California Hospital Association Sues HHS With Kathleen Sebelius Named To Block a 10% Cut With Medi-Cal Reimbursements California Hospital Association Sues HHS With Kathleen Sebelius Named To Block a 10% Cut With Medi-Cal Reimbursements

Governor Brown signed a new law that is retro-active to June 1st, and the federal government approve...

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Friday, November 04, 2011

Wellness Programs Biting Consumers in the Butt As Many Parameters are Either Too Hard to Attain or Difficult to Understand, Thus Many Tune Out-Feel They Are Screwed Anyway With “Discrimination Done by the Algorithm” Wellness Programs Biting Consumers in the Butt As Many Parameters are Either Too Hard to Attain or Difficult to Understand, Thus Many Tune Out-Feel They Are Screwed Anyway With “Discrimination Done by the Algorithm”

Wellness started out to be a good thing, but here we have our old friend the Marketer just wreaking ...

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Thursday, November 03, 2011

Attack of the Killer Algorithms-Occupy Wall Street Part 4 Health Insurance Style - One More App For Folks Who Are Tired of Flawed Algorithms That Require A Ton of Work and Research Time To Create “Perfect” Data Files for Insurers And Others Analytics Processes Attack of the Killer Algorithms-Occupy Wall Street Part 4 Health Insurance Style - One More App For Folks Who Are Tired of Flawed Algorithms That Require A Ton of Work and Research Time To Create “Perfect” Data Files for Insurers And Others Analytics Processes

I have been wanting to address this for a while and yet we have one more contest to entice consumers...

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Screaming Man Seen in Testicular Ultrasound Dicom Image Screaming Man Seen in Testicular Ultrasound Dicom Image

This is a wild image and yes you can see the face:)  I hope the man really was not screaming and tha...

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

United Healthcare Opens Retail “Employer Benefits” Store in Queens New York And Hires Former Minnesota US Assistant Attorney General As General Counsel United Healthcare Opens Retail “Employer Benefits” Store in Queens New York And Hires Former Minnesota US Assistant Attorney General As General Counsel

One thing I can say for sure with the daisy chain of subsidiaries the company has going today with a...

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

HealthGrades to Merge with CPM Marketing–Will Their Data and Questionable Algorithms Will Be Improved For Consumers? HealthGrades to Merge with CPM Marketing–Will Their Data and Questionable Algorithms Will Be Improved For Consumers?

If you are a regular reader here then you know I look for accuracy with data and gee sometimes you w...

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Meaningful Use EMRs Gilbert and Sullivan Style…”I am the Model User of an EMR That’s Meaningful…” Meaningful Use EMRs Gilbert and Sullivan Style…”I am the Model User of an EMR That’s Meaningful…”

This is cute…but some real stuff in here to think about too.  We have an EMR model but do we have a ...

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Patients in 2 Detroit Nursing Homes Found Infested with Maggots Patients in 2 Detroit Nursing Homes Found Infested with Maggots

This is just flat out disgusting and no excuses for these two patients as it seems it was laziness o...

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Father’s Death from Inline Staph Infection Inspires Son To Innovate and Create A FDA Approved Medical Device Without a Need for A Sterile Field To Catheterize a Heart Father’s Death from Inline Staph Infection Inspires Son To Innovate and Create A FDA Approved Medical Device Without a Need for A Sterile Field To Catheterize a Heart

This is quite the story both from the sad portion of his father surviving heart surgery but then onl...

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Man Tries to Remove His Pacemaker Himself - Ends Up Dead in the Process Man Tries to Remove His Pacemaker Himself - Ends Up Dead in the Process

This is not a good idea by all means and the way the article is written it’s hard to tell if it was ...

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Exparel Post Surgery Non Opioid Injection Pain Drug Gets Approval From FDA Exparel Post Surgery Non Opioid Injection Pain Drug Gets Approval From FDA

I can only think back to when I had my surgeries about how nice pain relief like this would have bee...

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

A Virtual Nurse for Hospital Discharge–Elizabeth With a Very Familiar Xtranormal Type Voice… A Virtual Nurse for Hospital Discharge–Elizabeth With a Very Familiar Xtranormal Type Voice…

This voice sounds very familiar…like those videos we see on the web that have some humor usually:)  ...

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Liposuction Patients Donate Fat to Stem Cell Research at UCLA Liposuction Patients Donate Fat to Stem Cell Research at UCLA

This is a good idea, donate the fat for research, why not, as otherwise it’s just disposed of.  The ...

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Dr. Oz Says “Enough is Enough” As He Volunteered at the CareNow Free Clinic In Los Angeles “Failure of Basic Morality in the US” Dr. Oz Says “Enough is Enough” As He Volunteered at the CareNow Free Clinic In Los Angeles “Failure of Basic Morality in the US”

The CareNow Free Clinic got off to a rocky start but it looks like Dr. Oz had to be here as a consul...

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Monday, October 31, 2011
 
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