Med Solutions and Blue Cross Caught On the Stress Test Denial Algorithm (video) Med Solutions and Blue Cross Caught On the Stress Test Denial Algorithm (video)

Ok we are now starting to see some of the 3rd party risk companies used by insurers being questioned...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Vanguard Health IPO In the Works But Will Remain a Controlled Company With Private Equity Investors Vanguard Health IPO In the Works But Will Remain a Controlled Company With Private Equity Investors

Private equity firm Blackstone Group owns 66.1% of the company and as the article states below it wi...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Man Bites Police Dog After Attack Then Sues Over Dog Violating His Civil Rights-Dog Injured From Bite-Man Suffers Diabetic Seizure Man Bites Police Dog After Attack Then Sues Over Dog Violating His Civil Rights-Dog Injured From Bite-Man Suffers Diabetic Seizure

Did you get all of this?  The suspect was being chased by a police dog and when the dog was in range...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

FDA Approve New Treatment for Brain Tumors from NovoCure FDA Approve New Treatment for Brain Tumors from NovoCure

Back in October of 2009 both Pfizer and J and J had invested in NovoCure.  The electrodes tackle the...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Community Health Systems Receives Subpoena–Bring in Your Algorithms Used By Pro-MED 3rd Party Software for the ER Community Health Systems Receives Subpoena–Bring in Your Algorithms Used By Pro-MED 3rd Party Software for the ER

The plot gets thicker it seems with a hostile take over in place with Tenet and and their lawsuit fi...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Staph Bacteria Living in Much of the US Meat We Buy at the Store-Research and Development of Antibiotics Also At a Low Staph Bacteria Living in Much of the US Meat We Buy at the Store-Research and Development of Antibiotics Also At a Low

The statistics reported by TGEN in Arizona are a bit of an awakening.  So what happens when we eat t...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

NIH Announces Plan to Develop Medical Image Sharing for PHRs-Role Models Would Help Stamp Out “Magpie Healthcare” NIH Announces Plan to Develop Medical Image Sharing for PHRs-Role Models Would Help Stamp Out “Magpie Healthcare”

I have said this a few times but where in the world are these experts with using a PHR?  Does anyone...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Shortage of Leukemia Drug Cytarabine Serious as Some Hospitals Turn Patients Away And They Will Die Without the Drug Shortage of Leukemia Drug Cytarabine Serious as Some Hospitals Turn Patients Away And They Will Die Without the Drug

There is no alternative treatment to be used for the drug.  Oncologists across the country are concerned and some of the hospitals that are ...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Healthcare Reform Law– Is Any Judge Fully Capable of A Decision on a Law That is Challenged By Constantly Changing Algorithms? Healthcare Reform Law– Is Any Judge Fully Capable of A Decision on a Law That is Challenged By Constantly Changing Algorithms?

Just like everybody else I read the news and wonder where this is all going.  When the law was put i...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

More Insider Trading Allegations in Healthcare Former Hedge Fund Manager Trading on Tips from A French Doctor More Insider Trading Allegations in Healthcare Former Hedge Fund Manager Trading on Tips from A French Doctor

Who would think inside trading would be ramping up in healthcare and the case on the doctor/hedge fu...

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Stem Cell Treatment Doing Wonders For Autistic Boy (Video) Stem Cell Treatment Doing Wonders For Autistic Boy (Video)

This is pretty neat and one of the most positive treatments I have run across for treatment.  Stem treatments are on fire and basically are ...

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Recalls Stinky Topamax Drug Used for Epilepsy-The Cold Weather Stench That Stole Topamax Johnson and Johnson Recalls Stinky Topamax Drug Used for Epilepsy-The Cold Weather Stench That Stole Topamax

Here we go again, the stench that stole Topamax.   Again I worked in logistics for over 20 years and...

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

HealthVault Begins Storing Medical Images (Dicom) Using Windows Azure Cloud Services With Full Encryption HealthVault Begins Storing Medical Images (Dicom) Using Windows Azure Cloud Services With Full Encryption

This is cool and makes me think of what my mother as a senior has gone through with 2nd opinions and...

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tenet Healthcare And Many Others Join Obama Administration Safety Panel-Partnership for Patients Tenet Healthcare And Many Others Join Obama Administration Safety Panel-Partnership for Patients

This is a new group established by HHS to work towards better patient care.  This is a good move in ...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Medical Marijuana Dispensary HopeNet Increases Hours of Operation and Remodels To Create Better Patient Experience Medical Marijuana Dispensary HopeNet Increases Hours of Operation and Remodels To Create Better Patient Experience

Gee when I looked at the website at first I didn’t realize this was a dispensary as it is very well ...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Senator Harkin: Americans with Disabilities Leaving Labor Force at Alarming Rate And Makes an Appeal for Increasing In the Workforce Senator Harkin: Americans with Disabilities Leaving Labor Force at Alarming Rate And Makes an Appeal for Increasing In the Workforce

Below is a news release from the Senator’s office asking for business and anyone else to help addres...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
 
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