Senate GOP Members Call for a Meeting with HHS To Explain Meaningful Use and Incentives Given to Doctors and Hospitals for Electronic Medical Records–Due Time for Congressional Digital Literacy to Expand Senate GOP Members Call for a Meeting with HHS To Explain Meaningful Use and Incentives Given to Doctors and Hospitals for Electronic Medical Records–Due Time for Congressional Digital Literacy to Expand

I hope this is a good educational meeting as they need it.  When this letter went out it was all ove...

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Friday, October 19, 2012

StartUp Health–New Network for Start Ups, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and Angels to Communicate, Deal and Watch The Action… StartUp Health–New Network for Start Ups, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and Angels to Communicate, Deal and Watch The Action…

I am not sure I understand “all” of what the site intends to do but you can immediately see where th...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Meningitis Fungus Investigation and Research Continues With FDA Inspection While Massachusetts Hospitals Contact Cardiac Patients About a Heart Medication Also Created at NECC Meningitis Fungus Investigation and Research Continues With FDA Inspection While Massachusetts Hospitals Contact Cardiac Patients About a Heart Medication Also Created at NECC

The death toll has now risen to 19 and hopefully it will stop and all who have been exposed will be ...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Two Catholic Health Systems Announced Intent to Merge–Catholic Health East and Trinity Health Two Catholic Health Systems Announced Intent to Merge–Catholic Health East and Trinity Health

Before all of this can take place, due diligence is first order.  A combined health system would cov...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

MyMedicalRecords.Com Offers a Free Trial Via The “Personal Touch”–They Will Collect Your Information From Your Doctors for You MyMedicalRecords.Com Offers a Free Trial Via The “Personal Touch”–They Will Collect Your Information From Your Doctors for You

This is always the issue when starting a PHR, is where to get started and with the 21 day trial, cre...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Santa Clara Health Plan Administrator Charged With Illegally Trading Prescription Drugs for Cash and Meth Santa Clara Health Plan Administrator Charged With Illegally Trading Prescription Drugs for Cash and Meth

This is just strange all the way around and sad as the doctor, a pediatrician was writing prescripti...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Quest Diagnostics To Take Over Clinical Outreach Business from UMass Medical Center & Cites Reduction in Clinical Trials As Main Reason for Drop in Company Profits Quest Diagnostics To Take Over Clinical Outreach Business from UMass Medical Center & Cites Reduction in Clinical Trials As Main Reason for Drop in Company Profits

Just a few days ago Quest announced they would be restructuring the company with a few hundred layof...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

United Healthcare 3rd Quarter 2012 Profits Increase 23%–Algorithms and Formulas Create Complex Multifaceted Business Models To Do It Again And Those Health Insurance Contracts are Still a Bitch United Healthcare 3rd Quarter 2012 Profits Increase 23%–Algorithms and Formulas Create Complex Multifaceted Business Models To Do It Again And Those Health Insurance Contracts are Still a Bitch

As I keep saying there’s money in those algorithms and insurers use Quants as well to help design t...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Smart Sports Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer Using Algorithms And Sensors With Blood Vessels The Smart Sports Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer Using Algorithms And Sensors With Blood Vessels

This fascinating as they state the product can be found earlier than mammograms can find it.  A sens...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Florida Governor Rick Scott Gives Out Phone Sex Hotline Number in Error When Giving Out Contact Information About Meningitis Outbreak Florida Governor Rick Scott Gives Out Phone Sex Hotline Number in Error When Giving Out Contact Information About Meningitis Outbreak

What a surprise a few callers had.  Rick Scott the Florida Governor that many love to hate.  People ...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Nobel Prize for Residency Match System Not Much Different Than What You Get From a Dating Site These Days– Flow Sheets And the Dangers of An “Algo Duped” Naïve Society That Gets Sucked In Too Often Nobel Prize for Residency Match System Not Much Different Than What You Get From a Dating Site These Days– Flow Sheets And the Dangers of An “Algo Duped” Naïve Society That Gets Sucked In Too Often

First of all I do not mean any disrespect here as the matching system has it’s place in giving ideas...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Says No to Cancer Drug Zaltrap for Colorectal Cancer-Avastin Works Just As Well and the Cost is Half Memorial Sloan-Kettering Says No to Cancer Drug Zaltrap for Colorectal Cancer-Avastin Works Just As Well and the Cost is Half

I think we may see more of these types of studies and the two doctors do state they have been paid c...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

CDC Scientists Working to Halt Deadly Meningitis Outbreak–Number of Deaths Now at 15–FDA Needs More Money To Carry Out Periodic Inspections CDC Scientists Working to Halt Deadly Meningitis Outbreak–Number of Deaths Now at 15–FDA Needs More Money To Carry Out Periodic Inspections

This story seems to keep getting worse sadly and Tennessee is still the hardest hit state. At the CD...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Restriction of Social Security Death Index Data Base Beginning to Play Havoc with Various Medical Research Agencies and Other Interests As the Value of Aggregated Accurate and Flawed  Data ($) Grows.. Restriction of Social Security Death Index Data Base Beginning to Play Havoc with Various Medical Research Agencies and Other Interests As the Value of Aggregated Accurate and Flawed Data ($) Grows..

Last year I wrote about the index being flawed and those who are in there incorrectly I’m sure are n...

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Sunday, October 14, 2012
 
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