Microsoft calls on Congress to reconsider bailout Microsoft calls on Congress to reconsider bailout

Congress was “outcoded” by Wall Street it appears and now can’t make a decision to save our necks  ...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Medical Quack on Reuters, Wall Street Journal, and other Online Publications Medical Quack on Reuters, Wall Street Journal, and other Online Publications

A reader was asking me the other day to post some samples on what goes beyond the blog, so here goes...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Ohio Sales Rep's Information Launched Massive Government Investigation of Cephalon Ohio Sales Rep's Information Launched Massive Government Investigation of Cephalon

Whistle blower case where Pharma Sales representative created an investigation and settlement.  Whistle blowers can and do receive portions...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Emdeon Acquires Patient Statement Business From GE Healthcare Emdeon Acquires Patient Statement Business From GE Healthcare

GE Centricity(TM) customers will now be served via Emdeon, who is already established as a GE Healt...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Misys Gets Funds for Allscripts Deal Misys Gets Funds for Allscripts Deal

This appears to be a second life here for financing after the Lehman bankruptcy put the brakes on ...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Violations Reported at 94% of Nursing Homes Violations Reported at 94% of Nursing Homes

94 percent of for-profit nursing homes were cited compared to 88% of non profit.  163 nursing facilites will receive an extra effort in the ...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Mayo & Johns Hopkins CEOs Want Buffer Between Congress & Medicare Mayo & Johns Hopkins CEOs Want Buffer Between Congress & Medicare

Is this any indication on how the big healthcare institutions think of Congress, much less Medicare?  We have lived through the Medicare nig...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Talcum powder considered an ovarian cancer risk – similar to Asbestos Talcum powder considered an ovarian cancer risk – similar to Asbestos

The risks are greater if you the glutathione S-transferase M1, or GSTM1 genes, so it appears we need...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

HIMSS Objects to Provisions in Stark's Health IT Legislation HIMSS Objects to Provisions in Stark's Health IT Legislation

I can understand this as we do not have a shortage of electronic medical records software out there, so why create one more system, the doc...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Cadbury pulls melamine-laced chocolate from China Cadbury pulls melamine-laced chocolate from China

More chocolate woes, you know I think I’m going to give up chocolate all together.  Between all the...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Clinical Data Online begins to market genomic testing to physicians and consumers through Website Clinical Data Online begins to market genomic testing to physicians and consumers through Website

This is just the start here and it seems to appear the marketing of genomic testing and labs is begi...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Fujitsu-Siemens quietly introduces tablet PC Fujitsu-Siemens quietly introduces tablet PC

  Siemens has been expanding the number of products it is now marketing and there have been a few I have listed here in the recent past suc...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Philips Signs Global Licensing Deal With Microsoft – Speech Magic Philips Signs Global Licensing Deal With Microsoft – Speech Magic

Dictation services for Radiology with the integration of the two services.  More about the hospital...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

A Glimpse Into Health Care of the Future A Glimpse Into Health Care of the Future

What this article says is true, we have this technology already.  You can look around this blog and...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Schwarzenegger grapples with new medical insurance laws Schwarzenegger grapples with new medical insurance laws

If the governor is having a hard time, what about us?  Read the article and you may be more confused on what can be covered and what is not...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

How Wall Street Lied to Its Computers –  Software and Programming How Wall Street Lied to Its Computers – Software and Programming

I posted about this already before finding this article, which in fact is about one of the best I h...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Palin and Couric Interview from Saturday Night Live Palin and Couric Interview from Saturday Night Live

And she has a tanning bed in the governor’s mansion. And CNN shows us some of the words were the exact same lines used from the real in...

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Visa Plans To Let Phones Charge Your Purchases Visa Plans To Let Phones Charge Your Purchases

More new ways to use a cell phone in the works, and easier to run up the tab.  This won’t be out for a while but Visa is working on the pro...

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Divorce for Medicaid and Marry for Insurance – The American Healthcare System Divorce for Medicaid and Marry for Insurance – The American Healthcare System

“ There's nothing in the rules that says you can't get divorced for Medicaid”…first it was g...

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Scan Man’s Notes – A look at Radiology Scan Man’s Notes – A look at Radiology

Just wanted to put a short note here about Scan man’s notes.  Lately he has been including some grea...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Congress Cut DARPA Budget by $130 Million – Why? Congress Cut DARPA Budget by $130 Million – Why?

This does not make sense, why don’t we find other ways to spend the funds, like perhaps some additi...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Accelrys : Reorganization Complete - Connecting to Microsoft Share Point Accelrys : Reorganization Complete - Connecting to Microsoft Share Point

You can’t run a business today without business intelligence.  Biotech and Pharma is all about Busin...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Microsoft Technology Centers – Software Solutions with Assistance and Guidance Microsoft Technology Centers – Software Solutions with Assistance and Guidance

I noticed in several posts I have made I make reference to these centers, but didn’t have anything o...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

The Portraitist Robot The Portraitist Robot

Now I could see this little guy let’s say at a teaching facility, creating drawings for use later in...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

The Human Airbag for Seniors The Human Airbag for Seniors

Seniors today sure seem to top the listings of devices whether it is a home monitoring device, a wi...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Synthetic Genomics – Creating new life forms Synthetic Genomics – Creating new life forms

Two interesting videos about the course of sequencing.  Technology is also going into environmental planning and additional medicinal uses....

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Saturday, September 27, 2008
 
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