Officials In Israel Blame Themselves for Allowing Private Care and the Selling Supplementary Insurance For Degrading Their Public Healthcare System Officials In Israel Blame Themselves for Allowing Private Care and the Selling Supplementary Insurance For Degrading Their Public Healthcare System

It’s always interesting to see what’s happening occasionally in other countries with healthcare and ...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Insurance Companies to Fund and Establish Non Profit Analytics Group to Research Anonymized Medical Claim Data In Search of Identifying Trends and Costing in Healthcare Insurance Companies to Fund and Establish Non Profit Analytics Group to Research Anonymized Medical Claim Data In Search of Identifying Trends and Costing in Healthcare

This is actually a good idea as depending on what type of reporting one wants to gather you could an...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Thousands of Nurses To Strike on Thursday In California to Include Sutter, Kaiser  Permanente, Berkeley Hospitals and More Thousands of Nurses To Strike on Thursday In California to Include Sutter, Kaiser Permanente, Berkeley Hospitals and More

Strikes from nurses in California seem to be taking place a bit more frequently although nurses are ...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Birth Control Pill Recalls–Wrong Pills in Wrong Packages–No Bar Codes to Make It Easy to Identify Yet…. Birth Control Pill Recalls–Wrong Pills in Wrong Packages–No Bar Codes to Make It Easy to Identify Yet….

Would it not be nice to have the ability to scan the package with a cell phone?  This just keeps hap...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Recalls–More Wipes With Low Levels of Bacteria–Different Company This Time–Anybody Ready for Some Bar Codes Yet To Make the Recall Process Easier? Recalls–More Wipes With Low Levels of Bacteria–Different Company This Time–Anybody Ready for Some Bar Codes Yet To Make the Recall Process Easier?

I have had this 2 year campaign for using  bar codes on devices, drugs and over the counter product ...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

WellPoint & Partners Buy Bloom Private Health Insurance Exchange From Their Own Venture Capital Company (Sandbox) –Subsidiary Watch WellPoint & Partners Buy Bloom Private Health Insurance Exchange From Their Own Venture Capital Company (Sandbox) –Subsidiary Watch

One does wonder how this will all pan out.  Insurance companies today are certainly not short on sub...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Genomic Revolution–Richard Resnick Talks About Sequencing and How It Is Helping Win the Battle With Treating Disease (Video) The Genomic Revolution–Richard Resnick Talks About Sequencing and How It Is Helping Win the Battle With Treating Disease (Video)

This is fascinating on how Richard Resnick describes how sequencing is finding cures and treatments ...

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Anthem Blue Cross No Longer Takes Automated Credit Card Payments-–Notification Algorithm Parameters Apparently Not Working As One Woman Was Cancelled Anthem Blue Cross No Longer Takes Automated Credit Card Payments-–Notification Algorithm Parameters Apparently Not Working As One Woman Was Cancelled

When I say the algo messed up, according to this article she received no warning and nobody called t...

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Monday, September 19, 2011

The Annoying Orange Discovers a Different Kind of Apple-An Iphone That Can’t Be Juiced  (Video-humor) The Annoying Orange Discovers a Different Kind of Apple-An Iphone That Can’t Be Juiced (Video-humor)

This is just so funny and if you have not seen the Annoying Orange, it is annoying but funny.  It’s ...

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Steward Healthcare Outlines New Insurance Plan Called the Community Choice Plan Limiting Most Care to Their Owned Hospitals Steward Healthcare Outlines New Insurance Plan Called the Community Choice Plan Limiting Most Care to Their Owned Hospitals

It’s all turning out to be about contracts as to where consumers can get care today and we have this...

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Europe Gives Mesoblast Approval for Clinical Trials of “Off the Shelf” Stem Cell Treatments for Major Heart Attack Victims Europe Gives Mesoblast Approval for Clinical Trials of “Off the Shelf” Stem Cell Treatments for Major Heart Attack Victims

To treat heart failure, Mesoblast’s Revascor treatment uses stem-cell technology to rebuild blood ve...

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Man in the UK Who Severed His Thumb Gets His Own Big Toe As A Replacement Man in the UK Who Severed His Thumb Gets His Own Big Toe As A Replacement

We are hearing more and more about these types of surgery and in this case it makes sense as you nee...

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Florida Man Who Owned Largest Community Mental Health Center Gets 50 years for Medicare Fraud and A Fine of $87 Million–Subsidiary Watch Florida Man Who Owned Largest Community Mental Health Center Gets 50 years for Medicare Fraud and A Fine of $87 Million–Subsidiary Watch

This is good to see the law finally catching up with these folks and the article elaborates on how “...

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Satori World Medical Tourism Contract With City of Hartford Gets Cancelled Based on Fraudulent Medical Business Background and Conviction of CEO Satori World Medical Tourism Contract With City of Hartford Gets Cancelled Based on Fraudulent Medical Business Background and Conviction of CEO

It now appears that going to Puerto Rico is not going to be an option after all as was announced bac...

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Healthcare Reform Omission of Public Option Having a Big Effect in California With Medicaid Budget Cuts And Things Just Not Working With The Passing of a Fragmented Law Healthcare Reform Omission of Public Option Having a Big Effect in California With Medicaid Budget Cuts And Things Just Not Working With The Passing of a Fragmented Law

When you stop and look back on how the reform law was created with the give and takes, every day you...

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Rite-Aid and OptumHealth (Subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare) Offering Face to Face Virtual Clinic Consults with Optum Doctors and Nurses Inside Stores in Michigan–Cost $45.00 Rite-Aid and OptumHealth (Subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare) Offering Face to Face Virtual Clinic Consults with Optum Doctors and Nurses Inside Stores in Michigan–Cost $45.00

The service is provided via American Well, which has been around for quite a while and their efforts...

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Eel Removed From Man’s Bladder–Entered Via His Penis While He Was At A Beauty Spa for an Exotic Dry Skin Treatment With Fish Eel Removed From Man’s Bladder–Entered Via His Penis While He Was At A Beauty Spa for an Exotic Dry Skin Treatment With Fish

Ok if you have not seen this on the web already today, here it is and this happened in China where t...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Dr Oz and the FDA Differ on Apple Juice Arsenic Content–Show Ratings Did Not Disappoint Dr Oz and the FDA Differ on Apple Juice Arsenic Content–Show Ratings Did Not Disappoint

Whatever!  Has anyone died from this yet?  I don’t think so and again the news said it buried Anders...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011
 
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