Hopes and Expectations for the Next Year from a Healthcare CIO Hopes and Expectations for the Next Year from a Healthcare CIO

Dr. Halamka does a pretty good job on spelling out the “wish” list here, as he serves on the committ...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia and Parkinson’s Disease and More? Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia and Parkinson’s Disease and More?

This is an amazing new area and there are real success stories.  We all do wonder though where will ...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Sources confirm Microsoft is buying 3DV Systems – Hand Gestures to Control your Computer Sources confirm Microsoft is buying 3DV Systems – Hand Gestures to Control your Computer

From Venture Beat, and this looks to also have some nice healthcare use too with 3DV Systems.   The...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

WellCare in trouble once more – No more new Medicare Beneficiaries WellCare in trouble once more – No more new Medicare Beneficiaries

WellCare, a publicly traded company that manages health coverage for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, is in trouble again.  It seems to ...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Healthcare Workers Sharing Music and they could also be sharing Medical Records and Files Healthcare Workers Sharing Music and they could also be sharing Medical Records and Files

This is a good article about Peer to Peer sharing.  Pretty much, most of us are aware of what P2P s...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Enrollment in Navigenics-Scripps study at 40% Enrollment in Navigenics-Scripps study at 40%

The enrollment is to end in around a week or so, perhaps it can be extended, but still even at 4000...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

California Man Convicted of Selling Non FDA Approved Medical Devices California Man Convicted of Selling Non FDA Approved Medical Devices

I posted this as a word to the wise, make sure any devices are first of all coordinated with a physician, and two, FDA approved, so you don...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Skin Cancer and Sun Screens – The Dilemma Skin Cancer and Sun Screens – The Dilemma

A discussion on how Vitamin D helps with prevention of disease from the University of California.  T...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Chimp attack victim flown to Cleveland Clinic to see a reconstructive surgery specialist Chimp attack victim flown to Cleveland Clinic to see a reconstructive surgery specialist

I think by now everyone has read the horrible story and it appears now she could be a potential can...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Genetic Testing Improves Some Warfarin Dosing Genetic Testing Improves Some Warfarin Dosing

This is great now that we have a an official Journal report, but the next problem is, who’s going t...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Los Angeles County patient Medical Records going electronic Los Angeles County patient Medical Records going electronic

The funds of $50 million charitable investment came from PacifiCare Health Systems, which was requir...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

FDA OKs deep brain stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Medtronic FDA OKs deep brain stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Medtronic

Medtronic is really making some moves into the “brain” department with devices of late.  This is th...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Woman arrested in breast cancer Farce – She Lied to everyone Woman arrested in breast cancer Farce – She Lied to everyone

Local Cancer groups were not very excited about this as well, supposedly the woman is receiving counseling too.  She carried on the hoax si...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

The Middle Aged Woman… The Middle Aged Woman…

Watch out for us!  This cute and funny and the music is great.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1TVOXdNkFo Technorati Tags: Medical Hu...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

What’s in store for NeHC after transitioning from AHIC – Health IT What’s in store for NeHC after transitioning from AHIC – Health IT

This is one of the reasons I keep talking about putting the “smart” people in key positions , as m...

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

MAeHC (Massachusetts EHealth Collaborative) launches subsidiary – MAeHC-PSC MAeHC (Massachusetts EHealth Collaborative) launches subsidiary – MAeHC-PSC

In addition to the press release and information at the blog, there’s additional information at the ...

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas Governor for HHS – Please not!  Put the “Smart” People in these key positions Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas Governor for HHS – Please not! Put the “Smart” People in these key positions

No offense and she’s probably a great lady and person, but gee will someone wake up and figure out t...

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Capital Firm invests in Phreesia BlueCross BlueShield Venture Capital Firm invests in Phreesia

The BlueCross BlueShield 116 million dollar Venture Capital firm makes an investment in the “free” ...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Outsourcing of Drug Trials Report states we are losing ground in the US Outsourcing of Drug Trials Report states we are losing ground in the US

Of course we all know that cost is one issue that sends companies overseas and it is getting more ex...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Medical records turn up online – MRecord transcription services Medical records turn up online – MRecord transcription services

What was interesting was where they were, on a site called visvabpo.com, which appeared to be a def...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

“Walk Me” – A New Microsoft HealthVault Application that connects via USB to your Computer “Walk Me” – A New Microsoft HealthVault Application that connects via USB to your Computer

The folks over at the Microsoft HealthVault have been busy and have created what is called the &quo...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009
 
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