Jury Awards $9 Billion in Punitive Damages To Man Who Developed Bladder Cancer From Taking Diabetes Drug Actos Jury Awards $9 Billion in Punitive Damages To Man Who Developed Bladder Cancer From Taking Diabetes Drug Actos

This is huge and I might guess the amount of the award might be appealed. The big case here is abou...

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Nike Cuts Back on Wearables Which A Opens Discussion Relative To “How People Work”  Current Models In Place Are Loaded With Vague Privacy Policies, How Much Data Gets Sold To Sustain the Model-And Is There A Desire For Consumers to Commit? Nike Cuts Back on Wearables Which A Opens Discussion Relative To “How People Work” Current Models In Place Are Loaded With Vague Privacy Policies, How Much Data Gets Sold To Sustain the Model-And Is There A Desire For Consumers to Commit?

Here we go again on the discussions of wearables.  If you hang around the internet enough and read a...

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Nuance Buys Accelarad Medical Image and Document Sharing Company and Rebrands To “Nuance PowerShare Network” for HIPAA Compliant Sharing Network For Doctors, Patients & Hospitals Nuance Buys Accelarad Medical Image and Document Sharing Company and Rebrands To “Nuance PowerShare Network” for HIPAA Compliant Sharing Network For Doctors, Patients & Hospitals

Nuance is now officially in the medical image and document sharing business with their new acquisiti...

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Lawsuit in California With United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage Plans in California Have No Urgent Care Centers In Network-Higher Co-Pays Result Lawsuit in California With United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage Plans in California Have No Urgent Care Centers In Network-Higher Co-Pays Result

The company is so large anymore with so many subsidiaries I guess keeping on top of business analyti...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

MyMedicalRecords - New Enhanced Website Offering 30 Day Trial Along With New Pricing And Feature Availability MyMedicalRecords - New Enhanced Website Offering 30 Day Trial Along With New Pricing And Feature Availability

Here’s a few words today that coincides with a post I made a few days ago relative to the PHR starte...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pre-Existing Conditions With Health Insurance May Be Gone But Narrow Networks Are Providing The Same End Result For Many Ill Patients With Not Being Able To Get Care - Extreme Cases Of New Killer Algorithms Popping Up With Insurance Business Models… Pre-Existing Conditions With Health Insurance May Be Gone But Narrow Networks Are Providing The Same End Result For Many Ill Patients With Not Being Able To Get Care - Extreme Cases Of New Killer Algorithms Popping Up With Insurance Business Models…

That was the huge selling point of Obamacare with people not being eliminated with pre-existing cond...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

In July United Healthcare HMO Patients Using Compounded Drugs Will Need To Have Doctor Submit Prior Authorization For Review In Western 3 States In July United Healthcare HMO Patients Using Compounded Drugs Will Need To Have Doctor Submit Prior Authorization For Review In Western 3 States

You can read below but this is additional paperwork or procedures for the doctor or his medical assi...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

“Here’s an App, Now Go Fix Yourself” Why So Many Healthcare Apps Draw Little Attention From Consumers As This Is Not The “Full” Story on Patient Engagement… “Here’s an App, Now Go Fix Yourself” Why So Many Healthcare Apps Draw Little Attention From Consumers As This Is Not The “Full” Story on Patient Engagement…

Day in and day out we are flooded with new healthcare apps, many used on regular computers and of la...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FDA Approves Grastek Immunotherapy for Treatment of Grass Allergies FDA Approves Grastek Immunotherapy for Treatment of Grass Allergies

If you have allergies, then you know how this goes with the sneezing and runny nose and now there’s ...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SydaSoft Medical Billing Software - A Good ROI Value With a Client Testimonial SydaSoft Medical Billing Software - A Good ROI Value With a Client Testimonial

Last week I introduced SydaSoft as a new sponsor at the Medical Quack.  As I had mentioned the softw...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FDA Approves Tanzeum Injection Drug for Treating Diabetes 2 FDA Approves Tanzeum Injection Drug for Treating Diabetes 2

The drug is a once a week injection and will carry warnings that tumors of the thyroid gland are a p...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

NueMD Releases ICD10 Survey Results - No Real Surprises And Changes From the Year Before.. NueMD Releases ICD10 Survey Results - No Real Surprises And Changes From the Year Before..

The results were tallied just before Congress enacted the delay.  As you can see claim and payer del...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

It Will Never be 100 Bottles of Beer, Healthcare, Financials, Etc.-A Simple Explanation and Guide To Think About With Reports and Analytics Floating Around Out There Today When You Look for Value.. It Will Never be 100 Bottles of Beer, Healthcare, Financials, Etc.-A Simple Explanation and Guide To Think About With Reports and Analytics Floating Around Out There Today When You Look for Value..

Paul Wilmott is great and cuts right to the chase.  This is a clip of the video that’s always in the...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Two Data Brokers Get Fined by the FTC For Non Compliance, One Gets Most All Of The Million Dollar Fine Reduced as They Could Not Afford To Pay By the Court, But If You Are A Consumer With Medical Bills You Go To Bankruptcy Court.. Two Data Brokers Get Fined by the FTC For Non Compliance, One Gets Most All Of The Million Dollar Fine Reduced as They Could Not Afford To Pay By the Court, But If You Are A Consumer With Medical Bills You Go To Bankruptcy Court..

One heck of a deal is it not but if a consumer can’t pay medical bills they go all the way to bankru...

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Monday, April 14, 2014

PHR in A Box From MyMedicalRecords - Starter Kit Soon Available Via Major Retailers and Etailers PHR in A Box From MyMedicalRecords - Starter Kit Soon Available Via Major Retailers and Etailers

I have said many times that PHRs come in all different flavors and here’s a new one, a box.  In addi...

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Monday, April 14, 2014
 
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