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

Small Medical Biotech Companies Finding it Difficult To Survive Unless Additional Funding Arrives Small Medical Biotech Companies Finding it Difficult To Survive Unless Additional Funding Arrives

Not all biotech companies make it and it is not always just the failure of a product or trial, many...

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Saturday, June 06, 2009

Walk n Play iPhone Application – Tracks Every Move You Make and Creates A Report Walk n Play iPhone Application – Tracks Every Move You Make and Creates A Report

This is a very interesting bit of software that is also free to download to use with an iPhone.  It...

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Saturday, June 06, 2009

Hand Washing Secret Shoppers Patrol the Hospital To Help Prevent Never Never Events Hand Washing Secret Shoppers Patrol the Hospital To Help Prevent Never Never Events

This hospital has individuals watching and checking, as well as installing hand sanitation stations...

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Saturday, June 06, 2009

FDA approves Palomar's anti-wrinkle device for Over the Counter Sales FDA approves Palomar's anti-wrinkle device for Over the Counter Sales

In looking over the site and the multitude of products, this appears to be the first available dire...

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Saturday, June 06, 2009

FDA approves HealthPal – Bluetooth Device that Collects from Other Reporting Devices and Sends Information to PHR – HealthVault or Google Health FDA approves HealthPal – Bluetooth Device that Collects from Other Reporting Devices and Sends Information to PHR – HealthVault or Google Health

This sounds like a solution for the individual who may only have a very basic cell phone and wants a...

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Friday, June 05, 2009

Insurance covers most Hips, Knees, and Not Too Many Ankles… Insurance covers most Hips, Knees, and Not Too Many Ankles…

Ankles didn't’ come easy even with the FDA, as a matter of fact they sued on manufacturer and th...

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Friday, June 05, 2009

HealthCare Partners – Members can now Utilize Microsoft HealthVault - Minnesota HealthCare Partners – Members can now Utilize Microsoft HealthVault - Minnesota

There’s been a lot in the news lately with HealthVault and healthcare organizations in Minnesota th...

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Friday, June 05, 2009

Are Cell Phones Enabling anyone to be a Scientist or Doctor - Participatory Sensing from CENS at UCLA Are Cell Phones Enabling anyone to be a Scientist or Doctor - Participatory Sensing from CENS at UCLA

We have a new buzz word for this now, “ participatory sensing” from the halls of UCLA.  I think at...

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Friday, June 05, 2009

CVS and Walgreens Adding Services to Retail Clinics CVS and Walgreens Adding Services to Retail Clinics

As competition heats up for healthcare, the retail clinics have also increased their services.  Mos...

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Friday, June 05, 2009

What Are Privacy Rights – Court of Appeals Asks the US Supreme Court – Case involving financial, medical and other records accessed by Employers in return for keeping their jobs What Are Privacy Rights – Court of Appeals Asks the US Supreme Court – Case involving financial, medical and other records accessed by Employers in return for keeping their jobs

I think this is a question we would all like to have an answer to.  Problem is, does the Supreme Court know or can they figure it out?  It’s...

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Blue Cross Blue Shield defends bonuses in Michigan Blue Cross Blue Shield defends bonuses in Michigan

If you live in Michigan, somebody has to insure you and that is Blue Cross, almost like employer in...

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

ApoThera Medication Management and Review Services – Using HealthVault Medication Records You Share for Access ApoThera Medication Management and Review Services – Using HealthVault Medication Records You Share for Access

This company also works with Microsoft HealthVault and and is an annual subscription to have your ...

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

In Texas the Lawmakers Follow Doctors’ Orders to Improve Patient Care In Texas the Lawmakers Follow Doctors’ Orders to Improve Patient Care

A little news on what’s happening in Texas and last I looked they have not left the union yet (grin...

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Innovative Spinal Technologies Files for Bankruptcy and Lists Frozen Human Cadavers as Assets Innovative Spinal Technologies Files for Bankruptcy and Lists Frozen Human Cadavers as Assets

Other assets listed include 20 human and bovine tissue samples that are all kept frozen, so the lig...

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Buyers Health Care Action Group in Minnesota Collaborates with HealthVault for a PHR that is “Non-Tethered” to any Employer, Provider or Health Plan Buyers Health Care Action Group in Minnesota Collaborates with HealthVault for a PHR that is “Non-Tethered” to any Employer, Provider or Health Plan

The PHR is available to anyone who resides in the state.  This is nice as there is no outside entity...

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Thursday, June 04, 2009
 
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