“Remote Area Medical–California” Begins Four Day Free Medical Clinic in Oakland–Volunteers Needed “Remote Area Medical–California” Begins Four Day Free Medical Clinic in Oakland–Volunteers Needed

Folks are traveling all the way from Napa to get care at the free medical clinic.  RAM does good wor...

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Wells Fargo Bank Files Suit Against Medical Development Intl Over Loan Defaults And Asked Judge to Appoint Receiver–Business Analytics Tactics and Algorithms Questioned Wells Fargo Bank Files Suit Against Medical Development Intl Over Loan Defaults And Asked Judge to Appoint Receiver–Business Analytics Tactics and Algorithms Questioned

With $55.3 million in assets and $74.9 million in liabilities the money analytics are alive and runn...

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Friday, March 23, 2012

FDA Considering Digitally Driven Kiosks for Self Diagnosis With Specific Conditions Via Algorithmic Processes FDA Considering Digitally Driven Kiosks for Self Diagnosis With Specific Conditions Via Algorithmic Processes

If you have heard or read the news of late it has been all over that the FDA is considering making c...

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Friday, March 23, 2012

CVS/Caremark Sends Letters to Tufts Members Containing Personal Information Like Medical Conditions/Meds Info to Wrong Patients–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 24 CVS/Caremark Sends Letters to Tufts Members Containing Personal Information Like Medical Conditions/Meds Info to Wrong Patients–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 24

This is chapter 24 addressing flawed data this time.  The article said that CVS would not discuss th...

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Small Businesses Question Health Insurance Tax Being Affordable–Economics Have Changed Since Law Was Written-Tax “Millionaire Data Sellers” Instead - Much Bigger Pot To Make Up for Lost Budget Funds Small Businesses Question Health Insurance Tax Being Affordable–Economics Have Changed Since Law Was Written-Tax “Millionaire Data Sellers” Instead - Much Bigger Pot To Make Up for Lost Budget Funds

If you read here often enough you may have stumbled across my little campaign to tax the profits tha...

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Roche Cutting the Price of 2 Cancer Drugs in India To Potentially Avoid Compulsory Law Provisions That Allows Generic Drugs When Cost Is Not Affordable Roche Cutting the Price of 2 Cancer Drugs in India To Potentially Avoid Compulsory Law Provisions That Allows Generic Drugs When Cost Is Not Affordable

It was just last week that India took the very first step to make cancer drugs more affordable with ...

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Worried If your ACO Is Going to Be Too Costly? HCP Offering Accountable Care Reinsurance–Once You Figure Out What Your ACO Model Is… Worried If your ACO Is Going to Be Too Costly? HCP Offering Accountable Care Reinsurance–Once You Figure Out What Your ACO Model Is…

It didn’t take long for this to pop up especially with so many unknown factors that are out there to...

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

IBM Watson Going to Work at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center–Data Loading and Training To Begin IBM Watson Going to Work at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center–Data Loading and Training To Begin

This is actually very good to compile cancer data and we can certainly learn from it.  The process w...

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Rite Aid Stores Hosts RV Tour From the Skin Cancer Foundation Coming To A Store Near You For a Free Skin Cancer Screen Rite Aid Stores Hosts RV Tour From the Skin Cancer Foundation Coming To A Store Near You For a Free Skin Cancer Screen

This is pretty cool as a big RV comes around and had 2 private exam rooms so each person has privacy...

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

United HealthCare Awards Contract to One Blue Cross/Blue Shield Subsidiary to Process Tri-Care Claims While The Other BlueCross BlueShield Company Lost the Over All Tri-Care Bid To United In the West United HealthCare Awards Contract to One Blue Cross/Blue Shield Subsidiary to Process Tri-Care Claims While The Other BlueCross BlueShield Company Lost the Over All Tri-Care Bid To United In the West

This is getting interesting as the entire Tri-Care situation has drug on forever and we don’t know i...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Healthgrades Hospital Report is Out and Still Think Their Algorithms Needs Work… Healthgrades Hospital Report is Out and Still Think Their Algorithms Needs Work…

This time they appeared not to even touch Massachusetts is appears as last time MDs from some great ...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

J and J Sold Vaginal Mesh Implant Without FDA Approval for 3 Years J and J Sold Vaginal Mesh Implant Without FDA Approval for 3 Years

J and J also has a part in the vaginal mesh mess with their product and lawsuits are starting here t...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Robotic Tek Mobilization Device Could Someday Make Wheelchairs Obsolete–The Device Moves Like A Segway and Supports and Uplifts User to Standing Position Robotic Tek Mobilization Device Could Someday Make Wheelchairs Obsolete–The Device Moves Like A Segway and Supports and Uplifts User to Standing Position

The device was created in Turkey and they are looking to market in the US and the price in the artic...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Kaiser Permanente Opens New Medical Center in Gaithersburg, MD With Dual Monitors So Patient Views Same Chart Information as Physicians in Real Time Kaiser Permanente Opens New Medical Center in Gaithersburg, MD With Dual Monitors So Patient Views Same Chart Information as Physicians in Real Time

This is a good size facility for sure and again as noted in the title here, patients can see the exa...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

And Now A Word About Medical Data Privacy-Something To Think About Today as The Data Selling Business Explodes and Accountability is Diminishing–Video And Now A Word About Medical Data Privacy-Something To Think About Today as The Data Selling Business Explodes and Accountability is Diminishing–Video

Yes this is the age old topic once again but it’s not going away.  Today with data mining and sellin...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Next Version of Connect Gateway for the Nationwide (NwHIN) Exchange Will be Called Connect+ Making It Easier for Organizations to Put in Place Next Version of Connect Gateway for the Nationwide (NwHIN) Exchange Will be Called Connect+ Making It Easier for Organizations to Put in Place

This is a nice welcome as it will enable more providers, hospitals and so forth to connect and shar...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

United Healthcare Secures Tri-Care Military Defense Contract for Western USA Presently Handled by Blue Cross Contractor TriWest United Healthcare Secures Tri-Care Military Defense Contract for Western USA Presently Handled by Blue Cross Contractor TriWest

I don’t know if you have followed the Tri-Care bidding processes or not but his has been ongoing wit...

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Sunday, March 18, 2012
 
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