United Healthcare Reports 1st Quarter-OptumRX (Pharmacy Benefit Manager) Produces More Revenue Than Its Health Insurance Groups United Healthcare Reports 1st Quarter-OptumRX (Pharmacy Benefit Manager) Produces More Revenue Than Its Health Insurance Groups

You can read the entire press release here as the report is broken down in several entities, but I ...

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

United Healthcare Hits the Bottom of the Barrel Linking Doctor Information to Healthgrades Flawed Data United Healthcare Hits the Bottom of the Barrel Linking Doctor Information to Healthgrades Flawed Data

Ok if you have read here long enough, a few years, then you are accustomed to seeing outrageous flaw...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Walgreens Signs Agreement With PBM OptumRX (United Heatlhcare) and Anthem Then Sues Express Scripts Walgreens Signs Agreement With PBM OptumRX (United Heatlhcare) and Anthem Then Sues Express Scripts

The long and short of the OptumRX agreement is  to allow patients to be able to pick up and fill a p...

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Monday, March 21, 2016

United Healthcare Puts Their Quants To Work Again-Designs a Subsidiary to Compete Against Them and Sell Insurance With a New Set of Algorithms Named Harken United Healthcare Puts Their Quants To Work Again-Designs a Subsidiary to Compete Against Them and Sell Insurance With a New Set of Algorithms Named Harken

You read the title correctly as United adds yet one more subsidiary to their almost 400 subsidiary c...

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

United Healthcare Now Offering Employers Wearable Wellness Devices-UnitedHealthcareMotion–More Data To Mine And Sell With Related Risk Assessment Scoring Processes About You-Excess Scoring United Healthcare Now Offering Employers Wearable Wellness Devices-UnitedHealthcareMotion–More Data To Mine And Sell With Related Risk Assessment Scoring Processes About You-Excess Scoring

Here we go again, the Big Brother push and of course could all these “motion” scores be combined and...

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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

And So It Starts With Funded Health Insurance Communities to Help the Poor and Obtain A Lot More Behavior Data to Mine and Sell For United Healthcare From the Participants… And So It Starts With Funded Health Insurance Communities to Help the Poor and Obtain A Lot More Behavior Data to Mine and Sell For United Healthcare From the Participants…

If you have read here for a while there have been several posts about United Healthcare investments ...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

IBM Acquires Truven Analytics–Excess Scoring & Data Selling Of US Consumers Continues to Grow–Unlicensed And the Dangerous Quantitated Hype Progresses To Further Deny Access IBM Acquires Truven Analytics–Excess Scoring & Data Selling Of US Consumers Continues to Grow–Unlicensed And the Dangerous Quantitated Hype Progresses To Further Deny Access

Fortune put it right out in their article on why IBM was purchasing Truven Analytics, for the data. ...

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center EHR Hacked And Being Held for Ransom.. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center EHR Hacked And Being Held for Ransom..

Update:  2-27-2016  It was reported today via the LA Times, the hospital paid $17,000 in bit coins...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center McKesson EHR Hacked And Hospital Data Being Held for Ransom.. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center McKesson EHR Hacked And Hospital Data Being Held for Ransom..

I’m surprised it took so long to get out as it happened a week ago.  It’s been down for 7 days and ...

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Friday, February 12, 2016

St. Joseph Healthcare in Southern California Becoming a “Nurse Next Door” Franchisee-Acquiring 26 Locations With Option for Another 12–Their Current Private Home Care Business To Be Transitioned To This Model St. Joseph Healthcare in Southern California Becoming a “Nurse Next Door” Franchisee-Acquiring 26 Locations With Option for Another 12–Their Current Private Home Care Business To Be Transitioned To This Model

This is interesting and hospitals are under real pressure today to avoid re-admissions as they can b...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Index and License Data Sellers, Step One Needed for Any Consumer Privacy Efforts to Exist - Spurious Correlations and Flawed Data Risk Assessments Thrive To Erroneously Deny Access Index and License Data Sellers, Step One Needed for Any Consumer Privacy Efforts to Exist - Spurious Correlations and Flawed Data Risk Assessments Thrive To Erroneously Deny Access

It’s been a while since I hit this one but since last time, of course, things are getting worse out ...

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Sunday, February 07, 2016
 
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