Hospitals that Care Enough to Make A Difference Hospitals that Care Enough to Make A Difference

A couple nice stories about hospitals in the news this week.  The first story you may have already s...

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

Ottawa Regional Hospital and Healthcare Center Selects Allscripts - Chicago Ottawa Regional Hospital and Healthcare Center Selects Allscripts - Chicago

Now that the merger is done, we can somewhat say goodbye to Misys, the name we knew for years as it ...

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

Hotelicopter – Can’t find a Hotel Room for HIMMS… Hotelicopter – Can’t find a Hotel Room for HIMMS…

This is for all those in healthcare that are finding it hard to take a vacation too!   This is of course a hoax, humorous look at a mobile...

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

Isolating the Liver for an Intensive Dose of Chemotherapy Isolating the Liver for an Intensive Dose of Chemotherapy

The patient, from southern California has made 3 trips to the National Institutes of Health in subu...

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

Do You Know What Your Doctor Is Talking About – Read up and help stamp out “Magpie Healthcare” Do You Know What Your Doctor Is Talking About – Read up and help stamp out “Magpie Healthcare”

This is a good article from the New York Times and hits on a very good point, lack of education in ...

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

The Heart Can Repair Itself – Stem Cells Help Speed up the Healing The Heart Can Repair Itself – Stem Cells Help Speed up the Healing

This is amazing therapy that can have the potential of taking the heart to levels of being near asymptomatic.  Last week I posted about Opr...

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

Patient’s Advocate Is Looking for 2 Volunteers in New York area who need help with healthcare cost management Patient’s Advocate Is Looking for 2 Volunteers in New York area who need help with healthcare cost management

I saw this on Twitter and thought I would pass the word along.  As you can see below, there might be some potential media involvement here....

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Friday, April 03, 2009

The Health Coach/Insurance Company – Employer plan to uses devices and phones for employees to prove their physical activity The Health Coach/Insurance Company – Employer plan to uses devices and phones for employees to prove their physical activity

So here we are thinking that monitors are only for seniors and children, well think again as here c...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

FDA Testing the Clouds – Disaster Recovery With a Private Cloud FDA Testing the Clouds – Disaster Recovery With a Private Cloud

The FDA is moving up in their technology and rapidly.  From what I was posting a year ago, this is ...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

Nurse Indicted for Injecting Bleach into the Dialysis Lines with a Syringe – 5 Died Nurse Indicted for Injecting Bleach into the Dialysis Lines with a Syringe – 5 Died

This is a horrible story all the way around.  Bleach is used to disinfect, and thus is a part of a ...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

Biotronik Home Monitoring – Cardio Implant that sends email, SMS or faxes Biotronik Home Monitoring – Cardio Implant that sends email, SMS or faxes

In the US, Clinical Trials are still being conducted, more information available here.   So now we ...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

Outlook Twitter and FaceBook Add Ins and a couple more useful free utilities… Outlook Twitter and FaceBook Add Ins and a couple more useful free utilities…

I happen to live in Outlook for almost everything.  This came up today in conversation so I thought ...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

Pharma beginning to use Twitter Pharma beginning to use Twitter

Here are a few that I found, most just getting started.  BD  http://twitter.com/astrazeneca http://twitter.com/Novartis http:/...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

Quest Care360 – Access Patient Lab Results and Medication History from your iPhone Quest Care360 – Access Patient Lab Results and Medication History from your iPhone

Anyone with a Quest Account and an iPhone can now get your labs on the phone.  An e-prescribing m...

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Friday, April 03, 2009

No More Medicaid Prescriptions At 44 Walgreen Pharmacies after May 1 in the State of Washington No More Medicaid Prescriptions At 44 Walgreen Pharmacies after May 1 in the State of Washington

One more sign of the tough times, and around 77% are generic drugs for Medicaid patients, higher th...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

Gates Foundation and Viacom Team Up for “Get Schooled” Gates Foundation and Viacom Team Up for “Get Schooled”

This is nice, we get to see George Clooney return for a show, but more importantly, reaching many of those who may not spend much time read...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

Adam – The Robot Scientist Designing It’s own Experiments Adam – The Robot Scientist Designing It’s own Experiments

Not too long ago I wrote about Eve and now we have Adam.  Eve is not finished yet, but she will be even more capable than Adam it states. ...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

Why Don’t We Hear About More Hospitals Doing This Thing Called Teamwork? Why Don’t We Hear About More Hospitals Doing This Thing Called Teamwork?

Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston made the “Desperate Hospitals” update I do every month in March, with a note about what they were doing to ...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

AIG: You Bring the Nerds and the Algorithms and I’ll give you a AAA Rating…a little history from 1987 AIG: You Bring the Nerds and the Algorithms and I’ll give you a AAA Rating…a little history from 1987

This is a bit of history on AIG and how the product division began.  Once again, it’s back to the al...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

More Income Tax Issues – 2nd HHS Confirmation Delayed More Income Tax Issues – 2nd HHS Confirmation Delayed

One more with tax problems, and after the last bout, perhaps there was just not enough time to have ...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

UnitedHealth Executive testified at the Senate – Rockefeller was not very satisfied UnitedHealth Executive testified at the Senate – Rockefeller was not very satisfied

It appears the investigation is going to phase 2, with a request to 20 other insurers to find out ho...

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Thursday, April 02, 2009
 
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