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

Christ Hospital In New Jersey Files Bankruptcy After Prime Healthcare Withdrew Its Purchase to Buy Christ Hospital In New Jersey Files Bankruptcy After Prime Healthcare Withdrew Its Purchase to Buy

This is kind of scary but it looks like when a hospital has an offer from Prime, that’s going to be ...

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Walgreens Using Social Networks to Send Ads To Mobile Phones for Promotional Sale Items When You Check In at the Store –Will Sperm Check Make the List? Walgreens Using Social Networks to Send Ads To Mobile Phones for Promotional Sale Items When You Check In at the Store –Will Sperm Check Make the List?

More marketing, what can I say as it was in the news today that Walgreens will begin selling the tes...

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Competition is So Vicious with Fast Food Companies, Jack in the Box Had to Succumb to a Bacon Milkshake that Contain No Bacon Competition is So Vicious with Fast Food Companies, Jack in the Box Had to Succumb to a Bacon Milkshake that Contain No Bacon

Yes this one takes the cake for the dumbest food and nutrition article of the week or maybe even the...

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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
 
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