Bill Gates and Company Files Patent to Stop Hurricanes – Can We Do That? Bill Gates and Company Files Patent to Stop Hurricanes – Can We Do That?

This is pretty amazing, but nothing surprises me today and it would more than likely take some pr...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Goldman Sachs – Healthcare Reform Bets, Hedges, and Analysis, Not About Healthcare But All About Money Goldman Sachs – Healthcare Reform Bets, Hedges, and Analysis, Not About Healthcare But All About Money

Would Goldman short the Health Care stocks to zero if reform goes through?  This is a good question...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

VA Halts 45 I.T. Projects and Will Be Required to Use Business Intelligence by Next Year VA Halts 45 I.T. Projects and Will Be Required to Use Business Intelligence by Next Year

This basically is stating that further aggregation is needed for coordination and better management...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Boston Medical Center Goes to Court to Sue the State for More Money Boston Medical Center Goes to Court to Sue the State for More Money

One more court issue over money and it makes you wonder how much of the current economic times are...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Miami-Dade's Jackson Health System Looking for Money and May Close or Sell Primary Care Clinics Miami-Dade's Jackson Health System Looking for Money and May Close or Sell Primary Care Clinics

The system consists of 3 hospitals and anticipates a 56 million dollar loss this year and double tha...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Walmart Employee Health Benefit Plan – Half of the Name Brands Covered Will Be A Thing of the Past Walmart Employee Health Benefit Plan – Half of the Name Brands Covered Will Be A Thing of the Past

When it comes to saving a buck, WalMart is king and for those employees who can afford their health ...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Battle looms over funding cuts for MRIs and CT Scans Battle looms over funding cuts for MRIs and CT Scans

This is not a new battle as reductions have been created in the past for imaging centers and the co...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

UnitedHealth Receives $21.8B military health care contract With DOD Tri-Care – Aetna Gains Northern Region UnitedHealth Receives $21.8B military health care contract With DOD Tri-Care – Aetna Gains Northern Region

The battle for the big contracts, government and private industry continues.  Both UnitedHealthCare...

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

200 Stiefel Employees File Lawsuit As They Were Tricked into Selling With GSK Buyout 200 Stiefel Employees File Lawsuit As They Were Tricked into Selling With GSK Buyout

One of the not so good deals for employees of Stiefel and the lawsuit filed in federal court will determine the outcome, as many employees ...

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Man sedated Against His Will during Police Search gets $125,000 from A Legal Suit – Hospital Sent Him a Balance Bill Man sedated Against His Will during Police Search gets $125,000 from A Legal Suit – Hospital Sent Him a Balance Bill

The man was under suspicion of having drugs and was arrested by the police and taken to the ER room...

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Cytori Therapeutics Receives Notice From FDA that The Celution 700 Would be Approved as a Medical Device– Regenerative Medicine for Breast Reconstruction Cytori Therapeutics Receives Notice From FDA that The Celution 700 Would be Approved as a Medical Device– Regenerative Medicine for Breast Reconstruction

I have written a couple times about this procedures that takes your own stem cells and harvests them...

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Delphi Asked Employee to Sign Release to Look at Employee Medical Records – Gets Fined for Violating Privacy Laws Delphi Asked Employee to Sign Release to Look at Employee Medical Records – Gets Fined for Violating Privacy Laws

If you are an employer, this is something to take note of, it is not ok to ask employees to sign a ...

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Microsoft Surface Has Twitter Client And Some Nice Healthcare Related Software Microsoft Surface Has Twitter Client And Some Nice Healthcare Related Software

This has to be the ultimate for using Twitter, SurfaceTwitter using Windows Presentation Foundation...

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Primary Care Division Funding Halted at Harvard Medical – Petition Circulated to Reinstate Primary Care Division Funding Halted at Harvard Medical – Petition Circulated to Reinstate

Is this somewhat stating that Primary Care is perhaps not an emphasis at Harvard without enough aca...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

The Orthopedic Surgeon’s Chopper (Motor Cycle) The Orthopedic Surgeon’s Chopper (Motor Cycle)

Is this just what you would like to see in the rear view mirror?  (grin).  One thing, is sure is not...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Three states investigating Scrub Nurse Who Spread Hepatitis C by Swapping Needles - Update Three states investigating Scrub Nurse Who Spread Hepatitis C by Swapping Needles - Update

I hope this is the end of where she worked, started out in one state, Colorado and now spread to two...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

e-MDs Solutions Software Released To Include Continuity of Care Documents – Share with a PHR e-MDs Solutions Software Released To Include Continuity of Care Documents – Share with a PHR

Here’s an example of another EHR system utilizing the CCR Standard to enable sharing of medical rec...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Add Your Advanced Directive to Google Health – Specify Your Wishes in Case you are too ill or injured Add Your Advanced Directive to Google Health – Specify Your Wishes in Case you are too ill or injured

This is a good idea and come to think of it, I need to get mine in there too.  My mother and I have...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Goldman Sachs and the Big Connections to the US Government – Glen Beck Explains (Video) Goldman Sachs and the Big Connections to the US Government – Glen Beck Explains (Video)

No wonder big concerns were out recently when someone broke into Goldman and stole some of their code, perhaps our national security relies...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Pfizer Looking At Turkish drug company for Possible Acquisition Pfizer Looking At Turkish drug company for Possible Acquisition

Turkey appears to be one of many targets that Pfizer may be eyeing and overall it appears interest ...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Online Portal for Cancer Researchers from the UK - New Online Portal for Cancer Researchers from the UK - New

I know there are several online tools, this is a new data mining program from the UK for everything...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Kaiser in Bellflower, CA Receives Another Fine – But How Often Does this Occur with Non-Transparent Hospitals? Kaiser in Bellflower, CA Receives Another Fine – But How Often Does this Occur with Non-Transparent Hospitals?

Kaiser uses a system from Epic, and back a few months ago I talked with Memorial Hospital in Long B...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Michael Moore's 'Sicko' on Television – In Case You Missed It Michael Moore's 'Sicko' on Television – In Case You Missed It

Thanks for the bloggers at Pharmagossip for keeping us updated on the television schedules, so in c...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Physician-Owned Hospitals Under Attack Again – Needless and Dated Legislation Should Go Away Physician-Owned Hospitals Under Attack Again – Needless and Dated Legislation Should Go Away

I’m just glad that physicians still have an interest in owning hospitals with the way the economy i...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

China bans electro-shock Treatments at Mental Hospital for treating Internet addicts China bans electro-shock Treatments at Mental Hospital for treating Internet addicts

Has it gotten to this point?  Drugs and electro shocks were both used to treat patients at a mental...

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Friday, July 17, 2009

DOD seeks software solution against denial-of-service attacks DOD seeks software solution against denial-of-service attacks

In addition to the Department of Defense, the Treasury Department, Secret Service, Federal Trade Co...

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Friday, July 17, 2009
 
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