, after the FDA directed seizure 350 employees were let go.  What h...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Lawsuit Filed Against Stimulus Act – Privacy Issues at the Root Lawsuit Filed Against Stimulus Act – Privacy Issues at the Root

More details are said to come out later.  This is interesting that a nurse has filed suit and where...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Dr. Kevorkian Movie to Star Al Pacino Dr. Kevorkian Movie to Star Al Pacino

Only Oregon allows assisted suicide in the case where the quality of life is gone with terminally i...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Minute Clinic Visits Pricing and What you Should Bring with You – Medical Information and History Minute Clinic Visits Pricing and What you Should Bring with You – Medical Information and History

The clinics are convenient and helpful with selected issues, good place for a flu shot if you don’t ...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Gastric Bands Videos on You Tube – Ethicon Division of Johnson and Johnson Has Spent over 15 Million to Advertise Gastric Bands Videos on You Tube – Ethicon Division of Johnson and Johnson Has Spent over 15 Million to Advertise

We are starting to see more advertisements both on You Tube and on television with medical devices ...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

New Internet Intervention Gives Insomnia Patients a Better Night's Sleep – University of Virginia New Internet Intervention Gives Insomnia Patients a Better Night's Sleep – University of Virginia

Ok, just when you thought you could get away from the computer to sleep, well not so fast, as the c...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

How Long Can California Hospitals Survive on State IOUs How Long Can California Hospitals Survive on State IOUs

What did we have to celebrate this last weekend I want to ask?  When it comes to healthcare, not mu...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Americans with Private Insurance Hits a 50 Year Low Americans with Private Insurance Hits a 50 Year Low

One more reason healthcare reform needs to take place, as numbers continue to dwindle, carriers rai...

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Monday, July 06, 2009

What Makes Sense in Health Care – 2 Government Reports Talking about Dollars and Cents What Makes Sense in Health Care – 2 Government Reports Talking about Dollars and Cents

It is finally beginning to take place, looking to see where there are possible duplicated efforts a...

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Sunday, July 05, 2009

Police and DEA are Looking at 5 Doctors in Michael Jackson Investigation – Did they use an EMR? Police and DEA are Looking at 5 Doctors in Michael Jackson Investigation – Did they use an EMR?

After having read a few articles, what I find interesting here is the fact that several of them rel...

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Saturday, July 04, 2009

New Payment Rules Will Benefit Primary Care MDs – Drug Benefits Proposed to Move to Medicare Part D New Payment Rules Will Benefit Primary Care MDs – Drug Benefits Proposed to Move to Medicare Part D

For Oncologists, this stands to represent a big help in the chemotherapy area as the cost of mainta...

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Saturday, July 04, 2009

Ovary Transplants – Frozen and Reimplanted later in Life Ovary Transplants – Frozen and Reimplanted later in Life

This is an area where I didn’t realize we had this potential, although it is tricky and still work ...

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Saturday, July 04, 2009

Hospital Employee Injected Patient Drugs and Replaced Syringe content with Saline Solution Hospital Employee Injected Patient Drugs and Replaced Syringe content with Saline Solution

This is another one of those scary stories with a worker who took the injections herself instead of...

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Saturday, July 04, 2009

Health Care on Brink of IT Revolution – CNBC Healthy Horizons Report on HealthVault and Amalga Health Care on Brink of IT Revolution – CNBC Healthy Horizons Report on HealthVault and Amalga

Nice coverage on what’s happening in the world of Health IT, notice all the devices spotlighted in t...

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Friday, July 03, 2009

Convicted Murderers Suing – The Drugs That Made them Do It – Zoloft and Accutane Convicted Murderers Suing – The Drugs That Made them Do It – Zoloft and Accutane

The good news in all of this is that the judges are not buying it, thank goodness, one plans an app...

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Friday, July 03, 2009

Digital Doctor Visits are Up and Rising in the US Digital Doctor Visits are Up and Rising in the US

Some visits are a simple email back and forth, while others are a bit more sophisticated.  For a phy...

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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Tapeless Bandages for Wounds, Diabetic Ulcers, and More… Tapeless Bandages for Wounds, Diabetic Ulcers, and More…

The company, Tapeless Medical   just announced some additional new products this week and for anyon...

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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Sanofi-Aventis Heart Drug Multaq Approved by the FDA for Atrial Fibrillation – Diabetes Drug Question with Lantus Still Lingers Sanofi-Aventis Heart Drug Multaq Approved by the FDA for Atrial Fibrillation – Diabetes Drug Question with Lantus Still Lingers

This is almost like a good news/bad news day for the company.  The big news is having the first dru...

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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Bone growth Agents (Bone Putty) Increases Spinal Surgery Costs - Study Bone growth Agents (Bone Putty) Increases Spinal Surgery Costs - Study

The story has been out about some of the information on the benefits of spinal putty to enhance bon...

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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Wal Mart Supports Employer Health Insurance But Employees Say Wal-Mart’s Plan is "too expensive" Wal Mart Supports Employer Health Insurance But Employees Say Wal-Mart’s Plan is "too expensive"

Only a little over 50% have opted for the employer insurance plan, as when wages are $7.00 to $10.0...

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Thursday, July 02, 2009
 
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