Helicos Launches Open Access Web Site With Microbial Genome Data Helicos Launches Open Access Web Site With Microbial Genome Data

Helicos has created an open access website for sharing Helicos data sets and bioinformatics software...

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts reports $57.6 million profit for the 3rd quarter Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts reports $57.6 million profit for the 3rd quarter

Health Insurance companies despite the downturned economy are still showing major profits and as sta...

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Why not -Stephen Colbert FDA Commissioner - Hilarious Why not -Stephen Colbert FDA Commissioner - Hilarious

Love the added BeeGees effect and he just really nails hormone therapy for women! http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2008/11/15/stephen-colbert...

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Chinese Pharma and US Clinical Trials Partnership– HUYA, San Diego and Chipscreen, China Chinese Pharma and US Clinical Trials Partnership– HUYA, San Diego and Chipscreen, China

This was somewhat of a first for the US FDA to trust Chinese data.  Shenzhen Chipscreen Bio sciences...

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Cerner Incorporates Genomics Into Electronic Medical Records Cerner Incorporates Genomics Into Electronic Medical Records

They have established a coding vocabulary for genetic test results called CBO, or Clinical Bioinform...

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

EHRs need Standard Templates – So Let’s Look at the Common User Interface Project, a lot of the work is already in progress and partially completed EHRs need Standard Templates – So Let’s Look at the Common User Interface Project, a lot of the work is already in progress and partially completed

If you have read this blog long enough, there are multiple posts about The Common User Interface, a...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Leavitt Says Personalized Medicine is 'Central' to Future Healthcare System Leavitt Says Personalized Medicine is 'Central' to Future Healthcare System

Personalized Medicine will create many answers and solutions in healthcare, but will we have the money to afford it?  I post quite a bit abo...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Robot Vendors Get More Funding – Robotics playing a major role in hospitals today Robot Vendors Get More Funding – Robotics playing a major role in hospitals today

The robots are invading the hospitals and are really being put to good use too.  Just last week the...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Military to unveil early version of personal health record – December Military to unveil early version of personal health record – December

This is an update on a post from a few days ago, now the target date looks to be in December, and d...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

College Grads – Looking for new Algorithms for the Future, None left at Wall Street College Grads – Looking for new Algorithms for the Future, None left at Wall Street

Start up companies and biotech engineering is making a big calling as nobody wants or likes the for...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Mike Leavitt and FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach go to China for consultations Mike Leavitt and FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach go to China for consultations

With the backlash the FDA has sustained this last year, a lot of it related to lack of technology an...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Baby monitor iPhone software calls you when baby cries – Cell phone users are getting started much earlier Baby monitor iPhone software calls you when baby cries – Cell phone users are getting started much earlier

One more use for the iPhone, put it in the crib and the phone will dial you up at the phone number ...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Woman uses cooking oil as a replacement for silicone injections - Korea Woman uses cooking oil as a replacement for silicone injections - Korea

Obviously a “do not try this at home” story.  The story goes over some of the nightmares of plastic...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

UTMB will keep accreditation despite 3,800 jobs lost – Desperate Hospital UTMB will keep accreditation despite 3,800 jobs lost – Desperate Hospital

This is sad, but the hurricane did such an insurmountable amount of damage, and now there’s not enough money to rebuild and replace and now...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Sperm Storage – No not that kind, it’s a flash drive! Sperm Storage – No not that kind, it’s a flash drive!

Well you can have all kinds of fun with this one, and hey, use it with your notebook or Tablet PC t...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Add a little Dark Chocolate to your Daily Dose of Fruits and Vegetables Add a little Dark Chocolate to your Daily Dose of Fruits and Vegetables

According to this article, a bit of dark chocolate is healthy, so I guess this could mean those fre...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Medicare Pilot Personal Health Care Pilot Program – Education and Awareness Needed Medicare Pilot Personal Health Care Pilot Program – Education and Awareness Needed

This is a good pilot program but the real danger here is: “Each vendor will be responsible for ma...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Doctors fight balance-billing ban on out-of-network costs to survive Doctors fight balance-billing ban on out-of-network costs to survive

The battle continues on balance billing, but it comes down to someone just paying the bill for heal...

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Microsoft Store Opens On The Web For U.S. Shoppers – Software and Hardware Microsoft Store Opens On The Web For U.S. Shoppers – Software and Hardware

You can even find Server 2008 on the site the Microsoft Store Site.    You can even order mice, key...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Morgan Stanley and Transparency? Morgan Stanley and Transparency?

When employees were warned about not leaking internal use only memos to the web, well guess what was...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Study Predicts Big Savings from PHRs (Personal Health Records) – Best Kept Secret in Healthcare? Study Predicts Big Savings from PHRs (Personal Health Records) – Best Kept Secret in Healthcare?

There’s probably no bigger fan of PHRs than yours truly here, but where’s the awareness and out rea...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

FDA to detain food shipments from China – Why not add some technology to the inspection processes? FDA to detain food shipments from China – Why not add some technology to the inspection processes?

I don’t think in view of the current events, there was a lot of choice here for the FDA, and we do ...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Pregnant Man Expecting Second Child Pregnant Man Expecting Second Child

One was not enough so here we go for round 2.  As you may remember this is a person with a partial ...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Breast Cancer Screening – Radar Breast Imaging in Trials Breast Cancer Screening – Radar Breast Imaging in Trials

The technique is called radar breast imaging and is being tested in the UK.  One thing for sure it ...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008
 
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