Cigna Buys HealthSpring Inc For $3.8 Billion, Who Bought Bravo Medicare HMO Who Had Profits of a Billion in 2010-Subsidiary Watch Cigna Buys HealthSpring Inc For $3.8 Billion, Who Bought Bravo Medicare HMO Who Had Profits of a Billion in 2010-Subsidiary Watch

Here goes another one with Medicare patients being a focus and this is yet one more acquisition to g...

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Monday, October 24, 2011

“Attack of the Killer Algorithms” Part 3–Vatican Doesn’t Like It Either–Occupy Wall Street Belongs in New York As They Don’t Do Code or Algorithms in Washington–Only Find time To Talk Abortions “Attack of the Killer Algorithms” Part 3–Vatican Doesn’t Like It Either–Occupy Wall Street Belongs in New York As They Don’t Do Code or Algorithms in Washington–Only Find time To Talk Abortions

I don’t care whether you are Catholic or not, I’m not but this is a good statement and coming with r...

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Getting a Flu Shot Becoming Complicated–That Is If You Are Trying to Avoid Needles–You Can Snort Your Vaccine Instead Getting a Flu Shot Becoming Complicated–That Is If You Are Trying to Avoid Needles–You Can Snort Your Vaccine Instead

Painless needle free flu shots, the FDA says they may not work due to the fact that they have not ap...

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Invisisport Less Invasive Skin Port for Medication Delivery Approved for Sale Invisisport Less Invasive Skin Port for Medication Delivery Approved for Sale

This looks really nice for patients who need regular injections of either cancer or antibiotics.  I ...

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Friday, October 21, 2011

GE Centricity EHRs Need To Fix Their Algorithms (Math)-Some Customers May Not Be Able to Attest Until The End of November After the Software Update GE Centricity EHRs Need To Fix Their Algorithms (Math)-Some Customers May Not Be Able to Attest Until The End of November After the Software Update

I just made a post about healthcare being a few miles ahead with certifying software in comparing ot...

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Friday, October 21, 2011

“Killer Algorithms: Part 2” Disturbing News for Consumers With Credit Scoring Adding New Data Analytics–Some of the Same Methodologies Used by Insurers With Flawed/Potential Erroneous Data–One More Reason to Continue Occupying Wall Street “Killer Algorithms: Part 2” Disturbing News for Consumers With Credit Scoring Adding New Data Analytics–Some of the Same Methodologies Used by Insurers With Flawed/Potential Erroneous Data–One More Reason to Continue Occupying Wall Street

We see all of this in the news all the time with getting better with analytics and having more infor...

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Sports Tracker Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor Connects to Smart Phones to Record Your Personal Data Sports Tracker Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor Connects to Smart Phones to Record Your Personal Data

Here’s another one of “those devices” that records data for you if you want to keep track and use yo...

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Wal-Mart Cutting Insurance Benefits and Raising Premiums for Employees–New Algorithms With New Parameters for Employees to Either Meet or be Disqualified Wal-Mart Cutting Insurance Benefits and Raising Premiums for Employees–New Algorithms With New Parameters for Employees to Either Meet or be Disqualified

For part time employees with under 33 hours a week, spouses will no longer be insured.  Those who wo...

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Insights from the ER–USCD San Diego Working on Developing A New Care Model Revolving Around Patient Care With Remote Technology-Video Insights from the ER–USCD San Diego Working on Developing A New Care Model Revolving Around Patient Care With Remote Technology-Video

“Insights from the ER” explores next-generation health information technology and how to reach out ...

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Prosthetic Arms That Feel and Connect to the Human Nervous System- Bionics TED Video Prosthetic Arms That Feel and Connect to the Human Nervous System- Bionics TED Video

This is one of the best videos I have seen in a long time and when the surgical procedure done adds ...

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Best Device I Have Seen In a Long Time–Caffeine Inhaler–No Coffee Breath Best Device I Have Seen In a Long Time–Caffeine Inhaler–No Coffee Breath

This is pretty cool and there’ calories either, have to take your caffeine straight up.  I still lik...

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Abbott Labs To Split Drugs and Devices Into Two Separate Companies Abbott Labs To Split Drugs and Devices Into Two Separate Companies

Back in January with restructuring 1900 jobs were eliminated and again this is a profitable company....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

UnitedHealthCare Throws in Free Hearing Aids for Those Who Enroll In AARP Medicare Advantage, HMO & POS Plans in Miami-Dade County From Their New Subsidiary UnitedHealthCare Throws in Free Hearing Aids for Those Who Enroll In AARP Medicare Advantage, HMO & POS Plans in Miami-Dade County From Their New Subsidiary

This is marketing and if one needs a free hearing aid it could potentially have an impact on one’s d...

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Creates Innovation Center Incubator Center for Life Sciences in San Diego–No Strings Attached Janssen Labs Johnson & Johnson Creates Innovation Center Incubator Center for Life Sciences in San Diego–No Strings Attached Janssen Labs

The prospective tenant companies will range from self-funded, seed-stage startups to venture capital...

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
 
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