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, only to have Sepsis set in and had both h...

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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

Google PHR and Continua Health Alliance working together with IBM Google PHR and Continua Health Alliance working together with IBM

IBM’s part of the project is to supply the software. This will allow devices to connect via USB an...

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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Bill Gates - an optimist and a comedian – Fills the Room with Mosquitoes at TED Bill Gates - an optimist and a comedian – Fills the Room with Mosquitoes at TED

Well in this case, so much for a front row seat with mosquitoes potentially flying around.  This wa...

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Daschle Out of the Race – Now Let’s Shop for a New Candidate at the “Smart” Store Daschle Out of the Race – Now Let’s Shop for a New Candidate at the “Smart” Store

Earlier this week I posted as did everyone else and had a couple other ideas today worth mentioning....

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

UnitedHealth Group to Administer Health Care with Updated Customer ID Cards UnitedHealth Group to Administer Health Care with Updated Customer ID Cards

This is an interesting article with new health cards, but leaves a few questions if you will.  It states no information is stored on the car...

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Today is World Cancer Day – February 4th Today is World Cancer Day – February 4th

Today is to bring about an awareness for the need for healthy life styles for the children and focu...

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Massachusetts Governor Visits Microsoft to Build Ties on the West Coast - eHealth Massachusetts Governor Visits Microsoft to Build Ties on the West Coast - eHealth

There are also plans to visit Google and Facebook.  Of course e-health was right up there being a t...

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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Non-Profit Cancer Center Closes In Newton Massachusetts – Madoff Fall Out Non-Profit Cancer Center Closes In Newton Massachusetts – Madoff Fall Out

The fall out continues and sadly for the non profits, a center that was helping those with cancer. ...

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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

XRay Viewing with an iPhone on Microsoft Surface XRay Viewing with an iPhone on Microsoft Surface

This is very cool and with development, it could also have some real applications in healthcare too, taking a snapshot of let’s say a tumor...

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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Personal Health Records (PHR), I don’t do technology said the CEO, “it’s for those guys over there” Personal Health Records (PHR), I don’t do technology said the CEO, “it’s for those guys over there”

A while back I wrote something similar, with the same theme and it’s about time for another discussi...

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Tuesday, February 03, 2009
 
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