“Numbers Don’t Lie, But People Do”–Radio Interview from Charles Siefe–Journalists Take Note, He Addresses How Marketing And Bogus Statistics Are Sources of Problems That Mislead the Public & Government “Numbers Don’t Lie, But People Do”–Radio Interview from Charles Siefe–Journalists Take Note, He Addresses How Marketing And Bogus Statistics Are Sources of Problems That Mislead the Public & Government

*******There’s a ton of healthcare addressed here***** In doing this blog I really have to evaluat...

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Maggots Back in the News Again Helping Heal Diabetic Wounds in Hawaii Maggots Back in the News Again Helping Heal Diabetic Wounds in Hawaii

The doctors in Hawaii stated that that using maggots give the wound a jump start with healing.  Magg...

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Friday, September 23, 2011

24 Massachusetts Hospitals Facing Penalties for Exceeding Preventable Re-Admissions State Wide Average Parameters–As Calculated With Complex Algorithms 24 Massachusetts Hospitals Facing Penalties for Exceeding Preventable Re-Admissions State Wide Average Parameters–As Calculated With Complex Algorithms

I think this is just the first of a ton of chapters on these types of stories as every where you loo...

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Humana to Acquire MD Care HMO in Southern California–HMO/IPA Purchases Continue With Insurers Humana to Acquire MD Care HMO in Southern California–HMO/IPA Purchases Continue With Insurers

There has been a lot of news of late with insurance carriers buying out IPAs and HIMOs in southern C...

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Vista Private Equity Partners Buys Sage Healthcare Medical Records System for $30 Million From UK Software Conglomerate Vista Private Equity Partners Buys Sage Healthcare Medical Records System for $30 Million From UK Software Conglomerate

Sage is located in the UK and has grown with the purchase of many acquisitions over the years to inc...

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Embryonic Stem Cell Treatment in Europe Begins to Improve, Halt or Reverse Blindness From Macular Dystrophy Embryonic Stem Cell Treatment in Europe Begins to Improve, Halt or Reverse Blindness From Macular Dystrophy

The replacement retinal cells are from embryonic stem cells and we all know what controversy that cr...

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Tunstall Healthcare Buys AMAC, American Medical Alert Company–Both Are Remote Monitoring Companies Tunstall Healthcare Buys AMAC, American Medical Alert Company–Both Are Remote Monitoring Companies

Tunstall is also a member of the Continua Wireless Alliance and they are located in the UK with seve...

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Next Data Seller Up to Bat–General Motors With OnStar, Changes Privacy Policy and Wants Permission to Sell Your Data Next Data Seller Up to Bat–General Motors With OnStar, Changes Privacy Policy and Wants Permission to Sell Your Data

Are we not already sick of this.  We all know that drugs store chains are almost at the point of mak...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

HHS Sends Out $109 Million in Grants to Help States and DC Figure Out the Insurer Premium Rate Algorithms and Requests–Help With the Math & A Few Other Efforts HHS Sends Out $109 Million in Grants to Help States and DC Figure Out the Insurer Premium Rate Algorithms and Requests–Help With the Math & A Few Other Efforts

As the President said this week, it’s all about doing the math and when it comes to insurer rate inc...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Swedish Hospital System in Seattle To Implement Microsoft Amalga for a Unified Health Intelligence Solution Swedish Hospital System in Seattle To Implement Microsoft Amalga for a Unified Health Intelligence Solution

.Nobody really paid attention to Swedish Hospital System until they had this minor event back in Jan...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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
 
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