Banner Hospital in Phoenix Uses Dogs to Assist With Security Banner Hospital in Phoenix Uses Dogs to Assist With Security

Other hospitals across the US are also considering beginning Canine patrol programs.  The hospitals ...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Kaiser Permanente Using Oracle Access and Identity Manager for Healthcare Security And Some Other Oracle Solutions at Harvard and University of Maryland Kaiser Permanente Using Oracle Access and Identity Manager for Healthcare Security And Some Other Oracle Solutions at Harvard and University of Maryland

Kaiser is the largest privately owned integrated management companies in the US.  The company has be...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Crimson Lied –Jon Stewart  The Test Was A Take Home, Open Book, Open Internet, Open Note, And Students Still Cheated–What Class and Test Material Was It - Good Enough Reason to Cheat? Hilarious! Crimson Lied –Jon Stewart The Test Was A Take Home, Open Book, Open Internet, Open Note, And Students Still Cheated–What Class and Test Material Was It - Good Enough Reason to Cheat? Hilarious!

My first thoughts until I listened further was I hope this is the medical school (grin), and of cour...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

MyMedicalRecords.Com Adds WebMD To Their Patent Infringement List While Some Entities Have Proceeded With Signing License Agreements MyMedicalRecords.Com Adds WebMD To Their Patent Infringement List While Some Entities Have Proceeded With Signing License Agreements

In this case U.S. Patent No. 8,301,466 is the subject of the violation.   Below is an embedded list ...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

EHR Vendors to Focus on Usability? What a Surprise, Many Systems Have Done This For Years, EHR Systems Owned By Insurers Though Might Be Subject to Different Flavors and Goals EHR Vendors to Focus on Usability? What a Surprise, Many Systems Have Done This For Years, EHR Systems Owned By Insurers Though Might Be Subject to Different Flavors and Goals

I go back to the pre ONC days when I was developing.  Did I focus on usability, you bet I did.  In t...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Projecting Close to a $24 Million Dollar Shortfall–Can’t the Billionaires of Silicon Valley Help Their Hospitals Out a Little, Tattoo Parlor Fee Increases Won’t Cover It Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Projecting Close to a $24 Million Dollar Shortfall–Can’t the Billionaires of Silicon Valley Help Their Hospitals Out a Little, Tattoo Parlor Fee Increases Won’t Cover It

Well I don’t think the Tattoo parlor fees will be able to make much of a dent here to help the hosp...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

ICD10 Software Being Sold With “Hold Harmless” Clauses–Sign of the Software Development Times? ICD10 Software Being Sold With “Hold Harmless” Clauses–Sign of the Software Development Times?

The courts are full of software disputes as complexities grow it’s harder to get to the very bottom ...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Emergency Room Physicians Prefer Specialty EHRs Versus Enterprise Solutions Such as Wellsoft, Picis (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of United Healthcare), T-System and More But the Enterprise Solution Will Normally Win Out Emergency Room Physicians Prefer Specialty EHRs Versus Enterprise Solutions Such as Wellsoft, Picis (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of United Healthcare), T-System and More But the Enterprise Solution Will Normally Win Out

I found this article interesting as it kind of sheds a little light on yet a bit diversity out there...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Government Recovers $4.2 Billion in Medicare and Medicaid Fraud–With Numbers This Good Using Anti Fraud Analytics To Help Identify Patterns, Maybe Some Cheating Obsessions Might Lighten Up A Little Government Recovers $4.2 Billion in Medicare and Medicaid Fraud–With Numbers This Good Using Anti Fraud Analytics To Help Identify Patterns, Maybe Some Cheating Obsessions Might Lighten Up A Little

It took a while but in the last year HHS now enjoys some of the same algorithmic fraud detection met...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

60 Minutes Confirms the Super Attacks of the Killer Algorithms With Consumer Credit Information With Flawed Data and the Inability to Algorithmically Fix Errors Which Really Makes a Huge Case for Licensing and Taxing All Data Sellers in the US–Chapter 54 60 Minutes Confirms the Super Attacks of the Killer Algorithms With Consumer Credit Information With Flawed Data and the Inability to Algorithmically Fix Errors Which Really Makes a Huge Case for Licensing and Taxing All Data Sellers in the US–Chapter 54

  If you read here very often then you may have seen the 50 some Chapters I have on the Attack of t...

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Oklahoma State University Medical Center Facing Closure If Hospital Doesn’t Receive Additional Funding–So Where Is All This Money Going To Come From for Health IT As The Problem is Not Unique Oklahoma State University Medical Center Facing Closure If Hospital Doesn’t Receive Additional Funding–So Where Is All This Money Going To Come From for Health IT As The Problem is Not Unique

In reading here this is not the first brush the hospital has had with money issues and they are hopi...

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Incident in  FDA Lab Parking Lot In Washington Where Teen Was Shot In the Foot When Trespassing Incident in FDA Lab Parking Lot In Washington Where Teen Was Shot In the Foot When Trespassing

The teenager is being held in in a juvenile detention center.  The guards were under contract to Hom...

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

One More New York Hospital Set to Close–Out of Money One More New York Hospital Set to Close–Out of Money

Long Island College Hospital in downtown Brooklyn appears to be the next hospital in the New York ar...

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Kaiser Permanente Demonstration Day at the Garfield Center Showing Robotics In Healthcare - How Funding From the NIH Helped Produce Products Like the DaVinci Robotic Surgery Device (Video) Kaiser Permanente Demonstration Day at the Garfield Center Showing Robotics In Healthcare - How Funding From the NIH Helped Produce Products Like the DaVinci Robotic Surgery Device (Video)

This is a great demonstration as to what is going on at the Kaiser Garfield Center.  A few years ag...

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Saturday, February 09, 2013

Pomalyst, Drug to Treat Blood Cancer Gets FDA Approval Pomalyst, Drug to Treat Blood Cancer Gets FDA Approval

This is another life extending drug for patients with myeloma who have received other treatments tha...

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Friday, February 08, 2013

Couple Uses Coffee Enemas, Several A Day They are Convinced Is Saving Their Health Couple Uses Coffee Enemas, Several A Day They are Convinced Is Saving Their Health

This is story and a half but I’ll take my coffee as a beverage.  For 2 years a few enemas every day....

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Friday, February 08, 2013

IBMWatson and Sloan Kettering Produce Simulated Oncology Case Showing Value With Locating Related Clinical Data While Charting With an EHR (Update) WellPoint To Become a Watson Reseller Soon IBMWatson and Sloan Kettering Produce Simulated Oncology Case Showing Value With Locating Related Clinical Data While Charting With an EHR (Update) WellPoint To Become a Watson Reseller Soon

Update:   Since I posted the original additional information, Huffington Post states that WellPoint...

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Friday, February 08, 2013

No More Unsubstantiated Blame Shifting on EHRS, Doctors, Hospitals, Developers, Patients Or Whatever Your Role Happens To Be–Government Executives Wake Up On How Corporate USA Eats Your Lunch With Models, Math, and Formulas for Profit (Algorithms) No More Unsubstantiated Blame Shifting on EHRS, Doctors, Hospitals, Developers, Patients Or Whatever Your Role Happens To Be–Government Executives Wake Up On How Corporate USA Eats Your Lunch With Models, Math, and Formulas for Profit (Algorithms)

Ok I can go back to the real wild west with EMRs and tell stories here and it is better than what it...

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Thursday, February 07, 2013
 
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