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tango17

Riverside, California
born and raised patient advocate and informer. Certified Medical Assistant, referral coordinator/insurance specialist. I am a very honest person - don't ask me questions you don't want an honest answer to.
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Healthcare Nut says its goodbyes by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Regrettably I must inform you that the site will be closing down, Over the past several years healthcarenut.com has served its purpose in spreading some of my knowledge to ... Read on »
Electronic Medical Record Vendors Strive To Improve Interoperability by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Since President Obama put his healthcare reform into action, providers across the country have been clamoring for Electronic Medical Record systems to meet the meaningful ... Read on »
The FDA’s Attempt to Reduce Risks Involved With Reusing Medical Equipment by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It’s a known, and widely accepted fact that a vast number of medical instruments are reused dozens of times. Laparoscopic instruments, endoscopes and surgical instruments ... Read on »
Medicare cuts loom thanks to Super-Committee failure by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy During the August debt default crisis the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction agreed that should the Super-Committee fail in its quest to rid the country of $1.2 ... Read on »
Drug shortage – costly and deadly by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In the last 15 months – the deaths of 15 patients in hospitals throughout the country have been blamed on a growing drug shortage of sometimes life saving medications. Dr ... Read on »
Cloud resources are emerging for electronic record technology by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy President Obama’s health care reform bill and subsequent electronic records mandate has spurred extremely rapid development of digital technology for health information. ... Read on »
HHS inspector general concerned about the security of electronic records by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Today’s media has a huge black market for medical information that is legally required to be kept under very strict lock and key from public hands, and the Inspector Gene ... Read on »
Ambulance crash kills 23 year old EMT in Ontario by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From LA-Weekly : ​A 23-year-old emergency medical technician and UCLA graduate was killed early Sunday morning when the ambulance in which he was riding crashed head-on ... Read on »
Health care bill ruled unconstitutional by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On February 1st a federal judge in Pensacola Florida ruled that President Obama’s entire health care reform bill was unconstitutional. For many months we have heard rumor ... Read on »
What do American’s want? by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As unpopular as the current health care reform bill is among the American population, it seems strange that what the majority of American’s want from health care reform – ... Read on »
AHA Predicts Problems With Health Reform by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform released their final report released this morning; among other things, revising the Medicare sustainable growt ... Read on »
Obama attempts to put rumors to rest by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Stephanie Cutter, assistant to the President for Special Projects posted on the White House Blog this morning in an attempt to put to rest rumors about health care legisl ... Read on »
Anthem’s President says enough is enough by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Public outrage was quick to be felt after Anthem proposed a rate hike back in February that averaged 25 percent for individually insured policies, and some policyholders ... Read on »
Healthcare Mandate: Can it be stopped? by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In Tallahassee, Florida a bold new piece of legislation has the blood of some Democrats close to the boiling point. The bill has been introduced in an attempt to stop the ... Read on »
The straw that broke the camel’s back by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Stocks in big healthcare companies tell the tale of who won the fight in health care this morning. Medical device manufacturer Medtronic’s stock went up 2.3% but that pa ... Read on »
California’s crisis grows deeper by tango17 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Riverside County Medical Association announced today that a new bill – SB 726 that is now on the assembly floor must be stopped. It is predicted that the bill would ... Read on »
How near is the end? by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Following the so called “bipartisan health care summit”, President Obama is working hard to move health care reform forward. Congressional Democrats are shooting for pass ... Read on »
Party lines are drawn by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Today the White House issued proposals for health care reform that have won kudos from several Democratic lawmakers, a sure sign of how little GOP input is in the plan. ... Read on »
Who really wins in this fight? by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy President Obama that the population of the U.S. will undoubtedly and universally benefit most from his health care reform. However the question remains – politically and ... Read on »
Healthcare’s new public enemy #1 by tango17 Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In a bold attempt to finally pass a health care reform billNancy Pelosi suggested onWednesday that the House should pass the Senate’s version and from there use a process ... Read on »