Excise Taxing the Data Sellers–Nobody’s Supporting the US IT Infrastructure, Especially In Times of Disaster-Companies Have Probably Made Money Off Selling Scraped Data of Those Hurt in the Wake of “Sandy” Excise Taxing the Data Sellers–Nobody’s Supporting the US IT Infrastructure, Especially In Times of Disaster-Companies Have Probably Made Money Off Selling Scraped Data of Those Hurt in the Wake of “Sandy”

Nobody likes taxes but it’s a topic up for discussion all the time. Mining and selling of consumer ...

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Friday, November 02, 2012

City of Houston New Health Insurance Plan Not Saving Money, Costing More–It’s Going to be Hard To Save Money With Health Insurance As Economics Change and Financial Algorithms Continue to Shift Money City of Houston New Health Insurance Plan Not Saving Money, Costing More–It’s Going to be Hard To Save Money With Health Insurance As Economics Change and Financial Algorithms Continue to Shift Money

This is just one example and there will be more and yes there are obvious areas where savings can be...

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Thursday, November 01, 2012

American Hospital Association Files Suit Against HHS  and CMS Over 3rd Party Audits Disputing Inpatient and Outpatient Documentation Parameters–Maybe Tired of Swapping Spit Over Payment Algorithms American Hospital Association Files Suit Against HHS and CMS Over 3rd Party Audits Disputing Inpatient and Outpatient Documentation Parameters–Maybe Tired of Swapping Spit Over Payment Algorithms

When you read this, what’s the first thought I think of, attorneys and legal interpretations.  You r...

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Thursday, November 01, 2012

Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert Are Back and Recapping “Sandy” and Give Out Some Well Deserved Recognition–Namely the NYU Nurses for One Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert Are Back and Recapping “Sandy” and Give Out Some Well Deserved Recognition–Namely the NYU Nurses for One

These are great videos and done well with recognition and humor.  We have seen the images all week on the two cities and the Daily Show show...

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Thursday, November 01, 2012

A Few Beers, a Moustache and A Cause Is Born–Where in the World Did Movember Come From… A Few Beers, a Moustache and A Cause Is Born–Where in the World Did Movember Come From…

    Have you seen that world floating around the web and wonders ...

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Thursday, November 01, 2012

Bellevue Hospital Evacuation Still Underway as Reserve Power Stopped Working And No Plumbing Bellevue Hospital Evacuation Still Underway as Reserve Power Stopped Working And No Plumbing

This is the longest operating hospital in the US and the pride of New York which has been known o...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

“Algo Duping” – PLOS One Journal Publication Explains Why The Fear of Math Plays a Big Role As One Underlying Reason We All Get Duped And Those Who Don’t Fear Math Take All the Money, Gradually, Using “Mathematical Formulas & Algorithms” “Algo Duping” – PLOS One Journal Publication Explains Why The Fear of Math Plays a Big Role As One Underlying Reason We All Get Duped And Those Who Don’t Fear Math Take All the Money, Gradually, Using “Mathematical Formulas & Algorithms”

Well what do you know, we have a PLOS One scientific study that describes why the public, governme...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Ameridose Sister Company of NECC Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak – FDA Recall for “All” Their Drugs Which May Worsen Existing Shortage of Sterile Injectable Drugs Ameridose Sister Company of NECC Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak – FDA Recall for “All” Their Drugs Which May Worsen Existing Shortage of Sterile Injectable Drugs

So far there have not been any problems associated with any Ameridose drugs.  Ameridose is a differe...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Health Insurers in California Prepare to Negotiate Contracts with “Covered California” the Branded Name for the California Insurance Exchange–Complexities of Contracts Today Running on Corporate Servers 24/7 Opens the Door for More Sophisticated Algorithms Health Insurers in California Prepare to Negotiate Contracts with “Covered California” the Branded Name for the California Insurance Exchange–Complexities of Contracts Today Running on Corporate Servers 24/7 Opens the Door for More Sophisticated Algorithms

The insurance exchange business since it was created under the Affordable Care Act has certainly cha...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hospitals In New York Encountered Data Disruptions with Electronic Medical Records Systems While  NYU Scientists Scrambled to Save and Transfer Research Materials And Information During the Storm Hospitals In New York Encountered Data Disruptions with Electronic Medical Records Systems While NYU Scientists Scrambled to Save and Transfer Research Materials And Information During the Storm

By now we have all probably read about the dramatic evacuation at NY Langone but in addition to ...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Bayer Buys Utah Nutritional Supplement Company for Over 1 Billion–Schiff Nutrition Bayer Buys Utah Nutritional Supplement Company for Over 1 Billion–Schiff Nutrition

Recently too Bayer purchased the pet and animal business from TEVA and this seems go along with what...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Those Shoes have Teeth!  Predator Shoes Just in Time for Halloween Those Shoes have Teeth! Predator Shoes Just in Time for Halloween

Now you know where all those teeth go that the dentists pull:)  Well maybe not really but when you l...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Cleveland Clinic is Next Medical Center to Enroll IBM Watson–Too Bad Our Lawmakers Won’t Use This Technology to Enhance Research To Make Better Laws Cleveland Clinic is Next Medical Center to Enroll IBM Watson–Too Bad Our Lawmakers Won’t Use This Technology to Enhance Research To Make Better Laws

Cleveland Clinic joins the ranks of a few other hospitals that are giving big data a shake to sort t...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

“The Doctor Algorithm”  –Yet One More Way to Sort and Filter Medical Big Data For Decision Making Processes–MEDgle Software as a Service “The Doctor Algorithm” –Yet One More Way to Sort and Filter Medical Big Data For Decision Making Processes–MEDgle Software as a Service

Here’s yet one more decision making tool taking advantage of sorting big data.  If we get enough of ...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

NYU Hospital Back Up Generator Fails In Manhattan, Patients Being Evacuated NYU Hospital Back Up Generator Fails In Manhattan, Patients Being Evacuated

Patiens are being moved to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Mount Sinai.  You can see the ambulances but it looks eerie with no ...

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Monday, October 29, 2012
 
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