TSA To Deploy New Scanners Capable of Detecting Every Molecule on Your Person from 164 Feet Away Without You Even Knowing or Giving Permission–Also the Technology Can Be Used to Find Counterfeit Drugs TSA To Deploy New Scanners Capable of Detecting Every Molecule on Your Person from 164 Feet Away Without You Even Knowing or Giving Permission–Also the Technology Can Be Used to Find Counterfeit Drugs

Yikes!  Like any technology we have privacy issues to discuss and this article brings up some intere...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

The Real Debate–Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly “The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” Saturday October 6th at 8 PM Eastern Time The Real Debate–Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly “The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” Saturday October 6th at 8 PM Eastern Time

I don’t know about you but I’m tired of debate talk and the President did fine but you have to remem...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

What If We Trusted You?  Where is the Trust Today As “Algo Duping” and “Flawed Data” Continue to Grow And Erode With No or Little Accountability TED Video What If We Trusted You? Where is the Trust Today As “Algo Duping” and “Flawed Data” Continue to Grow And Erode With No or Little Accountability TED Video

  This is a good video and he focuses on education and how some of this starts in the school y...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

Hartford Hospital and United HealthCare in Contract Battle–One More Dispute in the Everyday World of Health Insurance Business Intelligence Algorithms to Grow Profits and Keep Shareholders Happy Hartford Hospital and United HealthCare in Contract Battle–One More Dispute in the Everyday World of Health Insurance Business Intelligence Algorithms to Grow Profits and Keep Shareholders Happy

If it isn’t a government contract to manage care it’s a dispute with a hospital.  It is getting wors...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

FDA Takes Action Against Online Pharmacies , Over 18,000 Illegal Websites Shut Down And Counterfeit Drugs Seized FDA Takes Action Against Online Pharmacies , Over 18,000 Illegal Websites Shut Down And Counterfeit Drugs Seized

This is an on going problem on the web for a long time, and it even got into trouble with advert...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Man Dropped from State Health Insurance in Arizona In the Middle of His Cancer Treatment As His Wife Found A Job Man Dropped from State Health Insurance in Arizona In the Middle of His Cancer Treatment As His Wife Found A Job

This is a sad story and the man’s wife was at home taking care of him and when he was stable she wa...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

CEO of Houston Hospital, Son And 5 Others Arrested on Medicare Fraud Sweep–$158 Million Over More than 7 Years CEO of Houston Hospital, Son And 5 Others Arrested on Medicare Fraud Sweep–$158 Million Over More than 7 Years

The son of the CEO states it was the fault of the one employee who had already been arrested for fra...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Digital Illiterate “Algo Duped” GOP Lawmakers Call for Suspending of Incentive Payments to Providers–Also Sent Letter to HHS Telling Them To Expect More From Meaningful Users–Walk A Mile in a Healthcare CIO’s Shoes Please… Digital Illiterate “Algo Duped” GOP Lawmakers Call for Suspending of Incentive Payments to Providers–Also Sent Letter to HHS Telling Them To Expect More From Meaningful Users–Walk A Mile in a Healthcare CIO’s Shoes Please…

Just when you think they can’t get any dumber, they do.  I expect healthcare CIOs to chime in here w...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Fungal Meningitis Infections Linked to Steroid Injections Manufactured by New England Compounding Center In Massachusetts Fungal Meningitis Infections Linked to Steroid Injections Manufactured by New England Compounding Center In Massachusetts

This is scary as it keeps growing.  Patients in 35 states now have had this injection and the infect...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Larry Ellison At Oracle Open World 2012–Great Business Intelligence With Twitter - Videos Larry Ellison At Oracle Open World 2012–Great Business Intelligence With Twitter - Videos

One of the big items here is the new Exadata Rack as semi conductor memory is used so the hard d...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Los Angeles's Wealthiest Man. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Announced ACO to Partner With Blue Shield and St. Johns Health Center Using Technology and Genomic Research - Gene Screens Los Angeles's Wealthiest Man. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Announced ACO to Partner With Blue Shield and St. Johns Health Center Using Technology and Genomic Research - Gene Screens

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong chairman of NantHealth and Blue Shield will work with Saint John...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Servers Take 18 Story Plunge While System Failover of Hospital Medical Records Systems Takes Place During the Fall- Dramatization Video Servers Take 18 Story Plunge While System Failover of Hospital Medical Records Systems Takes Place During the Fall- Dramatization Video

This is a bit of a sales video but it is also very entertaining.  The server going down literally is...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Wellbutrin Generic Pulled Off Market by FDA–Didn’t Work As Well as Wellbutrin XL 300 Wellbutrin Generic Pulled Off Market by FDA–Didn’t Work As Well as Wellbutrin XL 300

This is only for the XL 300 extended use and the 150 strength i s not affected so one less extended ...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Sutter Hospital Potentially Facing Another Lawsuit Not Related to MRSA Outbreak in NICU Unit in August Sutter Hospital Potentially Facing Another Lawsuit Not Related to MRSA Outbreak in NICU Unit in August

The infant had surgery when he was a month old and came home with MRSA and since that time it is be...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Insurance Company Data Mining With Automated Transactions? What Is Being Done With Consumer Data–My Flawed Corporate America Data Shows Up -Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 45 Insurance Company Data Mining With Automated Transactions? What Is Being Done With Consumer Data–My Flawed Corporate America Data Shows Up -Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 45

I had an attack recently here and I’ll keep company names out of here to protect the guilty, as that...

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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Steward Healthcare Gives Up on Acquiring Landmark Medical Center in Rhode Island and Prime Healthcare Moves In For the Deal Steward Healthcare Gives Up on Acquiring Landmark Medical Center in Rhode Island and Prime Healthcare Moves In For the Deal

For three years Steward had been working on acquiring the hospitals and the day after they give up ...

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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Washington Post Newspaper Buys a Hospice Company–Celtic Healthcare Heavily Reliant on Medicare  for Benefits Washington Post Newspaper Buys a Hospice Company–Celtic Healthcare Heavily Reliant on Medicare for Benefits

Well what do you know a newspaper has figured out too how to get some of that Medicare money.  The c...

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Monday, October 01, 2012

McKesson Buys MED3000 Hosted Applications and Cloud Technology Company McKesson Buys MED3000 Hosted Applications and Cloud Technology Company

Tenet Hospitals worked with this company back in 2009 to create a joint company called MED3000 Pract...

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Monday, October 01, 2012

CalHealth Getting Ready to Launch the MD Mouse By The End of the Year–Blood Pressure Readings by A Computer Mouse CalHealth Getting Ready to Launch the MD Mouse By The End of the Year–Blood Pressure Readings by A Computer Mouse

It’s been a while back that the mouse was announced and with the use of computers today, this can ma...

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Monday, October 01, 2012

Insurance Company Celebrates 50 Billionth (F Bomb) Over of Customer–The Onion (Humor) Insurance Company Celebrates 50 Billionth (F Bomb) Over of Customer–The Onion (Humor)

We all need a little bit of humor here and there and this is one is just so funny and leave to the O...

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Monday, October 01, 2012

Sergey Aleynikov Files Suit Against Goldman Sachs For $2.4 Million to Recover Court Costs and Refuses New York State Plea Offer To Admit to Stealing Trading Computer Code Sergey Aleynikov Files Suit Against Goldman Sachs For $2.4 Million to Recover Court Costs and Refuses New York State Plea Offer To Admit to Stealing Trading Computer Code

This case gets more interesting by the moment.  You can read to where a judge over turned his origin...

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Monday, October 01, 2012

Knome Introduces First Plug and Play Human Genome Supercomputer Interpretation System–knoSYS100, It Runs Behind Client Firewalls for Privacy and Security–No Cloud Needed Knome Introduces First Plug and Play Human Genome Supercomputer Interpretation System–knoSYS100, It Runs Behind Client Firewalls for Privacy and Security–No Cloud Needed

George Church has come a long way since the Polonator, which was introduced in 2008 and sold for $15...

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Sunday, September 30, 2012

FDA Approves S-ICD Defibrillator for Patients At Risk of Cardiac Arrest  - First Subcutaneous Device That Works With No Wire Leads  Placed or Attached to the Heart With a Less Invasive Procedure FDA Approves S-ICD Defibrillator for Patients At Risk of Cardiac Arrest - First Subcutaneous Device That Works With No Wire Leads Placed or Attached to the Heart With a Less Invasive Procedure

This sounds like very good news as you read in the news about wires needing to be replaced.  Here’s...

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Sunday, September 30, 2012
 
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