Pirates of the Health Care-Ibbean Pirates of the Health Care-Ibbean

Cute video talking about health insurance carriers...BD

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Saturday, March 17, 2007

Does anybody take encryption seriously?  They should...... Does anybody take encryption seriously? They should......

h ttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/14/business/14insure.html?_r=3&ref=health&oref=slogin&oref=slogin&oref=slogin Medical Data ...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

Health Plans: The only game in town? - Medical Economics Health Plans: The only game in town? - Medical Economics

http://www.memag.com/memag/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=410226&pageID=1&sk=&date= In the greater Los Angeles area, Blue Cross ...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

When the EMR goes down.... When the EMR goes down....

http://theblogthatatemanhattan.blogspot.com/2007/03/when-electronic-medical-record-goes.html This MD has some great idea on the blog on how...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

If Crack Dealers Took Lessons From Walgreens, They Really Would Be Rich If Crack Dealers Took Lessons From Walgreens, They Really Would Be Rich

http://www.freakonomics.com/blog/2007/03/15/if-crack-dealers-took-lessons-from-walgreens-they-really-would-be-rich/ This is a must read for...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 or Windows Server 2003 SP2 Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 or Windows Server 2003 SP2

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=bc327d94-4f2c-481f-8595-fa5b90b11bfc&DisplayLang=en#Requirements Internet Expl...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

VA nurse fails to visit patients, lists dead patient as 'stable' VA nurse fails to visit patients, lists dead patient as 'stable'

http://www.heraldsun.com/state/6-829665.cfm This has been around for years with folks documenting without making the actual calls and event...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

Bill Gates Still Loves the Tablet PC Bill Gates Still Loves the Tablet PC

This week the Microsoft MVP Summit is taking place in Redmond. One of the Tablet MVPs from Australia, Hugo Ortega was able to capture a few...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

One Big Tablet One Big Tablet

This is a product on display at CeBit in Germany this week. The product shown is one big tablet! The video is extremely interesting to wat...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

More HMO Humor More HMO Humor
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Friday, March 16, 2007

HMO Humor HMO Humor

Saint Peter at the Pearly Gates Three guys died at the same time and ended up in front of Saint Peter at the Pearly Gates. Saint Peter said...

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Friday, March 16, 2007

Tequila Tequila
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Friday, March 16, 2007

Duck Tape Duck Tape
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Friday, March 16, 2007

Revenge of the Ducks Revenge of the Ducks
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Friday, March 16, 2007

Coding Help - Diabetes from Medical Economics Coding Help - Diabetes from Medical Economics

http://www.memag.com/memag/content/printContentPopup.jsp?id=410217 Patients who have diabetes often have one or more complications that req...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Ablet Factory - One Note Toolkit Ablet Factory - One Note Toolkit

If you are perhaps not ready to invest in a full EMR system, the Ablet Factory has a nice One Note S...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Employers Offer Employees Incentives To Promote Improved Health, Reduce Health Care Costs Employers Offer Employees Incentives To Promote Improved Health, Reduce Health Care Costs

The Los Angeles Times on Monday examined how a "growing number of U.S. employers and their insurers are enticing workers to stay health...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

You can turn your practice around - Medical Economics You can turn your practice around - Medical Economics

Interesting story on how one MD turned a practice around with changing the way she did business....BD http://www.memag.com/memag/article/art...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Not-for-profits still skittish on impact of IT subsidies (Modern Health Care OnLine) Not-for-profits still skittish on impact of IT subsidies (Modern Health Care OnLine)

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070315/FREE/70315002/1029/FREE Hospitals need physicians more than physicians ...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Microsoft to buy voice recognition company Tellme Microsoft to buy voice recognition company Tellme

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070314/tc_nm/microsoft_tellme_dc_5 Tellme, founded in 1999 by former Netscape executive Mike McCue, provides ...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

New Yorkers Feel Right at Home With House Calls New Yorkers Feel Right at Home With House Calls

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/13/AR2007031301485.html?referrer=email But another kind of house call -- call ...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Paying for Care Episodes and Care Coordination -fee-for-service system Paying for Care Episodes and Care Coordination -fee-for-service system

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/356/11/1166 The fee-for-service system of provider payment is increasingly viewed as an obstacle ...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

CEOs grapple with Web 2.0 CEOs grapple with Web 2.0

http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20070314/tc_infoworld/86805 Why do we blog? Good story about the reality and value of blogging today. Th...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Bus offers prescription assistance across Valley. Bus offers prescription assistance across Valley.

http://www.fresnobee.com/270/story/34960.html On Monday, representatives of the Partnership for Prescription Assistance rolled into Tulare ...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Marketing an unapproved new drug - ergotamine tartrate Marketing an unapproved new drug - ergotamine tartrate

http://www.fda.gov/cder/warn/warn2007.htm#Mar The FDA was busy during the month of February sending several warning letters all referencin...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

FDA Approves New Drug Treatment for High Blood Pressure FDA Approves New Drug Treatment for High Blood Pressure

http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2007/NEW01580.html The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of Tekturna...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Own The Keenest Faucet On The Block... Own The Keenest Faucet On The Block...

http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/gear/8122/?cpg=49H After looking at this, there could be some potential safety features with water t...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

United Health Care  -  One More Acquisition United Health Care - One More Acquisition

Acquisition Furthers UnitedHealth Growth in West, Medicare - California Healthline - Daily News Digest on Health Care Policy and Politics : ...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

RSS Reader for the Medical Industry RSS Reader for the Medical Industry

This is worth a look and is presently in beta format, but it works well. You can select your area of interest. This will deliver the news ...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Lilly Introduces World's First Digital Insulin Pen With Memory Lilly Introduces World's First Digital Insulin Pen With Memory

Lilly Introduces World's First Digital Insulin Pen With Memory : " Eli Lilly and Company today announced the launch of the first in...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Exactech Cleared By FDA For U.S. Distribution Of Equinoxe(R Exactech Cleared By FDA For U.S. Distribution Of Equinoxe(R

Exactech, Inc. Cleared By FDA For U.S. Distribution Of Equinoxe(R) Reverse Shoulder Exactech Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer ...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Sleeping Medications - a doctor's nightmare Sleeping Medications - a doctor's nightmare

www.centredaily.com | 03/12/2007 | A doctor's nightmare : "The number of adults ages 20 to 44 using sleep medications increased 114...

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Monday, March 12, 2007

Novartis To Market Newly Approved Procleix Tigris System In U.S. Novartis To Market Newly Approved Procleix Tigris System In U.S.

Novartis To Market Newly Approved Procleix Tigris System In U.S. As The First Fully Automated System For West Nile Virus Blood Screening : &...

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Monday, March 12, 2007

Life Wave Device for Treatment of Bed Sores Life Wave Device for Treatment of Bed Sores

- Life Wave : "After years of researching the neuropathophysiology of wound, LifeWave introduced an innovative electrical stimulation ...

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Sunday, March 11, 2007
 
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