“Stop the 1000 Deaths a Day Pass Policy Specifically Defining and Mandating EHR Interoperability”-Change.Org “Stop the 1000 Deaths a Day Pass Policy Specifically Defining and Mandating EHR Interoperability”-Change.Org

As you can read 25,000 signatures are needed to move to the White House to be addressed.  Read throu...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Radio Shack in Their Bankruptcy Case Says “Screw Your Privacy Consumers” We Need the Money to Pay Debtors, We’re Putting All Your Customer Data We Have On File Up For Bid.. Radio Shack in Their Bankruptcy Case Says “Screw Your Privacy Consumers” We Need the Money to Pay Debtors, We’re Putting All Your Customer Data We Have On File Up For Bid..

We all know how bankruptcy goes and how the courts over look and distribute money to pay off the deb...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Just Approved by FDA, The Watchman Implanted In Two Patients in Southern California, Will Make Life Normal For Many… Just Approved by FDA, The Watchman Implanted In Two Patients in Southern California, Will Make Life Normal For Many…

I think I have been writing here and there about the Watchman progress since I started 8 years ago a...

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Blue Shield of California Plans to Contest Losing It’s Tax Exempt Status–But Still Need to Begin Filing Tax Returns From 2013 Forward Blue Shield of California Plans to Contest Losing It’s Tax Exempt Status–But Still Need to Begin Filing Tax Returns From 2013 Forward

This is not the first time something like this has happened.  UPMC had the city of Pittsburgh file a...

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Not To Be Left Out of the $180 Billion Dollar A Year Personal Data Selling Business, Twitter Jumps In to Sell More Tweets Not To Be Left Out of the $180 Billion Dollar A Year Personal Data Selling Business, Twitter Jumps In to Sell More Tweets

I don’t worry about Twitter as much as I do the other social networks as you have to say it in 140 c...

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Premera Blue Cross Hacked (Not Related to Anthem Hack) 11 Million Affected Along With Marketing Affiliations And Private Insurance Exchange… Premera Blue Cross Hacked (Not Related to Anthem Hack) 11 Million Affected Along With Marketing Affiliations And Private Insurance Exchange…

This breach/attack affects Premera Blue Cross, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Vivacity an...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

FDA Warns “Don’t Get Your Dog Stoned” With the Uptick of Pet Hemp Products and Clean Up Your Advertising Warning To Two Companies Selling the Products… FDA Warns “Don’t Get Your Dog Stoned” With the Uptick of Pet Hemp Products and Clean Up Your Advertising Warning To Two Companies Selling the Products…

This is not unexpected and there are two companies now that seem to be jumping the gun a little bit ...

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Monday, March 16, 2015

How Claim Settlements Are So Difficult At Optum-Are Billing Codes are Locked In Fort Knox… How Claim Settlements Are So Difficult At Optum-Are Billing Codes are Locked In Fort Knox…

This is an article from the New York Times and frankly after reading this I don’t think the folks tr...

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Monday, March 16, 2015

First World Penis Transplant Accomplished in South Africa–Recipient of an Organ Donor Program… First World Penis Transplant Accomplished in South Africa–Recipient of an Organ Donor Program…

Wake Forest in the US has grown and transplanted penises for rabbits for a few years now and they w...

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Social Security Death Index-More Flawed Data–Information Gets Sold To Credit Agencies, Banks and More… The Social Security Death Index-More Flawed Data–Information Gets Sold To Credit Agencies, Banks and More…

Here’s yet another side on the data selling epidemic in the US but this is a little different.  Sure...

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Major US Newspapers Sign Up and Invest With New Start Up That Will Charge You To Read The News–20 Cents Per Article, Probably Written by a Bot and Goes On You Credit Card–And Bolsters the $180 Million Dollar Year Personal Data Selling Business Major US Newspapers Sign Up and Invest With New Start Up That Will Charge You To Read The News–20 Cents Per Article, Probably Written by a Bot and Goes On You Credit Card–And Bolsters the $180 Million Dollar Year Personal Data Selling Business

This is the way the crappy algorithms crumble.  What was once a great way of communicating what’s go...

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Ebola Comes Back to US-American Healthcare Worker Tested Positive and Will Be Flown To the NIH For Treatment Ebola Comes Back to US-American Healthcare Worker Tested Positive and Will Be Flown To the NIH For Treatment

This is the same hospital that treated the nurse from Texas who came down with Ebola and it’s probab...

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

FTC Says the White House Privacy Bill of Rights Pretty Much Sucks-White House Can’t Model For One, And Leaves Data Selling Companies In Complete Control-Time to Index and License… FTC Says the White House Privacy Bill of Rights Pretty Much Sucks-White House Can’t Model For One, And Leaves Data Selling Companies In Complete Control-Time to Index and License…

Well this is not something new as last year, the White House was also living way too virtual and the...

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

More Screaming Substantiation To Fund “And Use” the Office of Technology Assessment For Congress-Come On Folks Get Yourself Some Help and Ditch This Haunting “Sebelius Syndrome” Of Artificial Perceptions… More Screaming Substantiation To Fund “And Use” the Office of Technology Assessment For Congress-Come On Folks Get Yourself Some Help and Ditch This Haunting “Sebelius Syndrome” Of Artificial Perceptions…

I swear anymore with some of the news we read people have really fallen into this Sebelius Syndrome ...

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

CMS to Rerun the Medicare Advantage Risk Scores–Dating Back to 2008 To Catch the Automated Risk Fiddlers of Said Insurer Fraud Amounting to Around $70 Billion–Be Ready For It… CMS to Rerun the Medicare Advantage Risk Scores–Dating Back to 2008 To Catch the Automated Risk Fiddlers of Said Insurer Fraud Amounting to Around $70 Billion–Be Ready For It…

I have covered this a couple of times and it appears now that Medicare is wanting get their money ba...

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Friday, March 06, 2015

Senators Create a Bill to Go After the Data Brokers Selling Our Personal Data But It Doesn’t Go Far Enough-Tons of Companies And Banks Are Also Selling Our Data and Repackaging Information About Us… Senators Create a Bill to Go After the Data Brokers Selling Our Personal Data But It Doesn’t Go Far Enough-Tons of Companies And Banks Are Also Selling Our Data and Repackaging Information About Us…

If you read my blog often enough then you know I am the accidental privacy advocate around here.  I ...

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Thursday, March 05, 2015

Zoeticx Care Connect Update–Interoperating Medical Records Using Middleware As No HIE Connection is Required-And A Bonus for Patients With One Time Secure Token Identification To Give Access Permission Zoeticx Care Connect Update–Interoperating Medical Records Using Middleware As No HIE Connection is Required-And A Bonus for Patients With One Time Secure Token Identification To Give Access Permission

Than, the CEO of Zoeticx has created a new video to give us some updates on what’s going on at Zoeti...

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Thursday, March 05, 2015
 
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