The Medical Quack on the Web – Naperville Sun – Hospitals and Doctors Financials Not Improving The Medical Quack on the Web – Naperville Sun – Hospitals and Doctors Financials Not Improving

Thanks to the paper for publishing content from the blog!  With this post in particular, I had also ...

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

The Robotic Chiropractor - DRX9000 a Non Surgical Spinal Decompression System for Back Pain The Robotic Chiropractor - DRX9000 a Non Surgical Spinal Decompression System for Back Pain

This look impressive and it has FDA 501 clearance.  Further details are listed below and the produc...

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Health Insurers Promote Paperless Records – Why Did Blue Cross ship a box full of Paper Records with Sensitive Medical Records to a Woman in Florida – Security Breach! Health Insurers Promote Paperless Records – Why Did Blue Cross ship a box full of Paper Records with Sensitive Medical Records to a Woman in Florida – Security Breach!

Is this the pot calling the kettle black?  I though health insurers were pretty much all paperless ...

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Steve Jobs to Return After Liver Transplant – Part Time While Healing Steve Jobs to Return After Liver Transplant – Part Time While Healing

I look forward to seeing him come back, and this was the first time I remember someone’s health lea...

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Skin cancer drug smoothes wrinkles - Study Skin cancer drug smoothes wrinkles - Study

  There is a side effect though, a healing process as the skin becomes red and irritated, but if yo...

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

LifeScience Alley(R) Names e-Zassi Software As Preferred Provider for Networking and Decision Support for Medical Devices LifeScience Alley(R) Names e-Zassi Software As Preferred Provider for Networking and Decision Support for Medical Devices

About 3 weeks ago I had the opportunity to chat with CEO Peter Von Dyck of e-Zassi and view a demon...

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Rosetta Genomics Cancer Test now Available in 48 States – Cancer of the Unknown Rosetta Genomics Cancer Test now Available in 48 States – Cancer of the Unknown

About 6 months ago I had the opportunity to speak with Rosetta and some of the genomic testing the...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Bayer Threatened with Lawsuit – Vitamin Product Does not Help Prevent Prostate Cancer Bayer Threatened with Lawsuit – Vitamin Product Does not Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

This is another one of those stories it appears, certainly selenium is healthy but one a day is not...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Michigan Medical Society Incorporating Microsoft HealthVault with MSMS Physician and Patient Portals Michigan Medical Society Incorporating Microsoft HealthVault with MSMS Physician and Patient Portals

The pharmacy benefit manager does not sell drugs, MedImpact, and the information contained within w...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Judge Orders Former HealthSouth Chief to Pay $2.8 Billion to Shareholders Judge Orders Former HealthSouth Chief to Pay $2.8 Billion to Shareholders

In the case he was acquitted of criminal charges, but the civil penalty is due and payable.  When I...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Health Net Agrees to Stop Using Ingenix Database for Calculating Reasonable and Customary Fees Health Net Agrees to Stop Using Ingenix Database for Calculating Reasonable and Customary Fees

Also Ingenix is moving promptly to market additional business intelligence software to hospitals wi...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Rush Limbaugh – It’s All the Healthy People Driving up the Cost of Healthcare Rush Limbaugh – It’s All the Healthy People Driving up the Cost of Healthcare

One thing we can all agree on is that he has made a lot of money sitting on his butt.  Good coverage here from Keith Olbermann, he must have...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

4 Year Old Sperm does not grant access to Social Security Benefits 4 Year Old Sperm does not grant access to Social Security Benefits

The in vitro process was done later and the daughter was born 4 years after his death, even though ...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Scam Alert – Faxes Being Sent to Physician’s Offices with CMS Logo Asking for Information Scam Alert – Faxes Being Sent to Physician’s Offices with CMS Logo Asking for Information

The warning states to check with your contractor, either than or throw it away.  You can check the fax number as well for it’s origin to ve...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Reese Witherspoon a 'Pharm Girl' – A New Pharma Rep Movie in the Making Reese Witherspoon a 'Pharm Girl' – A New Pharma Rep Movie in the Making

Not too long ago, a movie called “Side Effects” was made chronicling the life of a drug rep, played ...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

A Chat with Barbara Duck of The Medical Quack – Diagnosis PR Interview A Chat with Barbara Duck of The Medical Quack – Diagnosis PR Interview

This was nice, the tables were turned and I was interviewed! Why do I blog? The people at Diagnos...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Cook Medical Interview Discussing PAD Leg Therapies– Rob Lyles, VP Peripheral Intervention Division Cook Medical Interview Discussing PAD Leg Therapies– Rob Lyles, VP Peripheral Intervention Division

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Rob Lyles, vice president of the Peripheral Interventio...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Health insurers Say “No” to limiting rescissions – Congressional Hearings Health insurers Say “No” to limiting rescissions – Congressional Hearings

Has anyone ever heard of “assigned risk”?  Is this even a thought?  Maybe not with the current busi...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009
 
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