Former Wall Street Banker Dies in Court Room After Jury Returns a Guilty Verdict for Setting His Mansion on Fire in Phoenix Former Wall Street Banker Dies in Court Room After Jury Returns a Guilty Verdict for Setting His Mansion on Fire in Phoenix

He was no longer able to make the big payments on his house in Phoenix and the jury found h...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Cigna To Purchase Medicare Advantage Plans In Texas and Arkansas From Humana To Satisfy Purchase of Arcadian Medicare Advantage Business & More Plans Left To Sell –Subsidiary Watch Cigna To Purchase Medicare Advantage Plans In Texas and Arkansas From Humana To Satisfy Purchase of Arcadian Medicare Advantage Business & More Plans Left To Sell –Subsidiary Watch

Corporate acquisitions certainly are not simple today.  Humana purchased Arcadian and in the interes...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Kinect Accelerator Day Where Developers Showcase What They Have Developed–Several Innovative Healthcare Applications Represented Kinect Accelerator Day Where Developers Showcase What They Have Developed–Several Innovative Healthcare Applications Represented

This is post worth taking a look at and I’ll just try to summarize what is covered here relative to ...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

US CIO Steven VanRoekel and CTO Todd Park Talk About What Is Happening With Government Innovation (Video) US CIO Steven VanRoekel and CTO Todd Park Talk About What Is Happening With Government Innovation (Video)

This is nice to have the two of them together, policies, people and permission are the 3 “P”s that ...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Melinda Gates Talks About Family Planning– Steven & Melinda Foundation” Returns (Video) Melinda Gates Talks About Family Planning– Steven & Melinda Foundation” Returns (Video)

This a return visit and Melinda Gates gives an update on their work in the world and also discussed family planning here in the US and all o...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

SEC May Have Nasdaq Fix Their Code and Upgrade–CEO Blames The Tech Department & CIO - IBM Might Land A Big New Project SEC May Have Nasdaq Fix Their Code and Upgrade–CEO Blames The Tech Department & CIO - IBM Might Land A Big New Project

What happens when you have a CEO that doesn’t know or have his hand in at least a little technology...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

FDA Approves Mirabegron–New Drug for Over Active Bladders FDA Approves Mirabegron–New Drug for Over Active Bladders

The drug is taken once a day and there was a higher rate of tumors compared to placebos during trial...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Healthcare Reform Laws Stand–Time For More Work On Health IT Business Models/Software/Algorithms For Insurers And Time For Congress To Sift Out Their Differences and Explore Using Some Better Lawmaking Models For the Future Healthcare Reform Laws Stand–Time For More Work On Health IT Business Models/Software/Algorithms For Insurers And Time For Congress To Sift Out Their Differences and Explore Using Some Better Lawmaking Models For the Future

Ok this is not the same type of response you are seeing everywhere else but if you read here often e...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Advocate Health Care Conducted Drug Study Without Patients’ Consent In the ER Comparing Outcomes of 2 Drugs –FDA Sends Warning Letter Advocate Health Care Conducted Drug Study Without Patients’ Consent In the ER Comparing Outcomes of 2 Drugs –FDA Sends Warning Letter

This was a study that basically turned into a clinical trial when the processes were changed.  Orig...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

FDA Approves New Diet Pill But DEA Has To Approve Dosage Levels First Before It Can Be Sold FDA Approves New Diet Pill But DEA Has To Approve Dosage Levels First Before It Can Be Sold

Why does the DEA have to approve?  The drug is in a category for potential abuse.  Belviq works on a...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Hospital and Cerner Split Ways Over Medical Records System Purchase–Hospital Appears to Have Lacked In House IT Expertise for Guidance and Implementation Hospital and Cerner Split Ways Over Medical Records System Purchase–Hospital Appears to Have Lacked In House IT Expertise for Guidance and Implementation

After reading this article and having been in this business for a while it somewhat tells me that th...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

UPS Healthcare Fulfillment Centers Continue to Grow And What Effect Could This Have on the Future Further Changing the Pharmacy Benefit Business? UPS Healthcare Fulfillment Centers Continue to Grow And What Effect Could This Have on the Future Further Changing the Pharmacy Benefit Business?

Before I got into healthcare I spent about 25 years in logistics and about the time I left the indu...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

FDA Approves New Blood Test for Prostate Cancer For Men With PSA Levels Just Above Normal Range FDA Approves New Blood Test for Prostate Cancer For Men With PSA Levels Just Above Normal Range

Perhaps this will add some additional definitive information on the PSA testing which has been in th...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Obamacare – GOP Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock Accidentally Puts His Prepared Response on YouTube Saying Healthcare Was Defeated –Colbert Report (Hilarious Video) Obamacare – GOP Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock Accidentally Puts His Prepared Response on YouTube Saying Healthcare Was Defeated –Colbert Report (Hilarious Video)

This is funny and Colbert does a great job as usual.  I wonder how long this was up on YouTube:)  He pre-taped and posted his response, what...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Roche To Cut 1000 US Jobs–Closing New Jersey Facility and Head of Pharma Research Leaving the Company Roche To Cut 1000 US Jobs–Closing New Jersey Facility and Head of Pharma Research Leaving the Company

This is the location to where Valium was created and was the former headquarters for Roche prior to ...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

SEC Playing Catch Up With Technology–Working With Big Data Experts To Analyze Social Media Impact–It’s About Time As Reuters Is Already Way Ahead With Psychological Analytics Using Machine Learning To Foster Trading on Emotions SEC Playing Catch Up With Technology–Working With Big Data Experts To Analyze Social Media Impact–It’s About Time As Reuters Is Already Way Ahead With Psychological Analytics Using Machine Learning To Foster Trading on Emotions

I must say this is a “good” thing for the SEC and glad someone moved on it as there is no other fed...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Madonna On Tour Uses “DNA Sterilization Team” to Clean and Disinfect Her Dressing Rooms–Beware of the DNA Snatchers… Madonna On Tour Uses “DNA Sterilization Team” to Clean and Disinfect Her Dressing Rooms–Beware of the DNA Snatchers…

I wrote the post back in December of 2010 with the title to beware of the DNA Snatchers of the futu...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

One More Source of Healthcare Expenditures–Hiring “Experts” to Help Hospitals and Providers Document and Code As The System Complexities Grow for Reimbursement Leaving the Clinical Side Behind With Priority At Times With Patient Care One More Source of Healthcare Expenditures–Hiring “Experts” to Help Hospitals and Providers Document and Code As The System Complexities Grow for Reimbursement Leaving the Clinical Side Behind With Priority At Times With Patient Care

In reading this article, this is what is happening now as folks are calling in the “consultants” who...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

Accretive Health Fails to Adequately Respond to Congress And Loses Contract with Second Hospital–A Total of Nine Notebooks Were Stolen or Missing Accretive Health Fails to Adequately Respond to Congress And Loses Contract with Second Hospital–A Total of Nine Notebooks Were Stolen or Missing

This keeps getting uglier and when you look at it, it was the business intelligence algorithms that ...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

Cook Medical Sponsors Clinical Study–New Endovascular Technique With Potential to Reduce A Large Number of Leg Amputations For Patients Suffering from PAD Cook Medical Sponsors Clinical Study–New Endovascular Technique With Potential to Reduce A Large Number of Leg Amputations For Patients Suffering from PAD

this is the first study to examine the a new, endovascular approach to treating critical limb ischem...

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Monday, June 25, 2012
 
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