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

Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO Address in the Netherlands – The New Efficiency Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO Address in the Netherlands – The New Efficiency

Steve Ballmer begins speaking of the growth of IT – Information technology, and how we have arrived...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Banks Are Recovering – Healthcare Is Nowhere Near Recovery The Banks Are Recovering – Healthcare Is Nowhere Near Recovery

If you read the news today about the Goldman all time bonuses, like me, it does not make you want t...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Rheos Implanted Device Controls Blood Pressure – CE Marked in Europe and Cost Study in the US Rheos Implanted Device Controls Blood Pressure – CE Marked in Europe and Cost Study in the US

The  surgery and the cost of the device itself would be around $20,000 and the study was to determin...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

CBS Doc Dot Com Talks with Dr. Oz And His Crusade for Healthcare CBS Doc Dot Com Talks with Dr. Oz And His Crusade for Healthcare

In this interview and video, Dr. Oz puts some faces to what we hear in the news, and reflects back on his free healthcare day in Houston fro...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

AMA Going to Bat to Help Congress Pass Bill to Increase Physician Medicare Payment AMA Going to Bat to Help Congress Pass Bill to Increase Physician Medicare Payment

The AMA is seeking for a permanent repeal of the Medicare physician payment formula.  This comes up...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Biosense Webster Receives FDA Clearance for the CARTO® 3 System – Catheter Mapping and Placement Biosense Webster Receives FDA Clearance for the CARTO® 3 System – Catheter Mapping and Placement

Navigation for catheter placement is going high tech as well.  With the rise of interventional techn...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Work Furloughs at California Medical Board – CMA Files Lawsuit as the Agency Not Funded by the State Work Furloughs at California Medical Board – CMA Files Lawsuit as the Agency Not Funded by the State

The California Medical Association may in fact have a good case as this agency is not funded by th...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

UMass Memorial Health Care Using Software as a Service for Physicians to Connect and Receive Clinical Results in Office Practice EMRs UMass Memorial Health Care Using Software as a Service for Physicians to Connect and Receive Clinical Results in Office Practice EMRs

More news on hospitals and physicians getting connected in Massachusetts.  This will add even more ...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Lilly Sells Manufacturing Plant in Indiana to German Chemical Company Lilly Sells Manufacturing Plant in Indiana to German Chemical Company

The good news though is that it appears employees will be offered jobs with the new owner.  The sal...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009
 
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