A Lehman-Backed Biotech Braves the Markets and Goes Public A Lehman-Backed Biotech Braves the Markets and Goes Public

This is slated as bad timing, but it could be a good thing in reality when you look at the choices ...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Misys Pays More for iMedica Practice Management Component - After 2008 Will need to write their own Code Misys Pays More for iMedica Practice Management Component - After 2008 Will need to write their own Code

12 Million for the Code from iMedica, yes code is worth a few dollars these days, under the area of intelligent property, and it appears af...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

John McCain, inventor of the BlackBerry - Right!! John McCain, inventor of the BlackBerry - Right!!

Sounds like the campaign manager was a little confused here too, how could one help create somethin...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Microsoft Free Online Clinics - Server 2008 and Hyper-V Microsoft Free Online Clinics - Server 2008 and Hyper-V

  Hard Hat Area:   New information relative to virtualization and use of Hyper-V with Windows Server...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Epocrates - Handy Help for Cardiologist Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Epocrates - Handy Help for Cardiologist

I have used the "free" version of Epocrates myself for years just to research drugs, th...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

FDA Bans Import of Meds From Ranbaxy FDA Bans Import of Meds From Ranbaxy

More can be read here as well.  The issue goes back to a raid in 2006 of a US warehouse in New Jer...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Bausch & Lomb: FDA Approves Akreos" Advanced Optics Aspheric Lens Bausch & Lomb: FDA Approves Akreos" Advanced Optics Aspheric Lens

The lens will allow for microincision cataract surgery and allow for smaller incisions.  BD ALISO...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Upgraded Dragon Medical Released - Version 10 Upgraded Dragon Medical Released - Version 10

Works great on Tablet PCs too.  BD Nuance Communications Inc. has released Dragon Medical 10,...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Competition intensifying for diabetes clinical trials- Acurian Services Competition intensifying for diabetes clinical trials- Acurian Services

With clinical trials becoming a bit more complicated, and with new processes of running genomic rela...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

CCHIT Appoints Commissioners - Medical Records CCHIT Appoints Commissioners - Medical Records

If you are looking for software from EMR and EHR vendors that carry certifications, the new process begins taking applications from vendors...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Transgenomic, Key Genomics Teaming on Ovarian Cancer Treatment Test Transgenomic, Key Genomics Teaming on Ovarian Cancer Treatment Test

Three companies teaming together to create a DNA based test to determine which patients will benefit from selected drug treatments.  The on...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Some Water Bottles Linked to Diabetes Some Water Bottles Linked to Diabetes

Interesting in the fact that the ingredient was once studied as a potential synthetic replacement f...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Monday Special: A Gift Bag of Resource Websites for Healthcare Managers Monday Special: A Gift Bag of Resource Websites for Healthcare Managers

A nice word of thanks to Mary Pat Whaley for adding the information about the links to where the $4...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

State inspectors ask feds to fine hospital - Iowa State inspectors ask feds to fine hospital - Iowa

State asks for federal assistance since they do no have the authority to impose a fine, as the article mentions, somewhat of a rare move.  B...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Technology at it's best Technology at it's best

This gives a whole new meaning to having a little " Brew" with your software and USB dr...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Biocare to Distribute Invitrogen's HER2 Test Kit- Breast Cancer Biocare to Distribute Invitrogen's HER2 Test Kit- Breast Cancer

One of the first kits on the market, as the article states the test can assess whether breast cance...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Meet Clostridium Difficile, The Next MRSA Superbug You Need To Worry About Meet Clostridium Difficile, The Next MRSA Superbug You Need To Worry About

We probably have all heard of MRSA, the staph infection that is running running through all our hosp...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Webcam helps to break the language barrier at the hospital - Arizona Webcam helps to break the language barrier at the hospital - Arizona

This can sure be one big help and get rid of the telephone translation services easily, being able ...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Expression Analysis to Award GWAS Resequencing, Analysis Services on Helicos Platform Expression Analysis to Award GWAS Resequencing, Analysis Services on Helicos Platform

For anyone in R and D needing resequencing services for analysis relative to genomic disease resear...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Walgreen Makes Rival Offer for Longs Walgreen Makes Rival Offer for Longs

Who will it be, Walgreens or CVS that buys Long's Drugs?  Pharma battles at the retail level.  BD  Walgreen is cutting to the head of...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Placebo Journal Blog: MRSA SHIRT VIDEO Placebo Journal Blog: MRSA SHIRT VIDEO

Visit the website to buy one, the shirts can certainly prove to remind us and bring an overall awar...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Gene therapy for chronic pain gets first test in people Gene therapy for chronic pain gets first test in people

This is a very small clinical trial of 12 individuals with cancer, and any related treatment plans ...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Stark Readies I.T. Legislation Stark Readies I.T. Legislation

New proposed legislation on the agenda in Congress.  Read the article for additional information on proposed items that would impact curren...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Heart Attack Victim on the Gurney had to dig out her $5.00 Co-Pay Before she could go to the hospital Heart Attack Victim on the Gurney had to dig out her $5.00 Co-Pay Before she could go to the hospital

Ok, you are at the doctor's office, informed you had a heart attack, doctor calls the ambulance...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

HealthVault Personal Health Records gets a Facelift - Match records and find clinical trials HealthVault Personal Health Records gets a Facelift - Match records and find clinical trials

This is nice and much simpler and easier to navigate. I like it, not that the old one was bad by a...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Deciphering the genetic code - Work In Progress Companies Deciphering the genetic code - Work In Progress Companies

The race continues, firms with backing, but nothing on the market yet, and a while before a product ...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

What's Happening on the Medical Quack - Live Feeds What's Happening on the Medical Quack - Live Feeds

I use the features of Feedjit on the site.  All the the lines are links so if you see something und...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

When Pay for Performance and $4.00 Generic Prescriptions Hit the Wall When Pay for Performance and $4.00 Generic Prescriptions Hit the Wall

This is something in my conversations with physicians that keeps coming up, so I thought I would wri...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Healthcare cost concerns are spreading to the NHS Healthcare cost concerns are spreading to the NHS

It looks like all this talk about saving money on healthcare and who gets it is spreading to the areas served by the NHS, as someone spoke ...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Surgeries at Illinois hospital months off at the VA Hospital in Illinois Surgeries at Illinois hospital months off at the VA Hospital in Illinois

10 patients died and the questions are still not answered, so the halt on surgeries remains in plac...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Internet-Based Instruction Found To Be Effective for Healthcare Internet-Based Instruction Found To Be Effective for Healthcare

Mayo Clinic says it is effective, but most of us probably already knew that from other industries a...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Don't Have a Leg To Stand On - Replacing a hip replacement Don't Have a Leg To Stand On - Replacing a hip replacement

We all complain about having to wait and the referral process of HMOs.  This is a good post to take...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Mars Pet Food Recall Announced 9/12/08 Mars Pet Food Recall Announced 9/12/08

If you have a dog you may want to take a look and see which products are in the recall batches.  We...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Viagra Cruiser Game is no more on Forbes and a few others Viagra Cruiser Game is no more on Forbes and a few others

No more Viva Viagra on some major websites, and not sure if it included all locations.  Well it a...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

What Impact does a Warning from the FDA have with Investors, Physicians, Patients? What Impact does a Warning from the FDA have with Investors, Physicians, Patients?

It seems not a week goes by without a warning being issued from the FDA, so this looks to be a sign...

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Sunday, September 14, 2008
 
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