70,000 More Patients Join the the Free Credit Protection Club in Philadelphia–Stolen Flash Drive Storage Device Again… 70,000 More Patients Join the the Free Credit Protection Club in Philadelphia–Stolen Flash Drive Storage Device Again…

I don’t know when VPNs might take a stronger hold.  According to the article below the employee has ...

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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Blue Cross Rate Increases Spread Between 2 Regulatory Agencies in California-Consumer Watchdog Calls on Governor to Merge Insurance Commissioner & Managed Care Office As HMO Side Rates Go up 16% Blue Cross Rate Increases Spread Between 2 Regulatory Agencies in California-Consumer Watchdog Calls on Governor to Merge Insurance Commissioner & Managed Care Office As HMO Side Rates Go up 16%

Now this is a mess, those who are under the area governed by the the state insurance commissioner we...

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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Remote Area Medical Seeing Over 1000 Patients a Day At the Free Medical Clinic Held At the Oakland Coliseum Remote Area Medical Seeing Over 1000 Patients a Day At the Free Medical Clinic Held At the Oakland Coliseum

The wonderful folks at Remote Area Medical continue their mission in Oakland after just finishing a...

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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Where is Venture Capital Investing With Healthcare Today-Can Be Risky Business With Long Time Big Commitments Where is Venture Capital Investing With Healthcare Today-Can Be Risky Business With Long Time Big Commitments

This is an interesting feature from Forbes talking about mostly Health IT investments, and a little ...

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Friday, April 08, 2011

Digital Illiteracy Is Killing Us With New Bill Wanting MD Medicare Compensation Put Online-No Clue on the Cost, Time and Truckloads of Errors to Audit and Correct Digital Illiteracy Is Killing Us With New Bill Wanting MD Medicare Compensation Put Online-No Clue on the Cost, Time and Truckloads of Errors to Audit and Correct

I commented the same thoughts on this when Dow Jones filed their lawsuit and folks that don’t wrote ...

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Friday, April 08, 2011

SEC Charges Johnson & Johnson With Foreign Bribery- $70 Million to be Paid In Fines But Again Nobody Did Anything Wrong SEC Charges Johnson & Johnson With Foreign Bribery- $70 Million to be Paid In Fines But Again Nobody Did Anything Wrong

From the press release below at the SEC, this sounds like it took a bit of work to set up a company ...

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Friday, April 08, 2011

What’s Going to Happen to Patients When in October of 2012 Medicare Will No Longer Reimburse for a Hospital Readmission Within 30 Days For Heart Attacks? What’s Going to Happen to Patients When in October of 2012 Medicare Will No Longer Reimburse for a Hospital Readmission Within 30 Days For Heart Attacks?

This is a very good question and explains too why we see all these big bounties hanging out there fo...

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Friday, April 08, 2011

FDA to Review Security Data Access After Insider Trading Charges Filed-Time to Update Group Policy on The Servers FDA to Review Security Data Access After Insider Trading Charges Filed-Time to Update Group Policy on The Servers

Well group policy settings are the first thing that come to mind and if needed additional audit trai...

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

Stem Cells Grow an Eye Retina Stem Cells Grow an Eye Retina

This is only the beginning but a good start for the eyes with stem cell treatments.  The retina was ...

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

FDA Moves in on Triad and Seizes $6 Million Dollars of Product-The Medicated Wipe Recalls Issues Continue - Triad is an Outsource for Several Fortune 25 Companies FDA Moves in on Triad and Seizes $6 Million Dollars of Product-The Medicated Wipe Recalls Issues Continue - Triad is an Outsource for Several Fortune 25 Companies

What a mess this has been and gee if consumers, doctors, hospitals and so on would have been able to...

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

UCSF Going to Try Their Hand at the Killer Healthcare App with mHealth-Problem So Far Is that Nobody Has Created Desirable Value for Consumers With Any of It UCSF Going to Try Their Hand at the Killer Healthcare App with mHealth-Problem So Far Is that Nobody Has Created Desirable Value for Consumers With Any of It

This runs along the same lines as personal health records and let’s get down to basics here as every...

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

First Ever Insect Born (Mosquito) STD Discovered When Researcher Passed the Disease On To His Wife First Ever Insect Born (Mosquito) STD Discovered When Researcher Passed the Disease On To His Wife

After reading the title of this post does anyone have a problem with the Gates Foundation working to...

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

NIH to Ax 20% of Electronic Grant Contractors Due to Budget Cuts NIH to Ax 20% of Electronic Grant Contractors Due to Budget Cuts

30 of 160 contractors will get the word and this means a longer wait for grants and fewer will be pr...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

CA Insurance Commissioner Sues Bristol-Myers-Squibb Accusing of Bribes and Kickbacks Involving Doctors CA Insurance Commissioner Sues Bristol-Myers-Squibb Accusing of Bribes and Kickbacks Involving Doctors

The suit revolves around benefits for high prescribers for all types of items like concert tickets, ...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

MidState Medical Center in Hartford Security Breach-Employee Downloaded Patient Files and Took Them Home MidState Medical Center in Hartford Security Breach-Employee Downloaded Patient Files and Took Them Home

Hopefully one day stories like this will cease to exist.  A couple months ago a hacker faked out emp...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

e-MDs Selected as EHR Vendor by Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) e-MDs Selected as EHR Vendor by Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY)

Medical record vendors are probably under more review and scrutiny today than ever and being selecte...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

LabCorp Buys Orchid Cellmark International DNA Testing Services LabCorp Buys Orchid Cellmark International DNA Testing Services

LabCorp also provides the testing services for Google’s 123andme.  In addition there are have been a...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011
 
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