Waking Up is hard to do... Waking Up is hard to do...

Hey these guys can really sing!  The Laryngospasms.....BD  Classic Posts revisited.   http://youtube.com/watch?v=WOrjcLJ2IE0 ...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Simple Test To Detect Fake Medicines Simple Test To Detect Fake Medicines

Wow, imagine this getting out in circulation.  Clinical studies could never be the same if particip...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Blue Cross Denies Back Surgery For RN - California Blue Cross Denies Back Surgery For RN - California

FDA approved - investigational?  Why do we have issues with insurance companies?  Where does the money get spent, California is trying to c...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Cat Scratch Fever Cat Scratch Fever

Funny parody from Stanford Medical School with the virtual patient.  BD Re-posting some classic humor http://www.youtube...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

The Right Touch In The Surgical Center - One Great Big Word Document! The Right Touch In The Surgical Center - One Great Big Word Document!

This is a nice observation from someone who I'm sure would rather not be spending all the time ...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

GE Healthcare Financial Services Provides $3M Credit Facility to Codon Devices GE Healthcare Financial Services Provides $3M Credit Facility to Codon Devices

One more big concern investing in genomics.  Products include BioLOGIC™ Designer Genes and sequencin...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

23andMe Knocks Service Cost Down 60 Percent; Offers Lineage Service with Ancestry 23andMe Knocks Service Cost Down 60 Percent; Offers Lineage Service with Ancestry

This is a big price drop and remember if you are in California, get the prescription from your phys...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Managing Pharma's Dilemma Managing Pharma's Dilemma

Good article addressing a touchy but very real situation.   Before the term " intelligent property" was coined, in other industri...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Bayer up on Pfizer buyout talk Bayer up on Pfizer buyout talk

We are watching some big mergers, buyouts, you name it and this would stand to be one very large move.  Does Pfizer want to buy a pipeline?...

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Is a complete personal genome sequence worth $350,000? Is a complete personal genome sequence worth $350,000?

This is the complete product.  It is not the chip bases analysis offered by many genomics companies ...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

TabletKiosk has new onscreen keyboards for the Sahara and EO UMPCs TabletKiosk has new onscreen keyboards for the Sahara and EO UMPCs

You can also choose your color and transparency settings.  I can see this being handy on a unit let...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Microsoft Surface Technology on MSNBC Microsoft Surface Technology on MSNBC

Just in time for the election coverage and he does a good job with it, watch the bobbling heads.  T...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Blue Cross Predicts: ICD-10, 5010 Dates = Meltdown Blue Cross Predicts: ICD-10, 5010 Dates = Meltdown

For one, that's a lot of data sets to to migrate and change, from the coder's side of the world.  From the other side of things, we...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

CMS National E-Prescribing Conference and HIMSS E-Prescribing Solutions Showcase CMS National E-Prescribing Conference and HIMSS E-Prescribing Solutions Showcase

There's no charge to attend, just have to find your way to Boston and a place to stay overnight...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Nestle Says You Can Drink Yourself Beautiful - If You Buy Their Stuff Nestle Says You Can Drink Yourself Beautiful - If You Buy Their Stuff

How does one get a job title of "Chief Beauty Officer"?  No FDA involvement here.  It is ...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Has Sarah Palin Gotten Plastic Surgery? Has Sarah Palin Gotten Plastic Surgery?

The next new gossip debate.  The picture has to be a mock up as I don't think I remember that o...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

FDA Starts Reporting Drugs Under Safety Investigation - Health Care Notification Network can help you stay on top of all alerts FDA Starts Reporting Drugs Under Safety Investigation - Health Care Notification Network can help you stay on top of all alerts

There is a site to put this on somewhat of an auto pilot system.  I posted about this service origi...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Cool neck brace let's you answer your phone even when you're sprained Cool neck brace let's you answer your phone even when you're sprained

The future of neck and body braces?  BD  We're all big time cell phone addicts and even an ac...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Scientists May have a new/old drug for Cancer -- Where's the News? Scientists May have a new/old drug for Cancer -- Where's the News?

There is currently no patent on the drug, I would like to hear more about this as well, so if any r...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Many illnesses may be in for a shock - The Brain Defibrillators Many illnesses may be in for a shock - The Brain Defibrillators

This is still very new territory but I felt somewhat compelled to cover this once more as in conver...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Three Massachusetts Hospitals Using Protein Forest's Proteomics Software Three Massachusetts Hospitals Using Protein Forest's Proteomics Software

More personalized medicine on the move identifying markers for cancer.  BD NEW YORK (GenomeWeb...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Nerve Surgery Leaves Woman With Feeling in an Arm That Isn't There Nerve Surgery Leaves Woman With Feeling in an Arm That Isn't There

This is a pretty neat story on how she can "think" and have the arm and hand move, and fu...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Judge unseals secret Zyprexa papers - More Side Effects News Judge unseals secret Zyprexa papers - More Side Effects News

More marketing and potential hidden information seems to be making it's way to front, and inter...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

GSK loses North American chief GSK loses North American chief

Where are they going?  From earlier this year it was announced where Garnier was going, along with other top executives from companies suc...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Free Drug Samples May End Up Costing Uninsured More Free Drug Samples May End Up Costing Uninsured More

This is one heated debate for sure, many physicians do use the sample closet to help those who othe...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Obese Adolescents - Liver Transplants - Find information early with Genomic Testing Obese Adolescents - Liver Transplants - Find information early with Genomic Testing

Is this another potential problem on the healthcare horizon and will there be enough livers availab...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Health Insurance bills head to Governor - California Health Insurance bills head to Governor - California

The one item in particular requiring health insurers to devote 85 percent to medical care is some...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

OR Live Feeds to the Medical Quack - watch Live Surgeries as they take place OR Live Feeds to the Medical Quack - watch Live Surgeries as they take place

Watch real surgeries live as they are taking place, and no this is not a reality show on the web.  ...

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Joint Commission for Hospitals under review from Congress and a request to re-apply for certification has been made Joint Commission for Hospitals under review from Congress and a request to re-apply for certification has been made

  Anyone in the hospital business knows exactly who the Joint Commission is.  It is somewhat of a pe...

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Sunday, September 07, 2008

Limited Genetic Knowledge Spur Industry to Ramp Up Physician Marketing Limited Genetic Knowledge Spur Industry to Ramp Up Physician Marketing

Most physicians today are not ready for this yet , with the knowledge and information required for p...

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Sunday, September 07, 2008

Grady to other hospitals: Take your share of poor patients Grady to other hospitals: Take your share of poor patients

The CEO did his own survey from the emergency room and took names and numbers.  Granted, there are ...

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Sunday, September 07, 2008

Medical Research Institute Is America's Second Largest Charity Howard Hughes Medical Research Institute Is America's Second Largest Charity Howard Hughes

This was a post from a few months ago, but in light of the recent Stand Up for Cancer broadcast I thought it was a good idea to run this t...

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Sunday, September 07, 2008

HMO to pay record 14m for failing to diagnose genetic disorder - Israel HMO to pay record 14m for failing to diagnose genetic disorder - Israel

This happened in Israel.  How long have some forms of genetic testing been around?   Today, the child is 18 years old, so I would say quite...

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Sunday, September 07, 2008

Hospice Group Sues Bush Administration to Stop Cut in Medicare Payment Hospice Group Sues Bush Administration to Stop Cut in Medicare Payment

Hospice is not an issue anyone really wants to take a full look at, that is unless you or a family ...

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Sunday, September 07, 2008
 
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