Cook Medical Suing Endologix for Patent Infringement Cook Medical Suing Endologix for Patent Infringement

News release below.  If you have read this blog long enough there’s quite a bit of information rela...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Robotic Catheter Saves Man’s Life – The Precise Navigation of the Robot Did the Job Robotic Catheter Saves Man’s Life – The Precise Navigation of the Robot Did the Job

We hear about robotic surgery procedures quite a bit today with the DaVinci machine, and with cathet...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Mayo Clinic and Medicare Patients – Some are No Longer Accepted Mayo Clinic and Medicare Patients – Some are No Longer Accepted

This in no way reflects that Mayo is doing anything wrong, they have financial obligations like all...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

4 Month Old Baby Gets Rejected for Pre-Existing Condition With Health Insurance – Obesity at 17# – Case of Bad Algorithms 4 Month Old Baby Gets Rejected for Pre-Existing Condition With Health Insurance – Obesity at 17# – Case of Bad Algorithms

I keep stating that the algorithms run by health insurance companies need to be certified just like ...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Kaiser Permanente Receives $54 Million in Grants from NIH– Genomics, Cancer Research and More Using Patient Electronic Medical Records Kaiser Permanente Receives $54 Million in Grants from NIH– Genomics, Cancer Research and More Using Patient Electronic Medical Records

100,000 Kaiser Permanente members will have some format of genomic sequencing performed, the article...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Dead Peasant Life Insurance Crack Down – Health Insurers Can Still Cancel Health Insurance – California Dead Peasant Life Insurance Crack Down – Health Insurers Can Still Cancel Health Insurance – California

I’m not exactly sure what the new law means as far as how it will regulate the practice as it seems ...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

E-Patient Connections 2009 – Become The Connected and Informed Patient Help Stamp out “Magpie Healthcare” E-Patient Connections 2009 – Become The Connected and Informed Patient Help Stamp out “Magpie Healthcare”

  Philadelphia is the site for the next conference relative to connected patients on October 26th an...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

One Hell of a Training Program Needed – The Bottom Line to Success in Health IT One Hell of a Training Program Needed – The Bottom Line to Success in Health IT

First of all I would like to say thank you for the recognition from Dr. Crounse at Microsoft.    As...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

What is the Future of Gene Patents – Another Left Curve Added by Technology Advances What is the Future of Gene Patents – Another Left Curve Added by Technology Advances

This is something else from the old methodologies of doing business and it’s not going away any time...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

CT Brain Scans At Cedars-Sinai investigated – Dosage Settings Too High CT Brain Scans At Cedars-Sinai investigated – Dosage Settings Too High

Cedars found the overdoses back in August and began their own investigation after patients were com...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

El Camino Hospital Opens New Facility in Silicon Valley –  Most Wired Hospital El Camino Hospital Opens New Facility in Silicon Valley – Most Wired Hospital

The new facility has been a while in the making, but now it is open and had it’s recent ribbon cutti...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Hospital Ready To Use Big Blue Inflatable Bed That Accommodates 25 People During H1N1 Crunch Hospital Ready To Use Big Blue Inflatable Bed That Accommodates 25 People During H1N1 Crunch

The hospital states they are ready to inflate and go to prove sleeping quarters for staff if needed...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Baucus and the Blues Connections – Bill Moyer Baucus and the Blues Connections – Bill Moyer

Bill Moyer, as usual with his wisdom takes a few minutes out to enlighten us about the Blue Cross connection with Max Baucus.  It appears 2...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Verizon Wireless Gets Into Healthcare – OnCare from Xora for Caregivers Verizon Wireless Gets Into Healthcare – OnCare from Xora for Caregivers

AT&T has already been on this bandwagon, but now there’s a subscription through Verizon to use ...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Medical Training Online – Nurse Counseling on Controlling Diabetes Simulation Medical Training Online – Nurse Counseling on Controlling Diabetes Simulation

You must take a look at this one, sure there’s some valuable information here, and it’s also quite e...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Cisco and Healthcare Technology – Hospitalist Avatar And Other Technologies On Display Cisco and Healthcare Technology – Hospitalist Avatar And Other Technologies On Display

If you are a hospitalists, don’t run for the hills or choke on this one.  This is actually a very go...

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Saturday, October 10, 2009
 
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