Benefits of Drinking - Only kicks in after 50 Years of Age Benefits of Drinking - Only kicks in after 50 Years of Age

I found these studies interesting, so it basically states that drinking has some benefits, raises go...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Two Dead, Several Hospitals Locked Down - "Blue" chemically exposed patients seeking help in the ER Two Dead, Several Hospitals Locked Down - "Blue" chemically exposed patients seeking help in the ER

  Blue people walking in to the ER, Hospital Lock Down, and 2 deaths over chemical exposure, scary story here and I can't remember the ...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Stand Up To Cancer - Friday September 5, 2008 - 8:00 EST Stand Up To Cancer - Friday September 5, 2008 - 8:00 EST

You can set up a log in and donate today.  Click here for details.   As I had posted in a story a c...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Man Finds Thousands of Medical Records in Storage Unit he won with a bid $25.00 for the unknown contents Man Finds Thousands of Medical Records in Storage Unit he won with a bid $25.00 for the unknown contents

This is one of those strange ones out of the coffer here , man bids $25.00 for the unknown contents...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Desperate Hospitals - Hawaii- What is happening to our Hospital System? Desperate Hospitals - Hawaii- What is happening to our Hospital System?

As the old saying goes, things roll downhill and Siemens was the straw that broke the camel's ba...

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Intel Health PHS 5000 - Home Health Monitor (one more) Intel Health PHS 5000 - Home Health Monitor (one more)

Here is one more home health monitoring device.  No word as to when this one might be available in ...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Desperate Hospitals - August 29 (Continued) Desperate Hospitals - August 29 (Continued)

More added to the list at various stages either with investigations, layoffs, some trying to figure out how to stay open next year.  Some ar...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Forensic Breakthrough Stirs NIH to Close GWAS Data from Public View Forensic Breakthrough Stirs NIH to Close GWAS Data from Public View

Called data mining... If you are a researcher and have been accessing the data base from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, that have...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

The "Unbranding" of pharmaceutical commercials The "Unbranding" of pharmaceutical commercials

New marketing technique going on here, gets you to the website, but no mention of the drug name .  T...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Medical Bills You Shouldn't Pay - The balance billing issue is alive and well Medical Bills You Shouldn't Pay - The balance billing issue is alive and well

In California we are well aware of this with the recent news with Prime Health Care being challenge...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Concerns Over Large Not-for-Profit Hospital System Concerns Over Large Not-for-Profit Hospital System

When you look around, it appears the large Not for Profit folks seems to being doing all the facili...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Standards for Clinical Summaries, Labs, E-Prescribing... Standards for Clinical Summaries, Labs, E-Prescribing...

Back in June I had posted some information about the use of this technology.  Read the source artic...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

David Duchovny Enters Rehab for Sex Addiction David Duchovny Enters Rehab for Sex Addiction

This is a strange story of sorts as the fictional character and actor in real life seem to have the same issue, perhaps something the psych...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Stanbio wins FDA approval on medical device to draw blood Stanbio wins FDA approval on medical device to draw blood

It looks like the process of giving a blood sample is going to get a little easier for the patient ...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Stop & Shop Supermarket Chain Goes Hi-Tech Stop & Shop Supermarket Chain Goes Hi-Tech

In the near future, are we going to know how to shop?  This is one store who has a partial solution ...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Blue Cross/Blue Shield to buy HMO - Florida Blue Cross/Blue Shield to buy HMO - Florida

Is this a new sign of the times with the insurers purchasing HMOs?  One thing it will do is bring more under contract with additional servic...

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Surgery By Numbers - Glowing Cancer Cells Surgery By Numbers - Glowing Cancer Cells

This process has not be tested on humans yet, but coming soon.  The infra red will show the outline ...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Seattle fund bankrolls Asian private hospital chain Seattle fund bankrolls Asian private hospital chain

More money going overseas to help grow a hospital chain and yesterday I had posted about the big medical institutions here having investmen...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Desperate Hospitals - New York, Texas and California (More) Desperate Hospitals - New York, Texas and California (More)

  In Forest Hills, New York This hospital just emerged from a 3 year bankruptcy and hopes to have a plan in place before a September 30th ...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

VC Funding for Biotech Companies Withering? VC Funding for Biotech Companies Withering?

Is Biotech risky business?  I think we can all agree due to the research and development and the un...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Generic Drug Resources - Thanks to the Palm Beach Post and the Chicago Sun Times for helping spread the word... Generic Drug Resources - Thanks to the Palm Beach Post and the Chicago Sun Times for helping spread the word...

I have posted this here before, but the $4.00 Generic Resource listings are a good all in one place ...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Science Roll Medical Research - Resource and Time Saver Science Roll Medical Research - Resource and Time Saver

This is another resource that might be helpful with some quick searching capabilities.  In this samp...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Who is the "Medical Quack" Who is the "Medical Quack"

Ok, this has been a long time coming, but recently I have received several requests and emails to gi...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Judge Rejects J&J Patent On Alzheimer's Drug Judge Rejects J&J Patent On Alzheimer's Drug

One more new generic coming on to the market for the treatment of Alzheimer's, after FDA approval, which is pending.  Patent expires De...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Intel launches first medical device Intel launches first medical device

A couple months ago, the product was approved by the FDA and is now coming to market.  According t...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Amgen to End Controversial Anemia-Drug Sales Practices Amgen to End Controversial Anemia-Drug Sales Practices

No more buy one, get the second at 10% off, for a quick example.  Physicians will no longer get dis...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Medicare overpays for new generics - Find Drug Information on this site Medicare overpays for new generics - Find Drug Information on this site

This bring up a very good point with all the recent budget cuts, why does it take Medicare so long ...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008
 
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