Patient Gets Drunk on Hand Sanitizer in Australian Hospital With Blood Level of 0.271 Patient Gets Drunk on Hand Sanitizer in Australian Hospital With Blood Level of 0.271

I would say he had quite a buzz going and probably a stomach that didn’t feel too good either.  I do...

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

AARP Ready To Throw Grandma Under the Bus? New Statement Today Indicates They Are Now Open for Modification Talks AARP Ready To Throw Grandma Under the Bus? New Statement Today Indicates They Are Now Open for Modification Talks

Modifications are not really a bad thing, just depends on who’s talking and what they are proposing....

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Friday, June 17, 2011

CMS Announces Anti-Fraud Algorithms Will Begin Auditing Claims on July 1, 2011 Just As Insurance Companies Have Done For Years CMS Announces Anti-Fraud Algorithms Will Begin Auditing Claims on July 1, 2011 Just As Insurance Companies Have Done For Years

This is actually a good thing that should have been done years ago and we will know on July 1st and ...

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Allscripts And Humana Collaborate to Provide Decision Support Software for MDs Along With Financial Assistance and Incentives For Adopting Allscripts EHR System Allscripts And Humana Collaborate to Provide Decision Support Software for MDs Along With Financial Assistance and Incentives For Adopting Allscripts EHR System

We knew this was coming in time when insurers and medical record companies would get a little closer...

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Medical ID Theft–Woman Loses Work Opportunities-Medical Records Show She Was an Alcoholic–Now She Can’t Get Medical Records Deleted for Fear of Malpractice Suit Medical ID Theft–Woman Loses Work Opportunities-Medical Records Show She Was an Alcoholic–Now She Can’t Get Medical Records Deleted for Fear of Malpractice Suit

This does bring about a good question, what does happen to those records that are created by the fra...

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Nuance Acquires One More Speech Software Firm - SVOX In Zurich Nuance Acquires One More Speech Software Firm - SVOX In Zurich

I guess the big question is getting to be, has Nuance missed anybody yet?  I think since I have been...

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Weiner Rehab - Home for the Horny (Humor-Video) From Jimmy Kimmel Weiner Rehab - Home for the Horny (Humor-Video) From Jimmy Kimmel

This is so funny, the Pleasant Valley Home for the Horny.  Where do you send someone with symptoms such as the Congressman:)  BD  Home for...

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Vivek Kundra-US CIO To Resign And Take Fellowship at Harvard-Was He OverTaxed And Burnt Out, If So That is Allowed Today As This A True Reality for CIOs All Over the US Vivek Kundra-US CIO To Resign And Take Fellowship at Harvard-Was He OverTaxed And Burnt Out, If So That is Allowed Today As This A True Reality for CIOs All Over the US

CIO jobs are tough today and with the title above, no disrespect meant at all, but it’s the reality ...

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

President Obama States “The US Doesn’t Have Enough Engineers (This Category Includes Company Developers) President Obama States “The US Doesn’t Have Enough Engineers (This Category Includes Company Developers)

There’s substance to this as let’s go back to August of 2010, Intel CEO Paul Otellini says the same ...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

UnitedHealth Loses Tri-Care Protest Again With Contract Awarded to Humana in the South-Now Protesting Contracts Awarded In Both the South and the Western States UnitedHealth Loses Tri-Care Protest Again With Contract Awarded to Humana in the South-Now Protesting Contracts Awarded In Both the South and the Western States

This contracting and bidding situation has been going on since 2009 and yes it’s taking forever, but...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

HCA To Pay $1.45 Billion To Take Over Ownership of Seven Hospitals, and 13 Ambulatory Centers In Denver HCA To Pay $1.45 Billion To Take Over Ownership of Seven Hospitals, and 13 Ambulatory Centers In Denver

HCA just has their IPO in March of 2011 and with their re-organization efforts here’s one more purch...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Baxter Loses the First Contaminated Heparin Lawsuit–“The Cheap Stuff” As It Was Called In Internal Documents Presented in Court Baxter Loses the First Contaminated Heparin Lawsuit–“The Cheap Stuff” As It Was Called In Internal Documents Presented in Court

The words, “the cheap stuff” was a term that came from Baxter’s own internal records and I’m assumin...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

CMS Lifts Aetna Restrictions on Medicare Part D Enrollment As of July 1, 2011 CMS Lifts Aetna Restrictions on Medicare Part D Enrollment As of July 1, 2011

Part D folks will once again be able to enroll with Aetna after a year of punishment from CMS for no...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Closing Plant in Ireland 133 Jobs Lost As They Stop Manufacturing Cypher Drug Coated Heart Stents-Looks Like Stent Wars Have Come to A Close As Well Johnson and Johnson Closing Plant in Ireland 133 Jobs Lost As They Stop Manufacturing Cypher Drug Coated Heart Stents-Looks Like Stent Wars Have Come to A Close As Well

If you have followed the news on “stent war legal cases” then you know what I am talking about as J ...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

'Silk Road' Security Model Using Encrypted Digital Money Business Model For Selling Illegal Drugs And Collecting Payments, But First Financial Loss of Bitcoin Reported 'Silk Road' Security Model Using Encrypted Digital Money Business Model For Selling Illegal Drugs And Collecting Payments, But First Financial Loss of Bitcoin Reported

I learn something new every day and had no idea until recently that the site existed.  Their preferr...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Newport Beach Doctors and Affiliates Arrested & Accused of Medical Insurance Fraud Newport Beach Doctors and Affiliates Arrested & Accused of Medical Insurance Fraud

There are some second time offenders on this list too.  I read in another account of the arrests tha...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
 
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