Google Health Vendors you can connect with and import records – Personal Health Records Google Health Vendors you can connect with and import records – Personal Health Records

It has been a while since I updated some of the vendors that you can import in to your online health...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Twitter and Healthcare: Tech Medicine Links Twitter and Healthcare: Tech Medicine Links

Does Healthcare need Twitter?  Well Twitter can sure use some additional healthcare folks.   When I began using Twitter I didn’t give it muc...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Cambridge Health Alliance may lay off a fifth of workforce - Massachusetts Cambridge Health Alliance may lay off a fifth of workforce - Massachusetts

This sounds very familiar as we have similar cuts and budgets in California stirring the pot as well.  BD  Cambridge Health Alliance, ...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Widget Blog Connections through the Medical Quack Widget Blog Connections through the Medical Quack

The Medical Quack also links to a site whereby using widgets there is some additional information al...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Prostate Gland grown from stem cell - But Who Would Want One? Prostate Gland grown from stem cell - But Who Would Want One?

These are not for transplants but will be used for medical research, and may offer new information w...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

What the TSA's new body scanner images look like What the TSA's new body scanner images look like

Almost good enough for the ER too (grin).  BD     What the TSA's new body scanner images...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

My Genes were Hijacked – That’s how I got this cold! My Genes were Hijacked – That’s how I got this cold!

The HRV virus that causes colds is now considered a hijacker, sounds just like computer lingo, exce...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Pharmacogenomics: UC San Diego To Lead Nationwide Program to educate pharmacists Pharmacogenomics: UC San Diego To Lead Nationwide Program to educate pharmacists

New program to educate pharmacists on pharmacogenomics.  The efforts are going forward to help the pharmacists also explain to the patients...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

NanoVibronix Receives FDA Clearance for its PainShield™ MD Device NanoVibronix Receives FDA Clearance for its PainShield™ MD Device

As the article states, an individual can use the product without a clinician being present and it ap...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Fart Gas Helps Control Your Blood Pressure Fart Gas Helps Control Your Blood Pressure

Ok we can go all kinds of places with this story, but the key it appears is to capture the gas as i...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Ultrasound cuff to stop internal bleeding on battlefield Ultrasound cuff to stop internal bleeding on battlefield

As we all know much of the technology developed by DARPA makes its way into healthcare outside the ...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

A Glow in the Dark Cat – Genetic study to develop Gene therapy to combat disease A Glow in the Dark Cat – Genetic study to develop Gene therapy to combat disease

The gene is called an enhanced green fluorescence protein that allows scientists to see inside the ...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Human Health Records on a Chip Not doing so well – Online Personal Health Records could be a better option - add a Kiosk in the Emergency Room Human Health Records on a Chip Not doing so well – Online Personal Health Records could be a better option - add a Kiosk in the Emergency Room

When this technology came out, there were many questions about privacy, and the chip needs to have ...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Kaiser Permanente Adds New Online Health Tools for Chronic Conditions – Personal Health Records with more added value Kaiser Permanente Adds New Online Health Tools for Chronic Conditions – Personal Health Records with more added value

More news on Personal Health Records from Kaiser (PHR). According to this press release, patients a...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Audit Trails at Hospitals and Healthcare facilities – Don’t be a snooping statistic Audit Trails at Hospitals and Healthcare facilities – Don’t be a snooping statistic

Do you work at a hospital or large healthcare facility?  The reason I included this article is due t...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Half of U.S. doctors often prescribe placebos Half of U.S. doctors often prescribe placebos

This is very interesting and do the placebos cost as much?  When filling a prescription, it would al...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

IHI SHARES ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 5 MILLION LIVES CAMPAIGN IHI SHARES ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 5 MILLION LIVES CAMPAIGN

Hospitals are uniting to work with each other in an effort to reduce medical errors and save lives.  In view of the “never-never” provisions...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

New health insurance system draws protest in Japan New health insurance system draws protest in Japan

Sound familiar to what we have here, Japan wants seniors to pay more for their health care.   A pro...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Myth of uninsured overcrowding Emergency Rooms debunked Myth of uninsured overcrowding Emergency Rooms debunked

Why are the uninsured not the cause, because they can’t afford to be there for the most part and many hospitals do not take the same amount...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Patients can order up their own lab tests on line with MyMedLab.com with a referring physician and you get a free PHR to boot Patients can order up their own lab tests on line with MyMedLab.com with a referring physician and you get a free PHR to boot

So now one can order up and set up your time with a local lab, which is referenced on the site and i...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

The battle of the medical bills where nobody but the insurers win The battle of the medical bills where nobody but the insurers win

I don’t know of one doctor or hospital that is not writing off balances of what the insurance compa...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

SERMO CONNECTS HEALTHCARE INVESTORS TO PHYSICIANS VIA BLOOMBERG SERMO CONNECTS HEALTHCARE INVESTORS TO PHYSICIANS VIA BLOOMBERG

Investors and analysts using The Healthcare Exchange will be able to ask questions of physicians, su...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Scripps Research Center in Florida to get a new Sculpture Scripps Research Center in Florida to get a new Sculpture

One Big Large Protein.  BD  Protein sculpture inspired by Vitruvian Man - Boing Boing Techno...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Scotch Tape X-rays – it works but we don’t know why yet Scotch Tape X-rays – it works but we don’t know why yet

  This is truly a wild story and the scientists are not even aware of why it works, but it does.  X...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Pfizer settlement - dangerous drug marketing - Celebrex and Bextra Pfizer settlement - dangerous drug marketing - Celebrex and Bextra

Also as part of the settlement, all TV ads have to be approved by the FDA as well and they can del...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008
 
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