United HealthCare Sends Oncology Reports to Doctors – Assessing Cancer Treatment Rules Compiled by Ingenix United HealthCare Sends Oncology Reports to Doctors – Assessing Cancer Treatment Rules Compiled by Ingenix

Once again the drive and race for data is on the move, insurers will fall over themselves 10 times o...

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

UCI Opens New $40 Million Dollar Medical Education Center - Televideo Auditorium Teleconferencing to Watch Real Time Medical Procedures UCI Opens New $40 Million Dollar Medical Education Center - Televideo Auditorium Teleconferencing to Watch Real Time Medical Procedures

This is a new home to simulation and the use of telemedicine for teaching.  UCI also just recently c...

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Costa Rican Medical Care Company Offers Patients Financing for Procedures in the US, Costa Rica or Anywhere – Cuba Also Wants American Medical Tourists Costa Rican Medical Care Company Offers Patients Financing for Procedures in the US, Costa Rica or Anywhere – Cuba Also Wants American Medical Tourists

As we keep seeing and living the rising cost of healthcare, other countries are wanting to cater to ...

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Michelle Obama's War on Childhood Obesity - “Let’s Move” Michelle Obama's War on Childhood Obesity - “Let’s Move”

The long wait is over and perhaps a focus from all areas will make this stick.  She was right in the...

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

HIPAA Harm Threshold Discussion – Assessment Needs to Be Performed Before Reporting HIPAA Harm Threshold Discussion – Assessment Needs to Be Performed Before Reporting

A “Risk Assessment” should be done as each individual case is going to be different, types of breac...

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Biological Grafts – Clinical Study Results Cook Medical Biologic Grafts Reduce Postoperative Pain Biological Grafts – Clinical Study Results Cook Medical Biologic Grafts Reduce Postoperative Pain

Last year I had a lengthy interview with Cook Medical that describe in detail how hernia repair work...

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Rep. John Murtha From Pennsylvania Dies - Intestine Was Accidentally Damaged in Surgery Rep. John Murtha From Pennsylvania Dies - Intestine Was Accidentally Damaged in Surgery

This is sad and the accidental hitting of his large intestine that created an infection for a norma...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

NoMoreClipboard Expands Offerings At Indiana University – Designing Platform for College Health NoMoreClipboard Expands Offerings At Indiana University – Designing Platform for College Health

The pilot program sounds like it is making some inroads, perhaps a little more successful than som...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Dr. Margaret Flowers on Medicare Speaks With Bill Moyers on Single Payer System Movement And The Arrests Dr. Margaret Flowers on Medicare Speaks With Bill Moyers on Single Payer System Movement And The Arrests

The doctor has been arrested 3 times in trying to get the attention of Congress and the White House ...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Proctor and Gamble Buys MDVIP – Physician Boutique Practice Company Proctor and Gamble Buys MDVIP – Physician Boutique Practice Company

  MDVIP has been around for a while and was probably one of the first such companies to open.  The ...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Starting Over With Healthcare From the GOP? Do Some Individuals Think This is A “Just Say No” Campaign? Starting Over With Healthcare From the GOP? Do Some Individuals Think This is A “Just Say No” Campaign?

When it comes to almost everything we do today, research and development healthcare software, comput...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

HHS to California Blue Cross – Bring Your Algorithms to Washington And Explain HHS to California Blue Cross – Bring Your Algorithms to Washington And Explain

Why is this happening, well in the news last week in California big premium increases were announced...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Porch Crawler – Best of Both Worlds?  Get Your Vitamin B with Vodka and Fix Your Bones with Beer Porch Crawler – Best of Both Worlds? Get Your Vitamin B with Vodka and Fix Your Bones with Beer

Ok with the so called nutritional news today relating a alcohol, I found one drink that can do it al...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Pfizer Launches ECard Program in Russia for Discounts on Drugs – In the US Pharmacies Duke Out the Discounts Pfizer Launches ECard Program in Russia for Discounts on Drugs – In the US Pharmacies Duke Out the Discounts

We kind of have a similar situation here in the US, but ours is done through Pharmacy Benefit Manage...

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Healthy Vodka Enhanced with Vitamin B To Make Hangover Recovery A Little Easier? Healthy Vodka Enhanced with Vitamin B To Make Hangover Recovery A Little Easier?

What next, and I do have to say I have never heard of anyone wanting to drink in order to get a suf...

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Sunday, February 07, 2010

Connecticut State Medical Society Demands that United Healthcare/Ingenix Stop The Requests For Patient Records Connecticut State Medical Society Demands that United Healthcare/Ingenix Stop The Requests For Patient Records

Well if you are a physician in Connecticut and were not sure who and what Ingenix is, you are now if...

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Sunday, February 07, 2010

Microsoft and the National Science Foundation Enabling Research in the Cloud (Azure) Microsoft and the National Science Foundation Enabling Research in the Cloud (Azure)

One of the first areas that pops into my head is Genomics, being data heavy and intense.  The link b...

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Sunday, February 07, 2010

Emergency Surgery – Money Coming Out the Wazoo, Where Is This Guy (Video) Emergency Surgery – Money Coming Out the Wazoo, Where Is This Guy (Video)

Funny!  He doesn’t need insurance.  BD  http://www.businessinsider.com/no-no-this-is-the-greatest-super-bowl-ad-of-all-time-2010-2 ...

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Sunday, February 07, 2010
 
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