Cigarette Makers Sue the FDA Over New Labeling Rules -  Violation of Free Speech Cigarette Makers Sue the FDA Over New Labeling Rules - Violation of Free Speech

This is getting interesting so say the least with this lawsuit.  The FDA cannot comment here but how...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Quality Systems (NextGen Systems) to Buy CQI Solutions Hospital Software Company Quality Systems (NextGen Systems) to Buy CQI Solutions Hospital Software Company

It was just a couple days ago that NextGen inked a deal with Dell to market and sell their ambulator...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Landmark Hospital in Rhode Island Begins Laying Off Employees Landmark Hospital in Rhode Island Begins Laying Off Employees

The hospital is in the process of being purchased by Steward Medical which already owns several hosp...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Johnson and Johnson, Astra Zeneca and Other Pharma Companies Closing Down Facebook Sites–A Few Less Bricks in the “Wall” Johnson and Johnson, Astra Zeneca and Other Pharma Companies Closing Down Facebook Sites–A Few Less Bricks in the “Wall”

The main reason of course here is for the chat and discussion from adverse affects from drugs, and t...

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Pfizer Plans To Lay Off Over 16,000 Employees As Sales of Lipitor Decline Pfizer Plans To Lay Off Over 16,000 Employees As Sales of Lipitor Decline

The loss of retirement benefits for Pfizer employees has already been in the news back in 2009 with ...

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Monday, August 15, 2011

HHS Study on HIPAA and Medical Record Privacy is 18 Months Late–Complex Issue But There’s Time For A Big Facebook Contest Speaking of Privacy? HHS Study on HIPAA and Medical Record Privacy is 18 Months Late–Complex Issue But There’s Time For A Big Facebook Contest Speaking of Privacy?

Why did I mention Facebook?  It has to do with privacy as well.  Certainly what is being discussed h...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

New Rules Help in Preventing Another Flash Crash But How About the Disruptor Algo Encountering the Boston Shuffler, The Knife, Carnival or Other Named Algorithms That Lurk New Rules Help in Preventing Another Flash Crash But How About the Disruptor Algo Encountering the Boston Shuffler, The Knife, Carnival or Other Named Algorithms That Lurk

On the Street and in Healthcare, it’s all about those algorithms.  This is an interesting video that...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Thomson Reuters Launches More Cost Management Software for Hospitals–Getting Ready for the Sale At the End of the Year? Thomson Reuters Launches More Cost Management Software for Hospitals–Getting Ready for the Sale At the End of the Year?

It was only a couple of months ago that Thomson Reuters announced their plans to sell the Healthcare...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Kaiser Permanente Union Vote With 2 Competing Labor Groups Will be Rerun for Another Vote As Ordered By National Labor Relations Board Kaiser Permanente Union Vote With 2 Competing Labor Groups Will be Rerun for Another Vote As Ordered By National Labor Relations Board

We have one more sign of employee unrest and the National Labor Relations Board has ordered the vote...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

One More “Forest Gump” Judicial Ruling on Healthcare Law-Insurer Business Models and Algorithms Have Changed So What’s Wrong With A Law That Can Adjust to Accommodate One More “Forest Gump” Judicial Ruling on Healthcare Law-Insurer Business Models and Algorithms Have Changed So What’s Wrong With A Law That Can Adjust to Accommodate

Here' we go again and I say “Forest Gump” as its like that box of chocolate anymore with not kno...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Prevent Facebook From Suggesting Your Friends Tag You in Their Photos Using Facial Recognition Prevent Facebook From Suggesting Your Friends Tag You in Their Photos Using Facial Recognition

Ok here we go again with yet one more Facebook feature enabled by default.  This is an article writt...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

ONC Working On Another Consumer Health IT Awareness Program–Magpie Healthcare Again With No Role Models in Sight? ONC Working On Another Consumer Health IT Awareness Program–Magpie Healthcare Again With No Role Models in Sight?

Ok so the title here is bound to get some attention and the individual listed in this post is the “o...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Florida Governor Rick Scott Pays $360 a Year for State Health Insurance Florida Governor Rick Scott Pays $360 a Year for State Health Insurance

I would gather to say this news probably even makes people in Florida less happy with their current ...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

County Run Stroger Hospital Launches Advertising Campaign to Lure Patients From Other Hospitals County Run Stroger Hospital Launches Advertising Campaign to Lure Patients From Other Hospitals

This is the first I have heard of a county hospital anywhere in the US launching an advertising campaign. When you watch the video they are ...

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Friday, August 12, 2011

US Post Office Considering Closing Several Office and Withdrawing Employee Health and Retirement Plans–Money Issues US Post Office Considering Closing Several Office and Withdrawing Employee Health and Retirement Plans–Money Issues

This debate has been going on for a long time and stopping Saturday deliveries was one that was also frequently discussed too.  The current ...

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Digitally Fatigued Having a Hard Time Adding More Social Tools-We Have Enough Already And Let’s Make Those More Secure Digitally Fatigued Having a Hard Time Adding More Social Tools-We Have Enough Already And Let’s Make Those More Secure

I can agree with this article from the New York Times and in consumer mHeatlh applications I have be...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

UPMC and Nuance Partner to Transform the Way Patient Information is Captured, Understood and Used UPMC and Nuance Partner to Transform the Way Patient Information is Captured, Understood and Used

The 2 will work to define best practices for the use of speech and understanding technologies in tod...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
 
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