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FDA Approves Another Extended Release Hydrocodone Product With Abuse Deterrent Properties by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Well I thought we were trying to crack down on hydrocodone abuse and maybe the deterrent properties are the key here.  In the last couple of years I seem to remember more ... Read on »
Science and Healthcare Technologies–Two Parties on Complete Opposite Ends, Enter the World... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have never seen anything like this and I’m not happy with either party.  I can understand the battle a bit though as the Democratic Dupers have sucked in so much “junk s ... Read on »
Johns Hopkins States Insurance Plans From United Healthcare Bought Via Exchanges Will Not Be Able... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I few days ago I posted with information from the insurer themselves that doctors will be compensated at a rate slightly above what Medicaid pays, so I’m sure that’s what’ ... Read on »
CDC Shuts Down Obesity For the Work Place Web Site–One of Those Failed Models That Continues... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy What’s the matter with people anymore with being stuck in stat rat world?  Do they think an obese person is going to look at this as something positive?  With as bad as co ... Read on »
Target to Partner With Kaiser Permanente in Southern California To Staff Clinics With Nurse... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Well Target is the in to all kinds of business so it would make sense to outsource manning the clinics to be opened new Target Clinics include innovative telemedicine tech ... Read on »
CVS to Open New E-Commerce Technology Centers in Boston, New York and Palo Alto– Need... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy These innovation labs are getting to be old news and the bottom line is they want more code to quantitate their business and profits.  Sure there’s always room to improve ... Read on »
Actavis Buys Allergan for $66 Billion–Botox Will Be Another Tax Inversion Beneficiary by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Allegan had held off for over a year being purchased to include dealing with hostile take overs that have been ongoing with Valeant and Pershing Square Capital Management ... Read on »
Hitler Finds Out It Was Gruber Who Spilled the Beans On Obamacare (video-humor) by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It was time for a Hitler humor video return and no matter what your opinion is, this is just plain funny!   You can find old Jonathon Gruber over at the Center for Americ ... Read on »
Governor Christie’s Chief of Staff to Leave and Go To Work For Cooper University Hospital by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Kevin O'Dowd, Christie’s Chief of Staff will be leaving to take a job at Cooper University Hospital.  O’Dowd has been with the Christie administration since 2012 and was s ... Read on »
Over 400 Physicians Commit Suicide Every Year–Time for An Awareness For A Sometimes... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This was great as I was on Twitter and the doctor,  Dr. Pam Wible sent me the link to her recent video to bring attention to doctor suicide, so I said that deserves a post ... Read on »
Life Settlement Insurance Contracts Reviving-Like Using Reverse Mortgages, Seniors Need the Money... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One reason for the comeback is there’s more seniors now out there but there’s to it than that.  True many folks have done a reverse mortgage but this goes one step further ... Read on »
How Many More “Bloomberg Big Gulp” Failed “Proof of Concept” Models Can We... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have in my blogging circled around this fact with some of my posts, but now maybe its time to just come right out and say it?  I like to use the Big Gulp model as we all ... Read on »
The Affordable Care Act Is Run By the Machines–So Now What Do Human Lawmakers Think They Are... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is the truth if you have not given a lot of thought to this but IT infrastructures everywhere run the Affordable Care Act and when you make laws that are verbiage onl ... Read on »
MMRGlobal (MyMedicalRecords) Reports One of Their Best Quarters Ever- Personal Health Records by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As you can read below, licensing had an impact on the company’s revenue.  As you know from reading this blog, MMRGlobal is valued Medical Quack sponsor so please take time ... Read on »
Woman Taken To Wrong Emergency Room (Out of Network) Faces Bankruptcy-Attack of the Killer... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I call it the Attack of the Killer Algorithms as the machines are running all the billing and what you have access to.  This is where the humans come in to make adjustmen ... Read on »
“It’s A Basic Human Right for Individuals to Have Access-One Drop of Blood”... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a great lecture from TedMed this year from Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of Theranos which is a new blood testing technology that requires only one drop of blood.  Her ... Read on »
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Goes After Some Low Hanging Fruit With Prepaid Credit Card... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Well this is better than nothing and something to be addressed of course, but it’s about all you’re going to get from Richard Cordray as just one more afflicted by the Seb ... Read on »
United Healthcare Creates “Office of the CEO”–Is This Getting Some Framework... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When you read through one person gets the health insurance side and the other person gets the other side, Optum.  Optum as you know does all kinds of things from wellnes ... Read on »
Dating Site Fined $16 Million For Sharing User Data With Other Sites Revealing Their STD Status... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy First clue here when a site has a drop down for you to pick out an STI status (and I guess it would have a choice for none too) leave it blank for the discreet data choice ... Read on »
Why Does A Hospital That Was Closed By The Feds In 2013, that Put “Fake” Screws In... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yes so what’s up with this.  Talk about flawed data and only here to make some money from ad exposure, this is it.  This has been national news for quite a while and it ju ... Read on »