Patrick Swayze Writes to Congress – give the NIH the Funds they need Patrick Swayze Writes to Congress – give the NIH the Funds they need

This was published in the Washington Post.  Use the link below to read the entire letter.  We need t...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Limbaugh Worrying about his Medical Records Limbaugh Worrying about his Medical Records

Well, first of all a lot of his information has been made public by the news in the last few years,...

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Cancer Cells Viewed in 3D – CT-Cell Microscope Cancer Cells Viewed in 3D – CT-Cell Microscope

More new technology to help diagnose cancer cells.  The microscope that can use both traditional an...

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Monday, February 09, 2009

FDA Finds ‘Natural’ Diet Pills Containing Drugs FDA Finds ‘Natural’ Diet Pills Containing Drugs

Problems seem to keep coming up with drugs and consumables.  I have a suggestion that can be found...

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Medical Quack on the Web this Week – Feb. 9, 2008 Medical Quack on the Web this Week – Feb. 9, 2008

Thanks again to everyone who stops by and send a friend.  Here’s a few updates with some of the post...

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Proxense RFID and Encrypted Biometric Tracking for Hospitals and more… Proxense RFID and Encrypted Biometric Tracking for Hospitals and more…

Last week I had the opportunity to talk with Matt Davio from Proxense, a new RFID/Biometric solutio...

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Windows Tags – Bar Coding Information Made Easy from your Cell Phone Windows Tags – Bar Coding Information Made Easy from your Cell Phone

This is a perfect Sunday evening post.  I try to include some useful software information when I can...

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Sunday, February 08, 2009

FDA Embraces Personalized Medicine – Senior Genomics Advisor Position Added FDA Embraces Personalized Medicine – Senior Genomics Advisor Position Added

The FDA is taking genomics seriously and is expanding their staff in this area.  With so many of the...

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Sunday, February 08, 2009

UnitedHealth, I.B.M. and Arizona physicians Test Medical Home Plan – But No EHR? UnitedHealth, I.B.M. and Arizona physicians Test Medical Home Plan – But No EHR?

This was an interesting article to see on the web this week, in one instance to see a physician on ...

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Sunday, February 08, 2009

Sepsis Update – Hospital Error in New York and Technology that can help Sepsis Update – Hospital Error in New York and Technology that can help

This is an update on a post from a short while back about a woman in New York that was sent home, o...

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Saturday, February 07, 2009

ThermoCool and EZ Steer Thermo Cool get FDA approval to treat rogue cells ThermoCool and EZ Steer Thermo Cool get FDA approval to treat rogue cells

The devices have previously been cleared for other treatments so this adds more functionality to th...

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Friday, February 06, 2009

The Madoff Whistleblower - Lack of motivation, interest, education and use of modern technology failed a whole bunch of people, including many in healthcare The Madoff Whistleblower - Lack of motivation, interest, education and use of modern technology failed a whole bunch of people, including many in healthcare

Yes you read that correctly and it’s starting to show more and more.  When you watch the 2nd video, the SEC folks have no real answer.  It c...

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Friday, February 06, 2009

Procter & Gamble wants to exit prescription market, while Astra-Zeneca expands to China Procter & Gamble wants to exit prescription market, while Astra-Zeneca expands to China

The ever changing directions of big pharma, both are looking for somewhat the same result, business and profit, just 2 different ways to hop...

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Friday, February 06, 2009

Germ-killing vacuum cleaner from Oreck uses UV light Germ-killing vacuum cleaner from Oreck uses UV light

This sounds like it could be right up any hospital’s alley.  Oreck is a first class vacuum cleaner ...

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Friday, February 06, 2009

Bill Gates from the TED Presentation this week – Malaria and Education Bill Gates from the TED Presentation this week – Malaria and Education

Once again, the call for smart people to head key positions and the need to boost education.  He men...

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Friday, February 06, 2009

Peanut Butter Factory inspections were outsourced to State of Georgia Peanut Butter Factory inspections were outsourced to State of Georgia

FDA sure could use some help with technology here, bank of servers to log quality control of all con...

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Friday, February 06, 2009

GlaxoSmithKline Job Cuts – Are some jobs going overseas? GlaxoSmithKline Job Cuts – Are some jobs going overseas?

We keep hearing about the job cutbacks in Pharma, many sales and marketing, but are some of the oth...

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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Americans with Cancer and Insurance Still not able to afford treatments Americans with Cancer and Insurance Still not able to afford treatments

Medicare benefits for those permanently disabled don’t kick in until 29 days after a cancer diagnosis.  This article talks about those with...

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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Is Anyone allowed to get sick anymore? Is Anyone allowed to get sick anymore?

Well if you have noticed, not much posting today as I have the flu, like half of the rest of the US, but that’s not the real reason for this...

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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Senator Whitehouse says to Remove IT from the Stimulus Bill would be the Dumbest Mistake of all Senator Whitehouse says to Remove IT from the Stimulus Bill would be the Dumbest Mistake of all

I have to say I agree here 100%.  Problem is we have people making decisions that I don’t believe completely understand technology and the ...

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Thursday, February 05, 2009
 
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