Texas Joining the Ingenix Inquisition with Introducing Bill for New Penal Codes – Fraud Against Practitioners Texas Joining the Ingenix Inquisition with Introducing Bill for New Penal Codes – Fraud Against Practitioners

This is right from the web page of Rep. Allen Vaught in Texas.  He is introducing a bill and is ask...

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Bio-Rad Laboratories – Viral Marketing and Entertainingly Funny Video Bio-Rad Laboratories – Viral Marketing and Entertainingly Funny Video

This is quite humorous and funny and a video promoting DNA and genomic based testing.  The home pa...

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Laptop Theft Affects 14,380 Patients – Security Breach Medical Records with Stolen Computer Laptop Theft Affects 14,380 Patients – Security Breach Medical Records with Stolen Computer

Finally someone taking an approach on what can be downloaded to notebooks.  Virtual Private networks...

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Friday, April 17, 2009

The Family Health Guy – Microsoft Health Vault Talks about Data relative to e-Patient Dave and his experience this week with Personal Health Records The Family Health Guy – Microsoft Health Vault Talks about Data relative to e-Patient Dave and his experience this week with Personal Health Records

Sean offers some good points here and specially how the transfer and incorporation of data is not y...

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Pharma and Health Insurance – Both are Lobbying on Products/Services that are for the most Part Unaffordable to the average citizen Pharma and Health Insurance – Both are Lobbying on Products/Services that are for the most Part Unaffordable to the average citizen

This battle has gone on for many years, and again, nothing is changing much here, except both are b...

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Merck has Chemical Spill in Lab in Boston – Level 3 Hazmat Merck has Chemical Spill in Lab in Boston – Level 3 Hazmat

This particular lab develops and researches cancer medications in Boston's Longwood Medical Cen...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

One More Home Monitoring Device to Come - ExpressMD Wins FDA Approval One More Home Monitoring Device to Come - ExpressMD Wins FDA Approval

I’m not real sure on how many of these we need, but the field continues to grow.  We have on more t...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

e-MDs and QuadraMed Join Forces to Integrate and provide solutions for ambulatory EHRS and Hospitals e-MDs and QuadraMed Join Forces to Integrate and provide solutions for ambulatory EHRS and Hospitals

The joining of forces here extends an integrated solution available to help hospitals and ambulatory...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Diagnosis – Admit or not to Admit? The Diagnosis – Admit or not to Admit?

This is a post made by the Happy Hospitalist talking about an error, not deadly, but one that maybe should not have required admission to t...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

STAAR Surgical Releases New Intraocular Lenses – Alternative to Lasik Surgery STAAR Surgical Releases New Intraocular Lenses – Alternative to Lasik Surgery

This is fascinating as now there’s an alternative to Lasik surgery with implants.  They can be remo...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Honda Walking Robots – Help for those having Trouble Walking The Honda Walking Robots – Help for those having Trouble Walking

These are 2 interesting devices with videos on each one.  The second one is a bit more difficult to put on.  The first device is lighter an...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Oprah Joining Us on Twitter - @Oprah is the Place Oprah Joining Us on Twitter - @Oprah is the Place

Welcome to Twitter, and I’m sure Oprah will end up on everyone’s “follow Friday” list no doubt!  R...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Drug Makers and Hospitals Raising – Hospital Pharmacies cut back on budgets and staff Drug Makers and Hospitals Raising – Hospital Pharmacies cut back on budgets and staff

As more generic come to the market, the name brands go up, perhaps not all, but maybe those where t...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Lestonnac Free Clinic in Orange, California – Free Healthcare Office Visits on Saturdays Lestonnac Free Clinic in Orange, California – Free Healthcare Office Visits on Saturdays

What a nice center to offer this service.  It is helping people take care of chronic conditions as ...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Gunman Shoots 2 and takes own life at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Gunman Shoots 2 and takes own life at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Very sad to hear this today at Long Beach Memorial.  The article from the LA Times states the motiv...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Lay Offs – Is there this much pressure to meet the dollar to call a nurse out of surgery to notify? Lay Offs – Is there this much pressure to meet the dollar to call a nurse out of surgery to notify?

Yes we are all working under a lot of pressure today, but enough to where common courtesy and proto...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

What is 'Neurobowl' – New Game Show? What is 'Neurobowl' – New Game Show?

Actually it is fashioned after a game show and takes place every year, the brains with the brains a...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Computer Shopper/Medical Quack Blog Posts Computer Shopper/Medical Quack Blog Posts

The Medical Quack around the web this week..a couple posts featured, one about the MediSlate Tablet ...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Long Beach Memorial Center’s Conversion to Electronic Medical Records – Interview with Dr. James Leo Long Beach Memorial Center’s Conversion to Electronic Medical Records – Interview with Dr. James Leo

Today I had the opportunity to talk with Dr. James Leo, Associate Chief Medical Officer of LBMMC, (L...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009
 
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