Blood Pressure Drug Toprol XL Combined with Diuretic Dutoprol Approved by FDA To Treat High Blood Pressure Blood Pressure Drug Toprol XL Combined with Diuretic Dutoprol Approved by FDA To Treat High Blood Pressure

Toprol has been around a long time and now we have a new drug with being combined with a low dose di...

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Johns Hopkins Ready To Open $1 Billion Dollar Facility and Michael Bloomberg Was On Hand for the Dedication Ceremony Johns Hopkins Ready To Open $1 Billion Dollar Facility and Michael Bloomberg Was On Hand for the Dedication Ceremony

This is one big building to say the least with 500 rooms.  The adult tower was named after the P...

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Safe Shepherd–Privacy Web Service To Remove Records That Violate Your Privacy on Internet And Remove Access “Data Brokers” Making Billions In Profits Selling Data With Little Overhead Safe Shepherd–Privacy Web Service To Remove Records That Violate Your Privacy on Internet And Remove Access “Data Brokers” Making Billions In Profits Selling Data With Little Overhead

Being a privacy person advocate I thought I would give this a try and see how it works and keep in m...

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Medicare Agrees to Settle Hospital Reimbursement Dispute With 2,200 Hospitals in the US To Receive Approximately $3 Billion–Hospitals Paid Short–Killer Algorithms Chapter 26 Medicare Agrees to Settle Hospital Reimbursement Dispute With 2,200 Hospitals in the US To Receive Approximately $3 Billion–Hospitals Paid Short–Killer Algorithms Chapter 26

Most of my posts on the Killer Algorithms have been about consumers and patients being the vict...

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Cape Cod Residents Covered by UnitedHealthcare Get Notice That Cape Cod Hospital May Not Be Part of the Their Network as of May 1, 2012 Cape Cod Residents Covered by UnitedHealthcare Get Notice That Cape Cod Hospital May Not Be Part of the Their Network as of May 1, 2012

Here we go again with contracts and folks having to shift around again potentially.  It’s not b...

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Governor Cuomo of New York Uses Executive Order to Establish Health Insurance Exchange Governor Cuomo of New York Uses Executive Order to Establish Health Insurance Exchange

Using his executive order brought up some controversy that’s for sure and expected.  The whole exch...

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Johnson and Johnson Gets a $1.1 Billion Dollar Penalty in Arkansas Risperdal Case Johnson and Johnson Gets a $1.1 Billion Dollar Penalty in Arkansas Risperdal Case

This is huge and the penalty falls on the Janssen Pharmaceutical division breaking the Medicaid law....

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Melinda Gates Talks Birth Control and Contraception–Giving Women the Option To Control When They Want to Have Children–TED Video Melinda Gates Talks Birth Control and Contraception–Giving Women the Option To Control When They Want to Have Children–TED Video

This is a great video and yes it is directed toward education and choices outside the US, it somehow...

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Beth Israel Medical Harvard to Partner with NextJ to create Online Medical Dashboard For Patients to Log on and Manage Their Own Medical Records Beth Israel Medical Harvard to Partner with NextJ to create Online Medical Dashboard For Patients to Log on and Manage Their Own Medical Records

First off e-Patient Dave will have to be all over this as he wants his “damn data” and for that matt...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

“Devaluate the Algorithm” And “Tax the Data Sellers”–A Cure for Both Healthcare and an Economy Based Heavily on Intangibles–We’ve Lost Our Balance “Devaluate the Algorithm” And “Tax the Data Sellers”–A Cure for Both Healthcare and an Economy Based Heavily on Intangibles–We’ve Lost Our Balance

Now I am very pro technology so wanted to clear the air on this post before folks get the wrong idea...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Some Hospitals Are Creating “Geriatric Emergency Rooms” for Patients 65 and Older Some Hospitals Are Creating “Geriatric Emergency Rooms” for Patients 65 and Older

I didn’t even know these existed and it sounds like the services and the centers are like a cros...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Newt Gingrich Group Goes Bankrupt–This Includes the Center for Health Transformation (aka CHT)–This Guy Really Has Issues With Math and Formulas… Newt Gingrich Group Goes Bankrupt–This Includes the Center for Health Transformation (aka CHT)–This Guy Really Has Issues With Math and Formulas…

The CHT was an early promoter of Health IT, but as the members of the GOP quit learning and become m...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Utah Medical Data Breach Update–Number of Files Exposed Now Grows to Around 800,000 Utah Medical Data Breach Update–Number of Files Exposed Now Grows to Around 800,000

The stats on this say it is affecting one out of every six state residents. In addition this has lan...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Doctor Who Co-Wrote Beach Boys Classic Song “Little Old Lady from Pasadena” Gives up Medical License–Accused of Prescribing Medications for Himself And Suffers From Drug Abuse Doctor Who Co-Wrote Beach Boys Classic Song “Little Old Lady from Pasadena” Gives up Medical License–Accused of Prescribing Medications for Himself And Suffers From Drug Abuse

This is actually a very sad story and he has had a psychiatric evaluation and had been living in dir...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Fortune 500 Companies That Make Money From Taxes–Tenet Ranked #10 On The List Fortune 500 Companies That Make Money From Taxes–Tenet Ranked #10 On The List

As the article explains this is the “effective” tax rate  and it is at 12.1 percent o f profi...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Shetty Signs Partner Agreement with Ascension Health For New “Indian” Style Managed Hospital to Be Built in the Caymans–Medical Tourism Shetty Signs Partner Agreement with Ascension Health For New “Indian” Style Managed Hospital to Be Built in the Caymans–Medical Tourism

This hospital system was originally announced back in 2010 and has been moving along slowly and the ...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Ohio Drops Molina Healthcare As Medicaid Provider As Big Insurance Carriers Aetna and United Healthcare Move In Ohio Drops Molina Healthcare As Medicaid Provider As Big Insurance Carriers Aetna and United Healthcare Move In

Blue Cross is also losing some business here as far as big carriers go but we are seeing the reim...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Healthcare Billing Fraud–Office of the Inspector General HHS-OIG Is Finding “Organized Crime” With Some Criminals Armed With Guns and More…. Healthcare Billing Fraud–Office of the Inspector General HHS-OIG Is Finding “Organized Crime” With Some Criminals Armed With Guns and More….

The days of going in and finding a lone provider doing a little up-coding are starting to go away as...

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Monday, April 09, 2012

UnitedHealthCare Launches UHC.TV Online Video Portal–To Include Celebrities Such as Doctor Oz To Promote Better Health And Try To Be Social UnitedHealthCare Launches UHC.TV Online Video Portal–To Include Celebrities Such as Doctor Oz To Promote Better Health And Try To Be Social

Ok so what’s coming up next, Aetna TV, Blue Cross TV, oh I could go on but funny that they got Dr. O...

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Monday, April 09, 2012

Aetna States Letters Mailed to Thousands of California Customers Were A Mistake–Their Doctors Are Still In Network–”Rogue Algorithms and Flawed Data”–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 25 Aetna States Letters Mailed to Thousands of California Customers Were A Mistake–Their Doctors Are Still In Network–”Rogue Algorithms and Flawed Data”–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 25

There were folks in Texas and in a few other places there were not as lucky and did lose their docto...

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Sunday, April 08, 2012
 
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