Tailored plus sized pocket fashion for the mobile multimedia gadget lifestyle Tailored plus sized pocket fashion for the mobile multimedia gadget lifestyle

This page is very humorous and well worth the watch. With all the gadgets we carry today, they are p...

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Saturday, April 14, 2007

Pharmalot...Pharmalittle... Pharmalot...Pharmalittle...

Interestingly, AstraZeneca was largely silent much of the week, but by Friday, was forced to reply to a few blogs, including Pharmalot, afte...

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Saturday, April 14, 2007

RSS Translates Into Info On Savings RSS Translates Into Info On Savings

This site actually relies on RSS technology to preview the latest news as forces can be easily joined to combine new and events into one con...

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Saturday, April 14, 2007

New Storm Surges Through I.T. World New Storm Surges Through I.T. World

  According to the Internet Storm Center, a hurricane-like virus is blowing through the PC world, with at least 20,000 infections on Thursd...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Faith, Hope, Charity, and the Jackpot Mentality Faith, Hope, Charity, and the Jackpot Mentality

  It is time to call an orthopedic surgeon. You don’t just put a cast something like this. “Good morning, Dr. Smith. Sorry to wake you up ...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Help Put Bob Through Med School! Help Put Bob Through Med School!

Hello, my name is Bob and I am a first year Medical Student. A very broke first year Medical Student. I need tuition money, this is where y...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Unveiling Of Neurosurgery Robot April 17 Unveiling Of Neurosurgery Robot April 17

  The world's first MRI-compatible robot for brain surgery has been developed by a research team from the University of Calgary / Calgar...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Sneak Peek Photos of TabletKiosk's New Sahara i400 Dock Sneak Peek Photos of TabletKiosk's New Sahara i400 Dock

The Sahara is the full size tablet from Tablet Kiosk that offers both touch screen and digitizer.  I have had my hands on the unit and it wo...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Canada exporting nearly 10% of its MDs to U.S. Canada exporting nearly 10% of its MDs to U.S.

  TORONTO -- One in nine trained-in-Canada doctors is practising medicine in the United States, says a study published in today's issu...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

F.D.A. Rejects Merck’s New Pain Medication F.D.A. Rejects Merck’s New Pain Medication

   A panel of federal drug advisers voted 20 to 1 Thursday to reject an application by Merck to sell its pain pill Arcoxia because of conc...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

DOQ - IT UNIVERSITY FROM CMS GOES PUBLIC DOQ - IT UNIVERSITY FROM CMS GOES PUBLIC

 CMS is ready to help physicians with learning about electronic medical records..there is a ton of information out there...not sure how effe...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

UnitedHealth offering real-time claims submission UnitedHealth offering real-time claims submission

  Physicians filing claims for patients with UnitedHealthcare insurance now can do so in real-time, thanks to a new claims submission Web ...

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Friday, April 13, 2007

High Tech Rendered Low Tech while Passing the Baton of Communication High Tech Rendered Low Tech while Passing the Baton of Communication

From the EMR Update page from my friend Dr. Wilkerson...good EMR at one end and perhaps not as organized at the other end...BD My son lace...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Cigna expands e-visit options Cigna expands e-visit options

Cigna HealthCare for Seniors announced Tuesday it will offer free electronic visits and other online health services through McKesson Corp.&...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Windows XP to be phased out by year's end despite customer demand Windows XP to be phased out by year's end despite customer demand

  Computer makers have been told they'll no longer be able to get Windows XP OEM by the end of this year, despite consumer resistance ...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

What to do with a Bi-Polar surgeon... What to do with a Bi-Polar surgeon...

This article is actually pretty scary in the fact that a bi-polar surgeon can continue to operate with supervision, especially given the fac...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Co-Payments Cut Statin Use - Heart Disease and other cardiovascular conditions Co-Payments Cut Statin Use - Heart Disease and other cardiovascular conditions

  TUESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients taking statins to lower their cholesterol stop taking the drugs because of co-paym...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Web Based Care Plan Web Based Care Plan

  The Customer Solution: The Med-eXpert web-based system is utilized by the care manager to tell the Med-eMonitor what to do for each pati...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Military Plans to Surf in Space Military Plans to Surf in Space

  The U.S. military plan to test an Internet router in space, in a project that could also benefit civilian broadband satellite communica...

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Hospital CEOs' Pay Soars Hospital CEOs' Pay Soars

Pay for performance for hospital CEOs?  BD At most hospitals, a compensation committee decides how much to give the CEO after evaluating jo...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Intel Motorcycle Has No Mirrors, No Dashboard but has a removeable UMPC tablet  - doubles as a virtual dashboard Intel Motorcycle Has No Mirrors, No Dashboard but has a removeable UMPC tablet - doubles as a virtual dashboard

  Intel Motorcycle Has No Mirrors, No Dashboard Thursday April 5, 2007 11:38 AM PDT - By: Michael Kwan They haven't told us whether...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

HIPAA Update - police can access crime records from hospitals HIPAA Update - police can access crime records from hospitals

  HIPAA Allows Police Access To Alleged Crime Victims In Hospitals The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act allows hospita...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

FDA Provides Web Access to Information on Post-Approval Device Studies FDA Provides Web Access to Information on Post-Approval Device Studies

 (but no subscriptions or RSS feeds to show updates...hmmmm) BD The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today unveiled a new Web page ...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Is Pay for Performance spreading to WellPoint? Is Pay for Performance spreading to WellPoint?

This sure sounds like another round of P4P...as patients it sure appears that we might have prevention running out our ears...but I sure hop...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

FDA Approves C-QURLite Mesh for Hernia Repair FDA Approves C-QURLite Mesh for Hernia Repair

  Having a hernia is never fun, but fixing it sure is! Hernias are repaired more than 700,000 times a year. The procedure usually involves...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Free 411 from Google  - a new way to find a physician or hospital Free 411 from Google - a new way to find a physician or hospital

  1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411) Google has just released a very nice service which is in the experimental stage called Google Voice Loc...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Drobo, the "world's first storage robot" Drobo, the "world's first storage robot"

This little unit could store a whole bunch of medical records....BD  Managing all of your data can be a little intimidating, especially i...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Rock-Star Surgeons Tone Deaf on Communication Rock-Star Surgeons Tone Deaf on Communication

  Posted by Laura Landro In health-care circles surgeons have long been regarded as rock stars. They’re viewed with awe by patients and t...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

National provider-identifier deadline pushed back National provider-identifier deadline pushed back

  By: Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer When your mom let you out of cleaning your room, your professor postponed that big exam, the office...

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Sunday, April 08, 2007
 
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