Desperate Hospitals – Updated November 21, 2008 Desperate Hospitals – Updated November 21, 2008

This is an update of some of the hospitals in the news either filing for bankruptcy, trying to recov...

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Saturday, November 22, 2008

Doctors Find Worm In Woman's Brain Instead of Tumor Doctors Find Worm In Woman's Brain Instead of Tumor

This story and video if nothing else brings home how important it is to Wash Your Hands.   To think ...

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Saturday, November 22, 2008

Luminetx Infrared VeinViewer prevents a few less “sticks” Luminetx Infrared VeinViewer prevents a few less “sticks”

We all hate that feeling of getting stuck by the needle for a shot, or inserting an IV.  The vein v...

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Friday, November 21, 2008

$75 Million to Sterilize Pets With A Non Surgical Procedure - $10 Million to Build a Better Health Care System in the US $75 Million to Sterilize Pets With A Non Surgical Procedure - $10 Million to Build a Better Health Care System in the US

These are a couple posts from last month.  What is interesting is the difference of the dollar amoun...

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Implantable VeriChip and Microsoft HealthVault PHR link information Implantable VeriChip and Microsoft HealthVault PHR link information

Not too long ago I had stated that online personal health records may be the best way to go, and n...

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Doing a Volume Business in Liver Transplants – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Doing a Volume Business in Liver Transplants – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Just earlier this week GE and UPMC were in the new with working together on a new global effort of branding to create centers designed afte...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Healthcare Insurance Employees Sue to be Paid for Time Spent Booting Up Healthcare Insurance Employees Sue to be Paid for Time Spent Booting Up

This might have a bit to say about the IT departments, or the antiquated equipment in place, but wi...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

I’m a Tablet PC - Video I’m a Tablet PC - Video

Being the avid tablet fan I am, I couldn’t resist this one!  Pay attention to the woman who writes m...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Personal Health Records – Who’s in the Know and Who has one? Personal Health Records – Who’s in the Know and Who has one?

I spend quite a bit of time here posting about new developments and yes I have both a Google Health ...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Carry the Echocardiograph In your pocket Carry the Echocardiograph In your pocket

In addition there are applications for cardiology, obstetrics and emergency medicine.  Medical devi...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Looking For A Job? Pharma and India are Looking Looking For A Job? Pharma and India are Looking

The post is a summary of how things look today and under related reading I have included some past posts that may offer a few more detail...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Are We Worshipping Celebrities or Heroes? Are We Worshipping Celebrities or Heroes?

This is a great post, and something I was going to write about as well, but the author here has save...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Howard Hughes Medical Institute pilot program funds people and a few projects Howard Hughes Medical Institute pilot program funds people and a few projects

  If you are not aware of how much leading research comes from the facility, check back on a few pos...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Pacific Biosciences Raises $20M in New Funding Pacific Biosciences Raises $20M in New Funding

The manufacturers of the machines that run our DNA are still very much in the forefront, gaining inv...

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Co-Pilot has mental break down in flight Co-Pilot has mental break down in flight

Stressful times for all, doctors on board were able to help with a quick diagnosis and then he had to be restrained.   He was a long time v...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

GE, Mayo Clinic, others to develop health record technology GE, Mayo Clinic, others to develop health record technology

This will be interesting to see which direction this may go, as today, we certainly have so many mo...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Is there a CPT Code for Maggots Yet? Is there a CPT Code for Maggots Yet?

Specially prepared maggots have been approved by the FDA since 2004 for neuropathic foot ulcers, pr...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Common User Interface – Update and walk through video Common User Interface – Update and walk through video

Another updated video on the interface, again it would be nice to have the same visuals at every ho...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

American Well – Video Consults for Physicians American Well – Video Consults for Physicians

If you are a participating physician, you just log on and wait for the patients to connect, pretty s...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Tom Daschle To Head Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Daschle To Head Health and Human Services Secretary

He will be busy no doubt looking for directors and managers for the FDA, the CDC, Medicare and Medicaid soon and probably the biggest loomi...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wound V.A.C Medical Device Helps Wounds Heal After Cancer Surgery Wound V.A.C Medical Device Helps Wounds Heal After Cancer Surgery

This technology is amazing.  I have included a video from YouTube that is home made and not related this this patient or case,  but shows th...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008
 
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