Former Health Insurance Insider to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee Former Health Insurance Insider to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee

This is good timing for the testimony.  We all remembered hearing the testimonies captured in Sicko...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

We Lost Ed McMahon Today…Sad We Lost Ed McMahon Today…Sad

I don’t think his last few months were that easy as he had financial and health issues.  I will alw...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Microsoft HealthVault and Common User Interface Presentation from the UK - Slideshow Microsoft HealthVault and Common User Interface Presentation from the UK - Slideshow

This slide show combines both HealthVault and information on the Common User Interface.   If you are not familiar with the Common User Inter...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Microsoft Research Roadshow Heads to D.C. – To Help to Educate Congress and others on Technology Microsoft Research Roadshow Heads to D.C. – To Help to Educate Congress and others on Technology

Some of the items mentioned below are just items we do every day, like speech recognition and digit...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

West Wireless Health Institute to conduct Corventis trial – Heart Monitoring Patch With Cell Phones West Wireless Health Institute to conduct Corventis trial – Heart Monitoring Patch With Cell Phones

Back in April I had posted about the band aid like device.  It requires a Bluetooth devices to s...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

More patients across the world lowering 'bad' cholesterol – Further Marketing for Statins? More patients across the world lowering 'bad' cholesterol – Further Marketing for Statins?

Is a plan to somehow get everyone on a statin drug?  As mentioned there are other ways of lowering ...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Walgreens and Express Scripts Agree to Disagree Walgreens and Express Scripts Agree to Disagree

This is something that has been in the news with other retail drug chains as far as not using a cheaper generic drug.  Once all the data is...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Blue Cross President - Government-Run Health Plan In House Draft Bill Would Cause Tens Of Millions To Lose Employer Coverage They Currently Enjoy Blue Cross President - Government-Run Health Plan In House Draft Bill Would Cause Tens Of Millions To Lose Employer Coverage They Currently Enjoy

This is the press release sent out.  Use the link at the bottom to read the entire article. What i...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Single Sign on for Microsoft Amalga – Sentillion Signs License Agreement Single Sign on for Microsoft Amalga – Sentillion Signs License Agreement

If you work in a healthcare facility, hospital, etc. this is the big demand, not having to enter sep...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Office Ally Attending California Association of Physicians Group Conference Office Ally Attending California Association of Physicians Group Conference

  If you are not familiar with the basic service of Office Ally, they are a free clearinghouse servi...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

FDA Seeks Public Input on Transparency This Week – Live Webcast Will Be Available FDA Seeks Public Input on Transparency This Week – Live Webcast Will Be Available

The meeting and webcast will be held this Thursday, information below on how to listen and/or parti...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Charlie Rose - Personalized Medicine with Steven Pinker, Anne Wojcicki, George Church and Linda Avey Charlie Rose - Personalized Medicine with Steven Pinker, Anne Wojcicki, George Church and Linda Avey

This is a great video and Charlie Rose does a good job exploring many areas of personalized medici...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Medical records in Garbage Truck and Landfill – Baptist Medical Center in Alabama Medical records in Garbage Truck and Landfill – Baptist Medical Center in Alabama

One more story of not disposing medical records according to HIPAA standards.  It seems between rep...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Mayo Clinic Investments – Medical Devices, Drugs, Tests and Patents on the Agenda Mayo Clinic Investments – Medical Devices, Drugs, Tests and Patents on the Agenda

This article talks about where Mayo Clinic is investing time, money and research.  One of the compan...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Health Data Rights Movement – Support the Federal Laws That Allow Access for Patients Health Data Rights Movement – Support the Federal Laws That Allow Access for Patients

You will find me on the list too.  There are many companies such as Microsoft, Google, Navigenics, F...

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Study Shows Patients are not always getting their lab results – So Get a PHR and Get Your Own Study Shows Patients are not always getting their lab results – So Get a PHR and Get Your Own

This is an interesting post and one thing I found odd that was not mentioned was using a PHR, perso...

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Brachytherapy Therapy – Flexitron Lessens the Number of Treatments without Hospitalization in Canada Brachytherapy Therapy – Flexitron Lessens the Number of Treatments without Hospitalization in Canada

Just yesterday it was in the news about the botched brachytherapy procedures at the VA in Philadelph...

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Monday, June 22, 2009

UTS Diabetes for iPhone Released - Manage your diabetes stats and share it with your doctor remotely UTS Diabetes for iPhone Released - Manage your diabetes stats and share it with your doctor remotely

The software and sharing is now available for use with iPhones.  It is also available with several o...

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Monday, June 22, 2009

“United We Serve” Kick-Off from the White House – Healthcare Innovation and Getting Involved “United We Serve” Kick-Off from the White House – Healthcare Innovation and Getting Involved

I received an email today referencing the President and Mrs. Obama relative to getting everyone invo...

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Monday, June 22, 2009
 
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