Healthcare Policy Experts/Politicians - They Really No Longer Exist and Consumers Are Too Busy Being Chased by Algorithms Anymore to Care About You Anyway… Healthcare Policy Experts/Politicians - They Really No Longer Exist and Consumers Are Too Busy Being Chased by Algorithms Anymore to Care About You Anyway…

Fact of the matter is we don’t have any of these folks around anymore, maybe except in their own minds.  We can take Hillary Clinton for one...

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Monday, June 30, 2014

CEO of Insurance Company Commits Suicide With Nail Gun After Draining Employee Retirement Accounts CEO of Insurance Company Commits Suicide With Nail Gun After Draining Employee Retirement Accounts

Is is any wonder no matter where you work that retirement funds are something employees worry about.  This was a smaller company and half o...

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Monday, June 30, 2014

“Virtual Unreality” - Maybe A Good Read After the Fake Facebook “Science” Report To Help You Figure Out What’s A Virtual Value and What’s A Real Value Out There “Virtual Unreality” - Maybe A Good Read After the Fake Facebook “Science” Report To Help You Figure Out What’s A Virtual Value and What’s A Real Value Out There

With all the fuss over the fake Facebook Science, maybe time to recommend a book and I have not read it yet but it’s on my list as it just c...

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Orion Health Technologies to Build HIE For Sutter Hospitals in California Costing Tens of Millions of Dollars… Orion Health Technologies to Build HIE For Sutter Hospitals in California Costing Tens of Millions of Dollars…

I haven’t heard Orion mentioned in a while but here’s a couple back links below to where they first of all bought the former Microsoft Amalg...

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

FDA Approved ReWalk System For Patient Use Outside of Rehabilitation Centers FDA Approved ReWalk System For Patient Use Outside of Rehabilitation Centers

Well I see some new fundraisers coming up as the ReWalk product is not cheap at $69,000 and the product will be available immediately.  Bel...

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Health Plans and Claim Clearinghouses With Virtual Credit Cards-Racking Up Additional Fees From Doctors Health Plans and Claim Clearinghouses With Virtual Credit Cards-Racking Up Additional Fees From Doctors

Ok so we are looking at money streams once again, same thing we always talk about with electronic transactions and now it appears from readi...

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Something Froze Over Today As the FDA Approved Afrezza Inhalable Insulin Something Froze Over Today As the FDA Approved Afrezza Inhalable Insulin

This has been one long haul for MannKind Corporation as it got close once before but the commitment (and the money) has been there to keep i...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

“We Are Not Ready For Healthcare Data Mining” - Guest Post “We Are Not Ready For Healthcare Data Mining” - Guest Post

Today, here’s guest post from Cathy O’Neil at the blog “Mathbabe” with many of the same references you have heard from me of late relative ...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Oh Crap, Now Hospitals Are Now Buying Data From Acxiom - Data Selling Epidemic Continues to Evade on Personal Privacy As “Algo Duped-Stat Rat” People Try to Implement Virtual Models That Won’t Work… Oh Crap, Now Hospitals Are Now Buying Data From Acxiom - Data Selling Epidemic Continues to Evade on Personal Privacy As “Algo Duped-Stat Rat” People Try to Implement Virtual Models That Won’t Work…

Heck Acxiom and LexisNexis will do anything to make a buck and just make our lives miserable.  So now it sounds like they have hospitals con...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

SydaSoft Medical Billing Software And Practice Management - Become A Billing Expert With ClaimTek Systems… SydaSoft Medical Billing Software And Practice Management - Become A Billing Expert With ClaimTek Systems…

SydaSoft Practice Management software is a sponsor at the Medical Quack.  SydaSoft also offers billing services if you would rather not ha...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Law Firm Investigating UnitedHealthCare Claim Payments in New York Stating Under-Reimbursement By Manipulating Algorithmic Benefit Calculations… Law Firm Investigating UnitedHealthCare Claim Payments in New York Stating Under-Reimbursement By Manipulating Algorithmic Benefit Calculations…

I don’t know if this is in network or out of network and the reason I mention this is that it sound similar to the old Ingenix out of networ...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

IMS Health Buys Cegedim Information Systems to Include CRM and Intelligence Software - Data Selling Business Gets Healthier and Wealthier But Can’t Say the Same for the Health of US Citizens - It’s All About Making Money Selling Data, The Epidemic IMS Health Buys Cegedim Information Systems to Include CRM and Intelligence Software - Data Selling Business Gets Healthier and Wealthier But Can’t Say the Same for the Health of US Citizens - It’s All About Making Money Selling Data, The Epidemic

This company just had it’s IPO and became public not too long ago and as you can read they hold data on 85% of the world’s prescriptions whi...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

MMRGlobal-A Day Federal Court Along With Quest Diagnostics, Jardogs, Allscripts and WebMD - Patent Testimony Information MMRGlobal-A Day Federal Court Along With Quest Diagnostics, Jardogs, Allscripts and WebMD - Patent Testimony Information

From reading the press release today this was a day in which both sides made their presentations relative to patent violations claimed by MM...

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Monday, June 23, 2014

The Quiet and Unspoken Consumer Movement to Stay Off the Radar - Contrary To All You Read About Sensors, Apps and Wearables, More Folks Are Running for the Exit Doors… The Quiet and Unspoken Consumer Movement to Stay Off the Radar - Contrary To All You Read About Sensors, Apps and Wearables, More Folks Are Running for the Exit Doors…

You may not hear about this a lot but it’s a big move as consumers are getting tired of being marketed and sold.  I spent many years in sale...

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Monday, June 23, 2014

So What Avenue Will Walgreens Take, A Tax Inversion and Move to the UK or Reduction in Costs, Which Means Lay Offs And/Or Closures To Bolster the Value of The Stock? So What Avenue Will Walgreens Take, A Tax Inversion and Move to the UK or Reduction in Costs, Which Means Lay Offs And/Or Closures To Bolster the Value of The Stock?

Remember HP and their big 50k person layoff announcement?  Well that’s an option here.  Sure companies do lay off and restructure but when y...

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Monday, June 23, 2014
 
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