Bristol-Myers Offers $4.5 Billion For Biotech Cancer Drug Maker ImClone – How Long Before the Biotech Bubble will burst Bristol-Myers Offers $4.5 Billion For Biotech Cancer Drug Maker ImClone – How Long Before the Biotech Bubble will burst

As drug patents begin to expire, pharma is looking for ways to fill the pipelines and biotech drugs...

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

UnitedHealth To Spend Tens of Million of Dollars with Cisco to Build Nationwide Telehealth Network UnitedHealth To Spend Tens of Million of Dollars with Cisco to Build Nationwide Telehealth Network

Not too long ago UnitedHealthCare announced the forming of their 24/7 physician web consultations pr...

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Injured Pfizer Biotech Talks About Biotech Safety and How She Became Infected and Sick at the Lab - Pfizer Won’t Release Health Records to Her Physician Injured Pfizer Biotech Talks About Biotech Safety and How She Became Infected and Sick at the Lab - Pfizer Won’t Release Health Records to Her Physician

This is very interesting listening to one molecular researcher speaking about safety in the work place, unlike other workplace areas, Biote...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Mayor Doesn’t Qualify for Health Insurance Benefits and Now He Has to Pay the City Back Mayor Doesn’t Qualify for Health Insurance Benefits and Now He Has to Pay the City Back

This is probably one of the dumbest stories I have heard with health insurance, shoot if you can’t g...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

“In God we trust; all others must bring data” – Blue Cross Blue Shield Invests in more Business Intelligence Software “In God we trust; all others must bring data” – Blue Cross Blue Shield Invests in more Business Intelligence Software

“In God we trust; all others must bring data.” W. Edwards Deming …it certainly seems to fit today.  ...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Why Doesn’t Anyone in Congress or at the AMA Talk about their Healthcare – Do They Use Any New Technology Themselves, like a Glucose Meter or a PHR – Magpie Healthcare? Why Doesn’t Anyone in Congress or at the AMA Talk about their Healthcare – Do They Use Any New Technology Themselves, like a Glucose Meter or a PHR – Magpie Healthcare?

I try to do my best to keep new technology relating to healthcare posted on this blog and I post ab...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

You Do have to let Kids be Kids – They Outsmarted the Adults and Put the Pedometers on their Dogs You Do have to let Kids be Kids – They Outsmarted the Adults and Put the Pedometers on their Dogs

Boy depending on the dog, they had to have some outstanding results!   I like devices as much as the...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

TV Networks Don’t want the Tax Deductions for Pharma Ads to Go Away – Will Cost Jobs, But Would It Mean Cheaper Drugs? TV Networks Don’t want the Tax Deductions for Pharma Ads to Go Away – Will Cost Jobs, But Would It Mean Cheaper Drugs?

When you stop and think of all the money spend on advertising, it’s a big chunk, but on the other h...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Wendell Potter Speaks on PBS with Bill Moyer on Health Insurance Reform – The Industry Did Not Keep Their Word (Video Previews) Wendell Potter Speaks on PBS with Bill Moyer on Health Insurance Reform – The Industry Did Not Keep Their Word (Video Previews)

Wendell Potter speaks out, former health insurance executive speaks out.  He stated if the industry had kept their word, he wouldn’t be here...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Francis Collins named Director - “Cracking the Code” at the NIH Francis Collins named Director - “Cracking the Code” at the NIH

Genomics is playing a huge role in the development of drugs and medicines used to treat cancer.  B...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Study indicated 1 out of 3 Cases of Breast Cancer are Over Treated Study indicated 1 out of 3 Cases of Breast Cancer are Over Treated

This is an interesting report as we are all advised to be screened, but I believe the point of the ...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Wrong-site Surgery – CMS Clarifies the Rules Wrong-site Surgery – CMS Clarifies the Rules

Payments that can be billed separately such as anesthesiologists and radiologists can also be denie...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

California Medical Data Breach Reports Growing – Get Rid of Those Unencrypted USB Drives California Medical Data Breach Reports Growing – Get Rid of Those Unencrypted USB Drives

If you are still carrying around records on a non encrypted USB drive, you might want to think twic...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Eliminating Vicodin and Percocet would Lower Doctor’s Options for Treatment Eliminating Vicodin and Percocet would Lower Doctor’s Options for Treatment

Is it an option to prescribe oxycodone or hydrocodone without acetaminophen as they would be strong...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

US medical Isotope Shortage Getting Worse – Update US medical Isotope Shortage Getting Worse – Update

Next week things could get worse too as the reactor in the Netherlands goes offline for it’s annual ...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

FDA Approves Lung Cancer Drug – Alimta from Lilly FDA Approves Lung Cancer Drug – Alimta from Lilly

The drug had been approved to treat cancer from asbestos exposure a few years ago.  Since I am on t...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Security on Data at Healthcare Facilities Goes Beyond Just Medical Records – The Software run Air Conditioning Systems Security on Data at Healthcare Facilities Goes Beyond Just Medical Records – The Software run Air Conditioning Systems

Security personnel and the companies used to provide this service too are getting smarter when it c...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Dr. Arnold Klein Talking about Diprivan Used by Michael Jackson Dr. Arnold Klein Talking about Diprivan Used by Michael Jackson

This is from the Larry King show.  Dr. Klein was his dermatologist and is not one of the 5 doctors being questioned.  He speaks of the t...

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

California Managed Care Office Shuts Down Labor Health Insurance Scheme – Kaiser Offered All Alleged Victims New Policies California Managed Care Office Shuts Down Labor Health Insurance Scheme – Kaiser Offered All Alleged Victims New Policies

The same individuals had consumer complaints in six other states and the Managed Care office states...

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Cancer Patients in California Getting IOUs – Trading has Begun Online with Craig’s List Cancer Patients in California Getting IOUs – Trading has Begun Online with Craig’s List

Most of the larger banks have stated they will not accept them either, such as Bank of America afte...

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

FedEx bans cell phones at the workplace – When Is Device Manners Policy Going to be Ready to Use FedEx bans cell phones at the workplace – When Is Device Manners Policy Going to be Ready to Use

Here’s one transportation company stepping up to the plate with banning cell phones at the work pla...

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Maggot News – Clinical Trials, Wound Care and Surgical Theatre Closings in the UK Maggot News – Clinical Trials, Wound Care and Surgical Theatre Closings in the UK

If individuals have wounds that will not heal, the University in Cardiff can perhaps enroll you in ...

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Life Sustaining Medical Devices – How Dependable are They Says the FDA Life Sustaining Medical Devices – How Dependable are They Says the FDA

This is something I’m sure that goes through the mind of everyone who has one.  The FDA is taking a ...

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

“Capitalism: A Love Story'” – Michael Moore’s New Movie “Capitalism: A Love Story'” – Michael Moore’s New Movie

First we had “Sicko” and now the sequel…BD Michael Moore is Back with a Preview of His New Movie ...

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009
 
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