Drug Industry Critic Joins the FDA – Dr. Sydney Wolfe Drug Industry Critic Joins the FDA – Dr. Sydney Wolfe

According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, he is the Ralph Nader of the Pharmaceutical b...

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Charles Rosen of UCI – Association for Medical Ethics leader, perhaps our next Surgeon General? Charles Rosen of UCI – Association for Medical Ethics leader, perhaps our next Surgeon General?

  In southern California he was known as a whistle blower, but when you read the items mentioned, it...

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Steven Pinker, Harvard Professor of Psychology talks about his genome, what he found out, what he learned, and how the psychological interpretations are somewhat still up for discussion Steven Pinker, Harvard Professor of Psychology talks about his genome, what he found out, what he learned, and how the psychological interpretations are somewhat still up for discussion

“Steven Pinker is Harvard College professor of psychology at Harvard University and the author of “T...

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Desperate Hospitals – January 2009 Update Desperate Hospitals – January 2009 Update

It’s time for another unfortunate update to the Desperate Hospital series since last updated in Nove...

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

President-Elect Urges Electronic Medical Records – comments by Dr. Bill Crounse of Microsoft President-Elect Urges Electronic Medical Records – comments by Dr. Bill Crounse of Microsoft

This is a great article and good comments from Dr. Bill Crounse at Microsoft. from ABC News.   If ...

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Friday, January 09, 2009

FDA scientists plea for agency reform – Technology will help with Transparency FDA scientists plea for agency reform – Technology will help with Transparency

One of the real benefits of technology is that with software, 10 people can collaborate and review the same files, big breakthrough or sur...

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Friday, January 09, 2009

Teva to Distribute Three Rosetta Genomics Cancer Diagnosis Tests in Israel and Turkey Teva to Distribute Three Rosetta Genomics Cancer Diagnosis Tests in Israel and Turkey

If you read my interview with Rosetta earlier this week, you will know how important these tests ar...

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Friday, January 09, 2009

TrialX.org – Clinical Investigator Sign up Now Available – Integrates with HealthVault and Google Health PHRs to locate available clinical trials based on health records TrialX.org – Clinical Investigator Sign up Now Available – Integrates with HealthVault and Google Health PHRs to locate available clinical trials based on health records

As the project has been progressing, the site is now open for investigators to sign up. The relate...

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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Zoom (ZIPI) Add in for Microsoft Outlook – Zoom Address Book in Outlook Zoom (ZIPI) Add in for Microsoft Outlook – Zoom Address Book in Outlook

It has been a while since I have posted about software that I like and use.  This has to be one of t...

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Thursday, January 08, 2009

California Supreme Court bans ER 'balance billing' California Supreme Court bans ER 'balance billing'

This is good news for patients in not having to battle the insurance companies, but perhaps not so ...

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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Atlanta Hospitals to Grady Memorial – Can’t Help as we have our own issues Atlanta Hospitals to Grady Memorial – Can’t Help as we have our own issues

They did come to the table with some ideas, but the five other other hospitals said no to a tax to ...

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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Harvard Physician Suggests Getting a Personal Health Record Account Harvard Physician Suggests Getting a Personal Health Record Account

Until all health care facilities are electronically connected, a PHR is the common denominator that...

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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Health Insurance Reserves – How much is in the till, could it be 1 or 2 trillion nationwide? Health Insurance Reserves – How much is in the till, could it be 1 or 2 trillion nationwide?

This is only one branch of one insurance company in Maryland, but it does make you wonder if all t...

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Thursday, January 08, 2009
 
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