Sale of Leukemia Drug Halted Due to Substantial Number of Blood Clots and Heart Disease Sale of Leukemia Drug Halted Due to Substantial Number of Blood Clots and Heart Disease

The drug was only approved a year ago so the numbers of people with clots and other issues arose qui...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Food Stamps To Be Cut By $5 Billion- November 1st, Millions of Americans Will Face Benefit Cuts–Farm Bills Pending With Maybe More Cuts Food Stamps To Be Cut By $5 Billion- November 1st, Millions of Americans Will Face Benefit Cuts–Farm Bills Pending With Maybe More Cuts

Below is an image that has some statistics on those who are on Food Stamps, 1 in 7 households and ma...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Congressman Issa Issues Subpoena to HHS to Obtain Documents Related to Website Project And What Role QSSI Played All The Way Around As A Contractor On the Project Congressman Issa Issues Subpoena to HHS to Obtain Documents Related to Website Project And What Role QSSI Played All The Way Around As A Contractor On the Project

I’m using a political video here as it does contain some good points but in my post I’m going to try...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

One Good Reason to Fix the Sequester as Hospitals and Providers Are Ready to File Lawsuits Against Insurers Passing Back 2% Sequester Cut-HHS and CMS Have Some Real “Perception” Issues And Can’t Model Worth A Darn.. One Good Reason to Fix the Sequester as Hospitals and Providers Are Ready to File Lawsuits Against Insurers Passing Back 2% Sequester Cut-HHS and CMS Have Some Real “Perception” Issues And Can’t Model Worth A Darn..

The sequester if you don’t remember, started in April and since that time doctors and hospitals are ...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Mexican Billionaire and Philanthropist Carlos Slim Helú Gives $74 Million Dollar Gift the Broad Institute For Genomic Research Mexican Billionaire and Philanthropist Carlos Slim Helú Gives $74 Million Dollar Gift the Broad Institute For Genomic Research

If you read the news of late, Mexico has been stated as raising to the number one spot with obesity ...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Saturday Night Live–Does Healthcare.Gov Sebelius Style.. Saturday Night Live–Does Healthcare.Gov Sebelius Style..

This is funny and in case you missed it.  Blue Cross Blue Balls…Be sure to like us on Facebook, yes...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Provisions of Affordable Care (Complexities) Act to Help Eliminate “Under-Insuring” Ends Up With Insurance Companies Cancelling Many Policies, Most Offering Replacements And Conversions and Some Not, What’s Next… Provisions of Affordable Care (Complexities) Act to Help Eliminate “Under-Insuring” Ends Up With Insurance Companies Cancelling Many Policies, Most Offering Replacements And Conversions and Some Not, What’s Next…

How many bare bones policies are there out there, a lot.  Right now all are not too happy with their...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Woman in Tennessee Infected With Injection From New England Compounding Company Meningitis Case Faces Bills and Collections From the Same Hospital That Gave Her the Injection…This Needs a Fix Woman in Tennessee Infected With Injection From New England Compounding Company Meningitis Case Faces Bills and Collections From the Same Hospital That Gave Her the Injection…This Needs a Fix

The story goes back to October of 2012, a year and the woman has permanent damage but at least she s...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Amongst Discussion For More Regulation Over Hydrocodone FDA Approves First Pure Non-Combination Extended Use Hydrocodone  Drug–Zohydro ER Amongst Discussion For More Regulation Over Hydrocodone FDA Approves First Pure Non-Combination Extended Use Hydrocodone Drug–Zohydro ER

This is interesting since we have one panel at the FDA wanting more regulation on Vicodin, the brand...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Oracle Buys BigMachines Sales Order Automation Systems-Already Integrated With Oracle And Others For Single Sign On To Quote, Calculate and Display Complex Pricing With Multiple Parameters Oracle Buys BigMachines Sales Order Automation Systems-Already Integrated With Oracle And Others For Single Sign On To Quote, Calculate and Display Complex Pricing With Multiple Parameters

Sorry I have to say this but when I read I immediately thought about health insurance exchanges as t...

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

India Technology To Fix US Healthcare.Gov Website Now And Has Assumed The Lead Project Manager and Integrator Role, QSSI Listed As Indian Domiciled With United Healthcare SEC Filings India Technology To Fix US Healthcare.Gov Website Now And Has Assumed The Lead Project Manager and Integrator Role, QSSI Listed As Indian Domiciled With United Healthcare SEC Filings

One has to wonder how much of the code for the website was written overseas and with government cont...

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

FDA Approves Nonin BlueTooth Smart Finger Model Pulse Oximeter FDA Approves Nonin BlueTooth Smart Finger Model Pulse Oximeter

This is a professional product it appears but I could be wrong, the company Nonin has both and as we...

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

FDA Finally Gives Approval To Abbott MitraClip–Has Been Approved for Use In Europe Since 2008 To Help Leaky Heart Valves FDA Finally Gives Approval To Abbott MitraClip–Has Been Approved for Use In Europe Since 2008 To Help Leaky Heart Valves

In March this year the FDA panel recommended against the device stating there was not enough evidenc...

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Hospital In Wyoming Says They Are Too Poor To Handle ICD Coding Changes Next Year–Don’t Have A Big Enough Bankroll To Cover Transition Period With Reimbursements–Would Need To Get A Bigger Line of Credit If They Can Hospital In Wyoming Says They Are Too Poor To Handle ICD Coding Changes Next Year–Don’t Have A Big Enough Bankroll To Cover Transition Period With Reimbursements–Would Need To Get A Bigger Line of Credit If They Can

At first this might sound odd but when you read below the recommendations are to have $5 million in ...

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Update on D.r Afridi, Who Helped US Capture Bin Laden, Pakistani Premier Pledges to Reconsider Case As The Doctor Is Still Incarcerated Update on D.r Afridi, Who Helped US Capture Bin Laden, Pakistani Premier Pledges to Reconsider Case As The Doctor Is Still Incarcerated

If you go to the bottom of my blog after the posts you may have already seen the campaign for the do...

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Dendreon, Drug Maker For Provenge Prostate Cancer Drug Is Seeking A Buyer Dendreon, Drug Maker For Provenge Prostate Cancer Drug Is Seeking A Buyer

Just a few years ago this company was quite a ride on the investment circle and not short of being ...

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Not To Be Outdone by Walgreens In the Data Selling Business, CVS Pushing a New “My Weekly Ad”, Former White House Healthcare Czar Nancy DeParle Now Sits On Their Board, Discloses Award of 562 Shares.. Not To Be Outdone by Walgreens In the Data Selling Business, CVS Pushing a New “My Weekly Ad”, Former White House Healthcare Czar Nancy DeParle Now Sits On Their Board, Discloses Award of 562 Shares..

Here we go, more behavioral analytics when they look at what you buy so they can personalize it, but...

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Friday, October 25, 2013

My eMHR–An ONC-ATB and HIPAA Certified Personal Health Record Announces First “Patient Owned/Managed” Interoperable PHR, But Don’t Expect Any Real Privacy Here… My eMHR–An ONC-ATB and HIPAA Certified Personal Health Record Announces First “Patient Owned/Managed” Interoperable PHR, But Don’t Expect Any Real Privacy Here…

If you have not seen this one, here’s one more PHR and this one claims to be the only one approved b...

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Serco CEO Resigns in Midst of UK Government Fraud Investigation, US CEO Assigned Responsibilities, Company Is Holder of One the HHS Health Insurance Exchange Contingency Contracts Serco CEO Resigns in Midst of UK Government Fraud Investigation, US CEO Assigned Responsibilities, Company Is Holder of One the HHS Health Insurance Exchange Contingency Contracts

In July Serco in the US was given a contract from HHS to set up the warehousing operation to handle ...

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Verizon Adds Health Management Platform For Remote Patient Monitoring–Converged Health Management Verizon Adds Health Management Platform For Remote Patient Monitoring–Converged Health Management

This looks from the wording that it is both a clinical and a consumer platform as when you watch the...

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Friday, October 25, 2013
 
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