Collect and bill via Pay Pal - another way to decrease receivables and generate payments, easy for the patient to use and set up an account as well... Collect and bill via Pay Pal - another way to decrease receivables and generate payments, easy for the patient to use and set up an account as well...

This is another alternative physicians might want to take a look at to collect money.  If the patient doesn't have a credit card to pay,...

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Saturday, May 05, 2007

Ambien Prescription Prices Ambien Prescription Prices

I did take a look at the current Target and WalMart listings and it has not made either list as of today...BD As the Health Blog eases into ...

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Saturday, May 05, 2007

Under Ease - Underwear with a charcoal filter Under Ease - Underwear with a charcoal filter

You can really buy these! Charcoal filtering undies...what will they think of next. This in reality can really be a good thing for many......

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Friday, May 04, 2007

The Digital Desk The Digital Desk

This is well worth the watch from Microsoft. It is now going beyond the keyboard for a more natural work desk approach - no keyboard here....

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Friday, May 04, 2007

Coffee can be good for you, experts say Coffee can be good for you, experts say

  NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drinking coffee can help ward off type 2 diabetes and may even help prevent certain cancers, according to pan...

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Thursday, May 03, 2007

Kidstoned Chewable Valium.. Kidstoned Chewable Valium..

This is one for the funny farm here...someone has a wild sense of humor..BD Video: Kidstoned Chewable Valium

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Thursday, May 03, 2007

Epocrates Drug Search Epocrates Drug Search

We have now added a link to quickly search the Epocrates web site for drug information. The site re...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Two (or more) for one with prescription drugs Two (or more) for one with prescription drugs

   The Rev. Eddie Martin was willing to take two drugs, a diuretic and a calcium channel blocker, to get his blood pressure down. But when ...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

HP Awards More Than $7 Million in Education Grants to Schools in the U.S. and Puerto Rico HP Awards More Than $7 Million in Education Grants to Schools in the U.S. and Puerto Rico

 Tablets are only going to get better and more prevalent...BD United States and Puerto Rico more than $7 million in mobile technology, cas...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Mobility on the Rise with MDs - Physician working on CME credits while on the run... Mobility on the Rise with MDs - Physician working on CME credits while on the run...

This is my own story here on physicians using mobility.  I was at a retail electronics store this weekend promoting Intel processors when a ...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative

The National e-Prescribing initiative will also target patients with this free for physician service.   Now there is no reason not to use e-...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

All not lost if cell phone falls in toilet All not lost if cell phone falls in toilet

This makes a real good case for using a Smart Phone or PDA phone with Windows Mobile.  Why rely on the wireless carrier or the sim card to h...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

CVS seeks to open clinics in its stores CVS seeks to open clinics in its stores

Minute Clinic update...  Retail medical clinics are taking off nationally, with about 400 in drugstores, discount chains, and supermarkets...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Free electronic medical record system comes with strings attached ... Free electronic medical record system comes with strings attached ...

One of my areas of concerns with advertising being on a medical record is space, real estate..forget all the rest of the concerns for a mome...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Filed By 900,000 Physicians Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Filed By 900,000 Physicians

It appears Blue Cross is involved in quite a few law suits today....BD Twenty-three Blue Cross Blue Shield Association plans nationwide on ...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Benefits of Alzheimer's... Benefits of Alzheimer's...

1. You never have to watch reruns on television. 2. You are always meeting new people. 3. You don't have to remember the whines and c...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

FDA Approves Lantus SoloStar(R) - A New Prefilled Disposable Insulin Pen For Use With LANTUS(R) In People With Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes FDA Approves Lantus SoloStar(R) - A New Prefilled Disposable Insulin Pen For Use With LANTUS(R) In People With Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes

  Sanofi-aventis announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lantus SoloStar(R), a new prefilled disposable ...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Florida HMO Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million to Doctors Florida HMO Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million to Doctors

Blue Cross and Blue Shield news...health care at risk for the sake of saving some money...BD   MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/01/07 -- ...

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

In a Reversal, U.S. Says Medicare Won’t Cover Stents for Neck Arteries In a Reversal, U.S. Says Medicare Won’t Cover Stents for Neck Arteries

  Responding to criticism from surgeons, the government has dropped its previously announced plans to expand Medicare coverage for the use...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Growing Interest in Personal Health Records Boosts Emergent Market Growing Interest in Personal Health Records Boosts Emergent Market

This market continues to grow and expand...with so many methodologies, usb drive, paper, card, you name it and then there's the availabi...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

What's New in Medicare Preventive Benefits What's New in Medicare Preventive Benefits

Courtesy of Medscape and available in spreadsheet format, this is a brief summary of new and some existing preventive benefits from Medicare...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

First-Time Generic Approvals: Corzide, Cipro XR, Cortef First-Time Generic Approvals: Corzide, Cipro XR, Cortef

Good news for antibiotics...I know first hand a couple of these have been pretty expensive...BD April 20, 2007 — The US Food and Drug Admi...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Health Management Profit Falls 25 Percent Health Management Profit Falls 25 Percent

  U.S. hospital companies begin reporting quarterly results this week, and investors are hoping for an easing in unpaid medical bills, whic...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

The FPM Toolbox - American Academy of Family Physicians The FPM Toolbox - American Academy of Family Physicians

This site has many free tools for reference.  There might be more than you can use, but many of them are free of charge.  There's some g...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Implantable Defibrillator Wires Prone to Failure - Health and Medical Information produced by doctors Implantable Defibrillator Wires Prone to Failure - Health and Medical Information produced by doctors

 MONDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- The wires through which implanted defibrillators deliver the electric jolts that keep hearts beating n...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Product Best Known As An Anthrax Killer Now Available In Hardware Stores Product Best Known As An Anthrax Killer Now Available In Hardware Stores

  A product based on a technology originally developed at Sandia National Laboratories is now available on the shelves of hardware stores ...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

ICERx - help your patients before disaster strikes ICERx - help your patients before disaster strikes

In Case of Emergency Prescriptions...New site that allows doctors, pharmacists and patients to enroll.   According to the site, information ...

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Monday, April 30, 2007

Free Drug Samples? Bad Idea, Some Say Free Drug Samples? Bad Idea, Some Say

Samples have been a great help to me...other than keeping the closet updated, there doesn't seem to be an issue in my opinon...BD Publ...

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Monday, April 30, 2007

FDA Searches Offices of Pet Food Maker FDA Searches Offices of Pet Food Maker

  SATURDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials on Friday searched the facilities of a pet food manufa...

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Monday, April 30, 2007

What's Behind All the Bad Press for Health Insurers? What's Behind All the Bad Press for Health Insurers?

  "I think people are paying attention more now than they ever have," Flanagan says. "We're getting closer to what migh...

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Monday, April 30, 2007

Mobile Keyboards for Windows Mobile Phones and UMPCs Mobile Keyboards for Windows Mobile Phones and UMPCs

These mobile devices keep getting more interesting all the time.  I have used a keyboard similar and it does take a little getting used to, ...

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Monday, April 30, 2007

PC World - Use and Misuse of Spreadsheets PC World - Use and Misuse of Spreadsheets

This is a good article giving some overall expertise on when to use spreadsheets.  I agree with most of what is said here and I still in my ...

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Monday, April 30, 2007
 
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