California Health Insurance Premium Increases Begin July 1st Ranging from 3 to 92 Percent–Algorithms for Profit With Business Model Adaptations Created by Hi Tech California Health Insurance Premium Increases Begin July 1st Ranging from 3 to 92 Percent–Algorithms for Profit With Business Model Adaptations Created by Hi Tech

Aetna was named as one of the highest increases taking place with the number being 92% so how many t...

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Saturday, July 02, 2011

Quincy Medical Center Files for Bankruptcy Protection And Will be Acquired by Steward Health System Quincy Medical Center Files for Bankruptcy Protection And Will be Acquired by Steward Health System

Steward Health is part of Cerberus Capital Management who has been buying up quite a few hospitals ...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Conflicts at the Old Judicial Corral in Wisconsin With Discussing New Labor/Health Benefits Law? Conflicts at the Old Judicial Corral in Wisconsin With Discussing New Labor/Health Benefits Law?

If you have not heard the latest with the Supreme Court in Wisconsin, we appear to have experienced some kind of altercation with Judge Pros...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

California Department of Public Health Who Has Fined Hospitals and Nursing Homes for Privacy Violations Suffers It’s Second Breach In a Year California Department of Public Health Who Has Fined Hospitals and Nursing Homes for Privacy Violations Suffers It’s Second Breach In a Year

This is kind of an oxymoron to have the agency responsible for making sure that privacy and security...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

The Exorcist‬‏ And The Dirt Devil–A Harrowing Possession (Video-humor) The Exorcist‬‏ And The Dirt Devil–A Harrowing Possession (Video-humor)

This is just so funny and very well done so when your vacuum cleaner is possessed and you need an exorcist, I wouldn’t count on a lot of hel...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Receives FDA Approval for New Blood Thinner Discovered by Bayer Targeted For Patients Who Have Had Knee and Hip Replacements Johnson and Johnson Receives FDA Approval for New Blood Thinner Discovered by Bayer Targeted For Patients Who Have Had Knee and Hip Replacements

The drug was not theirs though as it came from Bayer Healthcare who already markets the drug in othe...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Kansas Health Abortion Rules Blocked by Federal Judge Who Put The “Digital Illiterate Whack Job” Lawmakers” In Their Place And Maybe That is the 70s Kansas Health Abortion Rules Blocked by Federal Judge Who Put The “Digital Illiterate Whack Job” Lawmakers” In Their Place And Maybe That is the 70s

It is amazing all the focus that abortions are getting when we have real issues out there and techno...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

COPD Patient Treated With Stem Cells Talks About Before and After Regenerative Medicine Treatment in Mexico COPD Patient Treated With Stem Cells Talks About Before and After Regenerative Medicine Treatment in Mexico

This is interesting to listen to the man from Canada who traveled to Mexico for treatment and it’s p...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

500 Kaiser Permanente IT Professionals Join the Service Employees International Union–SEIU-UHW 500 Kaiser Permanente IT Professionals Join the Service Employees International Union–SEIU-UHW

There might be a reason in past history for this event as back in March of 2009 860 Health IT positi...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Nimbus, Seeded by Bill Gates Raises $24 Million From Gates and Lilly Ventures Nimbus, Seeded by Bill Gates Raises $24 Million From Gates and Lilly Ventures

Nimbus is a company that uses “computational drug” discovery methodologies in other words using tech...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Robert Scoble At TEDx–Coders Rule (Video) This Applies to Healthcare With Medical Records, Medical Devices, Drug Development Genomics and Intelligent Interpretations Robert Scoble At TEDx–Coders Rule (Video) This Applies to Healthcare With Medical Records, Medical Devices, Drug Development Genomics and Intelligent Interpretations

This is a nice talk about where we are going today with technology and he talks about the lack of co...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Are Wall Street Food Models Good for Promoting Healthy Eating Habits? Is Friending a Pepsi Going To Drive Revenue and Sales? Are Wall Street Food Models Good for Promoting Healthy Eating Habits? Is Friending a Pepsi Going To Drive Revenue and Sales?

This is a good article that delves into how the financial markets operate as it relates to food item...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Only the Rich Will be Able to Afford Avastin for Treating Breast Cancer As FDA Advisors Reject the Drug as a Treatment Only the Rich Will be Able to Afford Avastin for Treating Breast Cancer As FDA Advisors Reject the Drug as a Treatment

The drug is not going away as it is approved to treat other types of cancers but I question the info...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Over 7000 Humana Medicare HMO Patients Are Losing Their Doctors Due to Contract Changes Generated by Cost Algorithms Over 7000 Humana Medicare HMO Patients Are Losing Their Doctors Due to Contract Changes Generated by Cost Algorithms

We have another business decision quoted here, it’s the algorithms that create the profitable busine...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Healthcare's ICD-10 Project Deadlines Could be a Jackpot for India’s IT Companies Healthcare's ICD-10 Project Deadlines Could be a Jackpot for India’s IT Companies

The outsourcers will be a combination of pharmacies, medical device companies, hospitals, insurance ...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

IPAs Helping Doctors Transition With Health IT Technologies - Prepares IPAs for Potential Future Health Insurer Acquisitions-Subsidiary Watch IPAs Helping Doctors Transition With Health IT Technologies - Prepares IPAs for Potential Future Health Insurer Acquisitions-Subsidiary Watch

Now why did I choose this title, because it’s true, and I’ll cite a couple recent posts on what is h...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Microsoft To Offer Direct Protocol To Help Google Health Members Transfer Data to HealthVault-Still Big News for a Product Being Discontinued to Lack of Interest? Microsoft To Offer Direct Protocol To Help Google Health Members Transfer Data to HealthVault-Still Big News for a Product Being Discontinued to Lack of Interest?

If you read here often enough then you know I have been a big advocate of personal health records, b...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011
 
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