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

Joint Commission Grades Prime HealthCare Hospitals at Top Performers-Cadillac ER Rooms Joint Commission Grades Prime HealthCare Hospitals at Top Performers-Cadillac ER Rooms

If you read in the news, the hospital chain has had their other issues outside of the JACO standards...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Machine Learning Software Working Behind the Scenes Should Move With Caution in Healthcare-Writing the Unreadable With Rogue Algorithms With No Human Intervention Machine Learning Software Working Behind the Scenes Should Move With Caution in Healthcare-Writing the Unreadable With Rogue Algorithms With No Human Intervention

We are hearing more and more about the use of machine learning and this week we have WellPoint banki...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Pfizer Sales Department To Employ Software as a Service Contract for More Analytics Use to Up Production–Gonna Learn Math Pfizer Sales Department To Employ Software as a Service Contract for More Analytics Use to Up Production–Gonna Learn Math

Who is not using some kind of analytics today.  I was tweeting earlier that I had 4 press releases t...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Thief Steals Woman’s Diamond-Captured by Police and Sent to Have X-Ray & Was Found in the Stomach Thief Steals Woman’s Diamond-Captured by Police and Sent to Have X-Ray & Was Found in the Stomach

With modern day technology, swallowing something you stole just doesn’t work anymore.  This happened...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Ohio Valley Hospitals Currently Millions In Debt to Pay $3.8 Million to Settle Fraud Allegations for Billing False Claims to Medicare and Medicaid Ohio Valley Hospitals Currently Millions In Debt to Pay $3.8 Million to Settle Fraud Allegations for Billing False Claims to Medicare and Medicaid

In reading the article it also states that the government is actually going to pursue the physicians...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

American Academy of Pediatrics Steps in to Correct False Statements Made During GOP Debate that Stated HPV Vaccine Causes Mental Retardation American Academy of Pediatrics Steps in to Correct False Statements Made During GOP Debate that Stated HPV Vaccine Causes Mental Retardation

Well let’s not put any politicians in charge of healthcare issues is what I say.  Whether or not the...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Former FDA Chemist Charged by SEC With Insider Trading, Case Gets Another Charge of Child Pornography Against His Son Who Was a Co-conspirator Former FDA Chemist Charged by SEC With Insider Trading, Case Gets Another Charge of Child Pornography Against His Son Who Was a Co-conspirator

I guess the son didn’t think twice about combining inside trading efforts and child pornography on t...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

New ICD-10 Codes Get Very Specific–Was the Patient Bitten by an Orca or a Macaw–What’s the Big Rush for All of This (Video) New ICD-10 Codes Get Very Specific–Was the Patient Bitten by an Orca or a Macaw–What’s the Big Rush for All of This (Video)

You have to love this video and the conversations between the 2 and anybody in medical billing will ...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Hoag Hospital Using daVinci Robot for Gynecologic Surgery Procedures Hoag Hospital Using daVinci Robot for Gynecologic Surgery Procedures

According to their website the hospital is using the latest version of the robot which includes dual...

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Walgreens Sued for Firing 18 Year Loyal Employee Who Ate A Bag of Chips During Diabetic Attack Walgreens Sued for Firing 18 Year Loyal Employee Who Ate A Bag of Chips During Diabetic Attack

This is not good and the employee had worked for the company for 18 years and one has to wonder if t...

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Monday, September 12, 2011

WellPoint Hiring IBM Watson Technologies–Congress Needs to Wrap Their Heads Around Using Technology That Processes 200 Million Pages of Info in 3 Seconds to Make Laws WellPoint Hiring IBM Watson Technologies–Congress Needs to Wrap Their Heads Around Using Technology That Processes 200 Million Pages of Info in 3 Seconds to Make Laws

Who does not think that processing 200 million pages of information in 3 seconds is not useful for m...

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Cochlear Ear Recalls Latest Range of Implants Due to Unexplained Failures Cochlear Ear Recalls Latest Range of Implants Due to Unexplained Failures

This is kind of sad with this recall as many who wear them depend on the units.  In addition the Coc...

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Doctors in India Go on Strike To Demand Better Security at Hospitals Doctors in India Go on Strike To Demand Better Security at Hospitals

Talks are scheduled to resume but in some instances, surgeries had to be rescheduled or postponed.  ...

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Sunday, September 11, 2011
 
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