Facebook News Network - Hilarious Facebook News Network - Hilarious

With all the talk about social networks today, especially Facebook, this is worth a look and a laugh...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

iRobi helper robot appears at CES 2008 iRobi helper robot appears at CES 2008

Amazing Robot...would be nice to have for seniors who need some assistance with small items..and just as a security system as well...but of...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

House Calls - Jay Parkinson interview with Dr. Crounse from Microsoft House Calls - Jay Parkinson interview with Dr. Crounse from Microsoft

Follow the link below to watch the video...nice interview as Dr. Parkinson works with patients who ...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Larry Anderson quits as president of hospital owner IHHI - Orange County, CA Larry Anderson quits as president of hospital owner IHHI - Orange County, CA

President resigns and returns as a 6 month contracted consultant...CEO will handle the additional role....BD  Larry Anderson, president o...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Feds to enforce tighter restrictions to help prevent Medicare fraud Feds to enforce tighter restrictions to help prevent Medicare fraud

Los Angeles area is right in the thick of it...BD  Federal officials are expected to announce in Los Angeles today a nationwide effort to ...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Man undergoes surgery for facial tumors Man undergoes surgery for facial tumors

This is one huge tumor...50 pounds originally and now down to 9 pounds and more help on the way!  BD...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

CES 2008: GBM Goes Hands On With Surface CES 2008: GBM Goes Hands On With Surface

Outstanding video here showing Microsoft Surface from the GottaBeSurface group...just watching wil...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Life as a Healthcare CIO: Knowledge Navigators Combat Information Overload Life as a Healthcare CIO: Knowledge Navigators Combat Information Overload

Even health care CIOs are overloaded, but as mentioned in this post, there are ways to manage infor...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Glenn Beck  - Hospitals Gone Bad Glenn Beck - Hospitals Gone Bad

An entertainer takes time out to talk about how he viewed his experiences at a hospital...they did save his life in essence...but when one ...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Dr. Phil Blasted for Britney Debacle Dr. Phil Blasted for Britney Debacle

Information overload, in another fashion, maybe to make some additional money?  Anyway how much mor...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Analysis Finds More Than Half Of State's Hospitals Continue To Lose Money Or Barely Break Even - New York Analysis Finds More Than Half Of State's Hospitals Continue To Lose Money Or Barely Break Even - New York

Is it down the survival of the fittest?  What good is new technology if they can't afford it, o...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Here's More Anxiety: It's Bad for Heart Here's More Anxiety: It's Bad for Heart

Something I think we are all somewhat aware of...but it is listed as a marker and not an all out risk factor as studies show today....BD  ...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

At CES, Intel makes another push into the consumer market At CES, Intel makes another push into the consumer market

One more discussion about mobility...links at the bottom of the post to view a the technologies sho...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

More computer users are abandoning desktops and becoming completely unplugged More computer users are abandoning desktops and becoming completely unplugged

Mobility is overtaking desktops...finally the numbers show it...BD  SAN FRANCISCO — After decades ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

New Microsoft direction in Health Care - Partners with Cerner and the Patient gets to play X-Box New Microsoft direction in Health Care - Partners with Cerner and the Patient gets to play X-Box

Here it is on show at the Microsoft booth... yes the patients in the pilot study hospital can now p...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Speedy New Medical Test can Identify Twelve Viruses at the Same Time Speedy New Medical Test can Identify Twelve Viruses at the Same Time

Less of a specimen required as well from the patient...BD  On Thursday, the FDA approved a test ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Irvine Councilman wants to help uninsured children apply for health insurance - California Irvine Councilman wants to help uninsured children apply for health insurance - California

Since SCHIPS expired for the most part unfortunately...but folks are gathering up other alternative...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

2008 Marks Ten Years of Bluetooth Wireless Technology 2008 Marks Ten Years of Bluetooth Wireless Technology

It' hard to believe that Bluetooth is 10 years old.  I can remember back to my early days with ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Sandio Technology - 3D Input Technology and Makers of the 3D Mouse Sandio Technology - 3D Input Technology and Makers of the 3D Mouse

The ultimate 3-D mouse, programmable with 3D input management software...more for the Radiology fol...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Meridian Health's Digital Healthcare Solutions Are being Showcased at Lunch at Piero's...during CES 2008 Meridian Health's Digital Healthcare Solutions Are being Showcased at Lunch at Piero's...during CES 2008

New health care products being used and sold by Meridian Health Care...BD  Meridian Health's...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Panasonic Introduces Next-Generation Plasma Displays at 2008 International CES Panasonic Introduces Next-Generation Plasma Displays at 2008 International CES

150 inch monster plasma...radiology at this size...BD  In the future, high definition will become the norm in broadcasting and video reco...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Economic Conditions-Economic trends: legal profession-lawyers, Prestige-doctors Economic Conditions-Economic trends: legal profession-lawyers, Prestige-doctors

Applicants in both medical schools and law schools are both on the decline...44% of the lawyers inte...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

California autism cases continue to grow California autism cases continue to grow

Focus is now changing to genetic links...BD LOS ANGELES - Autism cases in California continued to climb even after a mercury-based vaccin...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

U.S. warns of severe pain with osteoporosis drugs U.S. warns of severe pain with osteoporosis drugs

Ongoing FDA review and in many cases, stopping the drugs stops the pain...BD  WASHINGTON (Reuters...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

MyDocHub.com - Your Online Health Community - Review and Rate Your Doctor Experience MyDocHub.com - Your Online Health Community - Review and Rate Your Doctor Experience

This is all user generated information on this site...and physicians might be encouraged to to look...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Small change of venue to cover 2008 International CES this week Small change of venue to cover 2008 International CES this week

This week there will be a small change in some of the posts to add coverage for for new devices and...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Sears accused of violating consumer fraud law Sears accused of violating consumer fraud law

Update from last week...potential security breach areas here and now a lawsuit has been filed as a result of a blogger's inquiry, one ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

GM envisions driverless cars on horizon GM envisions driverless cars on horizon

A short while back I featured a post about the DARPA meeting in Victorville and this article is so...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Can Dr. Phil Save Britney Spears? Can Dr. Phil Save Britney Spears?

Does Britney really need Dr. Phil?  Well I guess we could maybe see the results on the next Dr. Phil...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Microsoft Announce Partnership to Deliver Powerful, First-of-its-Kind Entertainment Experience to Consumers Through Xbox 360 Microsoft Announce Partnership to Deliver Powerful, First-of-its-Kind Entertainment Experience to Consumers Through Xbox 360

  And now for the health care take on this... as social networks continue to grow, both recreational...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

No Funding Increase for Federal Health IT Office in 2008 Budget No Funding Increase for Federal Health IT Office in 2008 Budget

Funny, almost everyone else is increasing budgets...perhaps one good reason we could use a geek at t...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

The Internet Refrigerator: Back from the Dead? The Internet Refrigerator: Back from the Dead?

When it was introduced there was a shortage of essential software that could really make the Interne...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Gates and the New User Interface Gates and the New User Interface

I tend to disagree here with the stylus use on a tablet, but the big news is having the ability to ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

UK cosmetic surgery clinics cannot be trusted say experts UK cosmetic surgery clinics cannot be trusted say experts

How safe is plastic surgery in the UK outside of a hospital setting?  Investigation in process...BD...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Hospitalizations For GERD Up By 103 Percent Hospitalizations For GERD Up By 103 Percent

More people diagnosed with GERD or better pharma marketing?  BD  Hospitalizations for treating di...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Astrazeneca Submits Supplemental New Drug Applications For Seroquel XR For The Treatment Of Bipolar Mania And Bipolar Depression Astrazeneca Submits Supplemental New Drug Applications For Seroquel XR For The Treatment Of Bipolar Mania And Bipolar Depression

When the protection runs out...a new submission....time released medication to keep the medication ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

AHIMA To Create IT Standards for Nursing Homes AHIMA To Create IT Standards for Nursing Homes

A good start; however we could use this throughout health care with compatible IT standards...BD ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Scientists Explain How Alcohol Causes Hypoglycemia (Too Low Blood Sugar) Scientists Explain How Alcohol Causes Hypoglycemia (Too Low Blood Sugar)

New information on the how and why of alcohol ingestion with diabetics...BD  Hypoglycemia induced...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

California's Historic RN-To-Patient Hospital Staffing Ratios Upgraded Again With New Year California's Historic RN-To-Patient Hospital Staffing Ratios Upgraded Again With New Year

Should other states be looking at the same?  The ratios allow RNS to care for patients without bein...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

More Action Possible Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents: US FDA More Action Possible Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents: US FDA

In the studies, researchers used Amgen's Aranesp or J&J's Procrit to increase patients' hemoglobin to 12 g/dL or higher, al...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Sanofi Says to Fight Class Action Bid Sanofi Says to Fight Class Action Bid

Will Zimulti make it here in the US?  BD  PARIS (Reuters) Jan 04 - Drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis, the target of a lawsuit seeking class-action...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

224,000 fake anti-impotence pills seized 224,000 fake anti-impotence pills seized

Makes one wonder how much of this is really out there, especially on the web...BD PARIS (Reuters) ...

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Monday, January 07, 2008

Bill Gates Looks Ahead at 'Next Digital Decade' Bill Gates Looks Ahead at 'Next Digital Decade'

   I watched the broadcast done in Microsoft Silverlight on the web site...which is already used by ...

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Sunday, January 06, 2008
 
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