Class Action Suits Filed Against WebMD Questioning Potential Inside Trading Without Disclosing Lower Expectations Class Action Suits Filed Against WebMD Questioning Potential Inside Trading Without Disclosing Lower Expectations

This sounds like a mini Dendreon case in the making here as that’s kind of what happened there last ...

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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Kansas Sending Back $31.5 million Grant To Implement State Insurance Exchange–Maybe the Exchange Will Be At Your Local Drug Store Instead…Sell, Sell and Keep Selling… Kansas Sending Back $31.5 million Grant To Implement State Insurance Exchange–Maybe the Exchange Will Be At Your Local Drug Store Instead…Sell, Sell and Keep Selling…

Earlier today there was an article on the web about Walgreens selling insurance and wanting to set u...

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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

HHS Seems To Be Confused on Social Networks–Facebook for Disaster Support Contest, Give Me a Break Use Twitter Like Everyone Else Does HHS Seems To Be Confused on Social Networks–Facebook for Disaster Support Contest, Give Me a Break Use Twitter Like Everyone Else Does

This is kind of what happens when you have executives in positions that don’t have some real Health ...

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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Walgreens Going to Sell Health Insurance?  Data Information Connections Are Alive to Mine for Potential Premiums Rates & Chronic Conditions–Insurance Subsidiary Alert Walgreens Going to Sell Health Insurance? Data Information Connections Are Alive to Mine for Potential Premiums Rates & Chronic Conditions–Insurance Subsidiary Alert

To be fair here it is neither confirmed or denied by Walgreens as the article states but again we ha...

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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

CMS Must Ensure Physician Data is Reliable for Patients and Doctors (Not to Mention Secure)–AMA CMS Must Ensure Physician Data is Reliable for Patients and Doctors (Not to Mention Secure)–AMA

We are back to this discussion again about putting doctor’s Medicare claim information out for consu...

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Monday, August 08, 2011

DHS Official “We Have Dumbed Down Education System in US”- Not Enough Engineers & Too Many Performing Arts Graduates–Hiring at Defcon Hacker Meeting DHS Official “We Have Dumbed Down Education System in US”- Not Enough Engineers & Too Many Performing Arts Graduates–Hiring at Defcon Hacker Meeting

You have to love this flat out comment of reality here with the unnamed expert stating that we have ...

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Monday, August 08, 2011

Subsidiary Watch-Corporate Conglomerate Insurers Reduce Compensation Contracts Using One Subsidiary Then Market Same MDs With Another Subsidiary in Health IT Subsidiary Watch-Corporate Conglomerate Insurers Reduce Compensation Contracts Using One Subsidiary Then Market Same MDs With Another Subsidiary in Health IT

UPS did a survey here on the added pressures for executives today making decisions and it’s not easy...

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Monday, August 08, 2011

Cancer Drugs Being Rationed By Shortages With Generic Drugs And Is Affecting Clinical Trials Where Used for Comparison Cancer Drugs Being Rationed By Shortages With Generic Drugs And Is Affecting Clinical Trials Where Used for Comparison

These are some pretty scary numbers quoted here with 14 of the 34 generic drugs being in short suppl...

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Monday, August 08, 2011

HITECH Act Blocking Smaller IT Firms-HIPAA Violation Exposure and Medical Record REC Centers at the Core the CompTIA Report HITECH Act Blocking Smaller IT Firms-HIPAA Violation Exposure and Medical Record REC Centers at the Core the CompTIA Report

Maybe this is why the Orange County REC center is at a stand still or partially an area that needs t...

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Monday, August 08, 2011

Standard & Poor Credit Downgrade-White House The Only Entity to “Ask About the Math”–Congress Still Stuck in Denial With Regards to Algorithms/Business Intelligence Standard & Poor Credit Downgrade-White House The Only Entity to “Ask About the Math”–Congress Still Stuck in Denial With Regards to Algorithms/Business Intelligence

Well this is a little off topic for the healthcare blog I run here but felt the need to bring attent...

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Sunday, August 07, 2011

Black Hat Convention Diabetic Technologist Proves Security Holes With Mobile Medical Diabetes Pump Devices–Hacking Possible and Security Focus Needed Black Hat Convention Diabetic Technologist Proves Security Holes With Mobile Medical Diabetes Pump Devices–Hacking Possible and Security Focus Needed

I’m glad he made this demonstration as all along I have talked about great security needed for medic...

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Sunday, August 07, 2011

The Vasectomy A Cure for Children–Daily Show Uncensored–Humor (Video) The Vasectomy A Cure for Children–Daily Show Uncensored–Humor (Video)

This is funny and a humor depiction of how he transmitted children to his wife, happens to other people but when it happens to you, it’s rea...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

CMS Updates Medicare.gov Portal With Added Searches and Comparison Information CMS Updates Medicare.gov Portal With Added Searches and Comparison Information

Additional information and improvements have been made to Medicare.Gov and as a resource you can alw...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Car Crashes Into Radiology Center At Massachusetts Hospital Car Crashes Into Radiology Center At Massachusetts Hospital

Luckily nobody was hurt, and this is the nuclear medicine area of the hospital, not a good thing when in the middle of an MRI for sure.  BD ...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Health Insurance Paper Work Costs Doctors an Average of $83k a Year Health Insurance Paper Work Costs Doctors an Average of $83k a Year

I think we all could admit to agreeing with the one statement at the end of this article that says t...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

FDA Proposes Rule Recommending Pacemaker be Reclassified- Good Idea! Can’t Have Too Many Debuggers on the Software FDA Proposes Rule Recommending Pacemaker be Reclassified- Good Idea! Can’t Have Too Many Debuggers on the Software

This is good as so many medical devices use software today and ensuring safety along with a thorough...

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Thursday, August 04, 2011
 
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