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Sexist Marketing to Women: The Nine West Edition

August 5, 2014 www.ninewest.com As first seen on Consumerist. I get that Banana Republic did a Mad Men Collection but to actually take the sexist tone from the era and not just the style shows how out of touch some marketing executives really are when it comes to...

Medical Sexism: The Sociopathic Business Model™

August 1, 2014 Have you ever visited a doctor and felt like they weren’t listening to you, or dismissed your concerns?  You’re not alone and if you’re a woman, it’s much more common.  This as medical sexism.  I was almost a victim of medical sexism 24...

NFL is No NBA: Rice Should be Banned For Life

July 31, 2014 It's been noted here before that the NFL is likely operating under The Sociopathic Business Model™, and today they confirmed it with the inconsistent and contradictory language to action by giving NFL Ravens’ Ray Rice a two game suspension for dragging is unconscious...

SEC Has 6,500 Whistleblowers: PR Spin UnSpun

  July 29, 2014 According to the WSJ: 6,500 people offered confidential information under the whistleblower program of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency set up the program in mid-2011 with hopes of eliciting dirt on corporate wrongdoers. It offers a bounty of up to 30% of penalties for any...

Doctors Crying Over “Sunshine”? The Sociopathic Business Model™Edition

July 29, 2014 More Sunshine! As previously discussed the Sunshine Act reports physician's financial interactions with  manufacturers of drugs and medical devices to the CMS.   That information is about to be released to the public but some doctors are not happy about the transparency. According to WSJ Pharmalot: A group...

UPDATED: IntersectENT Goes PUBLIC Ring That BELL!

UPDATED: July 1, 2015 Nevro Appoints Lisa Earnhardt to its Board of Directors July 24, 2014 Carrots UPDATED:  Lisa Earnhardt, Chief Executive Officer of Intersect ENT that little company that could showed everyone and went public, as she rang the opening bell this morning! Congratulations!  As was said, it's a chess...

74% of Federal Whistleblower Lawsuits DO NOT RESULT IN JUDGMENTS

July 24, 2014 If it's been awhile since high school history above is an overview of the Office of the Attorney General (held by Eric Holder); and below are those departments involved in healthcare fraud cases.  5,400 federal whistleblower law suits (also known as "qui tam"...

The DOJ Will Huff & Puff About The Sunshine Act But Not Blowing Any Houses Down

Updated July 1, 2015 July 18, 2014 Earlier this week the AMA announced that physicians have between now and August 27 to review reports about their financial interactions with  manufacturers of drugs and medical devices and dispute potentially inaccurate reporting under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (also known as...