Merck Purchases Insmed – Biosimilar Biotech Drug Company Merck Purchases Insmed – Biosimilar Biotech Drug Company

If you thought competition was tough with generic drugs, there’s a new kid on the street, biosimilar...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Mayo Clinic – Madoff connection with funding Gastrointestinal Research Mayo Clinic – Madoff connection with funding Gastrointestinal Research

This somewhat of a strange twist that the donors of the funds required that the money be invested with Madoff.  The article from the Wall S...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Johns Hopkins President sends an email broadcast– Impact of National Economic Situation Johns Hopkins President sends an email broadcast– Impact of National Economic Situation

This is a letter emailed today outlining a conservative approach to spending due to current economic times and he also notes he has no real ...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Health Insurance Inadequate for Cancer Care Health Insurance Inadequate for Cancer Care

This has been a large lobbying act by drug and device manufacturers not to lose sales to some degre...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

This ER Physician likes PHRs, His Records are implanted in a chip from his military days This ER Physician likes PHRs, His Records are implanted in a chip from his military days

This physician has also been on the ground working during hurricanes too, thus he can pretty much t...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Cleveland Clinic and Selected Minute Clinics to Share Medical Records Cleveland Clinic and Selected Minute Clinics to Share Medical Records

  As you may or may not be aware, all of the Minute Clinics found in the CVS stores already use an e...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Peanut Corp. of America files for bankruptcy – Chapter 7 Peanut Corp. of America files for bankruptcy – Chapter 7

This probably doesn’t some as a surprise as in the aftermath, would anyone buy their products again...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Stem Cells appear to have cured HIV – at least for now there are no visible signs of HIV Stem Cells appear to have cured HIV – at least for now there are no visible signs of HIV

Stem Cells are truly miraculous with what can be done with some diseases and health problems becomi...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft Writes to Congress Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft Writes to Congress

This comes after addressing the members of the House of Representatives last week.  Hopefully the l...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Cigna and Aetna face lawsuit – AMA joining the the cause on payment issues Cigna and Aetna face lawsuit – AMA joining the the cause on payment issues

It appears Ingenix is mentioned once more with the legal cases, but those cases are separate but wi...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Arizona Data Base for Physicians and Pharmacists to locate the “Doctor Shopping Patients” Arizona Data Base for Physicians and Pharmacists to locate the “Doctor Shopping Patients”

So far there seems to be quite a bit of interest in the data base, open to pharmacists and doctors only.  One physician stated he had found...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Michael Moore – New Movie and looking for Wall Street Informers and Whistleblowers Michael Moore – New Movie and looking for Wall Street Informers and Whistleblowers

Michael Moore is back in action with another movie in the making, and this time looking for informa...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Advanced Patient-Centered Cancer Care Goes Digital Advanced Patient-Centered Cancer Care Goes Digital

In addition to the electronic medical records, an online chat and 24 hour phone line is available. ...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Allscripts-Misys Stock Repurchase and Larger Credit line Allscripts-Misys Stock Repurchase and Larger Credit line

The Allscripts-Misys group was hit with the Wall Street crisis as well and has had to work on fina...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Medicare Projects did not save money overall Medicare Projects did not save money overall

People did learn healthier habits and lifestyles, so not all was in vain, but the big paybacks seemed to be non existent.  BD  Most of...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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
 
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