Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Using an Internal Cloud for Virtualized Electronic Health Records for Private Physician Groups Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Using an Internal Cloud for Virtualized Electronic Health Records for Private Physician Groups

One very incidental item here is the cost, when you read below you can see how virtualization does...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Massachusetts Medical Angels Forms to Invest in Life Sciences Startups Massachusetts Medical Angels Forms to Invest in Life Sciences Startups

I guess there is hope and some the believe in Life Science research after all.  It is tough though ...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

It’s Raining Medical Records…They’re Blowing in the Wind It’s Raining Medical Records…They’re Blowing in the Wind

Is there any thing else that needs to be said for the beauty and advantage of electronic medical re...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

New Study Shows Nuance’s Dragon Medical Accelerates Transition to Electronic Medical Records New Study Shows Nuance’s Dragon Medical Accelerates Transition to Electronic Medical Records

Speech recognition is one more tool that can ease the acceptance and use of electronic medical reco...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Customer Service with Twitter – Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Will find You Customer Service with Twitter – Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Will find You

After this post there may be more learning how to use Twitter.   The individual in the video wanted to sign up for health insurance and just...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Orange County Doctor Gives up License – Medicare and Medicaid Billing Fraud Orange County Doctor Gives up License – Medicare and Medicaid Billing Fraud

In southern California, another case of fraud.  Not too long ago there were 3 other senior doctors involved in medication fraud in other st...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

i-FACTOR™ Bone Graft – Enhanced Healing processes for Growth i-FACTOR™ Bone Graft – Enhanced Healing processes for Growth

The product is under clinical trials here in the US but is available outside the US.  I seem to rem...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Medtronic – 1000s of the Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Cables May Stop working in the next few years Medtronic – 1000s of the Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Cables May Stop working in the next few years

This is somewhat scary as with a medical device it is not a visitor, it comes to live with you.  Ti...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Need Help with Social Media and How to Use It – Books, Online Training and Help Need Help with Social Media and How to Use It – Books, Online Training and Help

This site has some offerings for those who are socially challenged, on the internet that is.  There...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Simple Finger Device May Help Predict Future Heart Events – Endo-PAT2000 System Simple Finger Device May Help Predict Future Heart Events – Endo-PAT2000 System

Screening and detection is getting to be more interesting by the day.  By having your finger screen...

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Schwarzenegger and Celebrities Lobby for Better Health Care Schwarzenegger and Celebrities Lobby for Better Health Care

Dr. Oz has been talking quite a bit of late.  We now have stimulus funds for electronic medical records, so how about some funds to help ke...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Nuance Previews Enterprise Workstation Version 8 at HIMSS Nuance Previews Enterprise Workstation Version 8 at HIMSS

If you are not at HIMMS, here’s a new addition being demonstrated at the show.  Last year when I was...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Microsoft Amalga at Wisconsin Health Information Exchange – Video about their RHIO Solution Microsoft Amalga at Wisconsin Health Information Exchange – Video about their RHIO Solution

For those not at HIMMS this week, here’s a video with the Wisconsin Health Exchange discussing their...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

FDA approves AirStrip’s iPhone application – Doctors can Track Expectant Mothers and Unborns FDA approves AirStrip’s iPhone application – Doctors can Track Expectant Mothers and Unborns

This has been out for other phones but now add the iPhone.  The hospital needs to have the AirStrip...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

What’s the Future of the Pap Smear versus the DNA Test What’s the Future of the Pap Smear versus the DNA Test

This article goes into both the pros and cons of the DNA test, and there are advantages on both sides.  More than likely when it comes righ...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Frank Torti Says Goodbye to the FDA Frank Torti Says Goodbye to the FDA

What happens when you tell people not to leak information today, they leak it.  We saw plenty of that action on Wall Street as well with th...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Sun Microsystems’ Future – HHS Uses many of their technologies Sun Microsystems’ Future – HHS Uses many of their technologies

It was just published that a buyout from IBM is not looking likely, so what will happen to Sun?  If...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Layoffs and Budget Cuts hit the AMA (American Medical Association) Layoffs and Budget Cuts hit the AMA (American Medical Association)

This is not quite ten percent, but still a big chunk as 1200 employees total is not huge.  BD  Citing the need to reduce its operating...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

U.S. Congress has an inadequate understanding Value of Health IT – HIMMS Opening Session U.S. Congress has an inadequate understanding Value of Health IT – HIMMS Opening Session

I am glad someone else besides me chimed in on this topic.  We do need the “smart people” in areas ...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

HIMMS 2009 New Vendor Listing This Year HIMMS 2009 New Vendor Listing This Year

Healthcare IT News was kind enough to compile a listing of new vendors at HIMMS this year.  I looke...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Illinois hospital bill cap to help uninsured patients goes into effect Illinois hospital bill cap to help uninsured patients goes into effect

According to this article, 200% over cost for uninsured patients?  That’s a big chunk of money.  Many hospitals have already begun a standa...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

CVS Caremark – Import Medication Records to Google Health CVS Caremark – Import Medication Records to Google Health

This is good news, more information you can import into your Google Health personal health record. ...

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Monday, April 06, 2009

Dennis Quaid Keynote Address at HIMMS – Emphasis on Technology Dennis Quaid Keynote Address at HIMMS – Emphasis on Technology

This is great and nice that celebrities are also speaking out.  The related reading below has a his...

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Monday, April 06, 2009
 
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