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ANAHEIM, ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   ANAHEIM, CA (UroToday.com) - The groups from UC Irvine and Columbia presented their experience with a new affordable, portable laparoscopic training device, the EZ ... Read on »
Andrew S ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Andrew Speaker, the TB patient who was quarantined in the US because he was misdiagnosed as having an extreme drug resistant form of the disease known as XDR-TB sai ... Read on »
AnFDAadv ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   An FDA advisory panel on Tuesday voted in favor of recommending that Eli Lilly's bone-strengthening drug raloxifene, sold under the brand-name Evista, be approved t ... Read on »
Apparent ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Apparently physicians in several states besides New Jersey are catching the attention of their insurance regulators over UnitedHealthcare ’s effort to fine doctors ... Read on »
BALTIMOR ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   BALTIMORE -- Has it come to this? Robots standing in for doctors at the hospital patients' bedside? Not exactly, but some doctors have found a way to use a video ... Read on »
Based on ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Based on this approval, CryoCor intends to begin selling its cryoablation system in the United States over the next several months. The Company will place an initia ... Read on »
BC Life ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   BC Life & Health revoked 1,880 individual health insurance policies in California in 2004 and 2005, and a state agency that examined a sampling says it found that m ... Read on »
BLOOMFIE ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Aug. 1, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIGNA HealthCare announced today that it has acquired Sagamore Health Network, Inc., the largest leased he ... Read on »
Blue Cro ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Blue Cross of California agreed Thursday to stop canceling individual health coverage unless it can show policyholder deception — a major shift by the state's large ... Read on »
Blue Cro ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Blue Cross of California on Thursday launched an advertising campaign to oppose health insurance market reforms that are being proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegge ... Read on »
Both Med ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Both Medicare and commercial insurers have long paid physicians different amounts for each of the five levels of office visits. Now Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shiel ... Read on »
British ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   British scientists have grown part of a human heart in a breakthrough that offers hope for millions of cardiac patients. Such artificially-grown tissue could be ... Read on »
BURBANK ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   BURBANK - Management at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and the union that represents its employees have discussed bringing in a federal mediator to help mov ... Read on »
But fede ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   But federal officials said that the fastest-growing type of Medicare Advantage plan generally does not coordinate care, does not save money for Medicare and has bee ... Read on »
But, she ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   But, she added, "prisoners are virtually the only people in our society with a constitutional right to health care." DETROIT -- Michigan will switch to HMOs to p ... Read on »
By the t ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   By the time the 2008 hurricane season rolls around, the LSU Healthcare Network hopes its patients will be well on their way to having portable personal electronic h ... Read on »
By: ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   By: Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer When your mom let you out of cleaning your room, your professor postponed that big exam, the office called to reschedule your ... Read on »
Californ ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   California HMO members are not getting all of the basic healthcare they need to prevent the onset and spread of cancer and other diseases and to reduce unnecessary ... Read on »
Campus p ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Campus police are investigating how 22 health care workers at UCI Medical Center got bogus certificates in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hospital officials said We ... Read on »
Can you ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy   Can you put a price on good health? How about $1,500 a year? That is what doctors Arnold Goldstein and Barbara Shonberg will charge patients in their longtime Mi ... Read on »