Former IT Director pleads guilty – Breaking in and Deleting Organ Donation Database Information Former IT Director pleads guilty – Breaking in and Deleting Organ Donation Database Information

This is one of those “revenge” stories that really should not have taken place, but all too often w...

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Monday, May 04, 2009

Cerner PowerChart – The EHR Set to Music Cerner PowerChart – The EHR Set to Music

This a nice video with music showing how PowerChart works.  Nice job on the music, not boring at all, from Stanford.  It does a nice job sho...

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Monday, May 04, 2009

Sutter Hospitals and Ingenix working together on Business Intelligence Software Sutter Hospitals and Ingenix working together on Business Intelligence Software

It appears this is another solution for physicians to look at cost as it is business intelligence. ...

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Monday, May 04, 2009

Hydroxycut Warnings from the FDA – Weight Loss Products Hydroxycut Warnings from the FDA – Weight Loss Products

Potential liver damage is the side effect with the drug and perhaps some kidney issues.  Additional...

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Monday, May 04, 2009

CDC Now on Facebook…. CDC Now on Facebook….

In case you have not read enough on Swine flu, here’s one more place to go.  Actually this is a good...

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Monday, May 04, 2009

Was It Babe’s Fault – The Swine Flu Was It Babe’s Fault – The Swine Flu

Is this the next Babe movie?  Poor Babe getting all the blame for Swine Flu.  If you have seen the Babe movies, the one character that reall...

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Swine flu Tests Emergency Response Systems at Long Beach Memorial – CDC Video Says Wash your Hands Swine flu Tests Emergency Response Systems at Long Beach Memorial – CDC Video Says Wash your Hands

So far Long Beach Memorial has not seen one case of the flu yet, but they were busy testing.  Long ...

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

V.A. Hospital Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis – 18 So Far – Colonoscopy Tests with equipment not properly disinfected V.A. Hospital Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis – 18 So Far – Colonoscopy Tests with equipment not properly disinfected

The problems arose when proper disinfectant procedures were not followed, thus exposing patients to ...

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Botox Getting some Competition in the next 30-60 Days  - FDA approves new drug Botox Getting some Competition in the next 30-60 Days - FDA approves new drug

The FDA has approved a new product that is also an anti-wrinkle drug.  Originally the name of Relox...

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

First Case of Pigs with Swine Flu Reported in Canada First Case of Pigs with Swine Flu Reported in Canada

Just as most of the cases being reported, the pigs were exposed to a worker who had returned from M...

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Physicians Need to be Involved in Social Media Physicians Need to be Involved in Social Media

This is a brief video of the opening comments of a lecture given by the Texas Medical Association.  We don’t get to hear the entire present...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Tests confirm Flu transfer in UK – He Had not Been to Mexico But His Friends Had Just Returned Tests confirm Flu transfer in UK – He Had not Been to Mexico But His Friends Had Just Returned

He describes how he felt and about how he caught it from friends who had recently returned from Mex...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Microsoft Emergency Operation Center – Free Help for Mexico and WHO Microsoft Emergency Operation Center – Free Help for Mexico and WHO

Microsoft working with WHO to help out with free data assistance.  The websites are getting over lo...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

NHS in the UK issues warning to Cerner and iSoft Contractor NHS in the UK issues warning to Cerner and iSoft Contractor

Just recently in the news there was also a situation in Chicago that questioned a Cerner installati...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Los Angeles and Other Major Metropolitan Area ER Rooms are Busy with Patients Fearing Flu Los Angeles and Other Major Metropolitan Area ER Rooms are Busy with Patients Fearing Flu

As of today, the status of the flu has not been changed so we are still as listed yesterday.  Aware...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Read the Medical Quack in other languages – Microsoft Translation Services Read the Medical Quack in other languages – Microsoft Translation Services

Thanks once again to all my readers.  I added one additional feature for those who want to read the ...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Read the Medical Quack in other languages – Microsoft Translation Services Read the Medical Quack in other languages – Microsoft Translation Services

Thanks once again to all my readers.  I added one additional feature for those who want to read the ...

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Two probable swine flu cases found in Irvine, CA- Update Two probable swine flu cases found in Irvine, CA- Update

The test results should be in soon to confirm.  Neither individual knew the other one and both had ...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Hospital MRI and Other Medical Devices Infected with Conficker Virus – FDA Required 90 Day Notice before Windows Update Patch Could be Applied Hospital MRI and Other Medical Devices Infected with Conficker Virus – FDA Required 90 Day Notice before Windows Update Patch Could be Applied

This is an interesting story all the way around.  First of all I hope all the medical devices found ...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Amalga at El Camino Hospital Helping to Monitor the Status of Swine Flu – everyone can use Virtual Earth for Global Tracking Amalga at El Camino Hospital Helping to Monitor the Status of Swine Flu – everyone can use Virtual Earth for Global Tracking

Yesterday I posted about Microsoft Amalga and the New Life Sciences software to be added.  I mention...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Swine flu Moving Closer to Orange County, CA – One probable case at Cal State Long Beach Swine flu Moving Closer to Orange County, CA – One probable case at Cal State Long Beach

This is California, the Long Beach campus gave out masks and flooded with news, but few were wearing...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Chief Complaint Swine Flu -Video from Mexico Chief Complaint Swine Flu -Video from Mexico

CNN put out a video showing what it looks like in Mexico, including a hospital and how healthcare professionals are reacting and treating pa...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Security tightened over data loss – Flash Drives Can be One of HealthCare’s Biggest Nightmares Security tightened over data loss – Flash Drives Can be One of HealthCare’s Biggest Nightmares

This even happened in the UK, but it can happen anywhere.  I have seen it here, flash drives lost c...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Microsoft's Tellme Voice Service For Windows Mobile Cell Phones Coming Soon Microsoft's Tellme Voice Service For Windows Mobile Cell Phones Coming Soon

This is great news for the new operating system for Windows Mobile.  I use a Windows Mobile Cell Ph...

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Thursday, April 30, 2009
 
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