Prognosis Health EHR System Buys Creative Healthcare Patient Accounting Company Prognosis Health EHR System Buys Creative Healthcare Patient Accounting Company

Software companies continue to merge and acquire one another, the merging of the software algorithms...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Illinois Doctors and Hospitals Refusing to Participate in Pilot Medicaid Managed Care Program Run by Commercial Insurers Illinois Doctors and Hospitals Refusing to Participate in Pilot Medicaid Managed Care Program Run by Commercial Insurers

The program is being run by two insurance companies, Aetna and Centene-IlliniCare and I am guessing ...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Pruning Shears in a Freak Accident End Up Inside Man’s Head-Full Recovery Expected Pruning Shears in a Freak Accident End Up Inside Man’s Head-Full Recovery Expected

This is a strange picture as he accidentally lost his balance and pretty much fell on the clippers. ...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Windows Phone + Windows7 + Kinect + Surface + Speech Recognition – Wicked Technology and Integration Windows Phone + Windows7 + Kinect + Surface + Speech Recognition – Wicked Technology and Integration

Wicked is about the best word I could come up with here.  When you watch the demonstration of all of...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Senator Grassley Holds a Town Hall Meeting–States He Knows Only Knows of One Member of Congress Who Really Wants to Privatize Social Security-But He’s Not Telling (Video) Senator Grassley Holds a Town Hall Meeting–States He Knows Only Knows of One Member of Congress Who Really Wants to Privatize Social Security-But He’s Not Telling (Video)

Well, well we could go all kinds of places with this and based on what has been all over the news of...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

UnitedHealth, YMCA Expand Diabetes Prevention Program with P4P for Walgreens UnitedHealth, YMCA Expand Diabetes Prevention Program with P4P for Walgreens

The process uses UnitedHealth claims data and other demographic information to flag people at risk o...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Don’t Get Stuck in the IT Past–Locked in an 8 Track World–VM Limited (Video-Humor) Don’t Get Stuck in the IT Past–Locked in an 8 Track World–VM Limited (Video-Humor)

This is funny and we may guess who VM Limited might be and there’s a company having their big meetin...

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Monday, August 29, 2011

AMA Issues Response to CMS Bundled Payment Initiative–Short and Sweet-Be Prepared to Provide Technical Assistance And Data To the Doctors Beyond a Website AMA Issues Response to CMS Bundled Payment Initiative–Short and Sweet-Be Prepared to Provide Technical Assistance And Data To the Doctors Beyond a Website

I like this answer as the AMA is of course stating they are pleased with the options and opportuniti...

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Monday, August 29, 2011

NHS Doctors to Use “Redneck Telehealth” Also Known as “Skype”–A Good Thing NHS Doctors to Use “Redneck Telehealth” Also Known as “Skype”–A Good Thing

A while back I wrote about this topic with a friend who was out of town and needed to talk with his ...

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Monday, August 29, 2011

FDA - H and P Recalls Povidone Iodine Prep Solutions Includes Products Under the Names of Triad, Cardinal Health, VHA, Atwater Cary and Others FDA - H and P Recalls Povidone Iodine Prep Solutions Includes Products Under the Names of Triad, Cardinal Health, VHA, Atwater Cary and Others

The stuff is still out there and you can reference my post from July to where the Milwaukee Journal ...

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Oral Cancer Prevention International Suing Johnson and Johnson–Oral Cancer Detection Test Product Reducing Sales of Listerine Mouthwash? Oral Cancer Prevention International Suing Johnson and Johnson–Oral Cancer Detection Test Product Reducing Sales of Listerine Mouthwash?

OraPharma, a former subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson signed a contract with the OCPI and then the p...

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Eyeborg–A Prosthetic Eye That Records and Streams Video (Video) Eyeborg–A Prosthetic Eye That Records and Streams Video (Video)

This is a video worth watching as this is amazing how he built this replacement eyeball.  What’s eve...

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Extended Pain Drug  (Opioid Analgesic) Nucynta ER Approved by FDA Johnson and Johnson Extended Pain Drug (Opioid Analgesic) Nucynta ER Approved by FDA

This is the same drug, same old thing that has been working for years, come out with an extended rel...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

So What’s Going on Over at the Heritage Health Prize Competition to Predict Who Ends Up Being Re-Admitted to the Hospital–A Lot of Mathematical Algorithms For One… So What’s Going on Over at the Heritage Health Prize Competition to Predict Who Ends Up Being Re-Admitted to the Hospital–A Lot of Mathematical Algorithms For One…

This is kind of interesting when you poke around over at the site and see the numbers almost like a ...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

FDA Approves Pfizer’s XALKORI® For Lung Cancer Patients Local or Metastatic Non-Small Therapy-Will It Affordable? FDA Approves Pfizer’s XALKORI® For Lung Cancer Patients Local or Metastatic Non-Small Therapy-Will It Affordable?

This is the first drug in 6 years to treat lung cancer but we seem to have a trend lately of the dru...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Humana to Buy Arcadian Management Services HMO With 64,000 Members–Subsidiary Watch Humana to Buy Arcadian Management Services HMO With 64,000 Members–Subsidiary Watch

Arcadian Health offered Medicare Part D policies and we kind of know what’s in the future for their ...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Prognostic Scoring Analysis System Can Tell Doctors How Long Cancer Patients Have to Live; Danger Zone As Far as Misuse With Drug and Treatment Access for Patients Prognostic Scoring Analysis System Can Tell Doctors How Long Cancer Patients Have to Live; Danger Zone As Far as Misuse With Drug and Treatment Access for Patients

This is kind of an interesting topic and not a pleasant one by any means, but now there’s a software...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Dan And Don, The Clinical Trial Guys and the Medical Quack Have a Chat… Dan And Don, The Clinical Trial Guys and the Medical Quack Have a Chat…

Yesterday Dan and Don invited me to an open discussion as part of their weekly interviews they post on their website with someone in healthc...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Stem Cells Extracted from Fat Created New Bone and Saved Patient from Amputation–Regenerative Medicine Stem Cells Extracted from Fat Created New Bone and Saved Patient from Amputation–Regenerative Medicine

This is some pretty amazing technology with what they were able to do with stem cells here and save the woman who was in a wheelchair from a...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

GAO Report on For-Profit Nursing Homes: Deficiencies Swell, Direct Care Staffing Declines, Profit Margins Soar For Investors GAO Report on For-Profit Nursing Homes: Deficiencies Swell, Direct Care Staffing Declines, Profit Margins Soar For Investors

This is probably no surprise to anyone as it is happening all over in healthcare when the for profit...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011
 
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