Federal Judge Declares Requirement for Americans to Carry Health Insurance Unconstitutional–Single Payer by Default Some Day? Federal Judge Declares Requirement for Americans to Carry Health Insurance Unconstitutional–Single Payer by Default Some Day?

Basically I have seen the health reform create some real positives but this part where individuals a...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

ONC Adds 2 New Certification Organizations to the List for EHRs and Meaningful Use ONC Adds 2 New Certification Organizations to the List for EHRs and Meaningful Use

Only a year ago we had one and now we have five so perhaps this gives some new meaning to the number...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Johns Hopkins Center for China Studies Announced-10 Million Dollar Donation Johns Hopkins Center for China Studies Announced-10 Million Dollar Donation

The donation came from the a Chinese American individual who plans to build a hybrid auto plant in t...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

AMA and Others Urge CMS to Pay Overdue Reimbursements to Docs-Those Expensive Data Resets and Algorithms for Compliance AMA and Others Urge CMS to Pay Overdue Reimbursements to Docs-Those Expensive Data Resets and Algorithms for Compliance

Here we go again with money owed to physicians and the big job of calculating the differences on cla...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Behavioral Science for Hedge Fund Executives Hints At the Prospect of New Social Environments-Predictive Modeling Algorithms Showing Status of Well Being Behavioral Science for Hedge Fund Executives Hints At the Prospect of New Social Environments-Predictive Modeling Algorithms Showing Status of Well Being

I found this article to be of interest as in healthcare we are constantly focusing on behavioral mod...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Stem Cells Turned Into Intestinal Tissue in Lab Stem Cells Turned Into Intestinal Tissue in Lab

Initially the intestinal tissue cells and the growth there of will be used to study normal intestina...

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Stem Cell Based Cosmetics Developed from International StemCell Corporation Announced Stem Cell Based Cosmetics Developed from International StemCell Corporation Announced

This is an interesting company as they are involved in research and development of stem cells relati...

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Pilot At United Airlines Claimed to be an MD and Duped Many, Including the AMA With Phony MD Credentials Pilot At United Airlines Claimed to be an MD and Duped Many, Including the AMA With Phony MD Credentials

Everybody loads up the internet with how healthcare should take lessons from aviation, well maybe no...

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Federal Government Data Center Consolidation Gets Under Way To Reduce Data Centers by 40% By 2015 Federal Government Data Center Consolidation Gets Under Way To Reduce Data Centers by 40% By 2015

The goal is from the US CTO is reduce the number of federal data centers by 40% by 2015 and the fede...

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Spousal Refusal A Method of Survival With Medicaid Covering the Costs of Nursing Home Care for The Sick Spouse Spousal Refusal A Method of Survival With Medicaid Covering the Costs of Nursing Home Care for The Sick Spouse

This is for care that goes for areas outside of Medicare coverage such as Alzheimer's or stroke ...

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

West Virginia Creates Healthcare Program for $30 A Year For Those Employed But Cannot Afford Health Insurance & Make Too Much for Medicaid–The Insurance Doughnut Hole West Virginia Creates Healthcare Program for $30 A Year For Those Employed But Cannot Afford Health Insurance & Make Too Much for Medicaid–The Insurance Doughnut Hole

To qualify one must be between the ages of 19 and 64, and make less than $43,320 for a single person...

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Layoffs Coming Up to 120 Jobs–Medical Employment at a Standstill in California Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Layoffs Coming Up to 120 Jobs–Medical Employment at a Standstill in California

Salinas is about 100 miles or so south of San Francisco and due to escalating costs and the need to ...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Jon Stewart Addresses Tax Cuts–Some of The Rich Are Giving Away Their Wealth- Visibility for Identifying Greedy Corporate  and Govt Behavior Awareness Increases Jon Stewart Addresses Tax Cuts–Some of The Rich Are Giving Away Their Wealth- Visibility for Identifying Greedy Corporate and Govt Behavior Awareness Increases

Who doesn’t like Jon Stewart but in seeing what philanthropy is doing today, some of the richest and...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Scientists Grow Human Brain Stem Cells in Rats- “Smart Rat Therapy” That Can Lead to Treatments for Brain Damage, Epilepsy or Parkinson's Scientists Grow Human Brain Stem Cells in Rats- “Smart Rat Therapy” That Can Lead to Treatments for Brain Damage, Epilepsy or Parkinson's

One more breakthrough with research and development in showing that human brain stem cells can funct...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Oklahoma Legislator Donates Bone Marrow Stem Cells and Saves Arizona Woman’s Life Who Has Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oklahoma Legislator Donates Bone Marrow Stem Cells and Saves Arizona Woman’s Life Who Has Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Stems cells are hot, and they save lives too.  Again I hope our government can quit stumbling all ov...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Beth Israel Physicians Group Moving Towards New Blue Cross Care Model Beth Israel Physicians Group Moving Towards New Blue Cross Care Model

Last week Blue Cross announced their plan for employers to encourage the use of those on the “low” l...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Sergey Aleynikov Found Guilty of Stealing Goldman Sachs Code Sergey Aleynikov Found Guilty of Stealing Goldman Sachs Code

I don’t know if we will get to hear additional information on this case but the jury found Sergey Al...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Winner-Lenovo M90Z Computer–Medical Quack Contest Has Ended-More Opportunities to Win With Additional Participating Blogs! Winner-Lenovo M90Z Computer–Medical Quack Contest Has Ended-More Opportunities to Win With Additional Participating Blogs!

UPDATE WE HAVE A WINNER   Stephen Sigal from Tyler, TX I did my selection the old fashion way an...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Walgreen Customer Email Listing Has Unauthorized Access So Be Watchful of Potential Spam Emails Walgreen Customer Email Listing Has Unauthorized Access So Be Watchful of Potential Spam Emails

How hot is marketing in healthcare, hot enough to where folks are poaching for email addresses and t...

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