And now a word from the CEO of Complete Genomics And now a word from the CEO of Complete Genomics

There are big companies investing in genomics as well, but as time progresses we could see a combina...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Obesity – Top Priority for the CEO Council Obesity – Top Priority for the CEO Council

A couple weeks ago I posted an interview with Mike Milken and he addressed the same issue, weight an...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Disfigured groin case settled – Flesh Eating Bacteria case at Washington Prison Disfigured groin case settled – Flesh Eating Bacteria case at Washington Prison

With all the recent concern about MRSA, this article goes to show that bacteria can be living anywhere, besides the hospital.  According to...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

GE Collaborates and will offer new web based version of Centricity EHR GE Collaborates and will offer new web based version of Centricity EHR

With collaborating with Mayo Clinic here, this gives an example of how “branding” of methodologies ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Edwards Hospital in Chicago to Supply Practice management and EHR software for physicians Edwards Hospital in Chicago to Supply Practice management and EHR software for physicians

One more hospital provided integrated services for physicians on staff and 40 with practice managem...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

New Hampshire Law Will continue to protect patient privacy – Drug information not provided for sales New Hampshire Law Will continue to protect patient privacy – Drug information not provided for sales

This indeed makes it much more difficult to pin down and see which physicians are using which drugs, but from their own internal sales infor...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

The Economy – One more Reason to think about a Free PHR The Economy – One more Reason to think about a Free PHR

This is just one more thought here and with IT budgets being back burnered and cut at the upper leve...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Real Men Get Prostate Cancer – Hormone Therapy Observations Real Men Get Prostate Cancer – Hormone Therapy Observations

Part of the cure for his cancer involves hormones and, yes he is getting a taste of what females deal with all our lives, but if it offers ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

FDA and Face Filler Warnings… FDA and Face Filler Warnings…

Well perhaps not a moment too soon this device was approved today and perhaps maybe an alternative ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Clinical Trials in the US – Begin involving the physicians and patients at the point of care to achieve greater success and participation with Personal Health Records Clinical Trials in the US – Begin involving the physicians and patients at the point of care to achieve greater success and participation with Personal Health Records

There are many companies out there who have some very elaborate data bases and software to connec...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

UnitedHealth Group Purchases $3.2 Million in Tax-Exempt Obligations from Plumas Hospital District to Enhance Access to Health Care Services in Plumas County UnitedHealth Group Purchases $3.2 Million in Tax-Exempt Obligations from Plumas Hospital District to Enhance Access to Health Care Services in Plumas County

Earlier this year Plumas Hospital District a $326,357 grant to upgrade the hospital's telemedical capabilities as well.  BD  QUINCY, ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Further effects of Wall Street collapse -NYC Subway System To Cut Services Further effects of Wall Street collapse -NYC Subway System To Cut Services

Getting around in New York could present some challenges in the future with traveling on the subways.  BD  Sure, Mayor Bloomberg is a c...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

New Technology could diagnose cancer in 10 minutes at patient bedside New Technology could diagnose cancer in 10 minutes at patient bedside

It keeps getting smarter out there, and this looks to be something that I hope moves along very qui...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Physicians are not a real happy group today - survey Physicians are not a real happy group today - survey

Healthcare and the way it is practices has certainly changed over the last few years, no doubt about...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Name-Brand Drug Makers Ruled Liable for Injuries From Other Manufacturers' Generics Name-Brand Drug Makers Ruled Liable for Injuries From Other Manufacturers' Generics

This court case has been in the news of late and now with the current ruling, it adds on one more layer of responsibility to the Name Brand...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

FDA Clears The DPL (Deep Penetrating Light) Therapy System For Over-the-Counter - Home Use FDA Clears The DPL (Deep Penetrating Light) Therapy System For Over-the-Counter - Home Use

This looks very interesting, as it appears you can have both minor pain relief and work on your wri...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Leavitt warns against losing health IT momentum Leavitt warns against losing health IT momentum

Understanding A2 is a big issue, as stated below, perhaps many do not understand the progress being made.  I agree with the statement made ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Hospital Operator Demos Health Care Application For Microsoft Surface Hospital Operator Demos Health Care Application For Microsoft Surface

Not too long ago I spent a few minutes doing some protein folding on a Microsoft Surface unit, was ...

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Monday, November 17, 2008

A New era of artificial ankles A New era of artificial ankles

Ankle replacements moving main stage and one manufacturer took on the FDA of recent, and it has been...

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Monday, November 17, 2008

United Therapeutics buying some Cialis-ingredient rights United Therapeutics buying some Cialis-ingredient rights

Eli Lilly sells some ingredient rights to perhaps one day be released in a a product to treat high blood pressure. Side effects are_______...

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Japanese Potty Training… Japanese Potty Training…

Complete with subtitles and singing feces…well must have been a slow day for real news today (grin).  BD               ...

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Wearing your baby – get Motrin for Relief? Wearing your baby – get Motrin for Relief?

This is a very interesting video, if you use one of the baby carriers, it assumes you are going to have some pain and this is where Motrin c...

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Why Use a PHR – Because It is there and it stands to help decrease medical errors Why Use a PHR – Because It is there and it stands to help decrease medical errors

We all long for the day that all practices and hospitals can transmit medical records and talk to ea...

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Hospital Branding – Is the Most Expensive Always the Best? Hospital Branding – Is the Most Expensive Always the Best?

This very extensive article examines various hospitals in Massachusetts and the cost of the same pr...

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

The Melamine Nightmare Needs to be Fixed – Business Intelligence Could Help The Melamine Nightmare Needs to be Fixed – Business Intelligence Could Help

Melamine, a chemical used as a flame retardant is used to make cooking utensils and industrial coat...

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Sylmar Hospital Loses Power and Evacuates Patients – So Cal Fires Sylmar Hospital Loses Power and Evacuates Patients – So Cal Fires

This is a pretty new state of the art facility and the back up power didn’t come on.  When you watch the raw video, it is pretty scary.  I a...

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Sunday, November 16, 2008
 
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