Quest Diagnostics Restructuring and Will Cut 400 to 600 Jobs by End of 2013 Quest Diagnostics Restructuring and Will Cut 400 to 600 Jobs by End of 2013

Here’s some additional job losses and I swear we may be up for a short while and then more cuts come...

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Walmart Becomes the Next Employer to Negotiate Surgical Procedures Direct With Major Medical Centers,  Just Need More Employees Covered Walmart Becomes the Next Employer to Negotiate Surgical Procedures Direct With Major Medical Centers, Just Need More Employees Covered

A while back Lowes was one of the first to negotiate with the Cleveland Clinic followed by Pepsico a...

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Continuum Health Partners Collaborates With Caradigm to Implement Innovative IT to Improve Care Coordination and Patient Experience Continuum Health Partners Collaborates With Caradigm to Implement Innovative IT to Improve Care Coordination and Patient Experience

The group of teaching hospitals will be implementing Caradigm eHealth solution solutions to improv...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Prescription Auto-Refills Still Out There With CVS and Others as Pay for Performance Efforts Ramp Up at US Corporate Retail Pharmacies To Meet Quotas and Make Those Profit Numbers for the Shareholders The Prescription Auto-Refills Still Out There With CVS and Others as Pay for Performance Efforts Ramp Up at US Corporate Retail Pharmacies To Meet Quotas and Make Those Profit Numbers for the Shareholders

The LA Times has been doing a good job following up on this situation and I see it in Twitter all th...

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

AllScripts Files Complaint With Review Board At Health and Hospitals Corporation Protesting Award of Contract to Epic Medical Records For New York City’s Public Hospital System AllScripts Files Complaint With Review Board At Health and Hospitals Corporation Protesting Award of Contract to Epic Medical Records For New York City’s Public Hospital System

Last week I said “aren’t these insurance contracts a bitch” and it looks like now it’s bleeding over...

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Cerner Connects EHR Technologies with CareFusion Medical Technologies Who Just Purchased  Intermed Respiratory Care  In Brazil This Week Cerner Connects EHR Technologies with CareFusion Medical Technologies Who Just Purchased Intermed Respiratory Care In Brazil This Week

CareFusion recently purchased Intermed in Brazil who makes and supplies ventilator devices used in h...

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

First Ever Crowd Funded IPO–$1 Million in Pledges For a Medical Device Delivering Non-Invasive Weight Loss Cellulite Removal Procedures, FDA and CE Marked First Ever Crowd Funded IPO–$1 Million in Pledges For a Medical Device Delivering Non-Invasive Weight Loss Cellulite Removal Procedures, FDA and CE Marked

As the article mentions it is now in the quiet period and the name cannot be divulged.  IPO Village ...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Genetic Blood Test To Identify the Most Aggressive Prostate Cancers Being Tested in the UK– Research on Why Some Cancer Tumors Are Aggressive While Others Are Not And Help Identify Patient Risk Genetic Blood Test To Identify the Most Aggressive Prostate Cancers Being Tested in the UK– Research on Why Some Cancer Tumors Are Aggressive While Others Are Not And Help Identify Patient Risk

Researchers were able to test and find patients with the “gad”gene signature and compared it to thos...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Buy or Build, or the Best of Both Worlds–Dr. Edmund Billings from Medsphere, OpenVista EHR Buy or Build, or the Best of Both Worlds–Dr. Edmund Billings from Medsphere, OpenVista EHR

If you are not aware of Medsphere, they have been around for a while and created OpenVista, using th...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Cambridge Consultants Develops A Liquid Biopsy Test Without the Procedure–Only Blood Test Required Cambridge Consultants Develops A Liquid Biopsy Test Without the Procedure–Only Blood Test Required

Cambridge Consultants, is working with Singapore-based Clearbridge BioMedics on a new low cost, non...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Man Dies After Eating Cockroaches During a Contest  at a Pet Store to Win a Python Man Dies After Eating Cockroaches During a Contest at a Pet Store to Win a Python

This is sad but other participants did not get sick.  You could not pay me enough to eat roaches.  T...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

United Healthcare Negotiated to Buy 90 Percent of the Largest Managed Care Provider in Brazil, Where Insurers Can Own Hospitals and Physician’s Practices United Healthcare Negotiated to Buy 90 Percent of the Largest Managed Care Provider in Brazil, Where Insurers Can Own Hospitals and Physician’s Practices

Update: You can read through here and see where the market value is over $4 billion for the Brazilia...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Fungal Meningitis Cases up to 91 and 7 Deaths So Far Fungal Meningitis Cases up to 91 and 7 Deaths So Far

This story keeps getting worse and at least there’s a full on alert to try to identify any potential...

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Sunday, October 07, 2012

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly–“The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” – Big Healthcare Discussion at the End About A Single Payer System–Video Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly–“The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” – Big Healthcare Discussion at the End About A Single Payer System–Video

This is great and starts out funny.  I had no idea that Jon Stewart was only 5 foot 7 inches.  They ...

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Sunday, October 07, 2012
 
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