Mother Finds Diagnosis for Son – Doctors had not been able to Determine after a Battery of Tests Mother Finds Diagnosis for Son – Doctors had not been able to Determine after a Battery of Tests

This is an example of being the informed patient or I should say the informed mother of the patient....

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Las Vegas Entertainer Danny Gans Died Accidentally – Caused by Prescription Painkiller Las Vegas Entertainer Danny Gans Died Accidentally – Caused by Prescription Painkiller

When you read something like this, it really makes you think seriously about the potential of medic...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Medtronic CEO Talks About Research and Their Medical Devices for Diabetes - Video Medtronic CEO Talks About Research and Their Medical Devices for Diabetes - Video

In addition to the product shows below, a week ago Medtronic also purchased another company PreciSen...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Sexy Isotopes – Ask the Prime Minister of Canada And the Natural Resources Minister What It’s all About Sexy Isotopes – Ask the Prime Minister of Canada And the Natural Resources Minister What It’s all About

If you are not aware of the isotope nuclear plant closure, read the related reading below as there ...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

The Department Of Energy Kind of Fails It’s Own Audit – Not Using Their In-House Energy Profiler The Department Of Energy Kind of Fails It’s Own Audit – Not Using Their In-House Energy Profiler

The department created a Data Center Energy Profiler, software to analyze but nobody in the departm...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients Study Released from UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients Study Released from UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center

The study goes forward to say that none of the 3 normal choices for treatment are showing a lesser...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Homeland Security Appoints Black Hat Founder to Advisory Council Homeland Security Appoints Black Hat Founder to Advisory Council

This is probably a very smart move all the way around.  If you are not familiar with Black Hat, the...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Economic woes cause hospitals to skimp on infection prevention – Funds and Money Required Economic woes cause hospitals to skimp on infection prevention – Funds and Money Required

Just last week I posted about a new technology that go miles for helping infection control, but aga...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

American Medical Association and American Hospital Association Said Both Should Work with Insurers and set aside Adversarial History American Medical Association and American Hospital Association Said Both Should Work with Insurers and set aside Adversarial History

After reading the headlines, I wonder how many members were maybe lost here.   I have heard from se...

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Monday, June 08, 2009

Patient in the ER threatens Staff with Knife and later shot by Sheriff’s Deputies – Martinez, CA Patient in the ER threatens Staff with Knife and later shot by Sheriff’s Deputies – Martinez, CA

One more sign of how tense healthcare is getting.  No word here on why the patient threatened nurse...

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Monday, June 08, 2009

Two Tenet Hospitals – At one Cardiologists get paid for being on call, But not at the other Locations where Doctors are threatening to Quit Two Tenet Hospitals – At one Cardiologists get paid for being on call, But not at the other Locations where Doctors are threatening to Quit

At the Palm Beach Gardens Hospital, the cardiologists are threatening to quit being on call unless ...

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Monday, June 08, 2009

How Similar is Wall Street to the Health Insurance Business How Similar is Wall Street to the Health Insurance Business

This is a rather long but very informative “diary” written with both opinion and fact as to why our...

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Sunday, June 07, 2009

CDC and NIH to Start Genomic Applications – Are We In for a Cloudburst? CDC and NIH to Start Genomic Applications – Are We In for a Cloudburst?

This partnership is actually something we have all been waiting for, or let me say many of us.  The...

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Sunday, June 07, 2009

Bioinformatics Needs a Lot of Room – For Genomic Research Data and Analytical Processes Bioinformatics Needs a Lot of Room – For Genomic Research Data and Analytical Processes

Yes, the processes and information needed to sequence and hold your DNA does not fit in an Excel s...

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Sunday, June 07, 2009

Hospitals and Doctors Financials not Improving Hospitals and Doctors Financials not Improving

The only bright spot in the report were the stocks with the “for profit” companies which were risin...

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Sunday, June 07, 2009

CEO “Executive Physicals” – Are they Worth the Money and Do They Use a PHR to Better Understand and Guide Them to Better Health CEO “Executive Physicals” – Are they Worth the Money and Do They Use a PHR to Better Understand and Guide Them to Better Health

With healthcare being in the headlines today, this focuses on whether or not CEOs really need the e...

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Sunday, June 07, 2009

Patients Should Not Lie to Their Doctors – Find One Who Will Keep 2 Sets of Records for you – One Private and One for Sharing Patients Should Not Lie to Their Doctors – Find One Who Will Keep 2 Sets of Records for you – One Private and One for Sharing

This was the recommendation made in the article below.  The study from WedMD stated too that a big p...

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Saturday, June 06, 2009
 
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