Remember the Billionaire’s Summit in May 2009 – Oprah Did a Lot of Listening It Was Reported and She’s on Fire Today With Technology Remember the Billionaire’s Summit in May 2009 – Oprah Did a Lot of Listening It Was Reported and She’s on Fire Today With Technology

The meeting was held almost a year ago, but stop and take a look at what Oprah has going on these da...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

The FDA Wants A Price Increase Too – User Fees for Medical Device Companies The FDA Wants A Price Increase Too – User Fees for Medical Device Companies

Small businesses are still given a break for first time applications .  Their fiscal year begins in...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

Insurer Refuses to Pay for Credit Monitoring Services Given to University of Utah Patients Who’s Records Were Stolen – The Expensive Credit Monitoring Service Provided Bill of $2.5 Million Insurer Refuses to Pay for Credit Monitoring Services Given to University of Utah Patients Who’s Records Were Stolen – The Expensive Credit Monitoring Service Provided Bill of $2.5 Million

Ok this is not a small physician’s office who incurred the breach, which was solved and records ret...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

Sleep Farting – There’s a Solution, The Better Marriage Blanket (Video) Sleep Farting – There’s a Solution, The Better Marriage Blanket (Video)

Now what is it in our DNA that causes this (grin).  This look like a real product but I’m not sure ...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

“Is This All There is” One Senator Announced His Retirement at Age 54 – A Culture of Nonparticipation (Opinion) “Is This All There is” One Senator Announced His Retirement at Age 54 – A Culture of Nonparticipation (Opinion)

The article here addresses much of the political feelings and goings on in Congress, but for my litt...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

Blue Cross Premium Increases To Be Resubmitted in California – Algorithms for “Desired Results”? Blue Cross Premium Increases To Be Resubmitted in California – Algorithms for “Desired Results”?

This is certainly a welcome sign here to have the reports substantiated to ensure that the grounds f...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

Dennis Quaid files Lawsuit Against Baxter for Not Recalling Heparin Dennis Quaid files Lawsuit Against Baxter for Not Recalling Heparin

A bit of history, this was addressed before and settlements were made but obviously the attention ne...

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Friday, April 30, 2010

US Doctors Traveling Abroad to Perform Surgery Outside the the Country – New Meaning for Locum Tenens? US Doctors Traveling Abroad to Perform Surgery Outside the the Country – New Meaning for Locum Tenens?

Medical tourism keeps adding more innovations as the concept moves along.  Now through this company in California you can have your surgery ...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Press Conference Today – California Supports Healthcare Reform Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Press Conference Today – California Supports Healthcare Reform

I happened to watch this today live and one of the best things I have heard in a while was said, “I’...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Kaiser Permanente Testing 2 IPads at the Garfield Healthcare Innovation Center Kaiser Permanente Testing 2 IPads at the Garfield Healthcare Innovation Center

This is an update from an article that ran in the SF Gate not too long ago relative to what Kaiser ...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

First GINA Violation Appears To Be In the Works – She Has BRCA2 Gene And Was Released From Her Job First GINA Violation Appears To Be In the Works – She Has BRCA2 Gene And Was Released From Her Job

There’s still some additional information needed here so we can learn more about this case.  It come...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Donald Trump Talks About Financial Reform, Arizona and A Few Other Topics – Larry King Donald Trump Talks About Financial Reform, Arizona and A Few Other Topics – Larry King

With both healthcare reform and financial reform on everyone’s mind, Larry King talks to “The Donald” to get his views and some discussion a...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Provenge from Dendreon Gets FDA Approval and Prostvac Gets Fast Track from FDA – Prostate Cancer Provenge from Dendreon Gets FDA Approval and Prostvac Gets Fast Track from FDA – Prostate Cancer

There’s a lot prostate cancer news today from the FDA.  Provenge from Dendreon is a process to wher...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Johnson and Johnson fined $81 Million over Topamax Promotional Sales –Off Label Marketing Johnson and Johnson fined $81 Million over Topamax Promotional Sales –Off Label Marketing

Recently in the news through another division, Johnson and Johnson won a large court case so perhaps...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Security Breach in Orange County – St. Jude Heritage Healthcare Has 22 Computers Stolen And 22,000 Members Notified Security Breach in Orange County – St. Jude Heritage Healthcare Has 22 Computers Stolen And 22,000 Members Notified

The encryption process came a little too late here, was in progress but not completed.  Five of the...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Gordon Brown’s “Nightmare on Elm Street” Affair – United Kingdom Gordon Brown’s “Nightmare on Elm Street” Affair – United Kingdom

This is a little off topic but over the years we have seen the exact same thing here when it comes t...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Some States are Opting Out of “High-Risk” Pools for Health Insurance – Nevada for One Some States are Opting Out of “High-Risk” Pools for Health Insurance – Nevada for One

In view of the new healthcare reform, we are seeing some resistance from some states and even seein...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010
 
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