Mummy entombed in CT scanner in bid to unlock his secrets Mummy entombed in CT scanner in bid to unlock his secrets

Well even this guy needed a referral...BD AN EGYPTIAN mummy nearly 3,000 years old was examined yesterday using the latest in NHS imaging ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Don't bring in the COWs.... Don't bring in the COWs....

Nurses and doctors are really finding out how much mobility means and how convenient it is rather than rolling a note book around on wheels....

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Intel adds encryption to vPro - 2008 Intel adds encryption to vPro - 2008

Is in the hardware, the software...no wait both..."system on chip"...another buzzword from the processing business, but a good one...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Frozen Shoulder a Common Curse for Women Frozen Shoulder a Common Curse for Women

Unfortunately another worry for the female gender...good to know it is getting more attention and not confused as often as there is more kno...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Patient safety: Will doctors trust the Feds? Patient safety: Will doctors trust the Feds?

The process of the entire program has good intentions, but as we all know things may not come out the way they are planned, thus the physici...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Win MRI - Community Hospital of Long Beach Win MRI - Community Hospital of Long Beach

For the rest of this month, this page can be used for additional information on the quest for the fr...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Beyond Medical Care - The Hospital Concierge service, they can do almost anything and can cater to physicians, patients and visitors.... Beyond Medical Care - The Hospital Concierge service, they can do almost anything and can cater to physicians, patients and visitors....

Most of the services are free; however for a large item requiring a substantial amount of leg work, I'm sure a nice tip would be a good ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Medicaid Patients lose rides to doctor - Florida Medicaid Patients lose rides to doctor - Florida

This affects Medicaid patients only...BD In the past month, Johanna McCants has missed two appointments with her foot specialist, a physic...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Microsoft Delivers Office Live Workspace Beta Microsoft Delivers Office Live Workspace Beta

I have signed up a while back and am waiting for my " workspace" to be created...one grea...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Using a Wii and a Tablet PC to project a whiteboard application Using a Wii and a Tablet PC to project a whiteboard application

We all know about the upcoming Surface technology from Microsoft, however this offers another way to...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Neglect of parents a criminal offence Neglect of parents a criminal offence

We all talk and are working on better alternatives and ways to help care for seniors today, whether it is our parents others, but in India, ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Emergency Department Doctor Appreciates Nighthawking Emergency Department Doctor Appreciates Nighthawking

Can be of value especially in rural areas...good articles on how teleradiology is growing..BD  As a practicing emergency department physic...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Straight Talk from the Stanford ER Straight Talk from the Stanford ER

The aftermath and story from the ER room on a gun shot victim...BD  “We should have known he was dying,” my Attending said to me with a so...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

GE Healthcare Licenses Rights To Ultrasound Diagnostic Protocol GE Healthcare Licenses Rights To Ultrasound Diagnostic Protocol

New tools for 3D and 4D software techniques developed by physician at a Virginia Medial School...BD Alfred Abuhamad, M.D., chairman of ob...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Healthcare Commission Report Shows Too Many Organizations Failing To Deliver Basic Care, UK Healthcare Commission Report Shows Too Many Organizations Failing To Deliver Basic Care, UK

Healthcare in the UK not addressing the needs of it's citizens...work still in progress in the UK..BD  Responding to the recent fourth...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Study Uncovers Prevalence, Burden Of Pediatric Arthritis In U.S. Study Uncovers Prevalence, Burden Of Pediatric Arthritis In U.S.

One in every 250 children diagnosed...pediatric arthritis...BD A study published in the December issue of Arthritis Care & Research es...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Vidacare Announces Clearance Of Novel Bone Marrow Biopsy Vidacare Announces Clearance Of Novel Bone Marrow Biopsy

Better patient experience and faster methodologies...BD  Vidacare, the leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of advanced intraosseo...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Osiris Therapeutics Receives FDA Fast Track Status For Prochymal As First-Line Treatment For Acute GvHD Osiris Therapeutics Receives FDA Fast Track Status For Prochymal As First-Line Treatment For Acute GvHD

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIR) announced that Prochymal has received Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administra...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Launches State-Of-The-Art Blood Mobile Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Launches State-Of-The-Art Blood Mobile

I had the opportunity a short while back to take a tour of the bloodmobile...fascinating technology all based in a mobile unit...and Cedar S...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Outcomes In Bipolar Disorder May Be Improved By Stable Sleep Patterns And Regular Routines Outcomes In Bipolar Disorder May Be Improved By Stable Sleep Patterns And Regular Routines

New study shows that regular sleeping patterns can help balance....BD  Maintaining a consistent sleep schedule and wake time can help bala...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Evidence Grows That Consumers Are Pulling Back Evidence Grows That Consumers Are Pulling Back

Plastic Surgery business beginning to feel the effects of the economic slow down... The latest sign that growth in consumer spending, the ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Hospitals cut down on Christmas decorations to curb superbugs Hospitals cut down on Christmas decorations to curb superbugs

As the virus can live anywhere, even on holiday decorations..BD  In an attempt to curb the spread of superbugs such as Methicillin-resista...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

FDA finds no problem with heartburn drugs FDA finds no problem with heartburn drugs

Good news for Prilosec and Nexium...BD  WASHINGTON - Patients who suffer from heartburn are not at increased risk for heart problems as a ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Kaiser, taking the pulse with RFID | CIO Sessions from ZDNet Kaiser, taking the pulse with RFID | CIO Sessions from ZDNet

13 Minute video discussion with Phil Fasano, the CIO of Kaiser Permanente who came from the financia...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

FaxZero - Free online Internet fax service - Send faxes for free FaxZero - Free online Internet fax service - Send faxes for free

Personally, I have not had a fax machine in at least 6 years and have used another service, which I ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

NBA to Use Microsoft Silverlight Applications on NBA.com NBA to Use Microsoft Silverlight Applications on NBA.com

First we saw Major League Baseball and now the NBA...not too long before this spreads over to health care in the future...once you view the ...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

China market may be breeding ground for deadly viruses China market may be breeding ground for deadly viruses

Interesting story on where some viruses are related to various animals and fish for consumption in China...BD GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) -...

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Virtual Hip Surgery - Total Hip Replacement Surgery Virtual Hip Surgery - Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Like this series...last time it was the virtual knee...now the hip...good especially if you are cont...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Medicare drug gap will be even trickier in 2008 Medicare drug gap will be even trickier in 2008

Looks like generic drugs are the answer when they are available...why don't we just call all drugs "generic" so they would all...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Seems you can't shake those restless leg commercials Seems you can't shake those restless leg commercials

Does RLS really have the power to make one increase their gambling?  As the article states with all the potential side effects, it does make...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Leavitt Warns of Another Bush Veto Leavitt Warns of Another Bush Veto

The pay cut and provisions to halt get more confusing and complex every years it seems...after looking at what the stockholders get in divid...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Soon, you may not have a choice ... American Medical News Soon, you may not have a choice ... American Medical News

One managed care group laid the law down to members...EMR or you can no longer practice at the facilities...BD North Shore Cardiovascular ...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Diabetic jailed for dangerous driving Diabetic jailed for dangerous driving

A new awareness on being a diabetic...reckless driving and over 4 years sentence...will this follow to the US in time?  Will drivers sugar l...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

A Cache Of Porn A Cache Of Porn

Strange story on how years later all the evidence appeared after the house had been sold twice in a secret and hidden area of the house...an...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Dialysis by night saves the day Dialysis by night saves the day

This has been around for a few years, but nice if it can give a patient some day time back in their lives...may not be an answer for everyon...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Pfizer to consider additional outsourcing Pfizer to consider additional outsourcing

According to the article, they could double their outsourcing...and further cuts to US workforce..BD  Houston (PTI): Pfizer, a US-based ph...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Addex and Merck target new cure for Parkinson's Addex and Merck target new cure for Parkinson's

Two corporations working for a cure...BD  The deal, worth up to $170m (€115.5m) will see the companies collaborate on the discovery and pr...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

School of Medicine to break ground on state-of-the-art telemedicine center School of Medicine to break ground on state-of-the-art telemedicine center

University of California Irvine pursuing telemedicine education...to be built at the current Irvine Hall Courtyard...to enhance telemedicine...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

CEO of Haven Healthcare took firm's money for personal use CEO of Haven Healthcare took firm's money for personal use

One more nursing home corporation investigation upon bankruptcy filings...BD  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The chief executive of Haven Healthca...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

HealthMedia Self-Help Web Interventions Connect with Microsoft HealthVault HealthMedia Self-Help Web Interventions Connect with Microsoft HealthVault

One more software company has announced inter activity with Microsoft Health Vault...BD ANN ARBOR, Mich. - December 6, 2007 - HealthMedia,...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Drug promotion out of the doctor's office and going online Drug promotion out of the doctor's office and going online

As face to face time is becoming more difficult for the pharma reps, technology is stepping in...and one of the big tools is a Tablet PC... ...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

The Pain of Health Coverage The Pain of Health Coverage

Health insurance makes everyone miserable. But among the most miserable are small-business owners and there's usually no human resource...

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Sunday, December 09, 2007

Insurer UnitedHealth racked up penalties as it grew Insurer UnitedHealth racked up penalties as it grew

Are you in network...United is having a hard time figuring this out it appears...doctors and patients since the big take over of Pacific Car...

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Saturday, December 08, 2007

3dRx Products - 3D education software 3dRx Products - 3D education software

Nice 3D software for assisting Chiropractors in the patient education process....look real nice on t...

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Saturday, December 08, 2007

Americans Falling Behind In The Bedroom - United States Ranks 23 Out Of 26 Countries In Global Sex Survey Americans Falling Behind In The Bedroom - United States Ranks 23 Out Of 26 Countries In Global Sex Survey

And a word from the sponsor of the survey (video) BD On average, Americans have sex just 85 times a year (about once every 4.3 days) - wel...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Here comes the Health Coach - United HealthCare, Los Angeles Here comes the Health Coach - United HealthCare, Los Angeles

Posted from the help wanted pages...United Health care instituting health coaches for insured members..BD  Primary responsibilities for th...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Lawsuit aims to cut ER fees - potential class action suit - California Lawsuit aims to cut ER fees - potential class action suit - California

Questions about the charges - contract rates or posted rates - in network, out of network?  BD  A class-action lawsuit filed this week on ...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

First-Time Generic Approvals: Procardia XL, Estrostep FE, Estrostep First-Time Generic Approvals: Procardia XL, Estrostep FE, Estrostep

Agnina, hypertension and Birth Control treatment and medications.....BD  December 7, 2007 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has app...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Healthcare Quality and Information - Medication Error Reporting Healthcare Quality and Information - Medication Error Reporting

Need to know how and where to report...this page can help as they are a FDA Medwatch partner...in view of the recent headlines in the news.....

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Wall Street Journal Examines Challenges Drug Industry Will Face In Coming Years Wall Street Journal Examines Challenges Drug Industry Will Face In Coming Years

Well worth the read, using business intelligence the pharmaceutical industry will be able to predict issues and adjust marketing and other i...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Height of Surgery: Limb Extension to make you taller Height of Surgery: Limb Extension to make you taller

Feel you are too short...new surgery can now make you taller, that is if you can afford the price...The price tag is steep — about $120,000 ...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Granagotchi' from Small Fry Granagotchi' from Small Fry

New device for monitoring with a new and small design...the idea is to allow seniors to be independent and families are able to check 24/7 t...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Wireless Tagging Companies In Healthcare Push Wireless Tagging Companies In Healthcare Push

Nice to be able to find all the equipment in the hospital by using a simple computer screen, especia...

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Friday, December 07, 2007

In the Clouds...Cloud Computing coming to a PC near you.... In the Clouds...Cloud Computing coming to a PC near you....

The new level of computing....good story to read as the term " Cloud Computing" will be h...

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Thursday, December 06, 2007

The CyberKnife: A New Cancer Treatment At Roper St. Francis The CyberKnife: A New Cancer Treatment At Roper St. Francis

The secret is to hit the cancer with CyberKnife and not the healthy tissue around a tumor...BD  New hope for cancer patients who were told...

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Thursday, December 06, 2007

Consult A Doctor Unveils Nationwide Consumer-Directed Telemedicine Service Providing 24/7 Phone and Secure Email Medical Consultations Consult A Doctor Unveils Nationwide Consumer-Directed Telemedicine Service Providing 24/7 Phone and Secure Email Medical Consultations

24/7 access to physicians....and they are recruiting...the physician determines his/her own level of...

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Thursday, December 06, 2007

Medicare to Cut Payment for Two Promising Cancer Drugs Medicare to Cut Payment for Two Promising Cancer Drugs

As they contain radio active material and must be given in the hospital and it is not inexpensive...$30,000 per treatment....but not good fo...

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Thursday, December 06, 2007
 
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