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Google I/O: Google Fit Intro Conference Wisely Shies Away From Health

Google I/O: Google Fit Intro Conference Wisely Shies Away From Health Google left out a key word in previewing its Google Fit data-aggregation platform this week: “health.” While Apple played up the “health” angle in announcing its interesting but hardly groundbreaking HealthKit platform...

Jun 27 2014, 5:00am CDT

Medicare Reformer Offers his Resignation

Medicare: Why A Medicare Reformer Resigned? A Medicare reformer recently offered his resignation. Medicare pays up to 80% of what private insurance companies pay doctors in the United States.

Apr 23 2014, 8:22am CDT

Setting Healthcare Interop On Fire

Setting Healthcare Interop On Fire There’s a new software standard for sharing health data that’s gaining a lot of interest and support. Still in “prototype” format, it’s called Fast Health Interoperable Resources or FHIR (pronounced ‘fire’) and the...

Mar 31 2014, 12:46am CDT

Re-Engineering Healthcare To Eliminate Preventable Deaths Joe Kiani is a busy man.  As the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Masimo Corporation, a global medical device manufacturer, Kiani has been a leader in patient safety and healthcare innovation for more than 20 years....

Mar 13 2014, 4:51am CDT

What Ails Mt. Sinai Hospital Ails The Entire US Healthcare System A Bloomberg News article raises extremely troubling questions about policies and procedures that have made the Mt. Sinai hospital catheterization laboratory the busiest and most lucrative in New York City. It is unclear...

Mar 6 2014, 6:36pm CST

Malcolm Gladwell Keynotes Healthcare Data Interoperability Summit

Malcolm Gladwell Keynotes Healthcare Data Interoperability Summit The global narrative for “digital health” is relatively easy because the opportunities are so enormous. The only real limit is our imagination. Some of the more recent developments can be breathtaking – and include...

Mar 3 2014, 12:05am CST

Aetna CEO Bertolini Outlines 'Creative Destruction' Of Healthcare At HIMSS14

Aetna CEO Bertolini Outlines 'Creative Destruction' Of Healthcare At HIMSS14 As CEO of Aetna – #312 on Forbes Global 2000 list – Mark Bertolini knows something about sustainability. According to his keynote at HIMSS14 earlier today, back in 2001, Aetna was losing $1 million a day. As with...

Feb 25 2014, 1:01am CST

Enterprise Mobile Health Vendor Voalte Lands $36 Million Series 'C'

Enterprise Mobile Health Vendor Voalte Lands $36 Million Series 'C' On Friday, Sarasota Florida based Voalte announced a $36M Series ‘C’ investment led by Bedford Funding – a private equity firm in White Plains, New York. Founded in 2008, that brings total funding for the...

Feb 23 2014, 11:51pm CST

CES 2015 News
SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry

SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry In light of last weeks cyber-attack on Forbes (here), the release of new cyberthreat report yesterday specifically for healthcare was both timely – and sobering. Maliciously disrupting the business of a major media...

Feb 20 2014, 2:06am CST

Getting At Government's Secret $35 Million Fund For Innovation

Getting At Government's Secret $35 Million Fund For Innovation Well, it’s not really a secret. You just have to know the tricks on how to successfully apply – I’ll get to that in a minute. It’s more important to tell you where the money is coming from. The United States Government...

Feb 7 2014, 12:27pm CST

Why Your Insurance Company Will Pay You to Take Your Medicine

Why Your Insurance Company Will Pay You to Take Your Medicine Imagine your insurance company paying you for healthier behavior, such as taking your vitamins or medications as directed, going for daily walks, or not eating that second dessert.  That day may not be very far...

Feb 6 2014, 8:15am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

I4U news

Can An Uber Investor Bring Silicon Valley Disruption To Healthcare? Several tweets today from Benchmark Capital partner Bill Gurley suggests that the legendary VC firm – famous for their backing of eBay, Uber, OpenTable, and Yelp, among others – may be preparing to get serious about...

Jan 10 2014, 7:51pm CST

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Can 2014 Be The Year Of Real Healthcare Innovation? Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that, it is its nature.  Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it bey encumbering it with remedies.     —...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

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Does Obamacare Deserve Credit For Slowing The Growth In Health Care Spending? The annual report of from the actuaries over at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is out for 2012 and, for the fourth year running, the news is surprisingly good. Total healthcare spending in 2012...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

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Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity Build it and they will come. I sense that this may be a guiding principal to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app and the democratization of healthcare will magically appear.   And while it might sometimes...

Jan 2 2014, 1:21pm CST

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Don't Be Fooled By Kathleen Sebelius's Healthcare.gov 'Progress' Report This month, Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius trudged up to Capitol Hill for her second public grilling over the flaws with the Obamacare healthcare exchanges. Sebelius was insistent that HealthCare.gov has vastly...

Dec 23 2013, 7:56am CST

Obamacare Deadline Undergoes Extension

Obamacare Deadline Undergoes Extension Obamacare appears to be progressing slowly and steadily. While there are still some hurdles it has to overcome, its deadline has undergone extension. This comes as somewhat of a relief to the afflicted.

Dec 23 2013, 1:51am CST

Top Ten Healthcare Quotes For 2013

Top Ten Healthcare Quotes For 2013 This list is by no means comprehensive – it’s simply a list of ten quotes I heard (or saw) throughout the year that made me grab a keyboard. The 11th quote is a straggler that I missed from my list last year (here), but...

Dec 22 2013, 11:11pm CST

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What Patients Don't Know About Obamacare I get the question every day: “Hey Doc, I hope I still can come see you after Obamacare.” Why wouldn’t you still see me? My state chose not to set up its own healthcare exchanges. Michiganders have to rely on the...

Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST

In Speaking About Healthcare, We've Forgotten Patient Satisfaction: How To Treat Hospital Patients Like Valued Customers

In Speaking About Healthcare, We've Forgotten Patient Satisfaction: How To Treat Hospital Patients Like Valued Customers Patient satisfaction – customer service, really – in hospitals and healthcare: It’s time for the industry to raise the bar—and it needs to get a move on. Even though the goal of customer satisfaction in healthcare...

Dec 20 2013, 5:51pm CST

Medicare Reports Fraud And Waste Grew In 2013 After Years Of Decline

Medicare Reports Fraud And Waste Grew In 2013 After Years Of Decline Despite expanding its efforts to curtail fraud and waste, a Medicare internal auditor found that the agency’s fee-for-service program’s improper payments grew by almost 19 percent after years of decline. In the U.S....

Dec 20 2013, 3:01pm CST

Health Insurance Glitches Continue

Health Insurance Glitches Continue to Plague Governmental Efforts Despite honest efforts made by President Obama’s government, glitches in its health insurance policies have continued to plague the system. And those in desperate need of medical provisions are left high and dry.

Dec 14 2013, 4:58am CST

Lie of the Year Award Goes to Obama

Lie of the Year Goes to Obama President Obama in an off the cuff remark said that, “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” However, things turned out differently in real life. So the Lie of the Year award by PolitiFact went to him for such blatant hypocrisy.

Dec 14 2013, 4:10am CST

HealthCare.gov is a Fully Functional Service

HealthCare.gov is a Fully Functional Service The service known as HealthCare.gov is fully functional. In fact, it just might give Obamacare the much needed booster shot in the arm it so desperately needs.

Dec 3 2013, 6:04am CST

Obamacare Website Upgrade Finished

Obamacare Website Upgrade Finished What is going on with the Obamacare website healthcare.gov. It is completely offline right now (1:50pm ET).

Nov 30 2013, 1:05pm CST

Google Launches Calico to Crack Death

Google Announces Health and Welfare Company Calico to Erase Death Google has its diversity. That is why it launched a healthcare and welfare company by the name of Calico. The new company’s goal is to crack the longevity code and ultimately erase death from the world.

Sep 19 2013, 3:13am CDT

ZigBee Health Care Profile Available for Download

ZigBee Health Care Profile Available for Download ZigBee is a wireless standard that is used in all sorts of products including home automation. The ZigBee Alliance has announced that the new health care profile is available for public download. The profile is designed...

Apr 6 2010, 11:00am CDT

Planar PT1500MX-BK 15-Inch 5-Wire Resistive Touch Screen Analog LCD Monitor

Planar PT1500MX-BK 15-Inch 5-Wire Resistive Touch Screen Analog LCD Monitor Touch screen technology for your monitor is now getting much more reasonably priced. The Planar PT1500MX-BK recognizes touch input from your finger, gloved hand, credit card, pen or stylus. The monitor is perfect for...

Jan 4 2010, 10:00pm CST

Durabook RT10 Tablet PC for Healthcare Pros Launches

Durabook RT10 Tablet PC for Healthcare Pros Launches GammaTech has announced a new tablet computer that is aimed at healthcare pros called the Durabook RT10. The tablet PC is fully rugged and features Intel health technology. The machine is capable of withstanding drops...

Mar 24 2009, 6:25am CDT