Radiation Over Exposure Investigation Efforts Continue–Patients With Strokes Over Exposed Radiation Over Exposure Investigation Efforts Continue–Patients With Strokes Over Exposed

Finding the solution still continues and more patient stories are coming out with the effects of wha...

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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Georgia Hospital Contract with United HealthGroup Confusion–Letter Said Yes and CEO Said No–Negotiation Continues Georgia Hospital Contract with United HealthGroup Confusion–Letter Said Yes and CEO Said No–Negotiation Continues

There seems to be a number of these contract negotiation stories hitting the news today as contract ...

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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Aetna Issues Press Release Relative to Fire Victims in California–We Care But Try to Stay In Network And Update Your PHR If Evacuated Aetna Issues Press Release Relative to Fire Victims in California–We Care But Try to Stay In Network And Update Your PHR If Evacuated

Overall the company is trying to get the information out to those who may have been affected by the...

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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Dr. Berwick, Director of CMS Talks About Medicare On The 45th Anniversary Dr. Berwick, Director of CMS Talks About Medicare On The 45th Anniversary

This was a live broadcast today from Healthcare.gov with Dr. Don Berwick on the anniversary of Medic...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Geron Gets FDA Approval To Resume Stem-Cell Study - Spinal Cord Injuries - Go UC Irvine! Geron Gets FDA Approval To Resume Stem-Cell Study - Spinal Cord Injuries - Go UC Irvine!

The video speaks of where stem cell research is currently in the US and revisits the big breakthroug...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

And Now A Word From Wendell Potter About Healthcare Reform and Medical Loss Ratios.. And Now A Word From Wendell Potter About Healthcare Reform and Medical Loss Ratios..

First of all it’s nice to see Mr. Potter over at the Huffington Post and this is where the source of...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Charles River Purchase of Chinese WuXI Company Not Going to Happen Charles River Purchase of Chinese WuXI Company Not Going to Happen

The shareholders basically said stay here and fix the business in the US rather than risk deals over...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Nighthawk Tele-Radiology Services Gets a Major Upgrade with Cisco And Virtualization Nighthawk Tele-Radiology Services Gets a Major Upgrade with Cisco And Virtualization

I have covered Nighthawk before and if you have had imaging done after hours at a hospital your imag...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Grassley Sending More Letters–Zimmer Holdings on Knees/Hips–Why Not DePuy And A Couple Others Too–Same Issues & Get A Registry in Place Grassley Sending More Letters–Zimmer Holdings on Knees/Hips–Why Not DePuy And A Couple Others Too–Same Issues & Get A Registry in Place

  I am just curious as other have issues too?  Can we get Senator Grassley a data base that ties a...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

India–Insurance Companies Planning Direct Connection With Suppliers Whereby Patients Will be Required to Use Drugs/Equipment Only Approved by Carriers India–Insurance Companies Planning Direct Connection With Suppliers Whereby Patients Will be Required to Use Drugs/Equipment Only Approved by Carriers

The overall fear here was over billing from hospitals so it looks like the choices of patients and h...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Newt Gingrich Gets Healthcare Value Bass Ackwards–It’s All About Those Algorithms Newt Gingrich Gets Healthcare Value Bass Ackwards–It’s All About Those Algorithms

First of all let me clarify where I am coming from with a short bit of background as to where some o...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Private Equity Firm Water Street Healthcare Partners Acquires Medical Specialties Distributors–Subsidiary Watch Private Equity Firm Water Street Healthcare Partners Acquires Medical Specialties Distributors–Subsidiary Watch

One more move with private equity investments in healthcare.  If you look at the MSD website you can...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

FDA Advisory – Don’t Share Your Hormone Replacement Therapy With Your Kids and Dogs FDA Advisory – Don’t Share Your Hormone Replacement Therapy With Your Kids and Dogs

This is an FDA approved bio identical drug, which means versus some of the other treatment out on t...

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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Dr. Berwick Gets a Letter Today From Senator Grassley – Healthcare and Health IT Literacy Out Shadowed Again with 8 Track Tapes? Dr. Berwick Gets a Letter Today From Senator Grassley – Healthcare and Health IT Literacy Out Shadowed Again with 8 Track Tapes?

By taking a look at this letter, I can see what nothing gets accomplished in Congress today requesti...

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Thursday, July 29, 2010

California Gov Creates Website for Consumer Alert Email Subscriptions for Health Insurance Rate Hike Increases and Other Relative Information California Gov Creates Website for Consumer Alert Email Subscriptions for Health Insurance Rate Hike Increases and Other Relative Information

This is a help and you can pick and choose which alerts you want to receive by email and perhaps in ...

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Thursday, July 29, 2010
 
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