Update: Dr. Don Berwick Will Be Nominated as CMS Administrator – Featured Expert From “Money Driven Medicine” – The Book and Movie (Videos) Update: Dr. Don Berwick Will Be Nominated as CMS Administrator – Featured Expert From “Money Driven Medicine” – The Book and Movie (Videos)

I was reading through my news and Maggie Mahar has updated her blog and states the rumor of the nomi...

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Saturday, March 27, 2010

PrivaMed, Inc. Granted US Patent for Security Platform and Cards for Medical Records PrivaMed, Inc. Granted US Patent for Security Platform and Cards for Medical Records

In reading the press release and web site the patent appears to include multi platforms for securit...

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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Calls Out “No” By Mistake on Healthcare Vote – Second Time He Did This Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Calls Out “No” By Mistake on Healthcare Vote – Second Time He Did This

The senator supports reform and has worked hard to gain supporters.  I guess he may have been distracted and changed his vote, and this has ...

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Congressional Death Threats Are Bi-Partisan – Please Stop the Political Show And Get In Touch With Reality Congressional Death Threats Are Bi-Partisan – Please Stop the Political Show And Get In Touch With Reality

I say it can’t get much worse, but it does.  Death threats are to be taken seriously by all means and there’s anger on both sides. Blaming...

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Desperate Hospitals Returns For 2010 Desperate Hospitals Returns For 2010

I did a series last year called “Desperate Hospitals” and now it seems it’s time once again, unfortu...

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Friday, March 26, 2010

A Case of “Dirty” Algorithms – 2 Madoff Computer Administrators are Indicted – Illegal Coding and Networking for Big Profits A Case of “Dirty” Algorithms – 2 Madoff Computer Administrators are Indicted – Illegal Coding and Networking for Big Profits

This is worth mentioning as this is not by far the only case where illegal IT operations are happeni...

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Public Option Possibility Is Not Completely Dead – It’s the Missing Piece of the Puzzle We Still Need Public Option Possibility Is Not Completely Dead – It’s the Missing Piece of the Puzzle We Still Need

As I understand this would bring on a second reconciliation effort.  Without the public option we a...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Kaiser Permanente Gets Positive Verdict in Neurontin Case By Using Evidence Based Medicine – Aetna Case Against Pfizer Failed in January Kaiser Permanente Gets Positive Verdict in Neurontin Case By Using Evidence Based Medicine – Aetna Case Against Pfizer Failed in January

From my prior post on this topic, the Department of Justice dismissed the Aetna case against Pfizer;...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Almost 25% of Israelis Can’t Afford Healthcare – Survey Almost 25% of Israelis Can’t Afford Healthcare – Survey

Occasionally it is interesting to see how health insurance is viewed in other countries.  In this ca...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Breaking News: House Passed a Bill to Prevent Government Employees From Using Peer to Peer File Sharing! Breaking News: House Passed a Bill to Prevent Government Employees From Using Peer to Peer File Sharing!

I say this is breaking news as almost everyone else in business has a policy and has had for quite s...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Millions of People Rely on Library Computers for Employment, Health, and Education - Study Millions of People Rely on Library Computers for Employment, Health, and Education - Study

People are using technology and the internet when made available to find healthcare information.  Li...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

VA Testing Electronic System for Processing Disability Claims VA Testing Electronic System for Processing Disability Claims

Current paper files are scanned into the system instead of boxes of paper to be reviewed individual...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Biometric Monitoring to be Used by Florida HMO to Combat Healthcare Fraud – BioClaim Linking CMS 1500 To The Patient Visit Biometric Monitoring to be Used by Florida HMO to Combat Healthcare Fraud – BioClaim Linking CMS 1500 To The Patient Visit

The Biometric log in device replaces the usual and standard paper sign in sheet we have all used for...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Caritas Christi Health Care Sold to Private Equity Firm Cerberus For $830M - Massachusetts Caritas Christi Health Care Sold to Private Equity Firm Cerberus For $830M - Massachusetts

With the announcement of healthcare reform, it might appear that the private equity firm sees potent...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Cambridge Consultants Announces Consulting Services For Clinical Trials Using Bayesian Statistical Analysis To Help Expedite the Process and Help Negotiate with the FDA Cambridge Consultants Announces Consulting Services For Clinical Trials Using Bayesian Statistical Analysis To Help Expedite the Process and Help Negotiate with the FDA

The title above is a mouthful, what is Bayesian.  If you have heard of email spam filters you may ha...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010
 
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