LAC+USC Hospital – New Facility to Open Soon - Los Angeles LAC+USC Hospital – New Facility to Open Soon - Los Angeles

This is just such a massive improvement to open soon, and going from night to day it deserved some...

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Saturday, October 04, 2008

Giant Human Head Statue – Ugly! Giant Human Head Statue – Ugly!

This is just weird, couldn’t they find a better model!  This is on display in London. It looks lik...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

3D Slicer – Open Source Software for CT and MRI Radiology 3D Slicer – Open Source Software for CT and MRI Radiology

The 3D Slicer project has been funded primarily by the National Institutes of Health.  Slicer is av...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Who should I vote for in the Presidential Election – Pat Paulsen Who should I vote for in the Presidential Election – Pat Paulsen

We have seen a lot of first time events this year, why not elect a dead President (grin).  I am old enough to remember his first run at this...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

As economy sags, faces do too, cosmetic docs say As economy sags, faces do too, cosmetic docs say

As the economy continues to get uglier, so do we.   BD  Of about 700 doctors who responded to the ...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Next on the bailout list – California Needs a 7 Billion Dollar Loan from the Feds? Next on the bailout list – California Needs a 7 Billion Dollar Loan from the Feds?

  California needs a 7 billion dollar loan to make things happen, even though California is the first state to join the annual CeBit techno...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Eclipsys acquisition of Medinotes stands to open doors for Hospital subsidized medical records and integration Eclipsys acquisition of Medinotes stands to open doors for Hospital subsidized medical records and integration

As the article states the use of the common standard of HL7 is going to be the solution, so some sta...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

CCHIT Certification and HIE Transactions – The Process and What It Means CCHIT Certification and HIE Transactions – The Process and What It Means

As we have all heard in the certification processes for medical records, the goals to achieve are g...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Intradigm lands $18.5M to advance Oncology treatment Intradigm lands $18.5M to advance Oncology treatment

Not only do we see venture capital money here, also some big Pharma names.  In a related story, R...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Legendary Banjo Player's Brain Helped with Deep Brain Stimulation - The Brain Defibrillators are here Legendary Banjo Player's Brain Helped with Deep Brain Stimulation - The Brain Defibrillators are here

I have posted about this technology here on the blog before and also this post.   For someone wi...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Vassar College Using Tablet PCs for Research and Development Vassar College Using Tablet PCs for Research and Development

Anyone involved and R and D today can certainly take advantage of a Tablet PC.  (I think those new...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

FDA: Tiny Bit of Melamine OK in Most Foods But we Still need better labeling and shipping documentation FDA: Tiny Bit of Melamine OK in Most Foods But we Still need better labeling and shipping documentation

We still need more labeling and the ability for consumers to identify products when recalls are sen...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Same Image Polisher Has Worked for FDA and Big Pharma Same Image Polisher Has Worked for FDA and Big Pharma

That might explain a couple odd stories of earlier this year, like the pilot program of the “Fake c...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Leadership Strategy for the Prevention of Line Sepsis – 10th Leading Cause of Death Worldwide Leadership Strategy for the Prevention of Line Sepsis – 10th Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

As this begins the week of the “Never-Never” rules with Medicare and with Sepsis being included on t...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

HealthVault Has New Features Including Fax Services for $9.00 a year – Fax to the Vault! HealthVault Has New Features Including Fax Services for $9.00 a year – Fax to the Vault!

I finally had time to take a look around in detail at some of the new features. The one that is ver...

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Heparin Recalls didn’t work Heparin Recalls didn’t work

Several California hospitals were fined as around 20% of those inspected still had heparin and some still administering to patients, but the...

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

Monthly Man – Sharing the PMS Experience Monthly Man – Sharing the PMS Experience

Hilarious!  For all the readers here who are not female.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByX8vd7kJ6c&feature=related

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

More Candy From China – Are “Blind” Bills of Lading adding to the confusion and delay in locating the products for recall? More Candy From China – Are “Blind” Bills of Lading adding to the confusion and delay in locating the products for recall?

The reason for mentioning this is that a vendor of a food product could have a shipping document tha...

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

No Credit Crunch in the Channels – Health Care IT Financing No Credit Crunch in the Channels – Health Care IT Financing

This is another way to help finance Healthcare IT purchases.  Microsoft Partners can help advise on...

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

CLC Joins Illumina Bioinformatics Partnering Program – Sequencing Software CLC Joins Illumina Bioinformatics Partnering Program – Sequencing Software

Software for genomics research, you could almost call this the medical records software of genomics ...

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

Allstate testing “brain fitness” software on older drivers Allstate testing “brain fitness” software on older drivers

I guess the local departments of motor vehicles aren’t doing the job in determining whether or not w...

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Thursday, October 02, 2008
 
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