VA Hospital in Phoenix And The Secret Waiting List - Patients Are Victims Of A System Where Meeting Analytical Goals Trumps Any Sort of Ethics And Care-“The Grays” Where People Can No Longer Tell the Difference Between “Virtual” and “Real” World Values VA Hospital in Phoenix And The Secret Waiting List - Patients Are Victims Of A System Where Meeting Analytical Goals Trumps Any Sort of Ethics And Care-“The Grays” Where People Can No Longer Tell the Difference Between “Virtual” and “Real” World Values

Update: Sharron Helman, Director of the Phoenix VA made almost $10,000 in bonus money as well. W...

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

World Privacy Forum Report - The Scoring of America: How Secret Consumer Scores Threaten Your Privacy and Your Future - One Big Element that Fuels the Continued Attack of Killer Algorithms & Demise of the Middle Class Creating Profiteering And/Or Denial of Access World Privacy Forum Report - The Scoring of America: How Secret Consumer Scores Threaten Your Privacy and Your Future - One Big Element that Fuels the Continued Attack of Killer Algorithms & Demise of the Middle Class Creating Profiteering And/Or Denial of Access

I included this report in another post and the more I thought about it, the more I thought it should...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Former Chairman of UCLA Medical Center Orthopedic Surgical Unit Gets $10 Million Dollar Settlement in Whistleblower Case Former Chairman of UCLA Medical Center Orthopedic Surgical Unit Gets $10 Million Dollar Settlement in Whistleblower Case

This is a big settlement and the former head of the UCLA Orthopedic center filed the whistleblower c...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Novartis Buying GlaxoSmithKline Cancer Business $16 Billion and Divest Vaccines To Glaxo for $7.1 Billion Along With Creating New Consumer Healthcare Business For Over the Counter Drugs Novartis Buying GlaxoSmithKline Cancer Business $16 Billion and Divest Vaccines To Glaxo for $7.1 Billion Along With Creating New Consumer Healthcare Business For Over the Counter Drugs

The good news here from the announcement is that nobody’s loosing jobs and all will just shift owner...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Meaningful Use Not Connected To Quality of Care by Doctors, Harvard Study Shows Little Significance Meaningful Use Not Connected To Quality of Care by Doctors, Harvard Study Shows Little Significance

I don’t this is a huge surprise here.  Take into account though that there may be doctors using elec...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Complexities Are Winning - Medicare Principal; Deputy Administrator Calling It Quits - Time For Folks To Come Out of “The Grays” And Look at the Reality of the Complex Systems We Built - Beyond Humans And Even the Machines To Handle At Times-IT on Overload Complexities Are Winning - Medicare Principal; Deputy Administrator Calling It Quits - Time For Folks To Come Out of “The Grays” And Look at the Reality of the Complex Systems We Built - Beyond Humans And Even the Machines To Handle At Times-IT on Overload

Help…throw a life line seems to be the calling today.  If you have read my blog long enough then are...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

SydaSoft Medical Billing And Practice Management Software Is Affordable and Has Full Featured Demo Available for Download… SydaSoft Medical Billing And Practice Management Software Is Affordable and Has Full Featured Demo Available for Download…

Here’s part three in talking about SydaSoft Medical Billing and Practice Management software. Below...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Limitations And Risks Of Machine Ethics (That Really Don’t Exist) - Abstract Basically Substantiating the Existence of What I Coined As “The Attacks of the Killer Algorithms”… Limitations And Risks Of Machine Ethics (That Really Don’t Exist) - Abstract Basically Substantiating the Existence of What I Coined As “The Attacks of the Killer Algorithms”…

Here’s a new term to thing about “machine ethics” and this is long and detailed abstract discussing ...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Dallas Hospital Ordered to Reinstate Doctors Admitting Privileges After Hospital Caved To Pro-Life Protesters Who Said They Would Picket the Hospital If They Did Not Abide By Their Wishes Dallas Hospital Ordered to Reinstate Doctors Admitting Privileges After Hospital Caved To Pro-Life Protesters Who Said They Would Picket the Hospital If They Did Not Abide By Their Wishes

Does this beat all that the Pro-Life folks can force the hospital to break the law in this instance ...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Summit Health Wellness, Now Becomes Quest Wellness Services Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Summit Health Wellness, Now Becomes Quest Wellness Services

The company actually does a bit more than wellness and sells their services to employers to reduce c...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Cedar-Sinai Nurses Now Will Screen All Hospitalized Adult Patients for Depression-Any False Positives As Being in the Hospital Is Enough To Depress Anyone, Scoring or Subjective Information? Cedar-Sinai Nurses Now Will Screen All Hospitalized Adult Patients for Depression-Any False Positives As Being in the Hospital Is Enough To Depress Anyone, Scoring or Subjective Information?

This is interesting as I indicated in the title here, nobody wants to be in a hospital today.  As I ...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

UPMC Medical Center Workers Protesting Low Wages While Investigation of Employee Data Breach Continues With Fake Tax Returns and Bank Accounts Drained..Double Whammy UPMC Medical Center Workers Protesting Low Wages While Investigation of Employee Data Breach Continues With Fake Tax Returns and Bank Accounts Drained..Double Whammy

If you have been sleeping under a rock UPMC makes more money than any other hospital in the US, abou...

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Amazing Comparison With $50 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Versus $42k Myoelectric Prosthesis Amazing Comparison With $50 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Versus $42k Myoelectric Prosthesis

This is pretty cool and as it states this is not an apples to apples comparison and shows what 3D p...

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Prime Healthcare Continues To Purchase “Desperate Hospitals” As Bids Become Available for Those That Are Cash Strapped - “Hospital Inequality” A Topic That Nobody Wants To Discuss Prime Healthcare Continues To Purchase “Desperate Hospitals” As Bids Become Available for Those That Are Cash Strapped - “Hospital Inequality” A Topic That Nobody Wants To Discuss

When it gets down to the bottom of the barrel, Prime Healthcare that was once considered the “dreade...

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Silicon Valley And The Cannabis Connection-If Our Software Technologies Are Stressing You Out, We Have Weed Science And We’ll Make Money There As Developers and Other Technologists Discover Writing Code for Weed, Merging Real and Virtual World Values Silicon Valley And The Cannabis Connection-If Our Software Technologies Are Stressing You Out, We Have Weed Science And We’ll Make Money There As Developers and Other Technologists Discover Writing Code for Weed, Merging Real and Virtual World Values

Here we go, the next move for US consumers, we are not only buried with software and start ups that ...

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Sunday, April 20, 2014
 
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