Conan Finds the Perfect Drug For Off Label Prescribing Conan Finds the Perfect Drug For Off Label Prescribing

This is funny, Purposol, off label prescribing, if you want to become a werewolf!  BD    http://www.tonightshowwithconanobrien.com/video/...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Physicians Are Still Being Marketed – Psyche Profile Models Physicians Are Still Being Marketed – Psyche Profile Models

Everybody is being marketed today and physicians seem to be getting more than their share, or maybe...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

State Of Washington Will Break Contract with Aetna – Violation of State Rules on Bidding Process State Of Washington Will Break Contract with Aetna – Violation of State Rules on Bidding Process

Due to problems with the bidding process, it will be done all over again.  United HealthCare contes...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Urologist Facing Possible State Discipline For Botched Penis Enlargements – Orange County Urologist Facing Possible State Discipline For Botched Penis Enlargements – Orange County

The attorney for the doctor states the complaints are being made to destroy his business from compet...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Complete Genomics Sequences 14 Complete and Accurate Human Genomes Complete Genomics Sequences 14 Complete and Accurate Human Genomes

This project was run in conjunction with George Church and now it appears when we add the 14 complet...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Clinical Trial at UCI To Fix Baggy Eyelids Clinical Trial at UCI To Fix Baggy Eyelids

Gee, this one even interests me.  There’s no compensation for the trial, but there’s also no expens...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

FDA approves Zargis' Signal X6 Heart and Lung Scanner FDA approves Zargis' Signal X6 Heart and Lung Scanner

One more step in the advancement of telemedicine, send the scans through the internet to a speciali...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

eClinicalWorks Announces Peer to Peer Sharing Availability 4th Quarter eClinicalWorks Announces Peer to Peer Sharing Availability 4th Quarter

I posted a couple days ago about the eClinicalWorks Annual meeting where new features were to be ann...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

“Connected Health” Prevention Could Cut U.S. Healthcare Costs By Up To 40 Percent - Survey “Connected Health” Prevention Could Cut U.S. Healthcare Costs By Up To 40 Percent - Survey

The information below in the press release addresses a couple of items I speak of frequently on the ...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Man Accidentally Infects Ohio Hospital with Spyware – Was Meant for Girlfriend’s Home Computer and She Opened Her Yahoo Mail at Work Instead Man Accidentally Infects Ohio Hospital with Spyware – Was Meant for Girlfriend’s Home Computer and She Opened Her Yahoo Mail at Work Instead

This is a real neat story here, the man wanted to spy on his girlfriend, sends the attachment to he...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

The Ablet Factory – New Release of One Note 2007 EMR Suite The Ablet Factory – New Release of One Note 2007 EMR Suite

If you are a small or solo practice and want a basic and simple EMR, take a look at what the Ablet F...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Woman in Illinois Catches Fire in the Operating Room – Dies 6 Days later Woman in Illinois Catches Fire in the Operating Room – Dies 6 Days later

Due to privacy issues, additional details are not available now, so we don’t know if the fire was t...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Congress Grills the Health Insurance Executives Today – They Didn’t Know Their Algorithms Congress Grills the Health Insurance Executives Today – They Didn’t Know Their Algorithms

The video starts out with talking about a case of “claimed denied” with a HMO, Regal.  That hit a bit close to home as I used to help MDs an...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

How Kaiser Permanente Does Medical Records a Look Inside – Challenges for Others How Kaiser Permanente Does Medical Records a Look Inside – Challenges for Others

CBS did a very good in depth report here and one of the most interesting portions is the actual look...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Need Help Finding an EMR/EHR Consultant – Kelly Services HealthCare Enters the Arena Need Help Finding an EMR/EHR Consultant – Kelly Services HealthCare Enters the Arena

There are a number of consulting firms and individuals that can help you today, self included and n...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

LinkedIn Business Social Network Paying a Visit to the White House LinkedIn Business Social Network Paying a Visit to the White House

If you were reading this blog or the web this week you may be aware of the new government software s...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Marietta Memorial Hospital in Ohio Outsources IT Department Marietta Memorial Hospital in Ohio Outsources IT Department

The CIO retired and a new relationship begins.  Granted this may not be the solution for all hospit...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Burt Reynolds Checking in to Rehab – Prescription Pain Killers Burt Reynolds Checking in to Rehab – Prescription Pain Killers

The addiction to pain killers is “in our face” today and nice that celebrities take the time to adm...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Personal Medicine International – Presented At The Transform Symposium - Mayo Clinic Personal Medicine International – Presented At The Transform Symposium - Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic recently hosted a symposium on healthcare and healthcare IT.  Dr. Hodge, who a regular ...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Vlingo – Mobile Speech Recognition Wars Vlingo – Mobile Speech Recognition Wars

This battle pretty much relates to speech as used on BlackBerries and Mobile Cell phones.  The comp...

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Is the CRT-D’s Costly Investment for Heart Health Worth It? Is the CRT-D’s Costly Investment for Heart Health Worth It?

Please welcome Hannah Watson, who has written a guest post today on the topic of CRT-Ds.  Thanks H...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Common Pain Cream May be of Help During a Heart Attack to Prevent/Reduce Damage - Capsaicin Common Pain Cream May be of Help During a Heart Attack to Prevent/Reduce Damage - Capsaicin

  Capsaicin is also found in red chili peppers.  Capsaicin can be purchased over the counter at mos...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

"Parachute" Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms – Interventional Cardiology "Parachute" Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms – Interventional Cardiology

The Interventional doctors, these are the guys/gals you want to know.  They are the skilled doctors ...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009
 
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