“InsureMonkey” Yet One More Way to Shop for Health Insurance–The Orbitz of the Insurance Market For Shopping Rates “InsureMonkey” Yet One More Way to Shop for Health Insurance–The Orbitz of the Insurance Market For Shopping Rates

It does look like a site where one would book travel and they make a commission from the policy that...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Novartis Recalls of Excedrin and Other Over The Counter Drugs May Be Mixed Up Wit Opioid Pain Killers–So Where Are the Bar Codes to Help Consumers Find the Products? Novartis Recalls of Excedrin and Other Over The Counter Drugs May Be Mixed Up Wit Opioid Pain Killers–So Where Are the Bar Codes to Help Consumers Find the Products?

Imagine getting your Excedrin bottle out and getting a lot more pain killer for the buck?  There cou...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Kinect for Windows Becoming Available Next Month–Insurer Prayers Have Been Answered With Getting Consumers to Play Games So They Can Collect More Data <Grin> Kinect for Windows Becoming Available Next Month–Insurer Prayers Have Been Answered With Getting Consumers to Play Games So They Can Collect More Data <Grin>

If you read here often enough you know I have covered quite a few of the Kinect healthcare stories w...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

WebMD CEO Resigns and Company Ends Its Search for a Buyer–Advertising from Pharma At Lower Levels WebMD CEO Resigns and Company Ends Its Search for a Buyer–Advertising from Pharma At Lower Levels

The company has had a lot of success over the years and was pretty much the first of it’s kind in th...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

United Healthcare Partners With Mobile Health Tech Firms–Investment for Data?  Check Out All Privacy Statements Today Regarding Privacy, What Little is Left for Consumers United Healthcare Partners With Mobile Health Tech Firms–Investment for Data? Check Out All Privacy Statements Today Regarding Privacy, What Little is Left for Consumers

we don’t know which subsidiaries of big conglomerates shares data with the other ones so that’s the ...

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Monday, January 09, 2012

New York Medicaid HMO Sends out Layoff Notices to Nearly 900 Workers Effective in March of This Year New York Medicaid HMO Sends out Layoff Notices to Nearly 900 Workers Effective in March of This Year

It was just a few months ago that a Brooklyn hospital sold their HMO to Amerigroup so it seems these...

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Sunday, January 08, 2012

How Surgeons Put Our Bones Back Together- Animated Video How Surgeons Put Our Bones Back Together- Animated Video

This is very well done and one of the best I have seen telling a story with visuals on how we get our bones put back together.  Music is gre...

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Sunday, January 08, 2012

Drop Dead Healthy–One Man Who Used All the Warnings Literally and Humorously Talks About the Values and What Sticks It Nearly Killed Him–Video Drop Dead Healthy–One Man Who Used All the Warnings Literally and Humorously Talks About the Values and What Sticks It Nearly Killed Him–Video

Oh you do have to love this video as he did a very good job and of course he has written a book abou...

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Saturday, January 07, 2012

FDA Clears PICO* Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System–Instructions for Application Use Provided by a MS Tag (barcode) On Packaging FDA Clears PICO* Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System–Instructions for Application Use Provided by a MS Tag (barcode) On Packaging

The device is available off the shelf and can be used at home or in hospital and is disposable and w...

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Friday, January 06, 2012

Man has 180 Pound Tumor Removed That Consumed His Right Leg and Was Twice His Weight–This One Is So Ugly! Man has 180 Pound Tumor Removed That Consumed His Right Leg and Was Twice His Weight–This One Is So Ugly!

Can you imagine a tumor this big?  It was in Viet Nam and he had a hard time finding both resources ...

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Friday, January 06, 2012

Best Buy Setting Up to Hawk Software from Aetna For Consumer Wellness–Companies Still Don’t Get the Consumer Involvement Yet With a Vehicle and Creating Value Best Buy Setting Up to Hawk Software from Aetna For Consumer Wellness–Companies Still Don’t Get the Consumer Involvement Yet With a Vehicle and Creating Value

This is not a bad thing but I guess playing the Aetna game online must not be turning enough results...

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Friday, January 06, 2012

Doctors Going Broke–You Can’t Even Give a Practice Away–Only Folks Buying Them Are Hospitals and Insurance Companies As It Relates to Reimbursement and/or Profits Doctors Going Broke–You Can’t Even Give a Practice Away–Only Folks Buying Them Are Hospitals and Insurance Companies As It Relates to Reimbursement and/or Profits

That’s the word from MDs in southern California anyway from several of the ones I know and according...

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Friday, January 06, 2012

President Appoints Richard Cordray as New Consumer Financial Protection Chief - Hope He Knows And Understands Correcting Flawed Math and Formulas To Battle the “Financial Attack of Killer Algorithms” On Consumers With Banks and Corporate USA President Appoints Richard Cordray as New Consumer Financial Protection Chief - Hope He Knows And Understands Correcting Flawed Math and Formulas To Battle the “Financial Attack of Killer Algorithms” On Consumers With Banks and Corporate USA

Welcome to the world of discrimination by the algorithm…. Nothing will happen until new code runs ...

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Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Sermo Founder Leaves to Begin a New Start Up Called par80 Sermo Founder Leaves to Begin a New Start Up Called par80

This was reported by Pharmalot earlier today and I assume Sermo is not gone but the emphasis will be...

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Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Medtronic Introduces Remote Insulin Pump Monitoring for Caregivers With mySentry Medtronic Introduces Remote Insulin Pump Monitoring for Caregivers With mySentry

Not too long ago Medtronic announced their cellular connection that works with medical records and n...

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Wednesday, January 04, 2012
 
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