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

Government Launches $80K Contest For Best Cancer Prevention Mobile App–Hope It Does More Than “One Thing” As We Have Too Many of Those Types of Applications Government Launches $80K Contest For Best Cancer Prevention Mobile App–Hope It Does More Than “One Thing” As We Have Too Many of Those Types of Applications

I do not mean to sound negative at all but we need apps that do more than one thing and show value t...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Microsoft Tags (Barcodes) Used with LifeSaver Mobile Application-Paramedics Scan a Printed Card to Access Your Records Microsoft Tags (Barcodes) Used with LifeSaver Mobile Application-Paramedics Scan a Printed Card to Access Your Records

Ok I like bar codes as everyone who visits here knows and this is yet one more way the Tags from Mic...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Anesthesiologist Charged With Sexually Assaulting 7 Women While Sedated in Oregon Anesthesiologist Charged With Sexually Assaulting 7 Women While Sedated in Oregon

The state board has suspended his license and he has admitted abuse with one patient.  This is scary...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
 
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