Walgreens Selling Health Insurance?  The Question Still Rambles On and Which One Would They Sell First?  United? Both Already Have a Number of Joint Collaborations Walgreens Selling Health Insurance? The Question Still Rambles On and Which One Would They Sell First? United? Both Already Have a Number of Joint Collaborations

Everyone is looking to improve profits every which way they can and of course behind the scenes is t...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

Kaiser Permanente To Roll Back $30 Million in Health Insurance Premium Increases As CA Department of Managed Care Disputes Data And Questioned Massive Profits Since 2009 Kaiser Permanente To Roll Back $30 Million in Health Insurance Premium Increases As CA Department of Managed Care Disputes Data And Questioned Massive Profits Since 2009

Profits of $ 5.7 billion since the beginning of the year 2009 are a big question especially since t...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

FDA Approves First Combination Pill That Treats Diabetes 2 and High Cholesterol, Juvisync from Merck FDA Approves First Combination Pill That Treats Diabetes 2 and High Cholesterol, Juvisync from Merck

Remember Zocor?  That is the other part of the combo pill which was a former block buster drug for M...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

Relay Health from McKesson Now Offering Blue Button Transfer of Personal Health Records Relay Health from McKesson Now Offering Blue Button Transfer of Personal Health Records

If you are not familiar with the Blue Button program with being able to get your personal health rec...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

Healthcare.Gov New Website to Let Consumers Monitor Health Insurance Rates, Increases and Reason for Doing So And I Hope We Add Some Digital Teeth to the Cause Healthcare.Gov New Website to Let Consumers Monitor Health Insurance Rates, Increases and Reason for Doing So And I Hope We Add Some Digital Teeth to the Cause

As you may or may not know, as of September 1st carriers wanting more than a 10% raise are now requi...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

Rats With Diabetes 1 and 2 Completely Cured Using Neuronal Stem Cells Modified to Produce Insulin Rats With Diabetes 1 and 2 Completely Cured Using Neuronal Stem Cells Modified to Produce Insulin

The process of of doing this though does not sound very inviting for sure.  So far the testing has b...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

Cialis Approved by the FDA for Enlarged Prostate–But It’s Not Cheap Cialis Approved by the FDA for Enlarged Prostate–But It’s Not Cheap

If a man is unfortunate enough to suffer from this condition, there’s relief in more ways than one i...

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

Not All ONC REC Centers Are the Same–Compare HITEC LA County and Orange County–OC Page Listed on an Insurance Administrators Web Site With Zero Info Not All ONC REC Centers Are the Same–Compare HITEC LA County and Orange County–OC Page Listed on an Insurance Administrators Web Site With Zero Info

Back in August I wrote about this and still wonder what’s being done with the $7 million in grants t...

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Friday, October 07, 2011

Anthem Blue Cross Members Will No Longer Be Able to Fill Prescriptions at Walgreens After January 1, 2012 Anthem Blue Cross Members Will No Longer Be Able to Fill Prescriptions at Walgreens After January 1, 2012

Consumers get stuck again, fewer choices, higher prices.  This all started back in June of 2011 when...

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Friday, October 07, 2011

Oracle Announces Open Standards Based Oracle Clouds and Oracle Social Network For Their Fusion Applications (Video) Oracle Announces Open Standards Based Oracle Clouds and Oracle Social Network For Their Fusion Applications (Video)

This is really worth watching if you have a chance and whether you know it or not if you are on the ...

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Friday, October 07, 2011

Colbert Talks to a Harvard Doctor–How Do I Get the Best Care and Information in Healthcare Today– Bonus Points: The Doctor Believes We Should Have Universal Healthcare Colbert Talks to a Harvard Doctor–How Do I Get the Best Care and Information in Healthcare Today– Bonus Points: The Doctor Believes We Should Have Universal Healthcare

We are all still trying to figure that one ourselves:)   This is done to promote the doctor’s new book at Harvard Medical, Your Medical Mind...

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Kohl and Grassley Beating Up CMS Over Missing Physician Payment Sunshine Act-Guess They Don’t Read Current Events As Everyone in Technology Systems Is Running Behind Today, Apple, Microsoft..and So On Kohl and Grassley Beating Up CMS Over Missing Physician Payment Sunshine Act-Guess They Don’t Read Current Events As Everyone in Technology Systems Is Running Behind Today, Apple, Microsoft..and So On

These folks have not grasped the concept of “big data” yet and might still be working in the “little...

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Insurer Software Games Continue to “Dumb Down” Consumers–Would You See Bernanke, the President, CEOs and Other Executives Playing an Online Insurance Game–No, Part of the Focus Of Occupy Wall Street Frustrations Insurer Software Games Continue to “Dumb Down” Consumers–Would You See Bernanke, the President, CEOs and Other Executives Playing an Online Insurance Game–No, Part of the Focus Of Occupy Wall Street Frustrations

When the unnamed Homeland Security executive made this statement he was right on.  Look at the marke...

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

HP Buys Autonomy Machine Learning Software Technology for $11 Billion–More Debt and A Stake in Health IT HP Buys Autonomy Machine Learning Software Technology for $11 Billion–More Debt and A Stake in Health IT

Autonomy is basically data aggregating and machine learning technology and there’s a medical divisio...

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Monday, October 03, 2011

Aetna and CVS Brand a Prescription Drug Plan–Cheaper Prescriptions and Easier Consolidation for Collection of Data Aetna and CVS Brand a Prescription Drug Plan–Cheaper Prescriptions and Easier Consolidation for Collection of Data

We all know that pharmacies collect and sell our data and perhaps by attracting more Aetna customers...

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Monday, October 03, 2011

United HealthCare Gets In the Medical Device Business–Distributing Cheap Hearing Aides Sold Via Hi HealthInnovations Division –Subsidiary Watch United HealthCare Gets In the Medical Device Business–Distributing Cheap Hearing Aides Sold Via Hi HealthInnovations Division –Subsidiary Watch

IntriCon Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and distributes miniature and micro-miniature b...

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Monday, October 03, 2011
 
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