Monthly Archives: February 2014

The view from the skyboxes can be awfully deceiving…

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:23 AMTo: Stephen J. Hemsley – CEO, United HealthcareSubject: The view from the skyboxes can be awfully deceiving… Dear Mr. Hemsley, Please pardon my brief absence.  An abdominal surgery kind of … Continue reading

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Depression Likely The Biggest Incremental Driver For Cyberonics

Stephen Simpson, CFA, Kratisto Investing (253 clicks) Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst Send Message| Follow (2,249) Depression Likely The Biggest Incremental Driver For Cyberonics Feb. 5, 2014 1:49 PM ET  |  About: CYBX, Includes: BSX, MDT, … Continue reading

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Cyberonics (CYBX) AspireSR Generator Receives CE Mark

  Cyberonics (CYBX) AspireSR Generator Receives CE Mark February 20, 2014 7:16 AM EST Cyberonics (Nasdaq: CYBX) announced the CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) approval in Europe for the AspireSR generator, the novel sixth-generation VNS Therapy generator. The AspireSR generator provides … Continue reading

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Scientists unveil the mechanisms underlying the immediate effect of deep brain stimulation in depression

Scientists unveil the mechanisms underlying the immediate effect of deep brain stimulation in depression February 18th, 2014 in Psychology & Psychiatry / A team of UCA researchers led by Professor Esther Berrocoso and in joint collaboration with the mental health … Continue reading

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"There are doctors, good doctors and better doctors."

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, February 14, 2014 4:13 AMTo: Stephen J. Hemsley – CEO, United Healthcare; Chet Burrell, President & CEO CareFirst BlueCross BlueShieldSubject: “There are doctors, good doctors and better doctors.” Dear Mr. Hemsley, Now that I’ve … Continue reading

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I go “Totally Bananas”

As you know from many of my writings pertaining to VNS Therapy it is often of a very serious nature especially when endeavoring to right serious wrongs and advocating for the wellness of others. Quite often when facing these daunting … Continue reading

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United Healthcare medical Policy Number: 2014T0101Q–Vagus Nerve Stimulation

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:49 AMTo: Stephen J. Hemsley – CEO, United HealthcareCc: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center of Medicare at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Amy Larrick, Senior … Continue reading

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