HealthGrades And Other MD Rating and Referral Sites List “Dead Doctors” on Their MD Information Pages And Even Include the Insurance Plans the “Dead Doctors” Honor HealthGrades And Other MD Rating and Referral Sites List “Dead Doctors” on Their MD Information Pages And Even Include the Insurance Plans the “Dead Doctors” Honor

This just goes to show you can’t really believe every thing you read on the web.   I came across thi...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

HMOS….It’s When Some Clown in A Suit Tells Your Doctor What They Can and Cannot Do For You (Image) HMOS….It’s When Some Clown in A Suit Tells Your Doctor What They Can and Cannot Do For You (Image)

This just struck me kind of funny today as it was something sent to me via email but darn if it is n...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Hot Flashes Coming To Washington D.C. - Controversial New Film About Menopause, “Hot Flash Havoc”- Exclusive Premier Screening–September 28th - Men are Invited Hot Flashes Coming To Washington D.C. - Controversial New Film About Menopause, “Hot Flash Havoc”- Exclusive Premier Screening–September 28th - Men are Invited

Last week I had the opportunity to talk with Heidi Houston -   the Executive Producer of Hot Flash H...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Stand Up to Cancer–Tonight–September 10, 2010 Stand Up to Cancer–Tonight–September 10, 2010

Don’t forget to tune in tonight and donate!  The time is 8:00 pm eastern time, 7:00 pm central time ...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Private Equity Firms Buy Hospitalist Company in Atlanta Private Equity Firms Buy Hospitalist Company in Atlanta

Two different private equity firms have gone in together to purchase the “for hire” hospitalist comp...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Blue Light Special at K-Mart–Free Aneurysm Screenings at the Pharmacy Department September 20- November 5th Blue Light Special at K-Mart–Free Aneurysm Screenings at the Pharmacy Department September 20- November 5th

The group AAAanswers is being sponsored by Medtronic to perform the free screening.  Of course scree...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Two Florida Business Men–Medicare Fraud For Billing for Penis Pumps for Female and Male Patients–Lot of Transaction Money Made And Who’s Running the Algorithms for Profit? Two Florida Business Men–Medicare Fraud For Billing for Penis Pumps for Female and Male Patients–Lot of Transaction Money Made And Who’s Running the Algorithms for Profit?

Ok we have all these anti-fraud software companies, some are subsidiaries of insurance companies tha...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Terumo Medical Begins Patient Enrollment–Stent System for Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease Terumo Medical Begins Patient Enrollment–Stent System for Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease

If you are not familiar with with PAD is, last year I did an interview with another company that has...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Molina Healthcare Moves Into Texas to Provide Healthcare Services for Low Income Children and Pregnant Women in Rural Counties With Subsidiary Molina Healthcare of Texas Insurance Company Molina Healthcare Moves Into Texas to Provide Healthcare Services for Low Income Children and Pregnant Women in Rural Counties With Subsidiary Molina Healthcare of Texas Insurance Company

Molina Healthcare has been expanding their services to rural areas and earlier this year launched th...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

FDA Gets a Raise–User Fees for Medical Device Makers–Increase Is Effective October 1st FDA Gets a Raise–User Fees for Medical Device Makers–Increase Is Effective October 1st

Back in April of this year the FDA proposed their increase and now it has been approved and the new ...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

San Bruno Fire–Kaiser Medical Center Treats 15 People Others Treated at St. Francis memorial–4 Deaths– Hospitals And Doctors on Track With Emergency Reponses San Bruno Fire–Kaiser Medical Center Treats 15 People Others Treated at St. Francis memorial–4 Deaths– Hospitals And Doctors on Track With Emergency Reponses

Last evening I was watching the news coverage of the dire situation and what made it more difficult ...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Michelle Obama Asks Congress to Join Childhood Obesity Fight–Maybe It Will Inspire Some of Those out of Out of Tolerance BMIs We See Sitting in Congress To Get Motivated –Fat Resides There Too Michelle Obama Asks Congress to Join Childhood Obesity Fight–Maybe It Will Inspire Some of Those out of Out of Tolerance BMIs We See Sitting in Congress To Get Motivated –Fat Resides There Too

I commented on this item and when she was embarrassed when the President announced here program.  I ...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Sheriffs In North Carolina Wants Access to State Computer Records to Identify Anyone with Scripts for Controlled Substances and Painkillers Sheriffs In North Carolina Wants Access to State Computer Records to Identify Anyone with Scripts for Controlled Substances and Painkillers

This is kind of scary unless there were a criminal reason to ask for a warrant in a specific case fo...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Nuance Introduces Dragon Medical Enterprise Network Edition, Advanced Capabilities Accelerate EHR Meaningful Use Running on Citrix Nuance Introduces Dragon Medical Enterprise Network Edition, Advanced Capabilities Accelerate EHR Meaningful Use Running on Citrix

The enterprise version is for practices with 25 or more users and nice that it runs from the server ...

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Johnson and Johnson News:  Participants With Prostate Cancer Trial Will Have Access After Completion and Company Launches Aid Program for Women and Children Johnson and Johnson News: Participants With Prostate Cancer Trial Will Have Access After Completion and Company Launches Aid Program for Women and Children

Back in May of 2009, Johnson and Johnson purchased Los Angeles based Cougar Biotech who has been con...

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Botox-Lawsuits, Fines, Suing the FDA and Now Waiting To Get Off Label Approval from the FDA for Migraines Botox-Lawsuits, Fines, Suing the FDA and Now Waiting To Get Off Label Approval from the FDA for Migraines

Botox, made by Allergan has had quite the ride the last couple of years.  It is approved for use for...

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Arianna Huffington Interview with ABC News–Finally Someone Who Speaks Out About How Technology Has Affected the World and the US Economy–She Knows Algorithms & Their Power Arianna Huffington Interview with ABC News–Finally Someone Who Speaks Out About How Technology Has Affected the World and the US Economy–She Knows Algorithms & Their Power

I have embedded the video below and this is as close as anyone has come to crawling out of denial wi...

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010
 
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