Practicing Rationale Medicine–Otis Brawley MD Keynote Address at the Association of Healthcare Journalists–Screenings, Treatments and More… Practicing Rationale Medicine–Otis Brawley MD Keynote Address at the Association of Healthcare Journalists–Screenings, Treatments and More…

Dr. Otis Brawley , chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society spoke at the Association...

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Friday, April 27, 2012

Allscripts CFO Resigns Along With A Few Other Key Individuals, Board Fires Chairman–1st Quarter Had Lower Sales And Net Earnings Down–Long Haul to Get Software Technologies Merged So They Work Allscripts CFO Resigns Along With A Few Other Key Individuals, Board Fires Chairman–1st Quarter Had Lower Sales And Net Earnings Down–Long Haul to Get Software Technologies Merged So They Work

The merger actually took place back in 2010 and both companies have a lot of EMR/EHR technologies.  ...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Aetna First Quarter Results for 2012 Down 13% As Medical Claims Rise And Retail Marketing Efforts Continue With More Algorithm and Extensive Parameters Set for Qualification and Risk Assessments Aetna First Quarter Results for 2012 Down 13% As Medical Claims Rise And Retail Marketing Efforts Continue With More Algorithm and Extensive Parameters Set for Qualification and Risk Assessments

So far the only one who’s profits in the major insurance business that keep rising are United as Bl...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Watson Pharma Buys Swiss Company Actavis for Just Under $6 Billion Watson Pharma Buys Swiss Company Actavis for Just Under $6 Billion

Generic Lipitor has been the big blockbuster that has helped Watson and Actavis is also a gener...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Another Study that Shows Pay for Performance is Not Bringing About Better Patient Outcomes…Why Do They Keep Doing It?  What’s CMS Going to Do? Another Study that Shows Pay for Performance is Not Bringing About Better Patient Outcomes…Why Do They Keep Doing It? What’s CMS Going to Do?

The only company I hear talk about pay for performance all the time is United Healthcare and it...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Sandbox VC Firm that Manages Blue Cross/Blue Shield VC Funds Is Moving to San Francisco–An Incubator for Some New Coders To Write Algorithms for Profit? Sandbox VC Firm that Manages Blue Cross/Blue Shield VC Funds Is Moving to San Francisco–An Incubator for Some New Coders To Write Algorithms for Profit?

What else would you think?  Why would they not stay in Chicago?  When you see those orange tablets s...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Accretive Medical Collections and Analytics Cited by Minnesota by Attorney General For Collecting from Patients At Bedside and Worse–Employees on Pay for Performance Too? Killer Algorithms Chapter 28 Accretive Medical Collections and Analytics Cited by Minnesota by Attorney General For Collecting from Patients At Bedside and Worse–Employees on Pay for Performance Too? Killer Algorithms Chapter 28

Ok we all know collection folks put employees on pay for performance or they get a bonus but this w...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Look No Further Than Wisconsin To See the Connection Between “Digital Illiterate Lawmakers” With New Law “No Web Cams During a Non Surgical Abortion Procedure” -  This Says It All! Look No Further Than Wisconsin To See the Connection Between “Digital Illiterate Lawmakers” With New Law “No Web Cams During a Non Surgical Abortion Procedure” - This Says It All!

I talk a lot about digital illiteracy with many lawmakers, why?  Because it’s true and all you have ...

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Sunday, April 22, 2012
 
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