Facial Recognition Moves Into Advertising–Many Questions Regarding Use in Healthcare With Privacy Considerations And Those Who Will Use the Data for Risk Assessments Facial Recognition Moves Into Advertising–Many Questions Regarding Use in Healthcare With Privacy Considerations And Those Who Will Use the Data for Risk Assessments

Here’s one more step closer to having even less privacy upon more industries using facial recognitio...

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Saturday, August 20, 2011

HIE California Cal eConnect CEO Tenders Her Resignation – HIT Executives in Healthcare Face Non Working Complex “Proof of Concept” Regulations–Taking It’s Toll HIE California Cal eConnect CEO Tenders Her Resignation – HIT Executives in Healthcare Face Non Working Complex “Proof of Concept” Regulations–Taking It’s Toll

This really is a big deal that needs attention and recognition as this won’t be the last and it has ...

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Saturday, August 20, 2011

The “Poor’s” Free Ride is Over For Those on Medicare and Welfare –Jon Stewart (Video) The “Poor’s” Free Ride is Over For Those on Medicare and Welfare –Jon Stewart (Video)

This is good, Medicare and Welfare folks are “irresponsible animals”, you have to listen to this one...

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Friday, August 19, 2011

HealthVault Can Be Used As a Platform for Healthcare–Innovation Without Collaboration Part Two HealthVault Can Be Used As a Platform for Healthcare–Innovation Without Collaboration Part Two

The reason I call this part two is that for a couple of years I wrote about the Common User Interfac...

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Chickens for Check Ups Is Back–Tom Coburn Chickens for Check Ups Is Back–Tom Coburn

All you can say here is “out of control”.  Mr. Coburn might need to retire and again I talk about th...

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Life Technologies BioTech Laying Off Employees in Carlsbad and Other Locations–Life Science Company Impacted As More Investors Chase Social Algorithms Life Technologies BioTech Laying Off Employees in Carlsbad and Other Locations–Life Science Company Impacted As More Investors Chase Social Algorithms

Well the world is somewhat speaking in a certain way of wanting more social algorithms than research...

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Insights from the ER Trailer–UCSD Trauma Center–Emergency Medicine Can Transform Other Areas of Healthcare (Video Trailer) Insights from the ER Trailer–UCSD Trauma Center–Emergency Medicine Can Transform Other Areas of Healthcare (Video Trailer)

This  a trailer from the Worrell Company that believes that emergency care can be used and is the st...

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Hacked Insulin Pump Draw Attention As 2 Congressmen Ask GAO to Investigate-They Should Fund the FDA For Some Additional Engineers While They Are At It… Hacked Insulin Pump Draw Attention As 2 Congressmen Ask GAO to Investigate-They Should Fund the FDA For Some Additional Engineers While They Are At It…

If you missed the story, this was a consumer hacker, not a lab who was able to hack the insulin devi...

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Verizon Striking Workers Will Lose Medical Benefits on August 31st if Strike is Still On Verizon Striking Workers Will Lose Medical Benefits on August 31st if Strike is Still On

Verizon made over $6 billion last year and the concessions the company is asking for is $20k per worker which included freezing of employee ...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

General Dynamics To Buy Vangent Federal Health IT Contractor General Dynamics To Buy Vangent Federal Health IT Contractor

The price tag was just under a billion, so IT infrastructure is not cheap if you have not already fi...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

FDA Approves Roche (Genentech) Skin Cancer Drug–Zelboraf FDA Approves Roche (Genentech) Skin Cancer Drug–Zelboraf

Cancer drugs certainly are not cheap and for a year, this one is right up there with Provenge in cos...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

HHS Proposes Regulations to Provide Clearer Health Insurance Information for Consumers–It is Possible with all the Algorithms Used by Carriers? HHS Proposes Regulations to Provide Clearer Health Insurance Information for Consumers–It is Possible with all the Algorithms Used by Carriers?

I just wonder how this will work as we have so many legal clauses today that have to be met and algo...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Aetna Spent Just Under a Million in Lobbying in the 2nd Quarter of 2011 Aetna Spent Just Under a Million in Lobbying in the 2nd Quarter of 2011

This is actually a drop compared to last year but still a big chunk of money and you can read below ...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Dr. Halamka Speaks About Health IT–“CIOs are on Overload” and It Would be A Blessing to Stall Off ICD-10 to 2016 - The Straw Breaking the Camel’s Back Dr. Halamka Speaks About Health IT–“CIOs are on Overload” and It Would be A Blessing to Stall Off ICD-10 to 2016 - The Straw Breaking the Camel’s Back

This a great interview with both the vocal and the transcripted text at Anthony Guerra’s Blog, Heatl...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
 
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