Gov. Schwarzenegger signs New Healthcare Laws for California and Creates Insurance Exchanges (Video) Gov. Schwarzenegger signs New Healthcare Laws for California and Creates Insurance Exchanges (Video)

In case you missed the live cast this morning, which was sent via Twitter as he always does, here’s ...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

More Congressional Testimonies About Health IT–Members of Congress Could Entertain Getting an “Algo Man” on Staff As Wall Street and Health Insurers Have Them–Don’t Leave Home Without One More Congressional Testimonies About Health IT–Members of Congress Could Entertain Getting an “Algo Man” on Staff As Wall Street and Health Insurers Have Them–Don’t Leave Home Without One

So what it the world is an “Algo Man”?   For that matter it could be a woman too but these are the f...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

Institute of Medicine To Study Best Policies and Practices for Health IT Relative to Improving Healthcare Safety aka Those Algorithms Institute of Medicine To Study Best Policies and Practices for Health IT Relative to Improving Healthcare Safety aka Those Algorithms

This is to be a one year study on safety and Health IT is the algorithms that we use today for most ...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

Jon Stewart Asks Where’s the Billion Dollars Pledged by the US for Haiti-Held up in Senate by Tom Coburn Jon Stewart Asks Where’s the Billion Dollars Pledged by the US for Haiti-Held up in Senate by Tom Coburn

Jon Stewart does it again with investigating where the US money went from the US and apparently it’s...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

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.  Alm...

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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 ...

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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 exampl...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 hi...

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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...

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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 infrastructur...

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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 the...

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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...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 an...

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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 thi...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
 
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