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July 2017

Artificial Intelligence Disruption in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence is disrupting healthcare by synthesizing better outcomes at lower costs. However, would it compete with physicians or augment their skills? Big Data processing is beyond the scope of human mind. In healthcare, delivering adequate treatment in a timely manner is critical. Applying AI could support diagnostic and therapeutic decision making, bring down drugs’ time to market, empower patients and accelerate discovery and innovation. Theme: Innovations in Health Technology Speakers: Dr. Igor Barani Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Enlitic, Inc. Bob Frasure Sr. Software [...]

October 2016

Meet Author, Dan Munro, discussing his new book “Casino Healthcare”

On Thursday, October 27th please meet author Dan Munro, discussing his new book “Casino Healthcare”. He will also lead a great conversation on the recent topic “Blockchain” that was presented at the September, Health 2.0 Conference. Dan has an informative “take” on this topic and it should be an interesting conversation. Also, please RSVP so you don’t miss out on the popcorn and cookies! ____________________________________________ Dan Munro Author and Forbes Contributor Dan Munro is a writer on the topics of technology, innovation, and policy that [...]

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day October 22, 2016.

On Saturday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. your local agency and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Last April, Americans turned in 447 tons (over 893,000 pounds) [...]

June 2016

Medtexter to present at Health 2.0

Jeremy Whiteley from Medtexter will be speaking at the upcoming Health 2.0 meet up. Come find out how Medtexter empowers and engages patients to manage and remember to take their medications and supplements on time, every time, which leads to healthier outcomes and lower healthcare costs. Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM SkySong Tech Campus Bldg 1, 2nd floor- East End-Acceleration Space 1475 North Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale , AZ About Health 2.0 Phoenix Health 2.0 Phoenix/Scottsdale Chapter , as part of the international Health 2.0 movement, [...]

October 2015

A Patient Satisfaction Survey Study ends because the Death rate spiked dramatically.

Only the dead people were happy with the results of the survey. There were two groups: A placebo group and, and the study group. The study group was subjected to a different level of care, where the doctors were trying to make the patients respond in the survey as being satisfied. The study group had a 238% increase in mortality over the control (or “placebo”) group. Mortality was directly linked to Patients satisfaction. How could that be? The Gomer Blog, who [...]

September 2015

Looking at the Fake Drug Industry

Are Prescription Drugs so expensive that they’re forcing you to buy from foreign pharmacies? The answer is often yes… prescription Drugs are too expensive to purchase on a regular basis. But if you skimp on the purchase of U.S. manufactured drugs you are very likely giving yourself a placebo; a fake drug that will likely not do what the doctor prescribed the drug to handle and may very well be doing you damage. Newsweek Magazine reported that Phony Medicine is a [...]

What is expected to happen with Employee Health Care Programs?  is a company that regularly polls mangers and employees about company trends and constantly reviews effective business trends. In a recent survey they have assessed what employers expect is going to happen with Employee Health Care Programs. Among those trends revealed is that employers believe that: Educating their employees along with tools make for the best ways for employees to make their health care selections. Mobile Apps deliver the best feedback and wellness messages for employees and will increase to 95% by 2018 That [...]

Employers looking to reduce heath care costs for company employees!

The costs that employers can’t ignore. Back in the olden days of Healthcare Insurance, when we mostly paid our own monthly premiums, if we could even qualify for it, we each did the most we could to bring down our monthly payments. We managed our own policies. Certainly, those employees that worked for really large corporations, were union members or government employees didn’t have to worry about that stuff, someone else negotiated that benefit most of the time and you paid [...]