Medical Scribes Still Continue to Grow Beyond Just Emergency Medicine… Medical Scribes Still Continue to Grow Beyond Just Emergency Medicine…

Why is this happening, time is one element and complicated medical records systems are another.  Almost every doctor who has converted will ...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

California Doctor Files Suit Against Blue Cross for Denying His Application To Become Part of Their Network After Agreeing to Their Terms California Doctor Files Suit Against Blue Cross for Denying His Application To Become Part of Their Network After Agreeing to Their Terms

“Any Willing Provider” law in California is where the doctor is contesting the fact that they won’t let him in, after agreeing to all terms ...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Stanford University Opens State of the Art Medical School Stanford University Opens State of the Art Medical School

Through a computer, all the dummies can be programmed as to how much urine to release for one example and the picture below shows a room of ...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Principal Financial Gets Out of Health Insurance Business–United Health Group Will Offer And/Or Renew Coverage For Policy Holders Principal Financial Gets Out of Health Insurance Business–United Health Group Will Offer And/Or Renew Coverage For Policy Holders

One thing that works in the favor of United is that he group of patients to spread expenses over is growing.  The rest of the Principal busi...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Patient’s Own Stem Cells Used to Repair A Shattered Leg (Video) Patient’s Own Stem Cells Used to Repair A Shattered Leg (Video)

This is pretty newsworthy to say the least as the woman’s leg had been broken for a number of years and was facing amputation and then this…...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Wright Medical Technology Agrees to Pay US $7.9 Million Settle Anti Kickback Prosecution and Re-establish Ethical Marketing Efforts For Knee and Hip Replacements Wright Medical Technology Agrees to Pay US $7.9 Million Settle Anti Kickback Prosecution and Re-establish Ethical Marketing Efforts For Knee and Hip Replacements

The company will be monitored for 5 years as the case revolved around the use of consultants they hired to sell their products.  The article...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Radiation Safety–California Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Law to Help Enforce Safety and Require Any Overdoses To Be Reported to Patients, Physicians and the Department of Public Health Radiation Safety–California Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Law to Help Enforce Safety and Require Any Overdoses To Be Reported to Patients, Physicians and the Department of Public Health

This is good as if you read the news there has not been a way to track these issues and earlier this year we had some pretty tragic incidenc...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

HHS Awards $49 Million For States To Set Up Infrastructure Shops And Create The Ability To Work With And Interpret Insurance Company Algorithms With Exchanges HHS Awards $49 Million For States To Set Up Infrastructure Shops And Create The Ability To Work With And Interpret Insurance Company Algorithms With Exchanges

That’s right, nothing happens without those algos, (aka algorithms) as this process of infrastructure and querying will be necessary for all...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

General Accounting Office Appoints New Members to National Healthcare Workforce Commission–Hope Some Have Some First Hand Experience with Health IT And Know Algorithms General Accounting Office Appoints New Members to National Healthcare Workforce Commission–Hope Some Have Some First Hand Experience with Health IT And Know Algorithms

I know I beat this to death, but it’s important as without this, we end up with speakers who put their best foot forward, but have no clue o...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

VisionShare Has Offering of Networked Algorithms to Refine and Audit Master Patient Indexes–Transaction Fee Example Of Added Fees/Purchases That Derive Profits From Mathematical Services That Run in the Background With Health IT VisionShare Has Offering of Networked Algorithms to Refine and Audit Master Patient Indexes–Transaction Fee Example Of Added Fees/Purchases That Derive Profits From Mathematical Services That Run in the Background With Health IT

Here’s a quote from the press release that says it all and the big decisions these days for CIOs are how many of these do we need and how ma...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

“Modern House Call For Women” Announced by Maria Shriver for a 3 Day Clinic in Long Beach–Free Medical and Financial Services for Women In Conjunction with the “Women's’ Conference 2010” “Modern House Call For Women” Announced by Maria Shriver for a 3 Day Clinic in Long Beach–Free Medical and Financial Services for Women In Conjunction with the “Women's’ Conference 2010”

This is an annual event held in Long Beach every year with Maria Shriver as the leader.  This year, Dr. Patrick Soon=Shiong is joining the c...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Microsoft–New Windows Live Applications With the “Double Rainbow” Effect (Video) Microsoft–New Windows Live Applications With the “Double Rainbow” Effect (Video)

This is is just funny and I have been using both Windows Live and Office Live since the beta stages and have recommended Office Live for sma...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Carry the Message of “The Giving Pledge”  To China With Discussing Philanthropy And Yielded  A Successful Exchange of Ideas From Both Sides Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Carry the Message of “The Giving Pledge” To China With Discussing Philanthropy And Yielded A Successful Exchange of Ideas From Both Sides

Recently I made a post about Bill Gates being a keynote speaker at this year’s mHealth Convention and also linked back to the events of the ...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Avalide Blood Pressure Medicine Recall Announced–Still No FDA System to Make This Easier–One More Justification to Think About Bar Coding To Scan With a Cell Phone To Locate Avalide Blood Pressure Medicine Recall Announced–Still No FDA System to Make This Easier–One More Justification to Think About Bar Coding To Scan With a Cell Phone To Locate

60 Million tablets sounds like a lot of lot numbers for all to research.  Last year when I began this little campaign I thought the number o...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Partner to Fund Plant Research To Further Human Health as Well as Environmental Issues Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Partner to Fund Plant Research To Further Human Health as Well as Environmental Issues

Back in 2007 the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation gave 100 Million to establish a nursing school, and this grew from their own experiences ...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

ebrary Free Breast Cancer Searchable Information Website ebrary Free Breast Cancer Searchable Information Website

This is a good site and so easy to navigate.  I have searched various sites on the web relative to breast cancer and the format here is simp...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Kaiser Permanente Medical Terminology Donation Official Today With CMT Medical Vocabularies To HHS–A Big Step Forward for Interoperable EHRs & PHRS With Open Source Development Now Available For All Kaiser Permanente Medical Terminology Donation Official Today With CMT Medical Vocabularies To HHS–A Big Step Forward for Interoperable EHRs & PHRS With Open Source Development Now Available For All

Earlier this week the announcement came forward and today it’s official.  We all look for collaboration and standards with medical records a...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Dr. Richard Gilfillan Named New Acting Director of Innovation For Medicare and Medicaid–Hope To Repair Some Broken and Non Ethical Algorithms in Healthcare Reform? Dr. Richard Gilfillan Named New Acting Director of Innovation For Medicare and Medicaid–Hope To Repair Some Broken and Non Ethical Algorithms in Healthcare Reform?

You certainly have to be innovative in working with insurers today, that’s an understatement and it appears this is the area where CMS is lo...

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010
 
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