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Medical Quack Gone Broke–Independent Bloggers Just Can’t Make It Anymore… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It’s been 7 years and this blog is like attached to me for the most part and I have given this some real thought here with what I produce with my “views” like everyone els ... Read on »
CVS Settles Patent Dispute With Walgreens on Mobile Prescription Apps “CVS Wrote New... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A while back Walgreens filed case against Walgreens and Rite Aid on the patent violation and it’s been settled.  In reading this article all seemed to have known about the ... Read on »
Insurance Carrier Stock Buy Backs Continue to Rise While Consumers Are Finding It Harder to Afford... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Stock buy backs are up for 3 of the major insurers.  The purpose of a stock buy back to increase the value of the stock, since there’s less out there after the fact and ba ... Read on »
Professor Stephen Hawking Who Depends on Technology States That Artificial Intelligence Has A Big... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy He uses a speech synthesizer so he can talk to us and talks about why he kept the original voice and now it’s his trademark.  He can’t speak without it.  He was one of the ... Read on »
Dignity Health Gets a Temporary Reprieve on Pension Plan Lawsuit–Employees Claim As Being... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This not unusual today as employees are watching pension funds closely and with what has been happening all over the US with pension funds, they should.  IN this case the ... Read on »
Maybe Time to Join Mayor De Blasio, Senator Schumer and Several Celebrities With Going Back to An... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I thought this was pretty funny and who knows I could entertain this idea as well.  I might get more done.  We all know privacy is being lost by the day and the data selle ... Read on »
Sharing “For The Good” All But Disappears as “Sharing For the Good Money”... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It sounds like the NHS has some of the same issues we have in the US, a lot of “Dupers” that have no clue on how data mechanics logic works from reading this article.  You ... Read on »
Computer Scientist, Jaron Lanier Explains How Big Data Is Used to Limit Our Freedom–The... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy He discusses the suffering of wealth distribution, recoveries that don’t have jobs included to start out.  The internet is not helping but rather is hurting.  We have not ... Read on »
What’s Going On With the Media–Journalism Interviewing Data Bases, People And Journo... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Kenneth Cukier from the Economist explains in this 15 minute video how the face of journalism is changing and as readers we don’t all of it, but it’s good to be aware and ... Read on »
Online Data Brokers Persist, Listing Consumers on Chronic Disease Mailing Lists And... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As much as this is in the news, it still persists and people don’t like it, especially when it’s flawed and it really represents some sloppy data work, all to make a buck. ... Read on »
HHS Error on Enrollment Figures–Grave Layers of Distraction With Both Government and... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy So how long are we going to be distracted and hang on to this error?  For goodness sakes when you errors at such if people had any data mechanics logic they would understa ... Read on »
FDA Rules to Require Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Pizza Parlors and More to Post Calorie Counts on... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy We have seen obesity all over the map from the recent errors at CDC on their website to tons of people who love to make infographics to show us where all the fat people ar ... Read on »
CMS Gives Hospitals an Extra 30 Days to Complete Meaningful Use Reporting for 2014 by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Penalties will apply for those who do not submit their qualifying data and this also covered the clinical quality measure submissions.  Again this gives a little breathing ... Read on »
Training Prisoners to Code At San Quentin–What A Great Way to Train Future Hackers… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Ok so hopefully the title got your attention here as that’s what it was designed to do.  No this is not all bad as they need something to do that’s constructive and righ ... Read on »
Many States Trying To Figure Out Where to Get the Money to Keep Insurance Exchanges Open, While... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yes it’s nuts from the GOP at this point to even think about getting the money back and time move on with that idea as it won’t work.  Now back on track various states are ... Read on »
Detroit Hospital the Victim of Identity Theft $500,000 Worth of Fake Patient Tax Returns Filed by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Here we go again the tax return scheme.  Last time it was in Florida with a hospital that had been hit 3 times in 2 years, all inside jobs. One More Reason to Licen ... Read on »
Hospital for Seniors Closed Due to Abuse of Patients… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This has to be one of the worst I have read in a while about senior abuse and a facility.  One patient was shoved to the floor by a worker and had to be taken to a hospita ... Read on »
Goldman Sachs Big Investor in Kensho Analytics & Will Roll Out to Selected Clients– A Siri... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Kensho was founded in 2012, so it’s not that old and I say here it’s like a competitor of sorts to IBM Watson if you will but with a specific focus right now on investors ... Read on »
Prime Healthcare to Buy St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Port Huron Michigan by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Here’s another one for Prime and as we all pretty much know, Prime buys hospitals in financial stress and has been doing that for a few years now and it all began in Calif ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Workers Demand a Fix for Inadequate Care by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Last year Kaiser was fined $4 million by the state of California that stated patients were not getting timely care and access.  The California Department of Managed care w ... Read on »