California Creates Website Showing “Sticker'” Prices for 28 Surgical Procedures at Hospitals California Creates Website Showing “Sticker'” Prices for 28 Surgical Procedures at Hospitals

I have to somewhat agree with what is said here in this article, it might just confuse more than he...

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Feds Prepare PHR Model to Educate Consumers about Privacy and other Issues Feds Prepare PHR Model to Educate Consumers about Privacy and other Issues

This sounds like a good idea in concept, but first of all we have to get people to “read”.   One ot...

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Elizabeth Taylor Discovers Twitter from the Hospital Elizabeth Taylor Discovers Twitter from the Hospital

One more celebrity has found Twitter, from the hospital, keeping everyone updated.  BD  Who knows a hospital stay could be such a twee...

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Shrinking Lab and Research Facilities – Not Enough Grant Money to Cover all Bases Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Shrinking Lab and Research Facilities – Not Enough Grant Money to Cover all Bases

Lower than anticipated funding from the NIH is slated as a primary reason, along with lease agreemen...

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Oprah, Ted Turner, David Rockefeller, Jr. and more – Billionaire’s Summit Meeting Held in New York Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Oprah, Ted Turner, David Rockefeller, Jr. and more – Billionaire’s Summit Meeting Held in New York

The organizers were none other than Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for the event.   There have been m...

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Offisync– Microsoft Office Add On Toolbar to work with Google Docs… Offisync– Microsoft Office Add On Toolbar to work with Google Docs…

I have not tried this yet, but I will.  It was not created by either Microsoft or Google, but rather...

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Natalie Cole Recovering from Kidney Transplant Natalie Cole Recovering from Kidney Transplant

One of my favorites by all means.  She had stated in interviews that he was taking a drug named  in...

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Johnson and Johnson Acquiring Cougar Biotechnology – Cancer Biotech Company Los Angeles Johnson and Johnson Acquiring Cougar Biotechnology – Cancer Biotech Company Los Angeles

The company has a couple drugs targeted for prostate cancer, one in phase 3 with clinical trials an...

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Blue Cross Venture Capital Investment in Phreesia Tablets Appears to be Paying Off Blue Cross Venture Capital Investment in Phreesia Tablets Appears to be Paying Off

The company claims to be growing and hiring additional sales and other support personnel.  Patients ...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Medtronic Gets FDA approval for 2 New Deep Brain Stimulation Devices for Parkinson's Disease Medtronic Gets FDA approval for 2 New Deep Brain Stimulation Devices for Parkinson's Disease

Two new implantable devices for the control of Parkinson’s Disease.  The new Activa RC unit is slat...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Patients Want Access to all Their Medical Records Survey Says – How to Help the Patients on how to do this Patients Want Access to all Their Medical Records Survey Says – How to Help the Patients on how to do this

This is a good survey, but it’s like stating you would like to have a hot fudge sundae, you have to ...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

HPV 16 Linked to Head and Neck Cancers in Study – Gardasil Vaccine Recommended HPV 16 Linked to Head and Neck Cancers in Study – Gardasil Vaccine Recommended

It seems that we are finding out more all the time about the human papillomavirus, HPV.  This certa...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Hand Held Digital Microscope and Camera from Extech Hand Held Digital Microscope and Camera from Extech

With a 300,000 pixel sensor the camera on here would stand to really rock.  2GB memory is included ...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

7 Southern California hospitals fined and 2 more in San Diego 7 Southern California hospitals fined and 2 more in San Diego

The latest fines from the CA Department of Health.  Some of these were pretty serious and 2 revolve...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Isotope Update:  Plant Could be Down for Months – Nuclear Medicine Diagnostics Can Expect Delays Isotope Update: Plant Could be Down for Months – Nuclear Medicine Diagnostics Can Expect Delays

The United States does not produce isotopes so the alternatives are the Netherlands, Belgium, Fra...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Medical Quack on the Chicago Sun Times -  Oprah Says Goodbye to Dr.Oz Medical Quack on the Chicago Sun Times - Oprah Says Goodbye to Dr.Oz

You can also read the full story at the blog at the link below: Oprah Says Farewell to Dr. Oz and ...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

AP reporter quarantined in China after Cancun stop and Tells What It’s Like AP reporter quarantined in China after Cancun stop and Tells What It’s Like

When you read this, they are really taking the threat seriously.  I think today is the day they wer...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Microsoft and Google Driving for the Same Outcome with Personal Health Records – Could DPHRs Be in the Picture Microsoft and Google Driving for the Same Outcome with Personal Health Records – Could DPHRs Be in the Picture

In my opinion, someday you might even see an interchange between the 2 personal health records as w...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The Us Military is both heavily armed and medicated The Us Military is both heavily armed and medicated

This is an interesting article that explores and talks about our military today and some of the med...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009
 
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