Senate eyes 25-employee threshold for health mandate – Or Pay $750.00 Per Year Per Employee Senate eyes 25-employee threshold for health mandate – Or Pay $750.00 Per Year Per Employee

One question, where would that “fine” money go?  I see a lot of companies that might say “hey that...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Get Your Honey in Florida – State Guarantees No Additives or Chemicals Get Your Honey in Florida – State Guarantees No Additives or Chemicals

The FDA was asked to establish standards for honey, but last year said it had too many other pressi...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Regina Marcia Benjamin from Bayou LaBatre – Nominated for Surgeon General Regina Marcia Benjamin from Bayou LaBatre – Nominated for Surgeon General

I have been to Bayou La Batre a number of years ago and from my small visit, I have to say the area...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

FDA may regulate certain mobile phones and accessories – Somebody Finally Agrees with Me FDA may regulate certain mobile phones and accessories – Somebody Finally Agrees with Me

I said this a while back, but most individuals may not be up to date on what and where the classifi...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Cook Children’s Health , Athena Health Engaging Microsoft Amalga and HealthVault for Pediatric Patient Record Access and Information Cook Children’s Health , Athena Health Engaging Microsoft Amalga and HealthVault for Pediatric Patient Record Access and Information

Microsoft Amalga will be used to bring various silos of information under one roof and information ...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

iGuard.org drug Safety Alerts and Information Can Now Be Stored In Microsoft HealthVault iGuard.org drug Safety Alerts and Information Can Now Be Stored In Microsoft HealthVault

When you register with the service, you will receive an analysis of your current medications.  This ...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Here Come the Health Coaches - Aetna Locks Contract with Bank of America for Health Insurance for 3 Years – Cigna Lines Up 3 Major Employers Here Come the Health Coaches - Aetna Locks Contract with Bank of America for Health Insurance for 3 Years – Cigna Lines Up 3 Major Employers

This is a pretty long substantial contract and perhaps it will be more affordable as the tellers th...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Have Your US Paper Mail Scanned (unopened) and sent to your Email Inbox – Digital Mail Services Have Your US Paper Mail Scanned (unopened) and sent to your Email Inbox – Digital Mail Services

This is the first I have heard of this service and the post office in Switzerland is now offering i...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Resident doctors’ strike Now affecting patient service in Mumbai - India Resident doctors’ strike Now affecting patient service in Mumbai - India

Almost 2000 work for hospitals in the city of Mumbai and service are being restricted and most coul...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Will California Hospitals get the Medi-Cal Funds or Will They go Elsewhere? Will California Hospitals get the Medi-Cal Funds or Will They go Elsewhere?

The governor would like to wants to divert some of the funds designated for hospitals into the gene...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

The Sermo Blog – Letter from the President and Survey Results The Sermo Blog – Letter from the President and Survey Results

If you have not seen this, Sermo, the network for physicians to discuss health matters also has a b...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Minnesota Mother Charged With Poisoning Children With Seroquel – One Child Dies Minnesota Mother Charged With Poisoning Children With Seroquel – One Child Dies

Death is rare with side effects, except like any medication if an overdose is present.  This is ver...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

60% Premium Increases for Health Insurance in Orange County - California 60% Premium Increases for Health Insurance in Orange County - California

California has a Major Risk Medical Insurance Program for those with no other option for coverage, b...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Boston Medical Center Is Looking at a Loss – First in 5 Years Boston Medical Center Is Looking at a Loss – First in 5 Years

The hospital has cash reserves according one one report that could help survival for another year or...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Hospitals in Non Profit Areas Dependent on Medicare Did a Better Job With Cost, but Look to be the Hardest Hit With Reductions Hospitals in Non Profit Areas Dependent on Medicare Did a Better Job With Cost, but Look to be the Hardest Hit With Reductions

Well so much for doing a good job it appears as the efforts don’t appear to have any impact.  Finan...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Hospital in Indiana Must Build New Facility or Close – Looking for a Loan Hospital in Indiana Must Build New Facility or Close – Looking for a Loan

When you look at the picture here, you can see the issues with not having enough room.  The hospital...

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Bristol-Myers Offers $4.5 Billion For Biotech Cancer Drug Maker ImClone – How Long Before the Biotech Bubble will burst Bristol-Myers Offers $4.5 Billion For Biotech Cancer Drug Maker ImClone – How Long Before the Biotech Bubble will burst

As drug patents begin to expire, pharma is looking for ways to fill the pipelines and biotech drugs...

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

UnitedHealth To Spend Tens of Million of Dollars with Cisco to Build Nationwide Telehealth Network UnitedHealth To Spend Tens of Million of Dollars with Cisco to Build Nationwide Telehealth Network

Not too long ago UnitedHealthCare announced the forming of their 24/7 physician web consultations pr...

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Injured Pfizer Biotech Talks About Biotech Safety and How She Became Infected and Sick at the Lab - Pfizer Won’t Release Health Records to Her Physician Injured Pfizer Biotech Talks About Biotech Safety and How She Became Infected and Sick at the Lab - Pfizer Won’t Release Health Records to Her Physician

This is very interesting listening to one molecular researcher speaking about safety in the work place, unlike other workplace areas, Biote...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Mayor Doesn’t Qualify for Health Insurance Benefits and Now He Has to Pay the City Back Mayor Doesn’t Qualify for Health Insurance Benefits and Now He Has to Pay the City Back

This is probably one of the dumbest stories I have heard with health insurance, shoot if you can’t g...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

“In God we trust; all others must bring data” – Blue Cross Blue Shield Invests in more Business Intelligence Software “In God we trust; all others must bring data” – Blue Cross Blue Shield Invests in more Business Intelligence Software

“In God we trust; all others must bring data.” W. Edwards Deming …it certainly seems to fit today.  ...

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Friday, July 10, 2009
 
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