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

Readmission Analytics  Not Much Better Than Flipping A Coin,  Large and Poorest Hospitals At Risk Of Facing Larger Fines, CMS Needs Some New Math Models and Algorithms Readmission Analytics Not Much Better Than Flipping A Coin, Large and Poorest Hospitals At Risk Of Facing Larger Fines, CMS Needs Some New Math Models and Algorithms

Well this appears to have been a straight linear calculation that went south and even it if were to ...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New York-Presbyterian Hospital To Take Over Debt of New York Downtown Hospital Located Near the Financial District New York-Presbyterian Hospital To Take Over Debt of New York Downtown Hospital Located Near the Financial District

We are still seeing hospitals without enough money and here’s yet one more that has already been af...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Johns Hopkins Performs Double Arm Transplant Little Over A Month Ago and Has Movement in One Arm So Far Johns Hopkins Performs Double Arm Transplant Little Over A Month Ago and Has Movement in One Arm So Far

This is great as he lost all four limbs and served the country and was hurt in Iraq.  It was just done a little over a month ago and he alre...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Patrick Soon-Shiong, LA’s Wealthiest Resident Forms A New Company NantOmics For Cancer Research With A Social Twist to Compare Data Patrick Soon-Shiong, LA’s Wealthiest Resident Forms A New Company NantOmics For Cancer Research With A Social Twist to Compare Data

This is about a more targeted treatment for cancer with NantOmics the sister company of NantWorks w...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Doctor in Newport Beach, California Gunned Down and Killed in Examining Room by 75 Year Old Patient Doctor in Newport Beach, California Gunned Down and Killed in Examining Room by 75 Year Old Patient

This is not too far from me, next beach city south.  The man doing the shooting was a senior at 75 y...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical System To Buy Jordon Hospital, Severing Ties With Tufts Beth Israel Deaconess Medical System To Buy Jordon Hospital, Severing Ties With Tufts

Jordan hospital in Plymouth dropped to turning a loss in July and that just could have something to...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Dragon Medical With NoteSwift Software Needs No Mouse At all With an EHR-Amazing Charts & Other Systems Dragon Medical With NoteSwift Software Needs No Mouse At all With an EHR-Amazing Charts & Other Systems

This was just too cool not to mention.  If you have used speech recognition from Dragon with an EHR/...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Time to Take HIPAA Out of the Healthcare Silo–Needs to Be Integrated In Overall Privacy Laws  Healthcare Information Is All Over The Place And Privacy Efforts Will Fail Without Real Algorithmic Levels of Regulation Time to Take HIPAA Out of the Healthcare Silo–Needs to Be Integrated In Overall Privacy Laws Healthcare Information Is All Over The Place And Privacy Efforts Will Fail Without Real Algorithmic Levels of Regulation

How do we know who’s marketing us and who sells data?  Consumer need a place on the web to look ...

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Monday, January 28, 2013
 
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