Singapore Can Do your surgery now for knees, hips and maybe more Singapore Can Do your surgery now for knees, hips and maybe more

One more destination to go have knee surgery and the cost in the U.S. is about $45,000 compared with about $12,000  over there.  BlueCross B...

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Thank Goodness we didn’t elect “that group” – ignorance and bliss with mobile devices Thank Goodness we didn’t elect “that group” – ignorance and bliss with mobile devices

A tale of folks not used to working with technology and the security and safety side of things, didn...

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Primary care doctors struggling – Down and Out in Beverly Hills Primary care doctors struggling – Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Not much more than a year ago there was the opposite problem, getting in to see a busy physician, bu...

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Monday, December 15, 2008

China Biotech in Review – Predictions place China as the World’s Leader by 2012 China Biotech in Review – Predictions place China as the World’s Leader by 2012

Something to think about.  Insurance carriers have also set up shop in China as well.  All developm...

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

UC Davis hospital in Sacramento drops liver transplant center UC Davis hospital in Sacramento drops liver transplant center

The number of transplants decreased and it appears other facilities are available, competition is a...

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Medical research funds stall at the NIH – FNIH boosting their efforts and looking for partners Medical research funds stall at the NIH – FNIH boosting their efforts and looking for partners

The article states this is the 6th year in a row that funding has declined for the Vanderbilt Unive...

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

University of Connecticut Health Center asks Legislature to Approve Merger With Hartford Hospital University of Connecticut Health Center asks Legislature to Approve Merger With Hartford Hospital

One more sign of the tightly stressed economy as related to hospitals and healthcare, a potential m...

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Wall Street Greed and Fraud Hits Boston Hospitals and Healthcare - donors bilked out of millions Wall Street Greed and Fraud Hits Boston Hospitals and Healthcare - donors bilked out of millions

A partial listing of some of this clients who are now stuck can be viewed here.   If you have not c...

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Scientists Find Oldest Human Brain in Britain - Preserved Scientists Find Oldest Human Brain in Britain - Preserved

They are still not sure why the conditions were able to preserve the brain, and it was found somewh...

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Friday, December 12, 2008

Intel The Car Company – Could Happen and Perhaps a Good Idea as there’s a lot more to this story and technology Intel The Car Company – Could Happen and Perhaps a Good Idea as there’s a lot more to this story and technology

This makes perfect sense as Intel is already involved in other automobile projects, the autonomous c...

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Friday, December 12, 2008

Peter Neupert, Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft and 4 Others Join the Foundation for NIH Peter Neupert, Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft and 4 Others Join the Foundation for NIH

Recently I have included quite a few posts about Microsoft HealthVault , mentioning Peter Neupert fr...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Paramedics Accused of Molesting Patient – New Technology can help monitor activities Paramedics Accused of Molesting Patient – New Technology can help monitor activities

You know that is the last place you want a sex predator lurking around, but they are everywhere in ...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Software Industry Wants Wider Role in U.S. Policy – Healthcare At the Top of the List Software Industry Wants Wider Role in U.S. Policy – Healthcare At the Top of the List

This would absolutely be one move for the better, people that understand algorithms and software.  Note the mention below on the initiative...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Biomedical Electronic Measurements Class at Duke Taught with Tablet PCs Biomedical Electronic Measurements Class at Duke Taught with Tablet PCs

Everyone who has been around this blog long enough knows that I am one big tablet pc fan, why, beca...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Amish Genomics Study – Potential New Territory for cholesterol drug development Amish Genomics Study – Potential New Territory for cholesterol drug development

Amish Country is probably the last place one would think of genomic R and D activity, but not so.  ...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Healionics Gets Angel Group Funding – Coatings for Implanted Medical Devices Healionics Gets Angel Group Funding – Coatings for Implanted Medical Devices

This is a very interesting biotech company that is creating a solution for implanted medical device...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Lifeclinic International and Get Real Consulting Team-Up to Launch Microsoft's HealthVault Lifeclinic International and Get Real Consulting Team-Up to Launch Microsoft's HealthVault

One more partner setting up with Microsoft HealthVault for personal health records.  The software pa...

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Thursday, December 11, 2008
 
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