Supreme Court Prospect Sotomayor Has Diabetes – Could It Disrupt her Ability to Serve? Supreme Court Prospect Sotomayor Has Diabetes – Could It Disrupt her Ability to Serve?

This is a very good article and well thought out.  Everyday applicants applying for jobs are somewh...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Octo-Mom Back in the Hospital to Remove Uterine Tumors and Kaiser Gets Fined Over Privacy Octo-Mom Back in the Hospital to Remove Uterine Tumors and Kaiser Gets Fined Over Privacy

Well my opinion only but with the amount of children she now has, get rid of the uterus, especial...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

We’re Not Done with Swine Flu Yet – School Closures in Queens New York We’re Not Done with Swine Flu Yet – School Closures in Queens New York

Schools are still being closed for a few days with the flu still making the rounds.  The big panic seems to be over, but as the article say...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

New England Journal on FaceBook New England Journal on FaceBook

A new way to read the journals and discuss and share.  It is a little different, for obvious reason...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Insurance Administrative Chores eat up physicians' time Insurance Administrative Chores eat up physicians' time

Even with electronic records, there’s still a big amount of time spent in this area, and granted th...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Medical Error Causes Man to have Mastectomy – Lab Results Were Not His and Now it Goes to Court Medical Error Causes Man to have Mastectomy – Lab Results Were Not His and Now it Goes to Court

He had the procedure as a precaution and the hospital claims otherwise.  It will all come down to the biopsy report for the determination a...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Relief with a Natural Product to help relieve Chemotherapy Side Effects - Ginger Relief with a Natural Product to help relieve Chemotherapy Side Effects - Ginger

This is nice, a natural ingredient that could offer relief to those going through treatment, althou...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Quest Diagnostics and Microsoft HealthVault – Connect to get your Lab Results in your PHR Quest Diagnostics and Microsoft HealthVault – Connect to get your Lab Results in your PHR

Just about a month ago, I posted about Lab Results from Quest being available on iPhones and now yo...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

6 Insurers to Get Billions in Government Money – They Bought Banks to Qualify or Restructured as a Bank Holding Company 6 Insurers to Get Billions in Government Money – They Bought Banks to Qualify or Restructured as a Bank Holding Company

When you look through here, there are some pretty big names, none are specific to health care only,...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Study Says High Blood Pressure could be caused by a Herpes Virus Study Says High Blood Pressure could be caused by a Herpes Virus

It was of all things a herpes virus that was studied.  The virus is potentially responsible for irr...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Scan-to-Kindle Feature from Nuance Omni-Page – Kindle Can Read it Back to You Scan-to-Kindle Feature from Nuance Omni-Page – Kindle Can Read it Back to You

I do have to say the scanning technology is getting smarter all the time and OCR is almost a certai...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Elmo Calls the Pharmacist – I have Big Eyes… Elmo Calls the Pharmacist – I have Big Eyes…

  Elmo: Hello.  Man: Hello. Elmo: Hi, is this the pharmacist? Man: Yes. E...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Implant During Biopsy Can Monitor Growth of Tumor – Help with Surveillance and Treatment Implant During Biopsy Can Monitor Growth of Tumor – Help with Surveillance and Treatment

The implant sensor is very small as you can see here and made of the same type of material used for...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

DARPA working on telepathic communication for soldiers – Must Have Been Talking to Homeland Security DARPA working on telepathic communication for soldiers – Must Have Been Talking to Homeland Security

A few months back I found this article about Homeland Security doing the same thing with testing it ...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

The Cell Phone Ultra-Sound – Video about How and Where It Works The Cell Phone Ultra-Sound – Video about How and Where It Works

The video offers additional information on the Cell Phone Ultra Sound.  As stated, Microsoft funded the research to develop the functionalit...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

This Bus is an Ambulance This Bus is an Ambulance

In Dubai they are converting buses into ambulances, now that’s one huge ambulance but with the size...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

FDA's Sentinel Initiative Information Revealed – Business Intelligence FDA's Sentinel Initiative Information Revealed – Business Intelligence

The FDA has a link to where they are releasing information about the Sentinel Initiative which appe...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Do You Want to Tell Google You are Sick? Do You Want to Tell Google You are Sick?

You can if you like, and the project is to help create numbers and statistics for Public Health Tre...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Pfizer to Offer Free Drugs for Up to a Year for those who have lost Jobs and Insurance – Save that Pink Slip Pfizer to Offer Free Drugs for Up to a Year for those who have lost Jobs and Insurance – Save that Pink Slip

Viagra is included, so now that we have that question out of the way, there are several other name ...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Sociometers Give Insight into the Importance of Face to Face Interactions – Meaningful Use? Sociometers Give Insight into the Importance of Face to Face Interactions – Meaningful Use?

Sociometers, a new term for me, but somewhat addresses one of my concerns that I speak about on the ...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

New York’s Highest Paid Surgeons Suspended after a No Show for Brain Surgery – Patient Was Prepped and Out Cold Already New York’s Highest Paid Surgeons Suspended after a No Show for Brain Surgery – Patient Was Prepped and Out Cold Already

This occurred at North Shore University Hospital where the 2 top surgeons left a patient ready for ...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Dynamic Heart System Makes Animal Heart Pump Outside The Body for Testing Dynamic Heart System Makes Animal Heart Pump Outside The Body for Testing

This is interesting as the lab obtains pig hearts from a slaughterhouse and is able to hooked it up...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

MBTA Makes Using a Cell phone Prohibited on Trolley Lines –  Device Manners Technology Could Help Solve this Issue MBTA Makes Using a Cell phone Prohibited on Trolley Lines – Device Manners Technology Could Help Solve this Issue

I hate to say this, but unfortunately someone somewhere along the line will test the waters again.  ...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Healthcare Patents – How Long and How Much is Becoming a Challenging Question Healthcare Patents – How Long and How Much is Becoming a Challenging Question

This is one of probably the best known genomics tests performed today, to see if a woman has inheri...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009
 
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