BlueCross Blue Shield Office in Tennessee Received Bomb Threats – Nothing Found BlueCross Blue Shield Office in Tennessee Received Bomb Threats – Nothing Found

All employees were evacuated and later returned to work, and with 5 buildings this sounds like a su...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Windows 7 Will be an Asset and Improvement for Healthcare Software Applications – Touchscreen PCs Windows 7 Will be an Asset and Improvement for Healthcare Software Applications – Touchscreen PCs

I have used a Tablet PC with touchscreen and now I don’t know how to live without it, so with touc...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Staying Alive – Dr. Craig Freied Co-Founder of (Azyxxi) Microsoft Amalga And Hospital Safety (ABC 20/20) Staying Alive – Dr. Craig Freied Co-Founder of (Azyxxi) Microsoft Amalga And Hospital Safety (ABC 20/20)

To bring you up to date if you are not familiar with Amalga, it is currently one of the Healthcare ...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Take Healthcare Out of the Hospital States Internist From Non Profit Exploring Disruptive Innovations Take Healthcare Out of the Hospital States Internist From Non Profit Exploring Disruptive Innovations

He makes some very good points on some disruptive technologies that have entered healthcare, like M...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Sad Economic Times for Seniors - 70 Year Old Man with Oxygen Tank Robs Bank and Gets Away Sad Economic Times for Seniors - 70 Year Old Man with Oxygen Tank Robs Bank and Gets Away

This happened in San Diego and is on the FBI list.  This is sad as more thank likely are trying to s...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Health Insurance Business Intelligence “Scoring” Algorithms Interfering with Human Morals Health Insurance Business Intelligence “Scoring” Algorithms Interfering with Human Morals

We keep hearing these outrageous stories on the news all the time.  The first is a woman who is tol...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Metro Health Village Using Thin Clients for Hospital Health IT – Epic Records System Metro Health Village Using Thin Clients for Hospital Health IT – Epic Records System

They have 6 individuals maintaining about 4000 back end sessions.  If you are not familiar with thi...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Overcrowding Continues at County USC Hospital – Los Angeles Overcrowding Continues at County USC Hospital – Los Angeles

This is the brand new, state of the art facility that opened earlier this year.  The hospital has 6...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

AssureRx Test Now Available – Genomic Information For Prescribing Psychiatric Medicine AssureRx Test Now Available – Genomic Information For Prescribing Psychiatric Medicine

The results are completely private and use a web-based program to locate.  This somewhat a first mo...

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

New Tri-Care Contracts – I May Lose My Physician (Comment from a Reader) New Tri-Care Contracts – I May Lose My Physician (Comment from a Reader)

This was actually a comment on one of my posts relating to the new Tri-Care contracts.  As you can s...

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Friday, October 23, 2009

TriZetto Announces New Feature for Personal Health Records – Auto Populated for the Consumer But Payer Access for Eligibility Questions from Providers TriZetto Announces New Feature for Personal Health Records – Auto Populated for the Consumer But Payer Access for Eligibility Questions from Providers

I hope I am reading this correctly, you get the benefit of an auto populated PHR, but in essence it ...

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Journal of Participatory Medicine – Website Launch Journal of Participatory Medicine – Website Launch

Ok so what is this all about, the word participatory comes from the work participation, so in short ...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

State of California Sending Out Face Masks in Orange County Until More H1N1 Vaccines Arrive State of California Sending Out Face Masks in Orange County Until More H1N1 Vaccines Arrive

So far only 1.7 million doses of H1N1 have been sent to California, that is not many with the popula...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

A Case for a New Syringe – TED Presentation A Case for a New Syringe – TED Presentation

This is a real eye opener here to see how many of these are laying around all over the world and how...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Fund 76 Research Projects – Healthcare Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Fund 76 Research Projects – Healthcare

In the US, the Foundation focuses on education.  I can’t remember how many times I have posted vide...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Rejected Windows Mobile Marketplace Applications - Humor The Rejected Windows Mobile Marketplace Applications - Humor

Windows Mobile has been getting a bit of flack lately, so why not add some inside humor to the scena...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Wellness Programs Get Thrown a Left Hook From GINA – No Family Medical History Allowed on a Health Risk Assessment Wellness Programs Get Thrown a Left Hook From GINA – No Family Medical History Allowed on a Health Risk Assessment

As I can interpret here, it appears that GINA will not allow any family history information to be co...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

The H1N1 Robot Makes It’s Debut in Japan –  The SwineBot Simulator The H1N1 Robot Makes It’s Debut in Japan – The SwineBot Simulator

Japan is known for their love of robots, so now we have a new one, the Swinebot.   Yes, they did it ...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009
 
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