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Saturday, March 01, 2008

HIMMS - Informative and Influential People HIMMS - Informative and Influential People

As I mentioned in a prior post, the air was full of dedicated and influential healthcare participants and individuals.  I wanted to just tak...

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Saturday, March 01, 2008

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Saturday, March 01, 2008

HIMMS 2008 Summary - Getting organized is the trick HIMMS 2008 Summary - Getting organized is the trick

It has taken me a while to get my thoughts together to reflect on the annual convention.  There were so many influential and powerful organi...

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Saturday, March 01, 2008

MiCard - Personal Health Record card for travel and the wallet MiCard - Personal Health Record card for travel and the wallet

I ran across their booth at HIMMS and they had just announced their new product...the size of a credit card and it had data.  There will be...

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Saturday, March 01, 2008

Medical Economics - Medblogger Medical Economics - Medblogger

Medical Economics has also started a blogging section...occasionally I feature some of their articles on the Medical Quack...another great r...

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Saturday, March 01, 2008

TabletKiosk i440D Sahara Tablet Video at HIMMS TabletKiosk i440D Sahara Tablet Video at HIMMS

Nick Harrington from EMR Update was kind enough to give me a few moments here to describe a few of the features of the Sahara Tablet from...

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Saturday, March 01, 2008

FDA Needs More Inspectors, Updated Databases, According To FDA Official FDA Needs More Inspectors, Updated Databases, According To FDA Official

I keep reading these stories about the FDA....last time there were top workers without computers and I thought even the low cost Intel Class...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Hospital in Orange probed for medical mix-up Hospital in Orange probed for medical mix-up

3 Wrong Knee surgeries in 2 years....BD  St. Joseph Hospital in Orange is under state investigation for mistakenly doing knee-repair surg...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

GPS-equipped walkers promise to keep elderly patients on track GPS-equipped walkers promise to keep elderly patients on track

Now this is interesting and has some merit...will be interesting to follow this story and see how it works with the folks at the nursing ho...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

FDA Clears Cellsearch™ Circulating Tumor Cell Test For Monitoring Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients FDA Clears Cellsearch™ Circulating Tumor Cell Test For Monitoring Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients

Veridex, LLC announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an expanded clearance for the CellSearch™ System to be ...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

New York City Launches EHR System New York City Launches EHR System

EClinicalWorks will also offer the product for purchase for those who do not qualify to meet the elegibility requirements...30% of the pati...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Saturday Night Live: Annuale Saturday Night Live: Annuale

For women on the go...this is funny....BD  Saturday Night Live: Annuale Hat Tip:  Kevin, MD

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Quest to Team up With Google on Medical Records Quest to Team up With Google on Medical Records

One partner has been announced...BD CHICAGO (Reuters) Feb 28 - Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Thursday it will team up with Google Inc to ...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

New Treatment for Heart Arrhythmias New Treatment for Heart Arrhythmias

After 3 procedures his condition was gone...clinical trial in place and the last step before FDA approval...BD PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Ivanhoe...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Microsoft Office 2007 -Rabbits to the Rescue Microsoft Office 2007 -Rabbits to the Rescue

Being that Microsoft Office now is it's own platform, this entertaining video shows how Office can help you manage your small business....

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Europe May Open Airwaves to Drug Firms Europe May Open Airwaves to Drug Firms

Late night television may not be the same in the UK...although the ads will not be exactly the same as what we see here in the US...but the...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Women Scarred by 'Collagen' From Fake Dr. Women Scarred by 'Collagen' From Fake Dr.

I felt this article needed posting as a warning to all when it comes to botox and who does the procedure...make sure it is a physician, ask ...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

FDA Approves Wyeth’s Pristiq For Depression FDA Approves Wyeth’s Pristiq For Depression

This is a relief for the drugmaker, which faced repeated setbacks in gaining agency approval and needs to replace revenue that will be lost...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Clinic Reuses Needles, Sparks Hepatitis C Scare Clinic Reuses Needles, Sparks Hepatitis C Scare

Another story on re-used syringes...not needles just the syringe...a similar story was long unfolding in New York, relative to the same sce...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Robotic Fido Makes Grandma Smile Robotic Fido Makes Grandma Smile

Great project, great outcomes at the nursing home....myself I am not ready for a digital dog...yet...but when they have one I can program t...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

MDs Cleared of Wrongdoing in Ledger Death MDs Cleared of Wrongdoing in Ledger Death

This article brings up some very good points...every physician you see needs to know what medications you are taking...did he divulge this ...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Bush to tie in CCHIT-certified EHR to the Rollback of the 2008 Medicare Fee Cuts Bush to tie in CCHIT-certified EHR to the Rollback of the 2008 Medicare Fee Cuts

I also post threads at EMR update and one of the members, Dr. Al Borges created a post that I also felt was newsworthy for readers here.......

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Healthcare organizations feeling cyber attacks growing - HIPAA audits may have finally arrived... Healthcare organizations feeling cyber attacks growing - HIPAA audits may have finally arrived...

  Hospitals be ready for a surprise audit ...this comes right on the heals of another post today about the breach with Health Net publishing...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Microsoft Cuts Vista Prices to Urge Upgrades Microsoft Cuts Vista Prices to Urge Upgrades

Good news...now the upgrade to Vista becomes a bit more affordable...2 of the features I have found with Vista that were not included with ...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Doctors notified of personal data on Web - Health Net Doctors notified of personal data on Web - Health Net

Security breach of the week...major insurer this time ...at the rate we are going here perhaps all of us will have a one year free subscrip...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Medical mystery solved in slaughterhouse Medical mystery solved in slaughterhouse

Update on the mystery and some real intense forensic investigations to solve the mystery the fumes inhaled were the cause...BD  AUSTIN, M...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

UnitedHealth Acquires Sierra Health For $2.6 Bln At $43.50/ Share; To Sell Individual HMO Plans To Humana For $185 Mln UnitedHealth Acquires Sierra Health For $2.6 Bln At $43.50/ Share; To Sell Individual HMO Plans To Humana For $185 Mln

This potential merger has been hanging for a few months in Nevada, so big that the Department of Justice was involved...but still subject t...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

California health insurers boost doctor bonus payments by $10M to $65M California health insurers boost doctor bonus payments by $10M to $65M

Critics are stating the current amounts have not been sufficient enough to adequately encourage participating levels....and the financial i...

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Friday, February 29, 2008
 
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