Nuance Announces Veriphy 4.0, Critical Test Result Management for Radiology, Pathology, Cardiology and Clinical Laboratories Nuance Announces Veriphy 4.0, Critical Test Result Management for Radiology, Pathology, Cardiology and Clinical Laboratories

This is a web based notification system built for radiologists that tracks notifications and integra...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Millions of Seniors Could Be Spending More Than They Need to on Drugs – Complicated Health Insurance Policies at the Heart of the Issue Millions of Seniors Could Be Spending More Than They Need to on Drugs – Complicated Health Insurance Policies at the Heart of the Issue

We have totally built one big nightmare for our seniors and why they have to spend hours and days t...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Cymbalta(R) Gets FDA Approval For Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder Cymbalta(R) Gets FDA Approval For Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

It looks as if Cymbalta is getting close to being an “everything-anything” drug when it comes to tr...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Stryker plans to buy Ascent Healthcare Solutions – Company That Recycles/Rebuilds Medical Devices Stryker plans to buy Ascent Healthcare Solutions – Company That Recycles/Rebuilds Medical Devices

Stryker has been in the news quite a bit lately and the last post discussed the indictment of some o...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Dr. David Winn Founder of e-MDs EHR Responds to “Money Driven Medicine” With Suggested Solutions for Healthcare Reform Dr. David Winn Founder of e-MDs EHR Responds to “Money Driven Medicine” With Suggested Solutions for Healthcare Reform

Dr. Winn is the founder of e-MDs ambulatory electronic medical records systems located in Austin, T...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Lehigh Valley Health Network Can Have Your Medical Records in the Palm of Your Hand – Video Lehigh Valley Health Network Can Have Your Medical Records in the Palm of Your Hand – Video

To participate, patients fir need to be enrolled, in other words you need to have a record and information to access, and so far 1500 patien...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Ceramic Floor Tile Gets Antimicrobial Protection – Dal-Tile Introduces Outstand Floor Covering That Fights Bacteria Ceramic Floor Tile Gets Antimicrobial Protection – Dal-Tile Introduces Outstand Floor Covering That Fights Bacteria

It looks like everything today is going to contain some form of product to fight bacteria and ceram...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

If You Are Too Fat You Can’t Graduate From This University Unless You Take the “Fitness for Life” Class If You Are Too Fat You Can’t Graduate From This University Unless You Take the “Fitness for Life” Class

This is drawing a lot of fire and in addition to using the BMI rule, they also measure the circumfe...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Why Does a Hospital CEO Blog – Inquiring Minds Wanted to Know – Paul Levy Talks About It Why Does a Hospital CEO Blog – Inquiring Minds Wanted to Know – Paul Levy Talks About It

First of all he runs a “big” hospital in Boston affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel ...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Former HHS Secretary Michael O. Leavitt Creates His Own Company – Leavitt Partners Former HHS Secretary Michael O. Leavitt Creates His Own Company – Leavitt Partners

Former HHS Director has created his own company, Leavitt Partners?    One area of focus from the we...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Sanofi Making Phone Calls Today to Lay Off Drug Reps Sanofi Making Phone Calls Today to Lay Off Drug Reps

Is this “Black Monday” for many drug reps?  I am guessing we will hear later as to how many reps act...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

The Hoff – Back in the Hospital Again and Released – David Hasselhoff The Hoff – Back in the Hospital Again and Released – David Hasselhoff

One other source had quoted the actor as being put under involuntary psychiatric care and hold.  He...

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Cancer Vaccines – Harnessing a Patient’s Own Immune System to Fight the Disease by Sensitizing Dendritic Cells From Our Blood Cancer Vaccines – Harnessing a Patient’s Own Immune System to Fight the Disease by Sensitizing Dendritic Cells From Our Blood

There are many companies working with this type of formulation, instead of giving our body an elemen...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Participatory Sensing with Cell Phones – New Study to Determine If This Works and How Disruptive It Could Be Participatory Sensing with Cell Phones – New Study to Determine If This Works and How Disruptive It Could Be

I talk quite a bit about medical devices that report data and send text messages here and the need f...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Shopping for the Medical Care – New Websites Appearing to Engage the Process Shopping for the Medical Care – New Websites Appearing to Engage the Process

One of the sites mentioned in this article has been covered a couple times on the blog here.  It beg...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Doctors in Maine in Connection with Blue Cross and Blue Shield Piloting Electronic Visit Program Doctors in Maine in Connection with Blue Cross and Blue Shield Piloting Electronic Visit Program

Patients who use the pilot program will have no co-pays the article states.  The e-visits consist of...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Former Doctor Admits To the FBI He Was Building Pipe Bombs in His Apartment in Ohio Former Doctor Admits To the FBI He Was Building Pipe Bombs in His Apartment in Ohio

How did they find him, well according to this article one went off in his apartment, so this of cou...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

i3 An Ingenix Company (United Health Care) Partners With Acurian For Business Intelligence With Clinical Trials Marketing for Investigators i3 An Ingenix Company (United Health Care) Partners With Acurian For Business Intelligence With Clinical Trials Marketing for Investigators

United Healthcare has so many entities in healthcare and here is one more, i3 that is partnering wit...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Ranbaxy Launches Generic Valtrex In US As Patent Expires Ranbaxy Launches Generic Valtrex In US As Patent Expires

One more drug that is coming off patent and Ranbaxy in New Jersey will have a 180 day exclusive for...

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Sunday, November 29, 2009
 
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