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

Insurance Carrier Stock Buy Backs Continue to Rise While Consumers Are Finding It Harder to Afford Some Policies and Care With Dealing With High Deductibles And Narrow Networks… Insurance Carrier Stock Buy Backs Continue to Rise While Consumers Are Finding It Harder to Afford Some Policies and Care With Dealing With High Deductibles And Narrow Networks…

Stock buy backs are up for 3 of the major insurers.  The purpose of a stock buy back to increase the...

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Professor Stephen Hawking Who Depends on Technology States That Artificial Intelligence Has A Big Danger In Store for Future Human Existence, His Opinion Joining the Ranks of Larry Ellison and Elon Musk… Professor Stephen Hawking Who Depends on Technology States That Artificial Intelligence Has A Big Danger In Store for Future Human Existence, His Opinion Joining the Ranks of Larry Ellison and Elon Musk…

He uses a speech synthesizer so he can talk to us and talks about why he kept the original voice and...

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Dignity Health Gets a Temporary Reprieve on Pension Plan Lawsuit–Employees Claim As Being Under Funded Dignity Health Gets a Temporary Reprieve on Pension Plan Lawsuit–Employees Claim As Being Under Funded

This not unusual today as employees are watching pension funds closely and with what has been happen...

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Monday, December 01, 2014

Maybe Time to Join Mayor De Blasio, Senator Schumer and Several Celebrities With Going Back to An Flip Phone For the Sake of Privacy? Maybe Time to Join Mayor De Blasio, Senator Schumer and Several Celebrities With Going Back to An Flip Phone For the Sake of Privacy?

I thought this was pretty funny and who knows I could entertain this idea as well.  I might get more...

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Monday, December 01, 2014

Sharing “For The Good” All But Disappears as “Sharing For the Good Money” Is Taking Over–NHS To Continue Selling Patient Records to Health Insurers As Patient Privacy and Dignity Suffer Another Loss… Sharing “For The Good” All But Disappears as “Sharing For the Good Money” Is Taking Over–NHS To Continue Selling Patient Records to Health Insurers As Patient Privacy and Dignity Suffer Another Loss…

It sounds like the NHS has some of the same issues we have in the US, a lot of “Dupers” that have no...

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Computer Scientist, Jaron Lanier Explains How Big Data Is Used to Limit Our Freedom–The Value of Your Personal Data… Computer Scientist, Jaron Lanier Explains How Big Data Is Used to Limit Our Freedom–The Value of Your Personal Data…

He discusses the suffering of wealth distribution, recoveries that don’t have jobs included to start...

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Thursday, November 27, 2014

What’s Going On With the Media–Journalism Interviewing Data Bases, People And Journo Bot Comes In To Play… What’s Going On With the Media–Journalism Interviewing Data Bases, People And Journo Bot Comes In To Play…

Kenneth Cukier from the Economist explains in this 15 minute video how the face of journalism is cha...

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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Online Data Brokers Persist, Listing Consumers on Chronic Disease Mailing Lists And More–Need To License and Index All Data Sellers, Brokers, Banks, Companies, Otherwise You Don’t Have a Complete Listing of Who They Are… Online Data Brokers Persist, Listing Consumers on Chronic Disease Mailing Lists And More–Need To License and Index All Data Sellers, Brokers, Banks, Companies, Otherwise You Don’t Have a Complete Listing of Who They Are…

As much as this is in the news, it still persists and people don’t like it, especially when it’s fla...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

HHS Error on Enrollment Figures–Grave Layers of Distraction With Both Government and Consumers, How Easily Distraction Occurs Today Relative to Odd Perceptional Priorities Along With A Cast of Dupers In Tuck, What a Joke.. HHS Error on Enrollment Figures–Grave Layers of Distraction With Both Government and Consumers, How Easily Distraction Occurs Today Relative to Odd Perceptional Priorities Along With A Cast of Dupers In Tuck, What a Joke..

So how long are we going to be distracted and hang on to this error?  For goodness sakes when you er...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

FDA Rules to Require Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Pizza Parlors and More to Post Calorie Counts on Menus-Smart Way to Address Obesity With Education Versus Apps and Algorithms & Infographics Mapping Fat People.. FDA Rules to Require Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Pizza Parlors and More to Post Calorie Counts on Menus-Smart Way to Address Obesity With Education Versus Apps and Algorithms & Infographics Mapping Fat People..

We have seen obesity all over the map from the recent errors at CDC on their website to tons of peop...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

CMS Gives Hospitals an Extra 30 Days to Complete Meaningful Use Reporting for 2014 CMS Gives Hospitals an Extra 30 Days to Complete Meaningful Use Reporting for 2014

Penalties will apply for those who do not submit their qualifying data and this also covered the cli...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Training Prisoners to Code At San Quentin–What A Great Way to Train Future Hackers… Training Prisoners to Code At San Quentin–What A Great Way to Train Future Hackers…

Ok so hopefully the title got your attention here as that’s what it was designed to do.  No this i...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Many States Trying To Figure Out Where to Get the Money to Keep Insurance Exchanges Open, While the GOP Wants the Money Back Already Spent? Many States Trying To Figure Out Where to Get the Money to Keep Insurance Exchanges Open, While the GOP Wants the Money Back Already Spent?

Yes it’s nuts from the GOP at this point to even think about getting the money back and time move on...

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Detroit Hospital the Victim of Identity Theft $500,000 Worth of Fake Patient Tax Returns Filed Detroit Hospital the Victim of Identity Theft $500,000 Worth of Fake Patient Tax Returns Filed

Here we go again the tax return scheme.  Last time it was in Florida with a hospital that had been h...

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hospital for Seniors Closed Due to Abuse of Patients… Hospital for Seniors Closed Due to Abuse of Patients…

This has to be one of the worst I have read in a while about senior abuse and a facility.  One patie...

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Goldman Sachs Big Investor in Kensho Analytics & Will Roll Out to Selected Clients– A Siri Service for Investors Goldman Sachs Big Investor in Kensho Analytics & Will Roll Out to Selected Clients– A Siri Service for Investors

Kensho was founded in 2012, so it’s not that old and I say here it’s like a competitor of sorts to I...

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Sunday, November 23, 2014
 
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