It’s Time To Look At Some of the Proprietary Code Running in the US–Too Many Companies and Banks Are Playing “Techno-God” Saying “Trust Me” With the Numbers and Stats… It’s Time To Look At Some of the Proprietary Code Running in the US–Too Many Companies and Banks Are Playing “Techno-God” Saying “Trust Me” With the Numbers and Stats…

Well somebody had to say it and I know I’m not alone and it is not only healthcare but the financial...

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Colon Cancer Screening Without the Colonoscopy–ColoGuard-Approved By Medicare And Some Insurers Colon Cancer Screening Without the Colonoscopy–ColoGuard-Approved By Medicare And Some Insurers

I did not know this existed until a doctor wrote to me today and said he thought the screening was m...

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Monday, March 02, 2015

United Healthcare Denies Diabetes Pumps for Insured Members That Other Insurers Cover–Medtronic MiniMed 530G United Healthcare Denies Diabetes Pumps for Insured Members That Other Insurers Cover–Medtronic MiniMed 530G

There has to be a way to keep shareholder interesting rolling right?  What makes this story interest...

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

“Get Your F**king Kids Vaccinated” – Jimmy Kimmel With a “Message From Real Doctors Who Know What The Hell They Are Talking About”… “Get Your F**king Kids Vaccinated” – Jimmy Kimmel With a “Message From Real Doctors Who Know What The Hell They Are Talking About”…

This is good all the way around and what better way to share the love here.  I like the way that Kim...

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Friday, February 27, 2015

United Healthcare To Now Require Prior Approval on Non Vaginal Hysterectomy Procedures–Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Controversy Fueled the Fire And Now More Savings To Facilitate Bigger Stock Buy Backs? United Healthcare To Now Require Prior Approval on Non Vaginal Hysterectomy Procedures–Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Controversy Fueled the Fire And Now More Savings To Facilitate Bigger Stock Buy Backs?

You may or may not have read about the morcellator issues with the potential to spread cancer cells,...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Why Do We Discuss Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act Like a Bunch of Morons?  Want to Make Changes and Review Legal Interpretation?  Bring Code Please Why Do We Discuss Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act Like a Bunch of Morons? Want to Make Changes and Review Legal Interpretation? Bring Code Please

I tweeted this yesterday and I think it deserves an actual blog post to bring a little bit of realit...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Does Your Doctor Share Your Medical Record Information With an HIE (Health Information Exchange)… Does Your Doctor Share Your Medical Record Information With an HIE (Health Information Exchange)…

This is a question that may come up from time to time.  Pam from the World Privacy Forum explains ho...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Apple and Google Have Still Not Removed Dangerous App Used for Checking Blood Pressure and More “Me Too Apps” Arrive Apple and Google Have Still Not Removed Dangerous App Used for Checking Blood Pressure and More “Me Too Apps” Arrive

This is an interesting story here from a doctor who works in an ER and is right on top of all of thi...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

TissuGlu Gets FDA Approval as Ground Breaking Internal Surgical Adhesive–Eliminates Need for Drainage Tubes! TissuGlu Gets FDA Approval as Ground Breaking Internal Surgical Adhesive–Eliminates Need for Drainage Tubes!

The video explains the difference between adhesives and sealants and I learned something by watchi...

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

“The Data Exchange” Buy and Sell Data on Self Service Website, One More Reason to Index and License Data Sellers-This Appears to be Open Game for Selling Repackaged Personal Data-No Privacy At All “The Data Exchange” Buy and Sell Data on Self Service Website, One More Reason to Index and License Data Sellers-This Appears to be Open Game for Selling Repackaged Personal Data-No Privacy At All

I know I sound like a broken record here but there’s good reason for this.  I found this site on t...

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Health Insurance Companies Providing Charge Cards And/Or Coupons For Healthy Foods–More Data To Collect About You And Potentially Repackage and Sell For A Profit… Health Insurance Companies Providing Charge Cards And/Or Coupons For Healthy Foods–More Data To Collect About You And Potentially Repackage and Sell For A Profit…

We all know by now that a card or coupon is just one more way to track what you do and insurers ...

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Rite-Aid to Buy Envision Pharmacy Benefit Manager–Big Drug Store Chains Benefit From the Massive Dollar Amounts PBMs Produce Plus The Added Data Selling For Profit That Goes With It.. Rite-Aid to Buy Envision Pharmacy Benefit Manager–Big Drug Store Chains Benefit From the Massive Dollar Amounts PBMs Produce Plus The Added Data Selling For Profit That Goes With It..

Hands down if you look at the revenue that is produced from prescriptions, there’s a lot of it.  It’...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

United Healthcare Extending Narrow Networks in California–More Secret Scoring of Doctors in the US–Telling The Doctors If They Are “Allowed” To Be In Network… United Healthcare Extending Narrow Networks in California–More Secret Scoring of Doctors in the US–Telling The Doctors If They Are “Allowed” To Be In Network…

Here we go again the “too big to fail” health insurer at it again.   Read some of this and see why e...

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Monday, February 09, 2015

Anthem Data Breach–Crooks Want to Sell Data Too–The Impact of the “Data Selling For Profit Epidemic” That Exists in the US With Scoring Consumers Removing Access and Human Dignity Anthem Data Breach–Crooks Want to Sell Data Too–The Impact of the “Data Selling For Profit Epidemic” That Exists in the US With Scoring Consumers Removing Access and Human Dignity

We have a somewhat new breed of hackers out there today.  I'm sure by now you have read one of t...

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Saturday, February 07, 2015

Anthem Security Breach–Take A Look At Lifelock Services to Protect Your Identity-Receive A MedicalQuack Discount Anthem Security Breach–Take A Look At Lifelock Services to Protect Your Identity-Receive A MedicalQuack Discount

The MedicalQuack officially did go broke but with the big security breach from Anthem, I thought th...

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Friday, February 06, 2015

Medical Quack Gone Broke–Independent Bloggers Just Can’t Make It Anymore… Medical Quack Gone Broke–Independent Bloggers Just Can’t Make It Anymore…

It’s been 7 years and this blog is like attached to me for the most part and I have given this some ...

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

CVS Settles Patent Dispute With Walgreens on Mobile Prescription Apps “CVS Wrote New Software”… CVS Settles Patent Dispute With Walgreens on Mobile Prescription Apps “CVS Wrote New Software”…

A while back Walgreens filed case against Walgreens and Rite Aid on the patent violation and it’s be...

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014
 
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