UnitedHealthCare Buys Another Company XLHealth HMO Medicare Advantage Managed Care With Heavy Analytics–Subsidiary Watch UnitedHealthCare Buys Another Company XLHealth HMO Medicare Advantage Managed Care With Heavy Analytics–Subsidiary Watch

The big corporate insurance machine keeps getting bigger all the time, if not Physician's groups...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

High Frequency Traders Using Social Networks and Growing Rapidly With Algorithms That Find, Sort and Leverage-Growing At A Rate Faster Than Facebook High Frequency Traders Using Social Networks and Growing Rapidly With Algorithms That Find, Sort and Leverage-Growing At A Rate Faster Than Facebook

I will keep repeating myself, license and tax those folks who are using all the data out there, a g...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Indian Government IT Infrastructure Has Been Used by Hackers to Attack China–Zombies And Dated Security Software Opened Doors at Nasdaq Hack Earlier This Year Indian Government IT Infrastructure Has Been Used by Hackers to Attack China–Zombies And Dated Security Software Opened Doors at Nasdaq Hack Earlier This Year

We talk a lot here in the US about zombie attacks and yes it is getting worse and the call for incre...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Microsoft Announces New Kinect Hardware for Windows Coming in Early 2012–Bring It On Microsoft Announces New Kinect Hardware for Windows Coming in Early 2012–Bring It On

This makes absolute sense to have it computer ready as they could break more records and at the same...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Aptus Endosystems Receives FDA Approval for Endovascular Stapling System Aptus Endosystems Receives FDA Approval for Endovascular Stapling System

The endovascular stapling system already has the European CE mark of approval and it will work with ...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Chronic Fatigue Researcher for Neuro Immune Disease Arrested and Charged With Possession of Stolen Property Chronic Fatigue Researcher for Neuro Immune Disease Arrested and Charged With Possession of Stolen Property

This is an interesting story to say the least and I’m sure we will hear more about this and and stud...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter Therapy ”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter Therapy

Ok if you read at the Quack often enough you know what an algorithm is but now we have a company tha...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Stem Cell Knee Bandage Trial to Begin in the UK Stem Cell Knee Bandage Trial to Begin in the UK

If you read the link below have something similar available here in the US too.  There will be 10 pa...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Pfizer Has a New Sales Strategy–Will Be Selling Lipitor at Generic Prices When Patent Runs Out Pfizer Has a New Sales Strategy–Will Be Selling Lipitor at Generic Prices When Patent Runs Out

Well this stands to certainly keep more patients taking “name” brand Lipitor and on the other hand t...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Cigna Will Begin Selling Health Insurance in India Partnering with TTK Group Cigna Will Begin Selling Health Insurance in India Partnering with TTK Group

Best thing I can say here is good luck as I’m sure the folks in India see how crappy our model is an...

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Robin Gibb of the BeeGees Suffering Liver Cancer Robin Gibb of the BeeGees Suffering Liver Cancer

This is sad, one more of the Gibbs brothers with health problems and this one is a big on.  Several ...

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Hospital in Miami Accidentally Gives Man A Drug Used in Executions- Pancuronium Instead of Pepcid–Dies A Month Later Hospital in Miami Accidentally Gives Man A Drug Used in Executions- Pancuronium Instead of Pepcid–Dies A Month Later

The nurse was fined and will attend a retraining.  Internal investigation found out that she didn’t ...

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Stem Cell Therapy FDA Approved for Wrinkles–Fibrocell Doing More And Working For Facial Restoration in Some Cases–Video Stem Cell Therapy FDA Approved for Wrinkles–Fibrocell Doing More And Working For Facial Restoration in Some Cases–Video

The treatment, called laViv, was developed by Fibrocell Science of Exton, Pa. It involves taking a s...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Tandem Diabetes Insulin Pump Approved by the FDA–Smallest Pump System With First Ever Color Touch Screen Tandem Diabetes Insulin Pump Approved by the FDA–Smallest Pump System With First Ever Color Touch Screen

This has to be the best looking pump I have seen and not being a diabetic I can’t say a lot more abo...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Super Committee Recommends Cutting Veteran Benefits From Tri-Care–The Other 1% Group, Those Who Served In the Military–Taking Care of the 99%? - Colbert Report Super Committee Recommends Cutting Veteran Benefits From Tri-Care–The Other 1% Group, Those Who Served In the Military–Taking Care of the 99%? - Colbert Report

As if Tri-Care doesn’t have enough issues of their own, now this?  Stephen Colbert says this is the ...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Cedars-Sinai Hospital Denies Liver Transplant to Patient Using Medical Marijuana–But They Were the Hospital that Prescribed It Cedars-Sinai Hospital Denies Liver Transplant to Patient Using Medical Marijuana–But They Were the Hospital that Prescribed It

This is pretty bad…not fair. The man has liver cancer and was within 2 months of receiving a liver w...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Medical Marijuana Inc. Buys Biotech Company PharmaSphere LLC Medical Marijuana Inc. Buys Biotech Company PharmaSphere LLC

This is actually pretty cool as one can guess when you read through here that the terrasphersystems ...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

CVS Stores and PBM to Discontinue Some Slow Moving and Expensive Drugs–Contracts Rule All Today CVS Stores and PBM to Discontinue Some Slow Moving and Expensive Drugs–Contracts Rule All Today

If you read through here you can see some Eli Lilly insulin products on the lines and they are also ...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Computer on a USB Stick-Turns Any Screen Into an Android OS-Can Plug Into a TV, Tablet and More - Instant Cloud Computing Has Windows, Linux and Mac Embedded Computer on a USB Stick-Turns Any Screen Into an Android OS-Can Plug Into a TV, Tablet and More - Instant Cloud Computing Has Windows, Linux and Mac Embedded

This is a pretty wild gadget with it’s own quad core processor and wireless capabilities with Blueto...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Connecticut Doctor Gets 5 Years Prison for Insider Trading and Over $10 Million in Fines–You Have To Be A Member of Congress To Pull Something Like This Off… Connecticut Doctor Gets 5 Years Prison for Insider Trading and Over $10 Million in Fines–You Have To Be A Member of Congress To Pull Something Like This Off…

Earlier this year this story was in the news about how the doctor saved a huge loss with insider inf...

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Friday, November 18, 2011

US FTC Commissioner Doubts ACOs Will Save Money and Will End Up Giving Lower Quality Care for Medicare Patients US FTC Commissioner Doubts ACOs Will Save Money and Will End Up Giving Lower Quality Care for Medicare Patients

This is a different version from what we hear in the news but if you read through all of it Rosch ma...

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Friday, November 18, 2011
 
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