The Prescription Kiosk (ATM) Machine – A Visit with a Tele-Pharmacist The Prescription Kiosk (ATM) Machine – A Visit with a Tele-Pharmacist

The machines have already been in use in Toronto, Canada for a few months, the green machines.  One ...

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Saturday, March 14, 2009

NHS Calls the Fire Department to move Obese patients - UK NHS Calls the Fire Department to move Obese patients - UK

The fire fighters are not happy as they say it is an abuse of the services they do, and should be taking care of fires and other life and d...

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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Kidney Removed via the Patient’s Belly Button - Spain Kidney Removed via the Patient’s Belly Button - Spain

More news about minimally invasive surgery in the news.  It’s amazing how fast surgery procedures a...

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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Doctor pleads guilty to hiding $3M from IRS and stole 6M from Charity Funds - Chicago Doctor pleads guilty to hiding $3M from IRS and stole 6M from Charity Funds - Chicago

It’s no wonder how the former governor a few years ago was viewed as one of the most powerful people in healthcare!  6 million dollars take...

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Friday, March 13, 2009

National Library of Health Sciences in Helsinki Follows the Medical Quack National Library of Health Sciences in Helsinki Follows the Medical Quack

Sometimes you don’t realize how far the web actually stretches at times.  I found the Medical Quack...

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Microsoft Buy Dell – PC Pro Thinks so and Offers Discussion Microsoft Buy Dell – PC Pro Thinks so and Offers Discussion

I have no clue as to whether or not this is true, but the writer discusses why he believes this wi...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Grants.Gov website is getting overloaded with traffic – Move to the “Cloud”? Grants.Gov website is getting overloaded with traffic – Move to the “Cloud”?

The next question, who’s cloud?  With the new grants and money available perhaps the rush of applic...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Microsoft Security Strategist Named Cybersecurity Leader – Finally shopping at the “Smart Store” Microsoft Security Strategist Named Cybersecurity Leader – Finally shopping at the “Smart Store”

This is good news with getting some of the experts on board with the Department of Homeland Securit...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

FBI Raids Former Office Of Obama's Pick For CTO, Kundra FBI Raids Former Office Of Obama's Pick For CTO, Kundra

The articles state that Kundra is not the target, co-workers and the D.C. Chief Security Officer was arrested, with potential bribery being...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Medical Humor With A Purpose: Placebo Television #16 – Dr. Doug Medical Humor With A Purpose: Placebo Television #16 – Dr. Doug

Dr. Doug is once more speaking out, one of the best and be sure and take heed of the warning, this is a disruptive video from the disruptiv...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

FDA Approves Salmonella – (Spoof from the Onion) FDA Approves Salmonella – (Spoof from the Onion)

This is funny and when you can’t get rid of it, do you approve it?   A bit of humor from the other ...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Sam’s Club and the eClinicalWorks EMR Bundle – Additional Information from eClinicalWorks Sam’s Club and the eClinicalWorks EMR Bundle – Additional Information from eClinicalWorks

I ran across this interview from HIS Talk, an interview on the run with Girish Kumar discussing the...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Agencies have problems collecting Recovery.gov data – Reporting on Stimulus Money Spent Agencies have problems collecting Recovery.gov data – Reporting on Stimulus Money Spent

Many government agencies need some IT upgrades to report back where the money is spent and grants r...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Kroger uses technology to help identify and inform consumers of recalled products Kroger uses technology to help identify and inform consumers of recalled products

This is a great example of using technology with tainted products, first of all, the recalled produ...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Female Condom gets FDA Approval Female Condom gets FDA Approval

The company has produced a new and less expensive version, which was the problem initially with the...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

CVS Closes 90 MinuteClinics For The Season… CVS Closes 90 MinuteClinics For The Season…

Even the Minute Clinics are not escaping the effects of today’s economy.   The article does mention...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Microsoft Word Ontology Add in for Word 2007 – Free and Open Source Download for Scientific Research Microsoft Word Ontology Add in for Word 2007 – Free and Open Source Download for Scientific Research

You need to have a current version of Office 2007 or Word 2007 to use the add in, prior versions do ...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Robots at Work in Orange County Hospitals - California Robots at Work in Orange County Hospitals - California

This robot is not new to the blog here as I have done several posts about how it works, and Fountain...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Despicable Healthcare – Hope it doesn’t come to this… Despicable Healthcare – Hope it doesn’t come to this…

A dramatization, or let’s say I hope so.  With all the push on the dollar instead of better healthcare you can’t help but wonder whe...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Johnson and Johnson and the Schering Plough Deal with Merck – Could Things change here? Johnson and Johnson and the Schering Plough Deal with Merck – Could Things change here?

It’s all about who gets the money from Remicade, from Schering as J and J worked together with them...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Here Come the Bio Similar Drugs – Bill in Congress to allow Follow Me Provisions for the FDA Here Come the Bio Similar Drugs – Bill in Congress to allow Follow Me Provisions for the FDA

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

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Some Doctors Don’t know which tests/procedures could be the best Some Doctors Don’t know which tests/procedures could be the best

This is not to say doctors are not in the know, they are, look a the journals they read, and more importantly than that, look at all the ne...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Want to Serve on Standards and Policy Panels for the HIT Standards Committee? Want to Serve on Standards and Policy Panels for the HIT Standards Committee?

I hope the 2 new women with HHS have their business intelligence hats on, they will be needed.  We do need standards and the “smart” peop...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Bill Gates' Dad Said Raise my Son’s Taxes Bill Gates' Dad Said Raise my Son’s Taxes

He also carries the same thought as many, spend on education, an area where we are running behind, and need to spend just a little of the t...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Rosetta Genomics Publishes Data on Lung Cancer Test – Journal of Clinical Oncology Rosetta Genomics Publishes Data on Lung Cancer Test – Journal of Clinical Oncology

This is good news in finding cancer of the unknown with lung tumors.  Back in January I have the opp...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Top Pain Scientist Fabricated Data in Pain Killer Studies – Was Money a powerful motivator Top Pain Scientist Fabricated Data in Pain Killer Studies – Was Money a powerful motivator

When you ask the question, why would someone do this?  Money sure seems to be the first thing that ...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The Muve Gruve Device Measures your Inactivity – Intrusive Technology with a Human Audit Trail? The Muve Gruve Device Measures your Inactivity – Intrusive Technology with a Human Audit Trail?

The Muve Gruve device sounds very similar to another device that I posted about a few months ago, c...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009
 
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