Monday, March 8, 2021

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Dear Patient. Your Healthcare Data is No Longer Safe. Sincerely, HIPAA

HIPAA has not kept pace with the flood of digital technology swamping healthcare and it is in desperate need of modernization and strict regulation.

The Ethics of A.I. in Healthcare Must Be Urgently Addressed

A.I. is critical to the growth of healthcare in the coming decade. It needs to be managed correctly and urgent ethical guidelines regulating its use need to be implimented.

Blaming the Psychiatric Patient When It’s a Drug-Genetic Interaction

How can patients with psychiatric or any other illnesses be viewed as non-compliant with their medical regimes when there is a persistent failure to investigate how their race and genetics are affecting treatment

“Investigational” Is Payer Code for “Coverage Denied”

Outside the pandemic, “investigational” remains payer code for denying reimbursement. In the case of treatment for chronic conditions, even FDA-approved digital-health and connected devices languish on waitlists for formulary inclusion.

Color Based Care Still Taints American Healthcare

Healthcare has to assume responsibility for its failure to address color based care in the industry. Gender and racial bias still permeate American Healthcare.

Sorry, Alternate Health. We Just Don’t Trust You. Here’s Why

Natural herbs and plant-based extracts offer untapped benefits to many people who so desperately need alternatives. Cheap, cost-effective treatments to alleviate suffering.

Covid is Never Going to Be Over. We Need to Plan Accordingly

Is SARS-CoV-2 nothing more than aggressive Influenza, a new breed of Flu. It looks that way and it may be here to stay. We need to deal with that.

Top 10 Drivers for 2021 Health Innovation

What will drive Health Innovation in 2021? Do you agree with this Top 10 list of the Health drivers I've identified? Digital health plays a huge part.

How New Immunity Passports Will Impact the Poor and the Vulnerable

Immunity Passports will negatively impact the prow and disadvantaged in our communities. Can we afford this now?. Too many lives have already been lost.

Why Some Californian Healthcare Workers Are Refusing the Covid Vaccine

The covid vaccine is a personal choice. It always was and always will be. That doctor or nurse who has refused the vaccine because of personal concerns is fully within their rights to do so.

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Oleander 4X Snakeoil. The Story Behind a Fake Covid Cure

This is the story of how a pharma company has milked a practically useless compound for the last 20 years, misleading its investors and offering the public hopes of miracle cures for everything from Alzheimer's, to cancers and Covid.

How OMICS and Other Predatory Publishers Enable Scientific Fraudsters

Predatory Journals like OMICS and Pulsus pose a real danger to the scientific community and public alike.

Top 10 Drivers for 2021 Health Innovation

What will drive Health Innovation in 2021? Do you agree with this Top 10 list of the Health drivers I've identified? Digital health plays a huge part.

Exposing the Dark World of Predatory Health

Predatory Health is the greatest challenge modern healthcare faces. Practitioners of predatory health are undermining trust in vaccines and proven medical practices.

The Healthcare Trail of Tears

Has the United States contributed to the plight of the Native peoples and has it been perpetuated by current administrations?

Record Numbers of Californians Die From COVID-19, Surgeon General Promotes Yoga and Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences

When evidence faces off against the power of celebrity status and charisma, the evidence is left lying face down in the street. That becomes particularly important to take into account during a pandemic in which people are dying from misinformation.

Do Patients Have a Type?

No two patients are the same. They possess different experiences, values, and expectations; all must be taken into account. Yet, some tendencies are present across groups.

Why Some Californian Healthcare Workers Are Refusing the Covid Vaccine

The covid vaccine is a personal choice. It always was and always will be. That doctor or nurse who has refused the vaccine because of personal concerns is fully within their rights to do so.

How New Immunity Passports Will Impact the Poor and the Vulnerable

Immunity Passports will negatively impact the prow and disadvantaged in our communities. Can we afford this now?. Too many lives have already been lost.

Dutch Researcher Refuses to Disclose How She Got Students to Consent to Experimental Infection

This past year, the Netherlands Board on Research Integrity (LOWI) concluded that a former professor of psychology at Leiden University was guilty of breaching several rules of scientific integrity.

EDITORS CHOICE

Private Practice: Solution Mode to Survival Mode

A true glimpse into the process of transitioning a practice and how it can be a great solution to the issues facing private practices. Many are struggling,

Do Patients Have a Type?

No two patients are the same. They possess different experiences, values, and expectations; all must be taken into account. Yet, some tendencies are present across groups.

Covid is Never Going to Be Over. We Need to Plan Accordingly

Is SARS-CoV-2 nothing more than aggressive Influenza, a new breed of Flu. It looks that way and it may be here to stay. We need to deal with that.

Blaming the Psychiatric Patient When It’s a Drug-Genetic Interaction

How can patients with psychiatric or any other illnesses be viewed as non-compliant with their medical regimes when there is a persistent failure to investigate how their race and genetics are affecting treatment