Humana profits Increase 21%–Medicare Part D Patients Are Lucrative? Humana profits Increase 21%–Medicare Part D Patients Are Lucrative?

I am sure by now you have read all the other insurer’s press releases touting big profits and some ...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

White House Task Force on Unfair Business Practices - A Department of Algorithms To Allow Enforcement Would Be Nice… White House Task Force on Unfair Business Practices - A Department of Algorithms To Allow Enforcement Would Be Nice…

Let’s face it today, unfair business practices are generated by algorithms, so why not get a Departm...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Tenet Admissions Down During 2nd Quarter With Less Demand for OBGYN Services Tenet Admissions Down During 2nd Quarter With Less Demand for OBGYN Services

In the first quarter of this year, admissions were also down which is good news if you are talking t...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Dendreon Corporation Selects Pilgrim Software As a Service Solution For Risk Management and Compliance Intelligence Dendreon Corporation Selects Pilgrim Software As a Service Solution For Risk Management and Compliance Intelligence

Back in March I wrote about their own internal software that I believe was primarily put together fo...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

“Stop In the Name of Health–Don’t Cut Our Medicare” (Video) “Stop In the Name of Health–Don’t Cut Our Medicare” (Video)

Hands Off Our Medicare is a non profit organization committed to bringing back the single pay optio...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

FDA Approves WellDoc Smartphone Mobile Diabetes Tool/Software Using Bluetooth And Automated Algorithmic Analysis Processes FDA Approves WellDoc Smartphone Mobile Diabetes Tool/Software Using Bluetooth And Automated Algorithmic Analysis Processes

Back in April of 2008 I wrote about the pilot program being conducted with Blue Cross for this appli...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Bill Gates Named Keynote Speaker at 2010 mHealth Summit To Be Held November 8-10 Bill Gates Named Keynote Speaker at 2010 mHealth Summit To Be Held November 8-10

The drive and purpose of this summit is to explore role of research, technology & innovation in ...

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Propofol Shortage Beginning to Show–One Hospital Using Etomidate Which Is Difficult to Regulate and Can Be Painful Propofol Shortage Beginning to Show–One Hospital Using Etomidate Which Is Difficult to Regulate and Can Be Painful

I had quite a reads on this post today, link below so I went back to take a look and here’s one anon...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

If You Don’t Use It You Lose It–Ducks Engineer Their Own Phallus Relative To Their Social Surroundings If You Don’t Use It You Lose It–Ducks Engineer Their Own Phallus Relative To Their Social Surroundings

It’s been a while since I have added any duck stories so here’s a good one.  We know now why ducks a...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

Giant One Day Free Clinic in Washington D.C. to be held Aug. 4th, 2010 for The Uninsured Giant One Day Free Clinic in Washington D.C. to be held Aug. 4th, 2010 for The Uninsured

As the article states they have over 800 doctors signed up to help and volunteer.  The information b...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

EnteroMedics Received FDA Approval for Another Clinical Trial for Weight Loss Implant EnteroMedics Received FDA Approval for Another Clinical Trial for Weight Loss Implant

The first study didn’t make it so here’ round 2 and some participants received a placebo device in t...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

Americans Cut Back on Visits to Doctors–Which Means Less Use of Healthcare Software and Websites–Software Folks Have Not Figured This Out Yet & Keep Littering Americans Cut Back on Visits to Doctors–Which Means Less Use of Healthcare Software and Websites–Software Folks Have Not Figured This Out Yet & Keep Littering

This is kind of ironic as visits to doctors slows down, the speed and amount of new software doubles...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

Senior Marketing Trends–Dick Van Dyke for Stem Cells, Andy Griffith for Medicare–Is Betty White Next for Birth Control Maybe? Senior Marketing Trends–Dick Van Dyke for Stem Cells, Andy Griffith for Medicare–Is Betty White Next for Birth Control Maybe?

The search for role models in healthcare dwindles on and I like all the people mentioned above in th...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

Blow Before You Purchase Wine–PA Using Kiosk Machines to Test Consumer Alcohol Levels at Time of Purchase-Privacy? Blow Before You Purchase Wine–PA Using Kiosk Machines to Test Consumer Alcohol Levels at Time of Purchase-Privacy?

Is this useful and convenient or a taste of big brother coming to the super market?  The State of Pe...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

HHS to Work With State Governors on Health Insurance Exchanges– Algorithms Beyond Comprehension And Functionality? HHS to Work With State Governors on Health Insurance Exchanges– Algorithms Beyond Comprehension And Functionality?

We have indeed built ourselves one complicated system over the years and with today’s advances in bu...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

FDA Approves Endologix PowerFit Aortic Extensions–Device Placement FDA Approves Endologix PowerFit Aortic Extensions–Device Placement

Stent technology continues to grow and become much more specific especially as relates to placement ...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

Genetically Engineered Herpes Virus Used as Treatment to Fight Cancer Tumors–Trial Genetically Engineered Herpes Virus Used as Treatment to Fight Cancer Tumors–Trial

This is the virus that nobody wants, that is unless you are looking at an experimental way to treat ...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

The BlackPad–BlackBerry’s Answer to the Ipad–Coming November 2010- PadBerrys The BlackPad–BlackBerry’s Answer to the Ipad–Coming November 2010- PadBerrys

You can visit the site and there’s not a lot there yet, but I’m sure there will be more shortly.  Th...

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Monday, August 02, 2010

VA Palo Alto Health Care System Invests in Zargis Cardioscan Systems Software- Bluetooth Wireless Stethoscope Enabled VA Palo Alto Health Care System Invests in Zargis Cardioscan Systems Software- Bluetooth Wireless Stethoscope Enabled

These VA facilities can now go wireless with stethoscope and the software.identifies suspected murmu...

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Monday, August 02, 2010
 
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