Geisinger CEO: Healthcare BI ‘about to Enter the 19th Century’

19thAccording to Glenn Steele, CEO of Geisinger Health System, there’s no outcome that can’t be improved, and smarter business intelligence comes from insightful use data.

Smart data can be used for population health to drive behavior change, Steele said in an interview with Continue reading

Public Health Exchange Enrollment Tops 4.2 million: HHS

hceMore than 4.2 million people enrolled in health insurance plans offered through public exchanges as of March 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.

The number increased more than 28% compared with the nearly 3.3 million people enrolled as of Feb. 1. Continue reading

Royal Jelly: Anti-Diabetic Healing Gift from the Bee Hive

rjYou have probably heard, if the bees die, they are taking us with them. So many of the crops we depend on for our subsistence, thanks to the busy work of these remarkable creatures — specifically, their inadvertent pollination of angiosperms, the plants that most of modern human civilization depend on for their daily nourishment — Continue reading

Dramatic Increase in Kidney Disease in the US and Abroad Linked To Roundup (Glyphosate) ‘Weedkiller’

global_kidney_disease_roundup(2)Last month, we reported on a mysterious global epidemic of fatal kidney disease, focusing on a study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health1 that laid down evidence showing the herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) is responsible for an epidemic of kidney-related deaths Continue reading

Should You Trust ‘The Daily Beast’ About Vaccines?

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The Daily Beast, an American website claiming to provide “breaking news and sharp commentary,” recently published an article titled, “Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers. You Just Brought Back Measles in NYC,” providing not a shred of evidence to substantiate its vociferous claims. 

In fact, Continue reading