Intel Sees Potential Growth through Investing in Healthcare Intel Sees Potential Growth through Investing in Healthcare

I agree, healthcare has a long way to go, but it is work in progress, and it’s not just the hospita...

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Saturday, March 28, 2009

GE Healthcare Penalized for False Advertising Campaign against Bracco Diagnostics GE Healthcare Penalized for False Advertising Campaign against Bracco Diagnostics

Part of the legal ruling requires that GE retrain their sales representatives and post a press rele...

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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Health insurance to rise in Australia – Same Issues, Different Country but they do have the “Dole” Health insurance to rise in Australia – Same Issues, Different Country but they do have the “Dole”

A couple months ago I posted on the serious issues of money also facing hospitals in Australia , so...

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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Senior Doctors:  Drug allegations/convictions in the News Senior Doctors: Drug allegations/convictions in the News

It appears tracking of narcotic prescription drugs is on the rise by police officials.  These were ...

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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Four Transplants provided from California Officer who was killed in the line of duty Four Transplants provided from California Officer who was killed in the line of duty

The officer’s liver, kidneys and heart were donated, and all transplants were successfully complete...

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Wal-Mart Unveils New Prescription Drug Pilot Program – No Co-Pay for Tier 1 Wal-Mart Unveils New Prescription Drug Pilot Program – No Co-Pay for Tier 1

The company is dealing direct and by-passing the 3rd party provider and gets the medications direct...

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Genomics Center Opens at El Camino Hospital - California Genomics Center Opens at El Camino Hospital - California

The center will offer 9 tests initially and will grow to 50 by year end.  The article stated there ...

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Friday, March 27, 2009

HIV risk at Miami VA hospital – Colonoscopy equipment sterilization questioned HIV risk at Miami VA hospital – Colonoscopy equipment sterilization questioned

Back in January, the VA had another issue with sending instruments and other items via delivery service to another facility to sterilize, w...

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Microsoft Research Trento Centre: Biology and Computer Science Coming Together Microsoft Research Trento Centre: Biology and Computer Science Coming Together

This is the convergence of biology and computer science coming together to with a new computer lang...

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Generic biotech drugs discussed in Congress – Bio Similars Generic biotech drugs discussed in Congress – Bio Similars

This is really a touchy situation, we want drugs that works and for a price where we can all afford...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Atrial  Fibrillation – What will be the future standard of care, Warfarin or the Watchman Device? Atrial Fibrillation – What will be the future standard of care, Warfarin or the Watchman Device?

Just as we are trying to get the genomic test in place for Warfarin, there’s a new device on the ho...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Lance Armstrong’s Surgery comes with a good prognosis Lance Armstrong’s Surgery comes with a good prognosis

I also read he couldn’t resist using Twitter from the hospital to let everyone know he was alive and...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

New Technology Assesses Breast Cancer Risk – The Breast Pap New Technology Assesses Breast Cancer Risk – The Breast Pap

This is a new FDA approved procedure and device that can help in the early detection of breast cance...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Cerebral Aneurism surgery Can be performed with Catheters Cerebral Aneurism surgery Can be performed with Catheters

We have all read about catheter surgery for the heart and now it is moving up to neurosurgery as we...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Dr. Howard Koh nominated for Assistant Secretary of Health Dr. Howard Koh nominated for Assistant Secretary of Health

One more from the “smart store”, and it is good to see doctors finally being involved to a degree where they can be heard and make a differ...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

US Drug Sales are Flat – India Experiencing a 13.3% growth US Drug Sales are Flat – India Experiencing a 13.3% growth

A comparison to the growth in the pharmaceutical business, we are basically flat here, while overse...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

This is a Cloud?  What a Portable Data Center Looks like… This is a Cloud? What a Portable Data Center Looks like…

I hope I have not spoiled anyone’s vision on what “cloud computing” may look like, but this is what...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

While You are investigating us, we don’t want to violate ethics and will find another keynote speaker While You are investigating us, we don’t want to violate ethics and will find another keynote speaker

This is worth reading, and probably a good decision for whatever the reason might be for both sides due to the ongoing investigation.  BD  ...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Twitter Stream on the Medical Quack Blog – Latest Tweets or “Quacks” in my Case on Twitter Twitter Stream on the Medical Quack Blog – Latest Tweets or “Quacks” in my Case on Twitter

I have added one more added resource, the Twitter Stream to the site.  It is located on the far righ...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

3M Selected In Louisville enters the PHR Health Records business with the “bank” for Consumers 3M Selected In Louisville enters the PHR Health Records business with the “bank” for Consumers

One more entry into the field of personal health records through the Louisville Health Information ...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Germ-Zapping Keyboard – for use in Hospitals to help prevent the spread of MRSA, C Diff, and other bacterial infections Germ-Zapping Keyboard – for use in Hospitals to help prevent the spread of MRSA, C Diff, and other bacterial infections

This is a start up company that hopes to bring this product to market this year.  The report stated ...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009
 
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