Who Was the Best Choice to Address AARP, Romney or Ryan….Video Who Was the Best Choice to Address AARP, Romney or Ryan….Video

This is just funny…who was right person to send….mixed reactions?….No further explanation required an I think someone has a perception issue...

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Los Angeles City Blue Cross Employee Health Plan Kicks Out Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Medical Center in New Contract Says They are Too Expensive-Subsidiary Watch Los Angeles City Blue Cross Employee Health Plan Kicks Out Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Medical Center in New Contract Says They are Too Expensive-Subsidiary Watch

Are we talking Los Angeles here and not Boston?   I say that as similar contracts with negotiating c...

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Friday, September 21, 2012

One More Good Reason to Tax the Data Sellers– Create Additional Funding for the NIH and FDA From Sources That Otherwise Are Too Greedy to Share & Contribute One More Good Reason to Tax the Data Sellers– Create Additional Funding for the NIH and FDA From Sources That Otherwise Are Too Greedy to Share & Contribute

You would have to be living under a rock today to not have heard at least one news article about the...

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Crowd Funding for Medical Bills–Retired NFL Player Needs Heart Treatment/Surgery And No Coverage From Insurance in the US Crowd Funding for Medical Bills–Retired NFL Player Needs Heart Treatment/Surgery And No Coverage From Insurance in the US

With current economic conditions crowd funding is growing pretty strongly in the areas of healthcare...

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare Documentary (Video Trailer) Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare Documentary (Video Trailer)

Here’s the trailer and one of the opening comments is “the industry doesn’t want to stop making mone...

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Bayer CEO Concerned About Pressure to Lower Drug Prices–Lost Indian Patent Appeal on Generic Cancer Drug, Cites Need for New Business Model for R & D Bayer CEO Concerned About Pressure to Lower Drug Prices–Lost Indian Patent Appeal on Generic Cancer Drug, Cites Need for New Business Model for R & D

What was interesting was to hear how they do ok in the US , and why shouldn’t drug companies as we p...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Selling His Home to Pay for His Medical Bills Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Selling His Home to Pay for His Medical Bills

Well it hit a member of Congress which goes to show that all Congressmen are not rich, just one hug...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Software Billionaire CEO of InterSystems Health IT in Framingham Massachusetts A Leader With Philanthropy And Where the VA Medical Records System Got It’s Start Software Billionaire CEO of InterSystems Health IT in Framingham Massachusetts A Leader With Philanthropy And Where the VA Medical Records System Got It’s Start

This was in the news today about InterSystems who has had a big interest in healthcare and has softw...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

eTOX Project From GGA Software Contracts With Major Pharmaceutical Companies In Working With Information to Predict Toxicity of Drugs… eTOX Project From GGA Software Contracts With Major Pharmaceutical Companies In Working With Information to Predict Toxicity of Drugs…

You can read the press release below and certainly this can be a good thing to study outcomes with t...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Rethink Robotics Introduces Baxter the Humanoid Robot Out of the Crate and Ready to Work in Factories and Healthcare And Eldercare Apps Could be Next Rethink Robotics Introduces Baxter the Humanoid Robot Out of the Crate and Ready to Work in Factories and Healthcare And Eldercare Apps Could be Next

Well right now you could maybe see this 22k robot working in a drug factory maybe?  We know how...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Bill Gates at the Forbes 400 Summit –Catalytic Philanthropy Partnerships And How They Work Bill Gates at the Forbes 400 Summit –Catalytic Philanthropy Partnerships And How They Work

This is a great talk and Bill Gates talks about how it all works together, sometimes it’s the govern...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Montana Purchased By Health Care Service Corporation–A Blue Cross Subsidiary and Western States Insurance, Yet Another Blue Cross Subsidiary Gets Purchased By Outside Financial Firm –Subsidiary Watch Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Montana Purchased By Health Care Service Corporation–A Blue Cross Subsidiary and Western States Insurance, Yet Another Blue Cross Subsidiary Gets Purchased By Outside Financial Firm –Subsidiary Watch

Ok did you get all of that in the title?  Are you confused maybe?  All the big actions with insurers...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Complete Genomics Acquired by Chinese Non Profit Genomic Research Company BGI-Shenzhen Complete Genomics Acquired by Chinese Non Profit Genomic Research Company BGI-Shenzhen

It was just in June of this year the company announced a 20 percent lay off as costs were growing.  ...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Johnson and Johnson Announces Four Regional Innovation Centers To Be Established in the US–One In San Diego at Current Janssen R and D Center Johnson and Johnson Announces Four Regional Innovation Centers To Be Established in the US–One In San Diego at Current Janssen R and D Center

Who isn’t starting some kind in incubator or innovation center today and good that partnerships as s...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Nuance Buys Another Speech Technology Company–Ditech Networks Nuance Buys Another Speech Technology Company–Ditech Networks

You do have to say one thing about Nuance, they seem to almost own the world of speech recognition a...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

EClinicalWorks Launches “Join the Network”–Invests $10 Million Over the Next Year to Expand Peer to Peer Sharing Via NHIN Program for Users with eClinicalWorks and For Those Using Other EHRS EClinicalWorks Launches “Join the Network”–Invests $10 Million Over the Next Year to Expand Peer to Peer Sharing Via NHIN Program for Users with eClinicalWorks and For Those Using Other EHRS

I think this has been in the works and development for a while as back in the 2009 the company annou...

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Medical Billing in the News Again–Chasing the Payment Algorithms–When Do You Call It a Draw and How Much Time and Money Do You Spend to Chase Coding Dollars & Move the Money Back and Forth and Back and Forth..And So On… Medical Billing in the News Again–Chasing the Payment Algorithms–When Do You Call It a Draw and How Much Time and Money Do You Spend to Chase Coding Dollars & Move the Money Back and Forth and Back and Forth..And So On…

Once again we have “big” headlines here again about how hospitals and doctors bill Medicare.   S...

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Sunday, September 16, 2012
 
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