Ted Kennedy Passes Away After Battle With Brain Cancer – Rest In Peace Ted Kennedy Passes Away After Battle With Brain Cancer – Rest In Peace

There’s not a lot more to say here as he had the battle with brain cancer and was very courageous r...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

CIGNA to Drop Emdeon EDI Exclusivity for Insurance Claims Clearinghouse Services - Makes Room for Ingenix CIGNA to Drop Emdeon EDI Exclusivity for Insurance Claims Clearinghouse Services - Makes Room for Ingenix

This whole business is very strange, and they are making room for Ingenix to move in and handle som...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

“Department of Algorithms – Do We Need One of These to Regulate Upcoming Laws? “Department of Algorithms – Do We Need One of These to Regulate Upcoming Laws?

The words of Harry Markopolos, “the SEC lacks finance and is incapable of understanding the complex ...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

NHS Using Doctors from other European Countries to Work Late Hour Shifts and Weekends NHS Using Doctors from other European Countries to Work Late Hour Shifts and Weekends

We used to call this substitute teachers in school, but now the situation is being scrutinized afte...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Dr. Mehmet Oz – Does Not Care Which Plan We Pick – Says They all Won’t Work and the True Answer is Lifestyle Dr. Mehmet Oz – Does Not Care Which Plan We Pick – Says They all Won’t Work and the True Answer is Lifestyle

He states that true healthcare reform does not happen in Washington, instead it begins at home.  He...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Liver Damage Reports being investigated by FDA – Alli Weight Loss Pills Liver Damage Reports being investigated by FDA – Alli Weight Loss Pills

As of now the advice is to continue on as normal as the numbers appear small in number and the FDA w...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Twitter Haters Really Have Missed the Boat!  It is A Great Business Communication Tool Twitter Haters Really Have Missed the Boat! It is A Great Business Communication Tool

I saw this article and couldn’t resist having to add my 2 cents here.  Some points about 40% of the...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Mayo Clinic Model of Care – Quality and Team Work At the Forefront Mayo Clinic Model of Care – Quality and Team Work At the Forefront

We all heard the President mention Mayo Clinic being an example for the rest of the system to expl...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

AMA President Starts Blogging - “On the Road with Dr. Rohack” AMA President Starts Blogging - “On the Road with Dr. Rohack”

AMA President J. James Rohack, M.D. will be updating at the links listed below.  This is nice to se...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Jackson Death Ruled Homicide – Video From CBS Jackson Death Ruled Homicide – Video From CBS

When you watch how much he had taken to go to sleep, sad.  It does put the doctor in an odd spot with a patient who demands and wants, and t...

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Monday, August 24, 2009

1,200 Vets Wrongly Told They Have Lou Gehrig’s Disease – Query Error 1,200 Vets Wrongly Told They Have Lou Gehrig’s Disease – Query Error

I would certainly be upset receiving one, but from what the short article says here, the letter was...

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Monday, August 24, 2009

SEC Investigation Finds Medical Capital Holdings Diverting Investor Funds to Pornography and Other Businesses Aided by Former IHHI President – Orange County SEC Investigation Finds Medical Capital Holdings Diverting Investor Funds to Pornography and Other Businesses Aided by Former IHHI President – Orange County

This story keeps getting better all the time, almost like a soap opera of sorts as the series of ev...

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Monday, August 24, 2009

Goldman Stolen Code – Has Algorithmic Fraud Become A Business Model in HealthCare Too? Goldman Stolen Code – Has Algorithmic Fraud Become A Business Model in HealthCare Too?

On Wall Street it is called “program trading”, in health insurance it could be called “program insu...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

We Need Public Shredders – More Paper Medical Records Found in a Dumpster We Need Public Shredders – More Paper Medical Records Found in a Dumpster

Somebody is missing the boat here, with all the emphasis on properly disposing of medical records, w...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Marketing, Marketing, Marketing…Zyrtec & Claritin Eye Drops Don’t Contain Zyrtec or Claritin Marketing, Marketing, Marketing…Zyrtec & Claritin Eye Drops Don’t Contain Zyrtec or Claritin

What’s up with this?  Perhaps those ingredients were not meant for our eyes, but marketing and bran...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Are We Ever Going to Get Some Algorithm Centric Laws Passed for Healthcare! Are We Ever Going to Get Some Algorithm Centric Laws Passed for Healthcare!

This is a bit of a rant on my part, but I keep looking at the laws that are being discussed and pass...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Proctor and Gamble Finds a Buyer for Its Prescription Drug Business – 3 Billion Proctor and Gamble Finds a Buyer for Its Prescription Drug Business – 3 Billion

Who did Proctor and Gamble hire to help them, none other than Goldman Sachs, anyone surprised here? ...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

CareMore Live On TriZetto's Clinical CareAdvance System Algorithms - Healthcare Business Intelligence CareMore Live On TriZetto's Clinical CareAdvance System Algorithms - Healthcare Business Intelligence

Once again, the two hottest trends in healthcare are whistleblowers and algorithms, as they both ge...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Health insurers Offering Medical Tourism Packages – US Hospitals and Doctors Drop Costs to Counter Offer in New England Health insurers Offering Medical Tourism Packages – US Hospitals and Doctors Drop Costs to Counter Offer in New England

Granted this is not mainstay yet, but as I have mentioned before, you may not be able to count on ...

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Sunday, August 23, 2009
 
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