Aetna To Lay Off 200-Membership Decline But Profits Continue to Rise with Stealth Algorithmic Formulas aka Business Models Aetna To Lay Off 200-Membership Decline But Profits Continue to Rise with Stealth Algorithmic Formulas aka Business Models

As stated in the title here, profits continue to rise on fewer members and this is nothing new as it...

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Keith Olbermann Updates Arizona Transplant Denials–Death Panel Algorithms Provided by Subsidiary of United HealthCare (Video) Keith Olbermann Updates Arizona Transplant Denials–Death Panel Algorithms Provided by Subsidiary of United HealthCare (Video)

This is an update from MSNBC on the Arizona Budget cuts.  There are 2 cases here to where both patie...

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Leveraging Gesture Power of Kinect With Windows 7–Future Interfaces/Interactions With Electronic Medical Records (Video) Leveraging Gesture Power of Kinect With Windows 7–Future Interfaces/Interactions With Electronic Medical Records (Video)

Not even a month ago Microsoft bought another 3D chip company that also uses gestures and you can se...

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Digital Literacy California CIO Series -Michael Peevey, President Cal Public Utilities Commission-We Need to Get Up to Par Digital Literacy California CIO Series -Michael Peevey, President Cal Public Utilities Commission-We Need to Get Up to Par

This is another of the video series leading up to a major campaign for all to have digital literacy ...

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

VA to develop prototype for VistA - Aviva Virtual A Web Enabled System VA to develop prototype for VistA - Aviva Virtual A Web Enabled System

The revamp is needed they said to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Virtual Lifetime E...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Health Insurer Humana Introduces a New Game Called FamScape–Making It Fun to Get And Maybe Mine Your Data? Health Insurer Humana Introduces a New Game Called FamScape–Making It Fun to Get And Maybe Mine Your Data?

Perhaps all those folks who sit around and play Farmville on Facebook might like this but watch out ...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Texas Medical Association and AARP Unite To Stop the Medicare Meltdown in Congress Texas Medical Association and AARP Unite To Stop the Medicare Meltdown in Congress

As of yesterday I believe we have one more 30 day extension and that will last only until the end of...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Google's Wi-Fe Data Accidentally Collected With Street View Cars Will be Deleted-Some Members of Congress Should Be Happy Now Google's Wi-Fe Data Accidentally Collected With Street View Cars Will be Deleted-Some Members of Congress Should Be Happy Now

We are back to one of my favorite topics again, those folks who makes laws but were up in arms about...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Germany launches Microsoft HealthVault Platform–Assignio A Siemens Licensee Germany launches Microsoft HealthVault Platform–Assignio A Siemens Licensee

Back in January of this year HeatlhVault was announced and now it looks like it is here for all to p...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Bayer Cuts 4500 Jobs Worldwide–Press Release Went Out Early-How Many Employees Found Out - Will Have 2500 News Jobs In China on the Roadmap Bayer Cuts 4500 Jobs Worldwide–Press Release Went Out Early-How Many Employees Found Out - Will Have 2500 News Jobs In China on the Roadmap

You can read the entire press release here where it states that they need to expand in Asia and Chi...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

FDA Takes Darvon and Darvocet Off the Market FDA Takes Darvon and Darvocet Off the Market

In addition to Xanodyne there are some generic manufacturers and we certainly don’t have a shortage ...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

New Melanoma Identification Device Gets FDA Panel Approval–Questions About How Human Intervention Works with Melafind Algorithm Arise From Discussion New Melanoma Identification Device Gets FDA Panel Approval–Questions About How Human Intervention Works with Melafind Algorithm Arise From Discussion

We have all been reading about the FDA and their increase responsibilities for approval on medical d...

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Keith Olbermann Discussing Health Insurance–Wendell Potter and Michael Moore to Unite On MSNBC Next Week Keith Olbermann Discussing Health Insurance–Wendell Potter and Michael Moore to Unite On MSNBC Next Week

This is good as first off they discuss the anesthesiologist who was just elected and wanted his gove...

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

TSA Announces Facebook Integration For Full Body Scans-Will TSA “Junk” Postings Still Carry a “G” Rating-Is This for Real or a Hoax? TSA Announces Facebook Integration For Full Body Scans-Will TSA “Junk” Postings Still Carry a “G” Rating-Is This for Real or a Hoax?

Have we  lost our minds?  Is this an effort to make the TSA more user friendly?  Who wants their “ju...

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

The Minder Wireless Device Connects to Collect Patient Medical Data and Transmit Via Wireless Network to Medical Record Systems Via HL7 Standards The Minder Wireless Device Connects to Collect Patient Medical Data and Transmit Via Wireless Network to Medical Record Systems Via HL7 Standards

Cambridge Consultants, the think tank and creator of mobile devices for healthcare has added one mor...

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

IBM and Aetna Subsidiary, ActiveHealth Management Bring Cloud EHR Health IT Program To Puerto Rico–Subsidiary Watch IBM and Aetna Subsidiary, ActiveHealth Management Bring Cloud EHR Health IT Program To Puerto Rico–Subsidiary Watch

Cloud computing is certainly the way of the future and stands to save money as well as energy and he...

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Thursday, November 18, 2010
 
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