The Sneaky Moves of the anti-social smartphone users – Renny Gleeson The Sneaky Moves of the anti-social smartphone users – Renny Gleeson

This is a good short video, with humor that talks about the people we all love to hate , the empower...

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Friday, April 10, 2009

FDA reversal OKs morphine painkiller – still ok for dying patients FDA reversal OKs morphine painkiller – still ok for dying patients

If it were not available I would anticipate more visits to the ER with 911 calls for relief possibl...

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Friday, April 10, 2009

New Jersey Company selling worthless Health Insurance – Ohio Ordered Cease and Desist New Jersey Company selling worthless Health Insurance – Ohio Ordered Cease and Desist

The health insurance business is difficult enough without unlicensed companies and products making it worse.   The article states they are n...

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Friday, April 10, 2009

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Parkinson’s Disease Medication contribute to Destructive Behaviors.. Mayo Clinic Study Finds Parkinson’s Disease Medication contribute to Destructive Behaviors..

The study showed 1 out of 6 individuals appear to be affected.   He said it is important to identify before a patient squanders their bank ...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

E-Patient Dave evaluates Google Health – A comprehensive look with pros and cons E-Patient Dave evaluates Google Health – A comprehensive look with pros and cons

One item he speaks of in particular are mistakes found, and those related back to coding for most o...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Johnson and Johnson states they are not entering the bio-similar market, yet Johnson and Johnson states they are not entering the bio-similar market, yet

Other companies such as Merck and Teva have announced and even made some early investments.  Bio-Si...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Girl With Genetic Disease Allowed to Sue Sperm Bank In New York Girl With Genetic Disease Allowed to Sue Sperm Bank In New York

This is somewhat interesting with the laws of 2 states being disputed in this instance.  Also, the ...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Carestream Health – Create and Convert traditional x-rays to digital formats with Existing Equipment Carestream Health – Create and Convert traditional x-rays to digital formats with Existing Equipment

It is billed as an inexpensive solution, as you keep your old equipment and this will work with it,...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Tablet PC Software Application for Physical Therapy Released Tablet PC Software Application for Physical Therapy Released

Everybody is mobile today in healthcare and physical therapists are no exception, some work in offic...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Are you Certifiable?  Choose your Occupation… Are you Certifiable? Choose your Occupation…

This has been a very busy week with the HIMMS conference and many other items at hand.  If you are ...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Water Proof Keyboards – Run It through the Dishwasher Water Proof Keyboards – Run It through the Dishwasher

From the HIMMS Convention this year, my friend Nick over at EMR update found a keyboard that can be...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Is the US Missing out with Cuba – Biotech Collaboration in the Future Is the US Missing out with Cuba – Biotech Collaboration in the Future

This article discusses what Cuba has going on with Biotech and how both the US and Cuba might benef...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

States Do not have the Money to manage the Funds – Stimulus for the Stimulus? States Do not have the Money to manage the Funds – Stimulus for the Stimulus?

This is an interesting report here and relates back to business intelligence information needed to r...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Genentech Announces Voluntary Withdrawal of Raptiva from the U.S. Market Genentech Announces Voluntary Withdrawal of Raptiva from the U.S. Market

The heartbreak of psoriasis has one more heartbreak, as with many other drugs in the news of late, ...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Software Upgrade could cost Chicago 4 Clinics – Software Issues with bills not being submitted reflects an adjusted budget Software Upgrade could cost Chicago 4 Clinics – Software Issues with bills not being submitted reflects an adjusted budget

How important is software, enough to where 4 healthcare clinics are facing being closed as a result....

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Patient Dumping Back in the News – Hospital to Pay fine Patient Dumping Back in the News – Hospital to Pay fine

One more hospital pays a fine for this practice, but one of the most disturbing items in this artic...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Drug Reps may be able to collect over time pay Drug Reps may be able to collect over time pay

The recent court ruling on whether or not a “product” is actually being sold appears to be the live...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Michael J. Fox on Parkinson’s Disease and Stem Cells – Oprah and the Daily Show Michael J. Fox on Parkinson’s Disease and Stem Cells – Oprah and the Daily Show

Michael Fox has written a new book, “Always Looking Up”, great title too by the way and has been ap...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Wisconsin Health Information Exchange (WTN News) – Medical Quack Wisconsin Health Information Exchange (WTN News) – Medical Quack

Thanks for the mention, this relates back to a recent post talking about the Amalga aggregation so...

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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt Interview at HIMMS – Personal Health Records Advisor Former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt Interview at HIMMS – Personal Health Records Advisor

As everyone was aware this week was the big HIMMS convention in Chicago.  I do have one thing I mig...

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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Hospital Admissions are Down – ER Doctors are Fired – Texas Medical Association Hospital Admissions are Down – ER Doctors are Fired – Texas Medical Association

With all the stress today with hospitals endeavoring to take care of patients in the economy today, these figures no doubt are being examin...

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Wednesday, April 08, 2009
 
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