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

UMass Memorial Health Care Will Cut 700 to 900 Jobs And Will Sell Off Home Health Services–Pressure From Insurers Who Are Seeing Bigger Profits  to Reduce Costs UMass Memorial Health Care Will Cut 700 to 900 Jobs And Will Sell Off Home Health Services–Pressure From Insurers Who Are Seeing Bigger Profits to Reduce Costs

The title about says it all here so while the fantasy world of the 1% are chasing social algorithms,...

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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Aetna Reports 4th Quarter Profit 2011 Jumping 73 Percent Aetna Reports 4th Quarter Profit 2011 Jumping 73 Percent

Profits were larger due to less use of medical services so bigger profits for insurance companies.  ...

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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Pfizer Recalls 1 Million Birth Control Packs–Where’s the Bar Codes to Help Consumers Identify? Yet One More Big Example of the “Shitty Deal” American Consumers Get Pfizer Recalls 1 Million Birth Control Packs–Where’s the Bar Codes to Help Consumers Identify? Yet One More Big Example of the “Shitty Deal” American Consumers Get

That’s right folks you get nothing in terms of a disaster recovery plan and here’s yet one more exam...

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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

FDA Approves Roche/Genentech Drug Erivedge to Treat Advanced Skin Cancer Not Treatable with Surgery FDA Approves Roche/Genentech Drug Erivedge to Treat Advanced Skin Cancer Not Treatable with Surgery

Basal cell carcinoma is rarely fatal and in many cases surgery is the cure but in some patients is c...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

California Federal Judge Issues Tentative Rule that Blocks Cutting Medicaid Payments California Federal Judge Issues Tentative Rule that Blocks Cutting Medicaid Payments

In November of last year the CHA also filed suit against the cutting of Medicaid in California.  Do ...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Komen Foundation Cuts of Funds to Planned Parenthood - Wall Street Was Lit up in “Pink” Last Week For Fund Raising from Hedge Funds and Other Financial Companies Komen Foundation Cuts of Funds to Planned Parenthood - Wall Street Was Lit up in “Pink” Last Week For Fund Raising from Hedge Funds and Other Financial Companies

This makes you wonder where in the world philanthropy is going today and how much will remain.  The ...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Freddie Mac Found to be Betting Against Home Owners Being Able to Refinance - “Attack of the Killer Algorithms” On Consumers Part Nine–Home Mortgage Style Freddie Mac Found to be Betting Against Home Owners Being Able to Refinance - “Attack of the Killer Algorithms” On Consumers Part Nine–Home Mortgage Style

Ok in the real world today everyone lives off of behavioral analytics so of course they might just ...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
 
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