One Way to Get Physicians to Use MD/Patient Software – Pay Them to Use RelayHealth One Way to Get Physicians to Use MD/Patient Software – Pay Them to Use RelayHealth

RelayHealth has a PHR that connects to the Microsoft HealthVault as well, so those medications coul...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Swine Flu (H1N1) Changing Social Games and Habits – Beer Pong Is Banned at Many Colleges Swine Flu (H1N1) Changing Social Games and Habits – Beer Pong Is Banned at Many Colleges

You might think twice about shaking hands today, something that has been around for years and perha...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

CDW and Cerner Form Partnership – CDW to Sell Cerner Ambulatory E-Health Record System CDW and Cerner Form Partnership – CDW to Sell Cerner Ambulatory E-Health Record System

Not too long ago we heard about Dell getting into the EHR business, well now we can add CDW into th...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

UK Health Records Sent to India Firm End Up for Sale After Digitization Process Completed UK Health Records Sent to India Firm End Up for Sale After Digitization Process Completed

When you outsource to another country, this is always a potential occurrence with those who are less...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Obama Administration States Medical Marijuana Users/Sellers Will Not Be Targeted for Arrest Obama Administration States Medical Marijuana Users/Sellers Will Not Be Targeted for Arrest

This comes right off the heals of the Los Angeles District Attorney announcing a crack down.  This...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

HealthScape To Run Business Intelligence Algorithms to Determine What We as Patients and Consumers Like And Are Interested In Regarding Healthcare HealthScape To Run Business Intelligence Algorithms to Determine What We as Patients and Consumers Like And Are Interested In Regarding Healthcare

We can’t seem to figure this out so now we have someone to run the algorithms and tell us:)  The pu...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Nurses Plan Strike over H1N1 Risk at Catholic Hospitals - California Nurses Plan Strike over H1N1 Risk at Catholic Hospitals - California

One of the primary issues is the protection from the H1N1 flu, other issues are in there as well su...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Wall Street Is Winning Elizabeth Warren "Speechless"  - Record Bonuses on Wall Street Wall Street Is Winning Elizabeth Warren "Speechless" - Record Bonuses on Wall Street

She has a real problem when taxpayer money was promised to be spent one way and it was not spent as promised.  How can financial institution...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Drug Rep News – No Overtime for Novartis Reps and Astra Zeneca Offers Buy Outs for US Reps Drug Rep News – No Overtime for Novartis Reps and Astra Zeneca Offers Buy Outs for US Reps

Well you might be saying so long to some of the drug reps you have known for a few years calling on...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Netherlands Citizens Dodging Insurance Premiums – Why Pay When You Get It For Free Netherlands Citizens Dodging Insurance Premiums – Why Pay When You Get It For Free

It appears our neighbors in Europe are not crazy about health insurance premiums as well, but now t...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

AMA Puts Out APB for Stolen Blue Cross Notebook – But Would the “Bad Guy” Just Wait the Year until Credit Monitoring Runs Out To Use the MD Information? AMA Puts Out APB for Stolen Blue Cross Notebook – But Would the “Bad Guy” Just Wait the Year until Credit Monitoring Runs Out To Use the MD Information?

I first posted this on October 3rd, and the one security expert here makes a darn good point, will a...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Men Who Can’t Pee -Funny Viral Video about the Spanner from AbbeyMoor Medical Men Who Can’t Pee -Funny Viral Video about the Spanner from AbbeyMoor Medical

You can find the link right on the product page to the video below.  Apparently the company is expan...

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Epic Medical and Apple Working on Mobile EHR Project with iPhones – Stanford Medical Epic Medical and Apple Working on Mobile EHR Project with iPhones – Stanford Medical

Stanford Hospital and Clinics started a trial program recently with Apple, as they also use Epic.  ...

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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Kidney Donations – Algorithms for Pre-existing Conditions Used to “Score” for Health Insurance Coverage Kidney Donations – Algorithms for Pre-existing Conditions Used to “Score” for Health Insurance Coverage

This is terrible as the 2 people who could donate and match, can’t or won’t be tested as they could...

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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Johnson and Johnson Cancels Contract with Palomar – Unfavorable Economic Conditions Stated For A Massive Product Launch Johnson and Johnson Cancels Contract with Palomar – Unfavorable Economic Conditions Stated For A Massive Product Launch

Palomar is going ahead on their own to bring the anti wrinkle consumer device to market.  As you can...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

SEC Goes to Work on Hedge Fund Investigation – Big Name Execs Intel Capital, IBM Arrested SEC Goes to Work on Hedge Fund Investigation – Big Name Execs Intel Capital, IBM Arrested

This is the first time that court ordered authorized wire taps were used to investigate the world o...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

California Medical Association – Orange County Physician Brennan Cassidy, Cosmetic Dermatologist Next President California Medical Association – Orange County Physician Brennan Cassidy, Cosmetic Dermatologist Next President

The CMA has a new president coming into office, and his background is Cosmetic Dermatology.  The las...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

Pigs May Have Screened Positive for H1N1 – Pork Is Still Safe to Eat Pigs May Have Screened Positive for H1N1 – Pork Is Still Safe to Eat

Notice there are no pictures of pigs or hogs here, but on with the purpose here, pork is ok to eat a...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

FDA Approves Glaxo Cervical Cancer Vaccine – Cervarix for HPV FDA Approves Glaxo Cervical Cancer Vaccine – Cervarix for HPV

Move over Gardasil, competition is here.  Cervarix is already used in over 100 other countries.  Th...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

Care 360 from MedPlus (Quest Diagnostics) Now Has Ambulatory Web Based EHR – Integrated with Labs and E-Prescribing Care 360 from MedPlus (Quest Diagnostics) Now Has Ambulatory Web Based EHR – Integrated with Labs and E-Prescribing

Back in July I had the opportunity to chat with Rohit Nayak from MedPlus and at that time he stated...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

Mobilization for Health Care for All – “Sit Ins” At Health Insurance Offices Campaign Supporting Single Payor Plan Mobilization for Health Care for All – “Sit Ins” At Health Insurance Offices Campaign Supporting Single Payor Plan

  Our healthcare system debate is getting more heated all the time.  Mobilization for Health Care t...

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Friday, October 16, 2009

“Not on My Watch” – Kimberly-Clark Website Offering Education on Hospital Acquired Infections “Not on My Watch” – Kimberly-Clark Website Offering Education on Hospital Acquired Infections

This is a new site about HIA both for patients and healthcare workers.  If you need more help in tr...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009
 
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