Somewhat Ridiculous Lawsuit Against Healthpoint Regarding Would Care Drug/Ointment Medicaid Reimbursements Somewhat Ridiculous Lawsuit Against Healthpoint Regarding Would Care Drug/Ointment Medicaid Reimbursements

Xenaderm has been around since the 70s and the problem here with the billing is that prescriptions w...

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Saturday, April 02, 2011

Boehringer Ingelheim Receives FDA Fast Track Approval for Hepatitis C Virus Treatment and Moves In To Phase 3 Trials Boehringer Ingelheim Receives FDA Fast Track Approval for Hepatitis C Virus Treatment and Moves In To Phase 3 Trials

The final results of each endpoint of the trials is to provide a “cure” as stated in the press relea...

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Saturday, April 02, 2011

Kaiser Permanente Opens New South Los Angeles Medical Center With “Green” Incorporated  Technologies Kaiser Permanente Opens New South Los Angeles Medical Center With “Green” Incorporated Technologies

I can’t think of a needier area for medical care as we have all read some of the news about the clos...

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Saturday, April 02, 2011

3M To Buy Zargis Medical-Software Used by the Blue Tooth Stethoscope (video) 3M To Buy Zargis Medical-Software Used by the Blue Tooth Stethoscope (video)

This makes sense as the stethoscope was a combined effort of 3M and Zargis.  The Littmann Electronic...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

Mayo Closes Hospital In Wisconsin Mayo Closes Hospital In Wisconsin

From reading this article it sounds like a lack of business might be why the hospital is closing; ho...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

The Medical Quack Aprils Fool’s Day Activity–Jockeying for Position in Aflac Duck Contest The Medical Quack Aprils Fool’s Day Activity–Jockeying for Position in Aflac Duck Contest

Here’s the lighter and the silly side of this blogger.  As you can see I have no problem making a co...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

Steward Health (Cerberus Capital) Buys Another Massachusetts Hospital–Morton Steward Health (Cerberus Capital) Buys Another Massachusetts Hospital–Morton

Massachusetts is not the only state where they have purchases hospitals and the on in Florida with b...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

Arizona Governor Proposes Adding “Evil People” Surcharges to Medcaid Fees Arizona Governor Proposes Adding “Evil People” Surcharges to Medcaid Fees

Keep in mind that these so called “evil people” are also the same ones struggling with money and eno...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

CIGNA Enters Global Health Insurance Market-New Area of Focus for US Expatriates CIGNA Enters Global Health Insurance Market-New Area of Focus for US Expatriates

The insurance offered is a “private” plan to give access to a number of hospitals, doctors and other...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

Cryo-Save Group Offering to Store Adult Stem Cells for The Japanese Workers Dealing with Nuclear Plant Damage Cryo-Save Group Offering to Store Adult Stem Cells for The Japanese Workers Dealing with Nuclear Plant Damage

Cryo-Save is Europe’s largest stem cell bank.  With those who have been working around the nuclear p...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

Tri-Care Formularies To Be Listed on Epocrates Tri-Care Formularies To Be Listed on Epocrates

Last month Epocrates announced they too are entering the medical records market, so add one more.  I...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

The Center For Total Health From Kaiser Permanente In Washington DC-Healthcare Technology Showcase and Learning Center The Center For Total Health From Kaiser Permanente In Washington DC-Healthcare Technology Showcase and Learning Center

Back in February I wrote about the new Kaiser Permanente facility that opened in Washington DC.  The...

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Friday, April 01, 2011

How the Federal Government Plans to Spend $79 Billion in IT Investments in 2011 from the-Chart from General Accounting Office How the Federal Government Plans to Spend $79 Billion in IT Investments in 2011 from the-Chart from General Accounting Office

We keep hearing that healthcare is eating us out of house and home, which it literally is, and here’...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

CardioHealth® Station Cleared By FDA-An Automated and Portable Cardiovascular Imaging Device for Physician’s Offices, Hospitals and Clinics-Got Plaque? CardioHealth® Station Cleared By FDA-An Automated and Portable Cardiovascular Imaging Device for Physician’s Offices, Hospitals and Clinics-Got Plaque?

This device, the CardioHealth Station combines the Framingham Risk Score with carotid IMT and plaqu...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Former Hospital CFO Goes Back to Jail for Violating Bond Conditions-He Emailed His Probation Officer Under Wife’s Name Former Hospital CFO Goes Back to Jail for Violating Bond Conditions-He Emailed His Probation Officer Under Wife’s Name

Ok now these folks are supposed to be the brains and money of hospitals here and this one obviously ...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

CMS Gives Dendreon Wins Full Reimbursement of $93k for Treatment of Prostate Cancer With No Apparent Off Label Restrictions In Draft Memo CMS Gives Dendreon Wins Full Reimbursement of $93k for Treatment of Prostate Cancer With No Apparent Off Label Restrictions In Draft Memo

The story of Provenge and the manufacturer has been interesting for all over the last few years. I h...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Longtime CEO of Healthcare District of Palm Beach County Resigning to Take A Position at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida-A New Set of Managed Care Algorithms to Work With Longtime CEO of Healthcare District of Palm Beach County Resigning to Take A Position at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida-A New Set of Managed Care Algorithms to Work With

Well here we go again, hospital systems don’t have much money and as a country with both federal and...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
 
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