Epocrates EHR Too Late For the Show and Looking to Sell Their Mobile Medical Records System Epocrates EHR Too Late For the Show and Looking to Sell Their Mobile Medical Records System

This is kind of too sad as I have used Epocrates for years on my cell phone and PDA before that to look up formularies.  Even on this blog...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Judge Says No to Cardinal–Suspension Remains on Shipping Drugs from Florida Facility–Where Were The Algorithms/Analytics To Find This? Judge Says No to Cardinal–Suspension Remains on Shipping Drugs from Florida Facility–Where Were The Algorithms/Analytics To Find This?

As you read on here and with the way we use business intelligence for everything and even abuse it today in some areas, here’s a case to wh...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

FDA Approves First 4 in 1 FluMist  Vaccine For Ages 2 to 49 FDA Approves First 4 in 1 FluMist Vaccine For Ages 2 to 49

We get some extra vaccine power in this FluMist vaccine it appears so I guess might as well get all you can at once and you inhale it.  Stra...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Feds Bust Doctor in Dallas, Texas Area for Medicare Fraud–No Yacht and No Escape from the US Now… Biggest MD Fraud Case in History Feds Bust Doctor in Dallas, Texas Area for Medicare Fraud–No Yacht and No Escape from the US Now… Biggest MD Fraud Case in History

When you read through this he had it all pretty well planned out so this was not an “accidental” case of errors with medical billing by any ...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

United Healthcare Buys Two HMOs in Florida–More Cheap or Free Hearing Aids for Seniors Perhaps–Subsidiary Watch United Healthcare Buys Two HMOs in Florida–More Cheap or Free Hearing Aids for Seniors Perhaps–Subsidiary Watch

Not too long ago the cheap and free hearing aides were in the news.  These are distributed through yet another United Healthcare subsidiary,...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Gordon Gekko Comes Back to Help the FBI With A Public Service Announcement to Help Fight Financial Crime On Wall Street Gordon Gekko Comes Back to Help the FBI With A Public Service Announcement to Help Fight Financial Crime On Wall Street

This is a little off topic but interesting that Michael Douglas, who played the role, twice, was asked to do a public service video but I gu...

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

More Birth Control Pill Recalls–Patient Found This Error with Pills in Bubble Pack in Reverse Order–The “Shitty Deal” With No Bar Codes to Make Them Easier to Find… More Birth Control Pill Recalls–Patient Found This Error with Pills in Bubble Pack in Reverse Order–The “Shitty Deal” With No Bar Codes to Make Them Easier to Find…

I goes pay to ask questions and look around anymore as you never know what you might find and obviously this woman knew her pills enough to ...

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Blue Cross and United Healthcare Duking It Out In Nebraska Over State Health Insurance Contract–We Have More Subsidiaries My Cost Algorithms Are Better Than Yours? Blue Cross and United Healthcare Duking It Out In Nebraska Over State Health Insurance Contract–We Have More Subsidiaries My Cost Algorithms Are Better Than Yours?

Ok so the title got your attention but gee if you have followed news about insurers then you do know that United has tons of subsidiary comp...

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Monday, February 27, 2012

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 this contest out and the press release s...

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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 have to admire his humor and going thoug...

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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 additional companies listed and they did ...

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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, hospitals are all over the place as so...

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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 help doctors with prescribing cancer drugs...

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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 so what did Allscripts do, edge out eCli...

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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 code or in this case having an outsourc...

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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 place.  If you are not familiar with “Reputa...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012
 
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