Algorithms, Scoring Metrics, Privacy and more in today’s Healthcare business world–The Healthcare Algo Cartel Algorithms, Scoring Metrics, Privacy and more in today’s Healthcare business world–The Healthcare Algo Cartel

This is a video of a recent presentation I did at the 74th Annual AAPS (American Association of Physicians and Surgeons) meeting.  I don’t d...

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Invade Medical Records and Electronically Connect Cash Patients to RX Discount Cards-OptimizeRX-to SingleCare to OptumRX Pharmacy Benefit Managers Invade Medical Records and Electronically Connect Cash Patients to RX Discount Cards-OptimizeRX-to SingleCare to OptumRX

This should not really come as a big surprise as what hasn’t the pharmacy benefit managment business touched?  So what is OptimizeRX ?  Most...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

“One Trick Algo World” Needs to be Licensed and Indexed–Spurious Correlations “For Profit” Are Out of Control “One Trick Algo World” Needs to be Licensed and Indexed–Spurious Correlations “For Profit” Are Out of Control

With prediction tools and apps being all the rage today, their reliability and accuracy are not always there.  Before the word “prediction” ...

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

DOJ Enters WhistleBlower Law Suit Against United Healthcare–Risk Fiddling for Profit, A Walk Back Down Ingenix Memory Lane Again DOJ Enters WhistleBlower Law Suit Against United Healthcare–Risk Fiddling for Profit, A Walk Back Down Ingenix Memory Lane Again

Here we go again, back to those Ingenix algorithms and business models, getting a rerun of sorts of what occurred in 2011.  In 2011 there wa...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Inc. File Legal Complaint Against OptumRx “Aligning Its Interests” with the Big Three Drug Distributors in US, Thus Acting as an Agent of the Government With Accreditation Processes Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Inc. File Legal Complaint Against OptumRx “Aligning Its Interests” with the Big Three Drug Distributors in US, Thus Acting as an Agent of the Government With Accreditation Processes

This is a pretty interesting lawsuit and it includes named invidituals at HHS and CMS as well as participants.  You can view all the defenda...

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Cigna & United Healthcare Face Class Action Suits-PBM Over Charging Customers for Prescriptions, OptumRX Pharmacy Benefit Management Software-“Front Running” Consumers With Killer Algorithms at the Drug Store Cigna & United Healthcare Face Class Action Suits-PBM Over Charging Customers for Prescriptions, OptumRX Pharmacy Benefit Management Software-“Front Running” Consumers With Killer Algorithms at the Drug Store

Here we go again.  If you haven’t figured this out yet, when you buy a Cigna Health insurance policy you get a two for one with 2 insurers. ...

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Quants of Optum Carve Out New Outsourced Billing Deal with Quest Labs, Will Also Serve to Enhance The Scoring & Data Selling Business Conducted by Both Companies via Powerful Subsidiaries Quants of Optum Carve Out New Outsourced Billing Deal with Quest Labs, Will Also Serve to Enhance The Scoring & Data Selling Business Conducted by Both Companies via Powerful Subsidiaries

If you don’t know what a Quant is, take time out and watch video #2 in the footer of this blog as they are not just limited to working at fi...

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Saturday, September 17, 2016
 
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