Congressman Anthony Weiner Discusses Healthcare Reform with John Stewart – Daily Show (Old Friends) Congressman Anthony Weiner Discusses Healthcare Reform with John Stewart – Daily Show (Old Friends)

He speaks out for the public option and how it is needed and was one of the youngest Congressmen el...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Microsoft Tag and Surface Working Together (Video) – The Frog is the Future of Your EOB Getting to Your PHR Microsoft Tag and Surface Working Together (Video) – The Frog is the Future of Your EOB Getting to Your PHR

I have posted about Windows Tag and their potential use for identifying recalled medical device and ...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

FDA Using Data Base to Check for Shipments Scored as “High Risk” – Devices, Food, Medical Products FDA Using Data Base to Check for Shipments Scored as “High Risk” – Devices, Food, Medical Products

This is definitely a step in the “right” direction.  Ultimately the high risk area are going to need...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Bravo Health – Venture Capital Backed Medicare Senior Health HMO Carrier Sees Profits of 1 Billion for 2009 Bravo Health – Venture Capital Backed Medicare Senior Health HMO Carrier Sees Profits of 1 Billion for 2009

One more interesting article here about the huge profits made by companies providing HMO services a...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Blue Cross Insurance Rates for Californians With Individual Policies Skyrocketing Blue Cross Insurance Rates for Californians With Individual Policies Skyrocketing

It sounds like it cherry picking time again – run the algorithms and and cut the most unprofitable p...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Business Associates Can Be Held Responsible for Data Breaches – HIPAA Laws Business Associates Can Be Held Responsible for Data Breaches – HIPAA Laws

With the new HIPAA laws, business associates will now be scrutinized for fault in security breaches ...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

CCHP Investing in Business Intelligence Algorithmic Processes with TriZetto Systems – Managed Care CCHP Investing in Business Intelligence Algorithmic Processes with TriZetto Systems – Managed Care

A few months ago I  wrote about CareMore in southern California investing in business intelligence c...

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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Ascension Healthcare Working with American Well to Offer Online Web Visits Ascension Healthcare Working with American Well to Offer Online Web Visits

American Well began their first pilot program in Hawaii and since then has expanded into additional ...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

How to Fight Algorithmically “Scored” Health Care Claim Denials – Line Up and Deliver Your Own Data How to Fight Algorithmically “Scored” Health Care Claim Denials – Line Up and Deliver Your Own Data

If you read below, the numbers collected and analyzed show that one out of every 14 claims are initi...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

FDA Asking for $4 Billion to Overhaul Medical Device and Food Safety Monitoring – Give It To Them FDA Asking for $4 Billion to Overhaul Medical Device and Food Safety Monitoring – Give It To Them

The FDA has been under fire ever since I started writing this blog about 3 years ago, and when under...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

Identity Theft Haven – Used Copiers for Sale with Data Loaded Hard Drives and Information Galore for the Taking! Identity Theft Haven – Used Copiers for Sale with Data Loaded Hard Drives and Information Galore for the Taking!

Ok paper folks, so you thought scanning a piece of paper and making a copy was safe, well think agai...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

Speech Recognition – Have a Computer Using Vista?  Go Find It in the Control Panel and Try It Speech Recognition – Have a Computer Using Vista? Go Find It in the Control Panel and Try It

I have been working on a few computers here lately and this conversation came up again as to wanting...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

CSI Television Shows are Focusing on the Needs for Healthcare Reform CSI Television Shows are Focusing on the Needs for Healthcare Reform

Even if you are not reading a lot of news today or watching on television, when you go to watch some...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

Genes Help Determine How An Individual Benefits from Exercise Genes Help Determine How An Individual Benefits from Exercise

We all know that exercise is good for us, but how it compares, let’s say you have 2 individuals doi...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

Massachusetts General Hospital – Pediatric Intensive Care Using Video Conferencing Massachusetts General Hospital – Pediatric Intensive Care Using Video Conferencing

We hear a lot about patients and doctors using video conferencing and here’s an example in the hosp...

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Friday, February 05, 2010

Low Cost or Close to No Cost Diagnosis Using Cheap Paper - TED Low Cost or Close to No Cost Diagnosis Using Cheap Paper - TED

George Whitesides, the Chemist from Harvard has a profile that can be read here.   He is discussing using paper for more diagnostic tests.  ...

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Thursday, February 04, 2010

Zeltiq™ System That Sucks, Freezes And Eventually Kills the Fat Cells In Your Body – Non-invasive Procedure Zeltiq™ System That Sucks, Freezes And Eventually Kills the Fat Cells In Your Body – Non-invasive Procedure

Oh the many new ways there are to rid ourselves of fat!  This is a new process, approved by the FDA...

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Thursday, February 04, 2010
 
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