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NueMD Looks to the Future, Sees “Mobile” by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy NueMD is a valued advertiser at the Medical Quack and are announcing a new upgrade that will stand to simplify the reimbursement process and who doesn’t want that.  Below ... Read on »
New England Quality Care Alliance, Next Up Duped On Consumer Credit Card Data And Web... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This kind of funny as the chief medical officer says he’s not real sure about it:)  We we know what happened with that Master Card Steroid Marketing Plan , here’s one more ... Read on »
Amgen to Lay Off 2900 Employees, Close Two Plants As Profits Are Up 23% 2nd Quarter by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a restructuring move the article states and it’s not due to lost revenue that’s for sure. The Bothell, Washington operation will be closed impacting 600 jobs in S ... Read on »
Big Clinical Data Registries Next? Why Doesn’t Congress Restore the Office of Technology... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I am not against registries at all as they are very useful and 8 years ago I built on in the EMR I wrote so no argument there at all however, a “Big Frigging Data” registr ... Read on »
AAFP Says We’re Not Going To Take It Anymore With Optimization of Provider Networks -... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is not the first time the AAFP confronted United Healthcare as they did back in 2012 when they were getting complaints from doctors across the US that they were getti ... Read on »
Hospira In Talks With Buying French Company, Danone - Could Be $5 Billion Dollar Tax Inversion by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There may be one more on the agenda coming up and nothing is in concrete yet.  Hospira is known for being one of the few manufacturers of propofol.  BD ... Read on »
Protandim And Oxidative Stress Relief At the Medical Quack… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I decided to put on the Medical Quack as I have been taking Protandim now for around 45 days and it is making a difference with how I feel, sleep and with my knees.  I’m n ... Read on »
United Healthcare Rolls Out Mobile App For Consumers To Address Transparency With Shopping for... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Would I used this, nope.  More and more we all know there’s a trade off for apps and services and of course I’m sure this is no different as we all know United is the king ... Read on »
Healthgrades Partners With Athena Health To Provide Easier Access to Book Appointments, Like Maybe... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Well it looks like there’s a new way to determine if some are really dead doctors on Healthgrades, on staff at the hospital stated, and again a way to separate the click b ... Read on »
Texas Doctor Working With Ebola Patients in Africa Now Has the Disease Amidst All Precautions and... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Not to take away from the seriousness of this story but again don’t rely on Healthgrades or Vitas for any information and expect even a small degree of accuracy these days ... Read on »
Automatic Renewals With Health Insurance Are Too Risky To Take That Chance - Algorithmic Business... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a good article and while renewals are meant to be something to make life easier, you can’t say that anymore as what you think you are renewing may cause some fin ... Read on »
Johns Hopkins $190 Million Settlement Complex But Will Be Paid By Insurance Created by A Pool of... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Between the pooled risk insurance company and a second company formed a long time ago in Bermuda, this is where the payment settlements will come from.  As many as 10,000 ... Read on »
Former Hospital Owner in Texas Convicted of Medicare Billing Fraud And Faking Documentation for... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy At one time he had 6 hospitals, 4 closed and 2 are struggling with financial issues under new ownership.  The news stated he was allowed to operate this way for years befo ... Read on »
Doctor Shoots Armed Patient in Philadelphia Hospital - Saves Lives But Case Worker Shot By Patient... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A doctor came to the rescue here after the mentally ill patient had already shot his case worker and I don’t see a problem with that as the patient was headed for doctor S ... Read on »
Zoeticx Clarity Server - Middleware HIE Will Save Millions Maybe Billions With HIE And Has 3-6... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy You have may have already read about the big CommonWell project with the consortium of big EMR players and what they are working on I’m sure is right along this line as we ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Tamper Proof Oxycodone Painkiller From Purdue Pharma - Targiniq by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a new tamper proof drug which means if it is crushed it looses it affect, but of course people can still swallow the pills.  Purdue will have to conducted follow u ... Read on »
Multi Millionaire Robert Durst Pees On A Candy Counter at Texas CVS Store After Filling His... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Is this a great story or what?  Listen to the video and read below about his past, pretty grizzly so he’s off his rocker to begin with.  He earned his money the old fashio ... Read on »
Walgreens Closing Distribution Center in Flagstaff Arizona - 345 Jobs Lost While Senator Durbin of... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Flagstaff is located in northern Arizona and now the center will be closing.  There has been a lot of speculation if Walgreens will stay headquartered in the US or move to ... Read on »
HHS With New Burwell Appointment Adds A Little Splash of Wal-Mart to the United Healthcare Model... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy We have another new one added today in the form of Wal-Mart Senior VP Leslie Dach to be Burwell’s senior counselor to help manage the health insurance exchanges.  As I hav ... Read on »
Bill To Restore Office of Technology Assessment Was Defeated Again This Year As Congress Chooses... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This non partisan agency existed for years and at a time when we are living in the most absolute complex times ever, well these folks think they don’t need any help and ma ... Read on »