HHS Facebook Application Winners Announced for the Lifeline Challenge–But Are Any Privacy Policies/Protections Included? HHS Facebook Application Winners Announced for the Lifeline Challenge–But Are Any Privacy Policies/Protections Included?

This is just my personal opinion but I think these are nuts and could not for the life of me figure ...

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

The “Shit” Cancer Patients Say–Five Time Cancer Survivor and the Best Looking Amputee in Denver – Woody Roseland The “Shit” Cancer Patients Say–Five Time Cancer Survivor and the Best Looking Amputee in Denver – Woody Roseland

This is quite the video and being he’s a five time survivor he knows the chemo routine and you have ...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

FDA Finds 14 Additional Chinese Companies That Supplied Contaminated Raw Materials Used to Make Heparin And Puts Out Alert –Time To Start Raising More Pigs in the US? FDA Finds 14 Additional Chinese Companies That Supplied Contaminated Raw Materials Used to Make Heparin And Puts Out Alert –Time To Start Raising More Pigs in the US?

We all remember the Baxter incident from a few years ago.  The FDA has put out a warning list with a...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Closed Hospitals in the Los Angeles Area Get a Second Life for Television and Movie Filming as Turn Key Sets Closed Hospitals in the Los Angeles Area Get a Second Life for Television and Movie Filming as Turn Key Sets

Some facilities are better than others but when you stop and think of the shows we see on television...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Foundation Medicine -  Personalized Medicine for Biopsy DNA Studies - Will Cost $5000 for the “Pan-Cancer” Test - Any Oncologist Will Be Able To  Use The Center For Testing Foundation Medicine - Personalized Medicine for Biopsy DNA Studies - Will Cost $5000 for the “Pan-Cancer” Test - Any Oncologist Will Be Able To Use The Center For Testing

This is very interesting article and goes in depth to discuss how running the DNA on a biopsy can he...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Minute Clinics Moving to Allscripts Medical Records System So I Guess E-Clinical Works Who Started With CVS Clinics Is Out the Door?  How Do Medium/Small Companies Compete with Huge Corporate Conglomerates Minute Clinics Moving to Allscripts Medical Records System So I Guess E-Clinical Works Who Started With CVS Clinics Is Out the Door? How Do Medium/Small Companies Compete with Huge Corporate Conglomerates

Back in January of 2010 this article was out with the two companies collaborating on e-prescribing s...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

AMA Selling Online Physician Portal to AT&T–The Amagine Project, There’s Money in Selling And Aggregating Those Algorithms AMA Selling Online Physician Portal to AT&T–The Amagine Project, There’s Money in Selling And Aggregating Those Algorithms

I guess if you are attending HIMSS this year you can find out more about it at their booth.  Writing...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Healthcare Blogger Gets Spammed by Hedge Fund Using Internet “Reputation Restore” With Some Really Bad Algos–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 20 Healthcare Blogger Gets Spammed by Hedge Fund Using Internet “Reputation Restore” With Some Really Bad Algos–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 20

First of all who was the blogger, it was me of course and this is my story on how this all took plac...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

AMA Announces Doctors And Patients Can Expect To See the UnitedHealthCare/Ingenix Class Action Settlement Checks In the Mail Soon - Out of Network Short Payments–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 19 AMA Announces Doctors And Patients Can Expect To See the UnitedHealthCare/Ingenix Class Action Settlement Checks In the Mail Soon - Out of Network Short Payments–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 19

This falls under the series as it was a group of formulas and algorithms that allowed the short paym...

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Monday, February 20, 2012

MTBC Healthcare IT Company Buys United Physicians Management Services, Revenue Cycling and Practice Management Company–Subsidiary Watch MTBC Healthcare IT Company Buys United Physicians Management Services, Revenue Cycling and Practice Management Company–Subsidiary Watch

Here’s yet one more merging of software technologies to aggregate more functionalities into one soft...

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Bat Infestation Closes Hospital in North Carolina- Bats in the Belfry? Bat Infestation Closes Hospital in North Carolina- Bats in the Belfry?

I would say these are not your normal patients needing care:)  It appears they have found a home in ...

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Monday, February 20, 2012

The Placebo Drug Effects–Clinical Studies, Trials and Research With Anti-Depressant Drugs and the Degree of Effectiveness The Placebo Drug Effects–Clinical Studies, Trials and Research With Anti-Depressant Drugs and the Degree of Effectiveness

Women running through daisy fields as the commercials indicate with advertising.  This is perplexing...

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Sunday, February 19, 2012
 
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