Microsoft HealthVault Videos - Device Communication and Surface at the Doctor’s Office Microsoft HealthVault Videos - Device Communication and Surface at the Doctor’s Office

These are the types of videos that really show off how the HeatlhVault works!  You can read all you ...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

The PSA test debate continues The PSA test debate continues

Very interesting comments from a prostate cancer survivor and scientist with a realistic approach, maybe start searching for the cause.  A ...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Nobody wants Quebec's limited private health insurance Nobody wants Quebec's limited private health insurance

The insurance only covers 3 procedures, knees, hips and cataracts and according to the article, wait times have improved, or there’s always...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

A Humorous Look at Mobile Communications/Pharmacy Benefit Management in the Future A Humorous Look at Mobile Communications/Pharmacy Benefit Management in the Future

Do you have your smart card, I need to get my life back – the phone, complete with GPS at the doctor’s office. Who is nearby that will acc...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

VA Warns Advises thousands to be tested for Hepatitis and HIV VA Warns Advises thousands to be tested for Hepatitis and HIV

10 patients tested positive for hepatitis B or C at one facility, all due to unsanitary equipment used for colonoscopies, some going as far...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Cancer Genomics Browser – New Tool for Research that Combines Clinical and Genomic Data Cancer Genomics Browser – New Tool for Research that Combines Clinical and Genomic Data

The browser contains publicly available cancer genomic data.   Clinical trials and cancer genomics...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

VA Offers Long-Term Care At Foster Homes in Florida VA Offers Long-Term Care At Foster Homes in Florida

This is  new concept being tried in Florida and perhaps could work well with a good match of famili...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Microsoft Amalga Hospital Information System at Bumrungrad International Hospital Microsoft Amalga Hospital Information System at Bumrungrad International Hospital

A while back I had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Shihadeh, vice president, Microsoft Health So...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Allergan Announces the Latisse Make a Wish Campaign Allergan Announces the Latisse Make a Wish Campaign

The Make a Wish Foundation is a great charity and nice that there’s more money coming in through do...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Phthalates to be removed from Household Products Phthalates to be removed from Household Products

What we are finding out today about additives, as there is also a big move on Bisphenol A (BPA) as...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Chinese Lawsuit Claims Toxins in American Products from Johnson and Johnson Chinese Lawsuit Claims Toxins in American Products from Johnson and Johnson

This is a switch from what has occurred in the recent past, however, there are many questions and d...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Hospitals Like to Twitter - now the #1 Social Network Preferred by Hospitals Hospitals Like to Twitter - now the #1 Social Network Preferred by Hospitals

Ed Bennett has done a remarkable job here compiling all the results for us.  Twitter, of all the s...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Conficker and Malware covered by CBS 60 Minutes Conficker and Malware covered by CBS 60 Minutes

60 Minutes take a look at compute viruses, especially Conficker that has an April 1st scheduled release.  The video offers some good sense ...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Medical Quack on the Web this week…March 30, 2009 Medical Quack on the Web this week…March 30, 2009

Thanks to the Chicago Sun Times for featuring this week’s news about the AMA filing suit in referen...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

The Oprah Show – Dr. Oz Explores and Explains Regenerative Medicine The Oprah Show – Dr. Oz Explores and Explains Regenerative Medicine

Not too long ago I had the opportunity to interview Mark Bleyer, President of Cook Biotech and Mike ...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Happy Doctor’s Day! Happy Doctor’s Day!

Thanks to all the doctors who stop by here and if you have anything to celebrate, this might be the ...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

DuraHeart Implantable Pump – Beginning Clinical Trials DuraHeart Implantable Pump – Beginning Clinical Trials

This is an implantable mechanical pump for the heart.  It is currently under clinical trials here i...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Sun and Teva Announces Approval and Launch of Generic Topamax Tablets Sun and Teva Announces Approval and Launch of Generic Topamax Tablets

Add 2 more generic companies to the list for Topamax equivalents, Mylan was already there, so there should be plenty of Topamax to go aroun...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Health Insurance Underwriting procedures – Data Mining to Cherry Pick and some are listed on the Web Health Insurance Underwriting procedures – Data Mining to Cherry Pick and some are listed on the Web

With the Ingenix story in the news the last few weeks, there are a couple of other data sources out...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Medical Transcription Jobs Not Recession Proof – Speech Recognition and Some Outsourcing Moving In Medical Transcription Jobs Not Recession Proof – Speech Recognition and Some Outsourcing Moving In

Medical transcription, the target of outsourcing, yes it is happening, but one thing missed in thi...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Santa Cruz doctors offer patients e-mail privileges for a fee of $60.00 a year Santa Cruz doctors offer patients e-mail privileges for a fee of $60.00 a year

There are many services as such already around, such as Relay-Health from McKesson who provide this type of service, but for the patients...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Bed bugs found at hospital in Ohio Bed bugs found at hospital in Ohio

These little parasites find there way to exist everywhere.  BD Bedbugs found in two patient uni...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Free Online Consultation, Health and Medical Records: Webhealthcentre - India Free Online Consultation, Health and Medical Records: Webhealthcentre - India

A few months ago I did a post on this service and went back for a revisit here.  One thing new is I ...

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Sunday, March 29, 2009
 
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