A Broken Dental System in the US– An Overlooked Crisis in US Healthcare (PBS Video) Dollars, Dentists and Corporate Dental Clinics Investigated A Broken Dental System in the US– An Overlooked Crisis in US Healthcare (PBS Video) Dollars, Dentists and Corporate Dental Clinics Investigated

This is a lengthy PBS video report on the state of dentistry in the US.  I have had my share of dent...

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Skilled Nursing Homes and Getting a Power of Attorney Explained Via the Happy Hospitalist–Good Advice To Read Up On For Any Patient Skilled Nursing Homes and Getting a Power of Attorney Explained Via the Happy Hospitalist–Good Advice To Read Up On For Any Patient

I have just a couple clips of his entire blog post but you really should read his entire post on th...

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

FDA Approves New Drug for Breast Cancer Afinitor from Novartis That Is Already Approved for Treating Kidney and Other Cancers FDA Approves New Drug for Breast Cancer Afinitor from Novartis That Is Already Approved for Treating Kidney and Other Cancers

The drug is designed to be given in coordination with another drug Aromasin which is made by Pfizer....

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Carfilzomib From Onyx Gets FDA Approval for Treating Multiple Myeloma  For Patients Who Have Had Prior Treatments Carfilzomib From Onyx Gets FDA Approval for Treating Multiple Myeloma For Patients Who Have Had Prior Treatments

Kyprolis is the name of the drug under which it will be marketed.  Melanoma is g...

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Big Data, Flawed Data, Business Intelligence, Where’s The Future and What Has Been Our Past…A World With ”Algo Duping” of Society and Consumers Big Data, Flawed Data, Business Intelligence, Where’s The Future and What Has Been Our Past…A World With ”Algo Duping” of Society and Consumers

You see the items mentioned in the title in the news every day and granted there’s a lot of good stu...

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Friday, July 20, 2012

HHS Office of Inspector General Learning Their Way Around Business Intelligence Algorithms to Detect and Find Fraud With An Analytics Approach HHS Office of Inspector General Learning Their Way Around Business Intelligence Algorithms to Detect and Find Fraud With An Analytics Approach

This is interesting as it is bringing the investigations down to a shorter time but learning the pat...

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Walgreens and Express Scripts Make Up–Should Make Some Blue Cross Consumers a Little Happier Walgreens and Express Scripts Make Up–Should Make Some Blue Cross Consumers a Little Happier

This might stand to make some Blue Cross members a little happier as this dispute affected their abi...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Johnson and Johnson Acquires Developer of Wearable Insulin Patch  - Calibra Medical Johnson and Johnson Acquires Developer of Wearable Insulin Patch - Calibra Medical

So far on the websites there’s not a lot of information other than the fact that if you want to stay...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Stress On the Job,  USB Broker Takes It Out With Sling Shots Breaking Windows in Beverly Hills and Encino Gets Arrested–No We Are Not All Mentally Ill, Just Those Who Have the Wrong Financial Algorithms Crawling Up Their Back Side Stress On the Job, USB Broker Takes It Out With Sling Shots Breaking Windows in Beverly Hills and Encino Gets Arrested–No We Are Not All Mentally Ill, Just Those Who Have the Wrong Financial Algorithms Crawling Up Their Back Side

  Yup when you need investment advice next time, just make sure your broker is not sneaking aroun...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

FDA Approves Roche Accu-Chek Combo Insulin System With 2 Way Wireless Bluetooth Technology From the Pump to the Meter FDA Approves Roche Accu-Chek Combo Insulin System With 2 Way Wireless Bluetooth Technology From the Pump to the Meter

Now you can have wireless communication from the pump to the monitor.  The combo system has alre...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

UCI Makes Progress with Alzheimer's With Using Stem Cell Treatment That Has Been Proven With Mice UCI Makes Progress with Alzheimer's With Using Stem Cell Treatment That Has Been Proven With Mice

UCI has been very involved with stem cell research and it’s kind of sad that they went through battl...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A Dog’s Work Is Never Done–My Loyal Office Assistant Crawls More Than Just the Web (Video) A Dog’s Work Is Never Done–My Loyal Office Assistant Crawls More Than Just the Web (Video)

Once in a while it’s time to take a humorous break and it’s that time.  My little canine assistant has some interesting behaviors and does t...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Harvesting Human Body Parts–An Industry That Could Certainly Benefit from the Use of 2D Bar Codes As Nobody Knows or Tracks Where Cadaver Tissues Go And They Become Classified As “Medical Devices” Harvesting Human Body Parts–An Industry That Could Certainly Benefit from the Use of 2D Bar Codes As Nobody Knows or Tracks Where Cadaver Tissues Go And They Become Classified As “Medical Devices”

This is a topic that people don’t like to talk about a lot, self included and there are abuses.  You...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Con Edison Reinstates Health Insurance for 8500 Locked Out Workers–Contract Dispute With Workers Wanting to Keep Current Pensions and Not Convert  New Hires to a 401K Plan–Sign of the Times. Con Edison Reinstates Health Insurance for 8500 Locked Out Workers–Contract Dispute With Workers Wanting to Keep Current Pensions and Not Convert New Hires to a 401K Plan–Sign of the Times.

I remember when Coke tried this in Washington with dropping healthcare benefits and used an algorith...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Life Technologies Acquires Navigenics Life Technologies Acquires Navigenics

Mergers and acquisitions continue and the latest involves Navigenics which has a genomic company who...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

FDA Clears Truvada for Use With Preventing HIV Infections–Drug Is Currently Used to Help Treat HIV Positive Patients FDA Clears Truvada for Use With Preventing HIV Infections–Drug Is Currently Used to Help Treat HIV Positive Patients

In addition, the FDA also stipulated a study that those who do acquire HIV while taking the drug be ...

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Hospitals In New York Operate Partially or Completely Without Malpractice Insurance–Desperate Hospitals Returns Hospitals In New York Operate Partially or Completely Without Malpractice Insurance–Desperate Hospitals Returns

Most of the hospitals operating without insurance of course are those that are financially strapped...

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Sunday, July 15, 2012
 
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