Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurers and Highmark Acquire NaviNet Transactional Portal And Medical Records Vendor–Subsidiary Watch Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurers and Highmark Acquire NaviNet Transactional Portal And Medical Records Vendor–Subsidiary Watch

This is all about sharing patient medical records and claim information and as you can read from the...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

UnitedHealthCare Launching Cloud Platform Via Optum Subsidiary Will Sell Apps Like the Apple Store But They Won’t Be As Much Fun And Solicit Hospitals for Record Storage UnitedHealthCare Launching Cloud Platform Via Optum Subsidiary Will Sell Apps Like the Apple Store But They Won’t Be As Much Fun And Solicit Hospitals for Record Storage

If you are not familiar with the many faces and subsidiaries of United, the link below provides some...

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Medicare Low Safety Rankings At Harvard Teaching Hospitals Disputed and Flawed–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 16 Medicare Low Safety Rankings At Harvard Teaching Hospitals Disputed and Flawed–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 16

Yes it seems I am on a tear here and again we come back to business intelligence algorithms being at...

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Caradigm–New Name for New Microsoft GE Healthcare Company Caradigm–New Name for New Microsoft GE Healthcare Company

This was first announced and as I read it here all items are still somewhat coming together but we h...

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Patient in California Says Give Me My Data From My Defibrillator And Hackers are Lining Up to Volunteer to Help Him Patient in California Says Give Me My Data From My Defibrillator And Hackers are Lining Up to Volunteer to Help Him

Not too long ago a man hacked a Fitbit to get his data and I think we are seeing more and more of th...

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Medical Quack Employs a Kanine Office Manager–Best Thing I Ever Did (Video-Humor) Medical Quack Employs a Kanine Office Manager–Best Thing I Ever Did (Video-Humor)

Every once in a while time for a break and today seemed like a good time to introduce all to my offi...

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Story of Duke University - The Sad Case of Flawed Data Published in Medical Journals That Was Declared Inaccurate 60 Minutes –Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 15 Story of Duke University - The Sad Case of Flawed Data Published in Medical Journals That Was Declared Inaccurate 60 Minutes –Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 15

“We have to make this work” were the words I heard here and were the genomics and the queries mis ma...

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Insurers to Provide User Friendly Summaries of What’s Covered–Good Luck As Constant Revisions Will Be Required as Business Intelligence Algorithms For Profit Change–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 14 Insurers to Provide User Friendly Summaries of What’s Covered–Good Luck As Constant Revisions Will Be Required as Business Intelligence Algorithms For Profit Change–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 14

I’m not saying this is not a good effort as it is, but lets look at the reality of all of this as i...

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Bluetooth Tooth Brush–Send Your Brushing Habits to Your Dentist, Please Not This.…. Bluetooth Tooth Brush–Send Your Brushing Habits to Your Dentist, Please Not This.….

How far is monitoring going to go?   If you read the article the author goes on to say that their do...

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Attack of the Killer Algorithms Part 13–Bank of America Style - Flawed Data With Credit Scoring Agencies–Dead Man Banking And Currently A Consumer Under Attack Attack of the Killer Algorithms Part 13–Bank of America Style - Flawed Data With Credit Scoring Agencies–Dead Man Banking And Currently A Consumer Under Attack

Yes here we have one more story about flawed data which is on the rise in the US with data aggregati...

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Microsoft HealthVault Connects to Astra Candelis Cloud Imaging Solutions–Take Your Ultra-Sound Images With You Microsoft HealthVault Connects to Astra Candelis Cloud Imaging Solutions–Take Your Ultra-Sound Images With You

It was just a couple days ago I wrote about endoscopy imaging for HealthVault and now we can ultraso...

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Thursday, February 09, 2012

United Healthcare Preparing to Roll Out New Contracts To Pay Doctors& Hospitals For Meeting Goals and Keeping Costs Down– Plenty of Subsidiaries to Provide Some of the Technology And/Or Products & Generate Income–Subsidiary Watch United Healthcare Preparing to Roll Out New Contracts To Pay Doctors& Hospitals For Meeting Goals and Keeping Costs Down– Plenty of Subsidiaries to Provide Some of the Technology And/Or Products & Generate Income–Subsidiary Watch

Very few ever make notice of the subsidiaries that some of the huge conglomerates have today and Uni...

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012
 
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