Teva Pharmaceuticals Wins Bid for Cephalon for $6.8 Billion Teva Pharmaceuticals Wins Bid for Cephalon for $6.8 Billion

Last time Teva was in the news here it was related to the news of their collaboration with Proctor ...

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Community Health Systems Raises Bid by 20% for Tenet With Best and Final Offer Community Health Systems Raises Bid by 20% for Tenet With Best and Final Offer

This makes yet another offer and we also have the lawsuit filed by Tenet against Community Health Sy...

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Medical Loss Ratios Showing Devastating Effects With Health Insurance Agents and Consumers Medical Loss Ratios Showing Devastating Effects With Health Insurance Agents and Consumers

As we know the MLR, aka medical loss ratios were supposed to ensure consumers received good care and...

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Monday, May 02, 2011

FDA Approves Diabetes Pill for Diabetes 2 For Both Stand Alone and Combined Treatments FDA Approves Diabetes Pill for Diabetes 2 For Both Stand Alone and Combined Treatments

The drug as approved can be used as a stand alone or in combination with other drugs to help patient...

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Bristol-Myers Recalls Coumadin Blood Thinner For Being Over Potent Bristol-Myers Recalls Coumadin Blood Thinner For Being Over Potent

Here we go again with recalls and no system to easily identify and hope nothing gets missed as this ...

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Eli Broad A Major Philanthropists Giving Away Millions For Medical Research and More (Video) Eli Broad A Major Philanthropists Giving Away Millions For Medical Research and More (Video)

Eli Broad is one of the most generous philanthropists in the US today.  It is interesting to hear th...

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

Company Advertisements Get Caught Making False Claims And Are Called to Task And So Much of This Activity is in Healthcare Company Advertisements Get Caught Making False Claims And Are Called to Task And So Much of This Activity is in Healthcare

Back in October of 2010 I wrote about everyone marketing their “ass” off and in addition to the food...

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

Stem Cell Trial Participants Thank The Doctors Who Treated Them at the University of Miami–Stem Cells for Heart Failure Stem Cell Trial Participants Thank The Doctors Who Treated Them at the University of Miami–Stem Cells for Heart Failure

We have a bit of this going on in Los Angeles too with amazing results being seen.  The video below shows one patient who received treatment...

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

President Obama–Absolute Brilliance on Playing His “Literal Trump” Card on His Birth Certificate At The Right Time! (Video) President Obama–Absolute Brilliance on Playing His “Literal Trump” Card on His Birth Certificate At The Right Time! (Video)

If you didn’t see his speech at the 2011 Correspondent’s Dinner, this is a “must watch” as to whethe...

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

The Search for The Elusively Perfect Hospital CEO Today-El Camino Hospital Board Using Executive Search-Current CEO Contract Will Just Expire The Search for The Elusively Perfect Hospital CEO Today-El Camino Hospital Board Using Executive Search-Current CEO Contract Will Just Expire

This is interesting to see today as in the last 6 months to a year I am starting to see a bit of a r...

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

Federal Appeals Judge Rules Stem Cell Research Funding Can Proceed Federal Appeals Judge Rules Stem Cell Research Funding Can Proceed

The law pertains to the federal government being able to fund stem cell research and does not apply ...

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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Community Hospital of Long Beach Officially Becomes Part of The Memorial Care System Community Hospital of Long Beach Officially Becomes Part of The Memorial Care System

I am guessing now as far as medical records they will become part of the Epic system since the curre...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Would Doctors Boycott Their DEA License With the Proposed FDA Additional Education Requirements For Prescribing Pain Killers? Would Doctors Boycott Their DEA License With the Proposed FDA Additional Education Requirements For Prescribing Pain Killers?

I ran across Dr. Doug Farrago’s blog on this topic and it deserves some additional attention in the ...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

President Obama Issues Executive Order To Federal Agencies to Improve Customer Service And Use Technology To Accomplish President Obama Issues Executive Order To Federal Agencies to Improve Customer Service And Use Technology To Accomplish

This is good news and it certainly can’t hurt.  Agencies have 6 months to submit their plans and the...

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Friday, April 29, 2011
 
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