Christie on Letterman: I’m The Healthiest Fat Guy You Have Ever Seen–Humor (Video) Christie on Letterman: I’m The Healthiest Fat Guy You Have Ever Seen–Humor (Video)

This funny when he pulls out a donut, basically making light of all th e talk about his weight.  Let...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Surgery Simulator Game–Maybe Not One of the Best Learning Tools Using Gamification-Hilarious (Video) Surgery Simulator Game–Maybe Not One of the Best Learning Tools Using Gamification-Hilarious (Video)

This is too funny as they saw around the rib cage and toss organs around:)  Ok so much for gamificat...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Walgreens Announces Healthspek An API Launch Partner and New Personal Health Record for the IPad They Produced, I’ll Pass and Remaining “Untethered” Walgreens Announces Healthspek An API Launch Partner and New Personal Health Record for the IPad They Produced, I’ll Pass and Remaining “Untethered”

If I am reading this correctly the trademark for Healthspek is owned by EaseMD Systems, who is an EH...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Medicare Contractors to Expand Prepayment Audits To Include Office Visits Beyond a 99213 To Ensure Documentation for 99214 and 99215 Is In Order For Higher Level Extended Visits and Exams Medicare Contractors to Expand Prepayment Audits To Include Office Visits Beyond a 99213 To Ensure Documentation for 99214 and 99215 Is In Order For Higher Level Extended Visits and Exams

If you have ever billed the 99213 is the standard office visit, not extended and what you see on mos...

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Monday, February 04, 2013

Newborn Baby Tests Positive for Meth, Nurse Then Tells Mother She’s Calling Child Services, Never Looked at Medical Records-Mom Received Shot of Ephedrine During Delivery Newborn Baby Tests Positive for Meth, Nurse Then Tells Mother She’s Calling Child Services, Never Looked at Medical Records-Mom Received Shot of Ephedrine During Delivery

Now if this doesn’t beat all as we spend time talking about how medical records save time and issues like this one happening.  The mother th...

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Monday, February 04, 2013

CVS Prescription Drug Program Causing Headaches, SilverScript Senior Drug Program Sanctioned by Medicare Until the Payment And Billing Algorithms are Cleaned Up-Killer Algorithms Chapter 53 CVS Prescription Drug Program Causing Headaches, SilverScript Senior Drug Program Sanctioned by Medicare Until the Payment And Billing Algorithms are Cleaned Up-Killer Algorithms Chapter 53

The sanction means no new people can enroll but those who are in it for better or worse right now ha...

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Monday, February 04, 2013

VA To Integrate Authentidate Telehealth Solutions with VistA EHR Medical Records System For Remote Patient Monitoring VA To Integrate Authentidate Telehealth Solutions with VistA EHR Medical Records System For Remote Patient Monitoring

This is not fully electronic but is getting there are patients from the VA can use the phone to...

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Sunday, February 03, 2013

Steward Hospitals Cut Hospital Guard Jobs and Outsources to New Jersey Company Steward Hospitals Cut Hospital Guard Jobs and Outsources to New Jersey Company

Of course cost was the reason here and this is what’s happening to jobs in the US and you wonder why...

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Sunday, February 03, 2013

MemorialCare in California Buys New Orange County Headquarters to Consolidate Office And Provide Facilities for Doctors Groups Either Owned or Managed By United HealthCare MemorialCare in California Buys New Orange County Headquarters to Consolidate Office And Provide Facilities for Doctors Groups Either Owned or Managed By United HealthCare

I wondered what was happening with that building as it’s been going through some major renovations a...

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Sunday, February 03, 2013

Smith and Nephew To Lay Off 100 Employees To Absorb New Medical Device Tax Smith and Nephew To Lay Off 100 Employees To Absorb New Medical Device Tax

When it comes to hip and knee replacements Smith and Nephew seems to have one of the best names out ...

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Saturday, February 02, 2013

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg Interview at Forbes Healthcare Summit FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg Interview at Forbes Healthcare Summit

She has one of the toughest jobs to keep everyone happy for sure.  First off she is asked if the FDA...

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Friday, February 01, 2013

Prime Healthcare Defies NLRB Rulings After 3 of the President’s Recess Appointments Were Invalidated by the Court System–We’re Busy Buying Hospitals Now Prime Healthcare Defies NLRB Rulings After 3 of the President’s Recess Appointments Were Invalidated by the Court System–We’re Busy Buying Hospitals Now

Oh any loophole goes today and this is what appears to be going on here with the 3 individuals no lo...

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Friday, February 01, 2013

There’s Algorithms In My Orange Juice-Good Example on How Corporate USA  Models Work, They Have Many Available to Slip In to Place When New Laws are Created, Planned Out Ahead of Time to Use, Coca-Cola Uses This Planning to Create Nice “Tangible” Products There’s Algorithms In My Orange Juice-Good Example on How Corporate USA Models Work, They Have Many Available to Slip In to Place When New Laws are Created, Planned Out Ahead of Time to Use, Coca-Cola Uses This Planning to Create Nice “Tangible” Products

This is a fascinating story and a great example to educate all on how big corporations work today wi...

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Friday, February 01, 2013

Chinese Man Builds Homemade Dialysis Machine To Keep Himself Alive for 13 Years As He Could Not Afford Treatment Chinese Man Builds Homemade Dialysis Machine To Keep Himself Alive for 13 Years As He Could Not Afford Treatment

He couldn’t afford going to the hospital either according to this article as they did find out about...

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Aetna Payment of $120 Million To Settle 15 Year Ingenix/United HealthCare Out of Network Erroneous Payment Algorithms Cuts Income for 4th Quarter Aetna Payment of $120 Million To Settle 15 Year Ingenix/United HealthCare Out of Network Erroneous Payment Algorithms Cuts Income for 4th Quarter

Here’s one more settlement and it’s affect on profits and I must say that for their time and what In...

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Bill Gates Visits The Colbert Report–Talks About Data and Tracking Money To See Results With the Gates Foundation–Only 250 Cases World Wide of Polio Bill Gates Visits The Colbert Report–Talks About Data and Tracking Money To See Results With the Gates Foundation–Only 250 Cases World Wide of Polio

This was a first for Bill Gates and Melinda Gates has been on the Colbert Report a couple times.  Al...

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Preventive Medicine Saving Money, Not Quite Says New Study So Your Body Is Not Sinking A Big Hole in the Economy But A Huge Increase of Additional Stats, Reports With Media Stir Sets the Stage For Corporations To Acquire More Data to Sell For Profit Preventive Medicine Saving Money, Not Quite Says New Study So Your Body Is Not Sinking A Big Hole in the Economy But A Huge Increase of Additional Stats, Reports With Media Stir Sets the Stage For Corporations To Acquire More Data to Sell For Profit

I’m glad this report came out and it’s common sense.  Sure there are routine items we have checked w...

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Woman Wakes Up at Hospital in Brooklyn With Man Groping Her in the ER Woman Wakes Up at Hospital in Brooklyn With Man Groping Her in the ER

How about finding out you have a level 2 sex offender in the bed next to you, not what I would want...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

MMRGlobal (MyMedicalRecords.Com) Files Complaint In California Against Walgreen For Technology Patent Violations MMRGlobal (MyMedicalRecords.Com) Files Complaint In California Against Walgreen For Technology Patent Violations

Walgreen has also been on a pretty expansive acquisition route with their European investment/pu...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
 
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