Tri-West Won’t Challenge Tri-Care Military Contract Loss To United Health - Legal Decisions & Contract Awards Allow Machines To Move Money for Profit As Company Will Likely Close Down-Subsidiary Watch Tri-West Won’t Challenge Tri-Care Military Contract Loss To United Health - Legal Decisions & Contract Awards Allow Machines To Move Money for Profit As Company Will Likely Close Down-Subsidiary Watch

This decision pretty much puts the Blue Cross subsidiary out of the military health care business as...

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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Dog X-Ray Scores Patient a Prescription of Pain Killers and a Bust From the Police At Urgent Care Center Dog X-Ray Scores Patient a Prescription of Pain Killers and a Bust From the Police At Urgent Care Center

The X-Ray even had the tail in the picture and I can’t recall any of us humans having a tail of late...

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Friday, July 13, 2012

What Is High Frequency Trading - Xtranormal Video–the SEC Works for Me – Humor What Is High Frequency Trading - Xtranormal Video–the SEC Works for Me – Humor

This is funny…”the high freekies”..actually there’s some good information in this animation.  How ca...

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Friday, July 13, 2012

VA Begins Pilot Test of Linking Primary Care Providers to Specialists Using Video Conferencing VA Begins Pilot Test of Linking Primary Care Providers to Specialists Using Video Conferencing

  With video conferencing real intelligent conversations will serve to increase communications both ...

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Friday, July 13, 2012

House Once Again Passed a Bill to Repeal Healthcare Laws-Total Repeal Would Require A Ton of Non Affordable IT Infrastructure Modifications–Even the Insurers Get That, So When Will the Drama Queen/King Emotional Antics On This Type of Action Stop? House Once Again Passed a Bill to Repeal Healthcare Laws-Total Repeal Would Require A Ton of Non Affordable IT Infrastructure Modifications–Even the Insurers Get That, So When Will the Drama Queen/King Emotional Antics On This Type of Action Stop?

You know for all the money insurance companies spend and with all the elaborate Health IT systems, d...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

A Vision of Crime in the Future–TED Video By Marc Goodman–”If You Control the Code You Control the World” And A Deep Look at DNA Use by Criminals A Vision of Crime in the Future–TED Video By Marc Goodman–”If You Control the Code You Control the World” And A Deep Look at DNA Use by Criminals

This is a look at the “dark side” on how criminals are using technologies for crime and they learn ...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT Is Created to Improve and Expand Use of Medical Records The Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT Is Created to Improve and Expand Use of Medical Records

The Center for Population Health IT will also be launching a partners program to work with private c...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Change in OxyContin Formula Is Effective With Curtailing Illegal Use But Drug Abusers Are Moving On To Heroin and Other Opioids To Inhale or Inject Change in OxyContin Formula Is Effective With Curtailing Illegal Use But Drug Abusers Are Moving On To Heroin and Other Opioids To Inhale or Inject

Research numbers are showing that the use of OxyContin with their new formula to make it harder to ...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

NextBio and Intel Announce Collaboration to Optimize Use of Hadoop Stack And Move Forward With Big Data Technologies in Genomics NextBio and Intel Announce Collaboration to Optimize Use of Hadoop Stack And Move Forward With Big Data Technologies in Genomics

Of course big data belongs in genomic research and here we have an example of both Intel and NextBio...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Integris Health Implements Amalga from Caradigm Integris Health Implements Amalga from Caradigm

Ok if you forgot who Caradigm, it’s the new company formed with Microsoft Healthcare and GE that cam...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

FDA Class One Recall for Triage Diagnostics Tests (Multiple)–Potential For Increased Frequency of False Positive or False Negative Results FDA Class One Recall for Triage Diagnostics Tests (Multiple)–Potential For Increased Frequency of False Positive or False Negative Results

The units recalled consist of a meter and various test devices that aid in the diagnosis of disea...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

How Good Are The Insurer Algorithms That Determine Normal and Customary Fees–In Some Cases They Didn’t Work Too Well Where Their Analytics Systems Missed the Call and Now We Have More Lawsuits How Good Are The Insurer Algorithms That Determine Normal and Customary Fees–In Some Cases They Didn’t Work Too Well Where Their Analytics Systems Missed the Call and Now We Have More Lawsuits

It would be nice if all the analytics worked equally but it appears they don’t.   We have all heard ...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Former Chief Medical Officer at Harbor-UCLA Files Lawsuit for $50M Against 2 LA County Health Officials Who Leaked News to Media About His Suspension Former Chief Medical Officer at Harbor-UCLA Files Lawsuit for $50M Against 2 LA County Health Officials Who Leaked News to Media About His Suspension

The controversy with the CMO case involved doctor credentialing procedures and the lawsuit here is a...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

SoundBite Medical Device Connects with Teeth To Restore Hearing For Those Who are Deaf In One Ear SoundBite Medical Device Connects with Teeth To Restore Hearing For Those Who are Deaf In One Ear

This is a pretty fascinating technology and you can read further how it is helping those who have lo...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The Most Interesting IT Guy In the World–Video Series (Humor) The Most Interesting IT Guy In the World–Video Series (Humor)

These are too funny and anyone who’s the IT guy or gal will relate…here’s parts 1-3 and I hope we see a few more….and maybe we will get ...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Microsoft Buys Perceptive Pixel–Large HD Multi Touch Display With Digitizer Software and Hardware Microsoft Buys Perceptive Pixel–Large HD Multi Touch Display With Digitizer Software and Hardware

The smallest display they have is 27 inches and they go up to 82 inches, and that’s huge.  Would it...

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Monday, July 09, 2012

Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives Drops HIE And Will Focus on Support of Direct Project Protocols For Secure Sharing of Medical Record Information Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives Drops HIE And Will Focus on Support of Direct Project Protocols For Secure Sharing of Medical Record Information

Maybe they have done the right thing?  As we all see complexities and the aggregation of data taking...

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Monday, July 09, 2012

FDA Approves Evolution Colonic Stent To Relieve Pain and Assist With Obstructions Prior to Colectomy Procedures FDA Approves Evolution Colonic Stent To Relieve Pain and Assist With Obstructions Prior to Colectomy Procedures

The stent is said to potentially eliminate multiple procedures and if you are familiar with Cook Med...

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Monday, July 09, 2012
 
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