Multi-Media Data Sharing Comes to HealthVault PHR–Store and Share Your Endoscopic Videos From Physicians Multi-Media Data Sharing Comes to HealthVault PHR–Store and Share Your Endoscopic Videos From Physicians

Back in August of 2011 Cook Medical announced the endoscope and it’s availability and now with the H...

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Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Colonoscopies–The Bait and Switch on Screenings–If Polyps Are Found You Get A Bill-Some Other Screenings Too–Killer Algorithms Part 12–Medical Billing Codes Style Colonoscopies–The Bait and Switch on Screenings–If Polyps Are Found You Get A Bill-Some Other Screenings Too–Killer Algorithms Part 12–Medical Billing Codes Style

The whole definition here as it comes down is that if you are fine then it is preventive healthcare,...

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Monday, February 06, 2012

DEA Raids 2 CVS Stores in Florida and Suspends License of Drug Distributor Cardinal Health–Lots of Oxycodone DEA Raids 2 CVS Stores in Florida and Suspends License of Drug Distributor Cardinal Health–Lots of Oxycodone

This has to be some publicity CVS and Cardinal didn’t want and this happened in Lakeland, Florida.  ...

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Monday, February 06, 2012

Woman Receives Jaw Transplant-Created by a 3D Printer–She Can Swallow Again at 83 Years of Age-Regenerative Printed Medicine Woman Receives Jaw Transplant-Created by a 3D Printer–She Can Swallow Again at 83 Years of Age-Regenerative Printed Medicine

This is pretty amazing and I have reported here before about 3D printing in healthcare with prosthet...

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Monday, February 06, 2012

AMA Asks Congress To Stop Switch From ICD9 to IDC10 With Medical Billing Diagnosis Codes Citing Expense and Administrative Implementation Issues -  US Is Only Country That Ties Diagnosis Codes to Reimbursement AMA Asks Congress To Stop Switch From ICD9 to IDC10 With Medical Billing Diagnosis Codes Citing Expense and Administrative Implementation Issues - US Is Only Country That Ties Diagnosis Codes to Reimbursement

Why is it harder in the US for ICD 10 implementation – we are the only country that ties the coding ...

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Monday, February 06, 2012

At A Time When Medicare is Looking to Cut Down on Re-Admissions Hospitals are Marketing to Find New Admissions As A Source of Revenue At A Time When Medicare is Looking to Cut Down on Re-Admissions Hospitals are Marketing to Find New Admissions As A Source of Revenue

Yes we are marketed everywhere we turn today and I get mailings from hospitals and don’t mind it muc...

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Sunday, February 05, 2012

Gamification–You Have Won and Now We Know All About You - It Didn’t Cost One Cent-Insurance Companies Have Games To Find Out More About You Too– “Attack of Killer Algorithms” Chapter 11 Gamification–You Have Won and Now We Know All About You - It Didn’t Cost One Cent-Insurance Companies Have Games To Find Out More About You Too– “Attack of Killer Algorithms” Chapter 11

This is a good article and if you like privacy well worth the read here to find out what goes on beh...

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Saturday, February 04, 2012

Tracking Boobs–Implantable RFID Chip to Identify Breast Implants Tracking Boobs–Implantable RFID Chip to Identify Breast Implants

Well let’s place some serial numbers on those implants, and of course this idea came to light after ...

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Saturday, February 04, 2012

LSU Announces $34 Million in Cuts to the Public Hospital System–Closing Beds in the ER and Mental Health Areas–Layoff Plans To be Announced Later LSU Announces $34 Million in Cuts to the Public Hospital System–Closing Beds in the ER and Mental Health Areas–Layoff Plans To be Announced Later

As you can read below, the full plans remain to be seen yet when it gets down to the actual nitty gr...

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Saturday, February 04, 2012

MMR Global PHR Law Suits and Patents–Company That Drew Attention With the Russell Armstrong Suicide in Hollywood MMR Global PHR Law Suits and Patents–Company That Drew Attention With the Russell Armstrong Suicide in Hollywood

The money keeps disappearing in one way or another and now there’s another question here with this s...

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Friday, February 03, 2012

Komen Reverses Decision With Planned Parenthood–Hard Lesson on How Business Analytics Are Misunderstood And/Or Abused–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 10 Komen Reverses Decision With Planned Parenthood–Hard Lesson on How Business Analytics Are Misunderstood And/Or Abused–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 10

The event truly did wake up the American public on how women’s health is understood today or rather ...

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Friday, February 03, 2012

Greenway Medical Records IPO–Videos and Pictures at NYSE Getting Old as Hospitals and Doctors Struggle for Income And Close Greenway Medical Records IPO–Videos and Pictures at NYSE Getting Old as Hospitals and Doctors Struggle for Income And Close

First of all nothing with the IPO but the pictures and videos announcing all of this are getting ex...

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Thursday, February 02, 2012

Komen Has Also Stopped Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research–Politics and Some of Business Intelligence Algorithms At Work Here? Komen Has Also Stopped Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research–Politics and Some of Business Intelligence Algorithms At Work Here?

This is not an attack on Komen from this blog but basically just putting facts out there as I see th...

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Thursday, February 02, 2012
 
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