Hackers Request Ransom for the Return of Medical Records From Doctors Practice in Illinois–Encrypted Them But They May Have Back Ups Available Hackers Request Ransom for the Return of Medical Records From Doctors Practice in Illinois–Encrypted Them But They May Have Back Ups Available

We have not had one of these stories for a while but the doctors turned off the server and called th...

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Woman Has Rare Disease Where Her Body Grows Fingernails Instead of Hair Inside the Follicle And Has the Medical Debt To Go Along With It Woman Has Rare Disease Where Her Body Grows Fingernails Instead of Hair Inside the Follicle And Has the Medical Debt To Go Along With It

  This is strange and the nails come out like black scabs and grow like a nail and when on...

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Helium Shortage Stands to Create Supply Shortages and Affordability With MRIs and Some Clinical Trials– Congress Needs to Act Soon And Tax “The Other Miners”–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 41 Helium Shortage Stands to Create Supply Shortages and Affordability With MRIs and Some Clinical Trials– Congress Needs to Act Soon And Tax “The Other Miners”–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 41

If you have visited one of the party businesses that supplies helium for those balloons we all love...

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Garden Grove Woman Arraigned for Kidnapping Newborn Baby From Garden Grove Hospital–Appears She May Have Tried It Before At Another Hospital Garden Grove Woman Arraigned for Kidnapping Newborn Baby From Garden Grove Hospital–Appears She May Have Tried It Before At Another Hospital

As the story evolves here the Anaheim police department has also shared the fact that the same woma...

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Friday, August 10, 2012

Humana Acquiring Harris, Rothenberg International–Wellness and HR Services for Employers Providing Health Insurance Humana Acquiring Harris, Rothenberg International–Wellness and HR Services for Employers Providing Health Insurance

When you look at the site they offer additional services outside of wellness to include anger manage...

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Thursday, August 09, 2012

State of New York Files Charges Against Ex-Goldman Programmer So the Process Starts All Over Again–Jury Of Peers May Need to Attend CodeAcademy So a Fair Trial Can Take Place… State of New York Files Charges Against Ex-Goldman Programmer So the Process Starts All Over Again–Jury Of Peers May Need to Attend CodeAcademy So a Fair Trial Can Take Place…

  Yup you heard that right and Mayor Bloomberg said he was going to enroll and learn a little bi...

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Thursday, August 09, 2012

The Automatic Prescription Refill Algorithm Causing Havoc at CVS When Not Personally Authorized By the Patient–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 40 The Automatic Prescription Refill Algorithm Causing Havoc at CVS When Not Personally Authorized By the Patient–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 40

This is an interesting story about securing business and this just happens to be the prescription bu...

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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Ascension Health Renews Its 5 Year Contract with Accretive With Caution as Agreement  Includes Provisions to Cancel Should Any Type of Abuse Occur Ascension Health Renews Its 5 Year Contract with Accretive With Caution as Agreement Includes Provisions to Cancel Should Any Type of Abuse Occur

It might be safe to say that at the Ascension hospitals there should be no collectors in the ER and ...

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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

FDA To Limit Use of Stryker Artery Opening Brain Stent & States It Could Cause More Harm Than Treating Patients With Drugs FDA To Limit Use of Stryker Artery Opening Brain Stent & States It Could Cause More Harm Than Treating Patients With Drugs

A much smaller group of patients will now have the stent available and there have been campaigns on ...

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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Siri Has Competition Nina From Nuance And Ready to Give the Virtual Personal Assistant Business A Run for the Money Siri Has Competition Nina From Nuance And Ready to Give the Virtual Personal Assistant Business A Run for the Money

This makes sense of course as who better to come up with a competitor than Nuance which for years ha...

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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Government Chasing Social Security Retirees to Dock Checks for Outstanding Student Loans–Killer Algorithms Chapter 39–Excise Tax Data Sellers Where the Real Money Is Today & Fix Government Formulas Government Chasing Social Security Retirees to Dock Checks for Outstanding Student Loans–Killer Algorithms Chapter 39–Excise Tax Data Sellers Where the Real Money Is Today & Fix Government Formulas

As if things are not tough enough?  It’s different when collection efforts are taken before this sta...

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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

ONC New Health IT Video for Consumers–Very Well Done But Where’s Sebelius, Benjamin and Other Executives With the Role Models We Need?  What Do They Do for a PHR?  Inquiring Minds Want to Know… ONC New Health IT Video for Consumers–Very Well Done But Where’s Sebelius, Benjamin and Other Executives With the Role Models We Need? What Do They Do for a PHR? Inquiring Minds Want to Know…

Ok it’s time for another rant on the lack of role models with consumer Health IT and the video is gr...

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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

More Than a Quarter of the Primary Care Physicians in the US State Their Financial Health Is Poor–As Business Intelligence Algorithms Work Quietly Behind the Scenes And Keep Shaving Away A Little at A Time More Than a Quarter of the Primary Care Physicians in the US State Their Financial Health Is Poor–As Business Intelligence Algorithms Work Quietly Behind the Scenes And Keep Shaving Away A Little at A Time

We have heard this many times about the future of the primary care doctor with a small practice and ...

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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

HCA Hospital Chain Accused of “Over Stenting” Surgical Procedures at Various Hospitals They Own and Several are in Florida HCA Hospital Chain Accused of “Over Stenting” Surgical Procedures at Various Hospitals They Own and Several are in Florida

This was reported by a whistle blower nurse doing the right thing after watching a patient receive a...

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Monday, August 06, 2012

Pediatric Surgeon In Chicago Died While Saving Lives of 2 Children in Lake Michigan Pediatric Surgeon In Chicago Died While Saving Lives of 2 Children in Lake Michigan

This is so sad but he died a great hero for sure.  The news article states he pulled the 2 children ...

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Monday, August 06, 2012

High Frequency Trading Algorithm Behavior And How the Machines Even Read the News and Trade Stocks Before Humans Can Blink an Eye Today–Remember Health Insurance Is Traded in this Market High Frequency Trading Algorithm Behavior And How the Machines Even Read the News and Trade Stocks Before Humans Can Blink an Eye Today–Remember Health Insurance Is Traded in this Market

  There’s always going to be a niche for algorithms…they are not going away and are part o...

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Monday, August 06, 2012

MyMedicalRecords PHR (MMRGlobal) Provider and Patient Value Continues to Grow As  63% Of Physicians Continue to Rely on the Fax For Healthcare HIPAA Compliant Data Transmissions–Sponsor News MyMedicalRecords PHR (MMRGlobal) Provider and Patient Value Continues to Grow As 63% Of Physicians Continue to Rely on the Fax For Healthcare HIPAA Compliant Data Transmissions–Sponsor News

The fax today in healthcare still plays a very important role with doctors, hospitals...

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Monday, August 06, 2012
 
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