Hospitals in Hawaii Continue to Lose Money – Desperate Hospitals Hospitals in Hawaii Continue to Lose Money – Desperate Hospitals

Some of the hospitals went bankrupt and are now trying to recover.  Hawaii has been a focus of tele...

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Military Medical Technologies Month in November – The Future of Medicine Is Integrated Healthcare Military Medical Technologies Month in November – The Future of Medicine Is Integrated Healthcare

The US military is making November a target month for awareness and education on what breakthroughs ...

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Friday, November 06, 2009

The Smart Hand – One That Can Feel The Smart Hand – One That Can Feel

This is a prototype, but the fact that nerve endings can be connected to a device is amazing to connect with signals from the brain.  BD  ...

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Friday, November 06, 2009

White House Speaks About Wireless Technology – Healthcare And Participatory Sensing White House Speaks About Wireless Technology – Healthcare And Participatory Sensing

This is a good overall video that opens up discussion on where wireless technology, cell phones is ...

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Health Tech Today with Dr. Bill Crounse From Microsoft Health Tech Today with Dr. Bill Crounse From Microsoft

Guests and topics from Health Tech Today will run 15-20 minutes for each show and the first show is...

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Wall Street Received Their H1N1 Vaccines – Morgan Stanley Sent Theirs to the Hospitals Wall Street Received Their H1N1 Vaccines – Morgan Stanley Sent Theirs to the Hospitals

Many employers provided the vaccines and put in requests to receive them, but the last line in this ...

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Software Than Can Listen for and Detect Depression To Help With Chronic Disease Monitoring Software Than Can Listen for and Detect Depression To Help With Chronic Disease Monitoring

One of the targets for the software would be individuals with chronic disease, to see if the voice ...

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Thursday, November 05, 2009

Sit Ins Demonstrated at Senator Lieberman's Office – 4 Arrested Sit Ins Demonstrated at Senator Lieberman's Office – 4 Arrested

Four individuals were arrested today at the sit in.  These are non violent protests that are asking...

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Thursday, November 05, 2009

1976 Swine Flu Virus Report  – Blast From the Past 60 Minute Segment 1976 Swine Flu Virus Report – Blast From the Past 60 Minute Segment

I thought this was interesting to view by today’s comparison and published it just for that reason a...

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Thursday, November 05, 2009

MUVE GRUVE - Track The Calories You Burn in Real Time – Accelerometer Device MUVE GRUVE - Track The Calories You Burn in Real Time – Accelerometer Device

We have yet one more device to enter the arena.  The Gruve was developed on conjunction with Mayo Cl...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

The state of healthcare technology in “2009” – Medical Devices & Gadgets That Make Us Crazy At Times The state of healthcare technology in “2009” – Medical Devices & Gadgets That Make Us Crazy At Times

This is a great video found by Medgadget, and so very true.  These are real people working with devices and gadgets, real reactions and what...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Senate Inquiring About How Much of Policy Money from Insurers Actually Goes to Healthcare Senate Inquiring About How Much of Policy Money from Insurers Actually Goes to Healthcare

Senator Rockefeller is convinced they are not being told the truth, and there might just be somethin...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Mechanical Tumor – Computer CPU Monitoring Device Mechanical Tumor – Computer CPU Monitoring Device

Yes, this thing is ugly and looks gross and in healthcare we worry about the real ones for sure.  I’...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

How Does Socialized Medicine Work in Israel How Does Socialized Medicine Work in Israel

With healthcare reform carrying center spotlight, it’s never a bad idea to look around and see what ...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Medco Health Solutions $14.8 Billion 3rd Quarter Profit – Automation Is Part of Their Solution Medco Health Solutions $14.8 Billion 3rd Quarter Profit – Automation Is Part of Their Solution

Medco is a large pharmacy benefit manager that most are probably familiar with.  They have 2 locatio...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Profit at Humana Rises 65% – Employer Enrollment Down Medicare Advantage Grows Profit at Humana Rises 65% – Employer Enrollment Down Medicare Advantage Grows

The company reported a better than expected result.  As with most of the other carriers, the employ...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Tenet Healthcare Posts 3 Million Dollar Loss for 3rd Quarter Tenet Healthcare Posts 3 Million Dollar Loss for 3rd Quarter

Last year in 2008 in the same quarter Tenet had a profit.  They are faced with all the same issues ...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

CMS plans cuts to Medicare Cardiology Provider Fees Close to 40% CMS plans cuts to Medicare Cardiology Provider Fees Close to 40%

As proposed in the draft rule in July, the new physician fee schedule also eliminates payment for c...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Extormity Announces New Marketing Strategy EHRs Available Soon for Purchase In Vending Machines – SEEDIE Lives On Extormity Announces New Marketing Strategy EHRs Available Soon for Purchase In Vending Machines – SEEDIE Lives On

You have to love these guys, this is funny, so now all the junk foods and mints no longer have a mon...

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

TrialX Mobile – Free Software To Find, Locate And Enroll In Clinical Trials from an iPhone TrialX Mobile – Free Software To Find, Locate And Enroll In Clinical Trials from an iPhone

The TrialX mobile software looks very nice from the screenshots and is available for use for either...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

The Azure Cloud in Chicago – Massive New Data Center from Microsoft (Video) The Azure Cloud in Chicago – Massive New Data Center from Microsoft (Video)

Who would have ever thought ocean containers would be used to house servers.  This is an interesting...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Gigabit Has a New iPhone Application – HealthSynch to Store Data on the Device And Later to Synchronize with Google Health PHR Gigabit Has a New iPhone Application – HealthSynch to Store Data on the Device And Later to Synchronize with Google Health PHR

This current version of HealthSync does not sync yet according to the article but the next version w...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Hospital Gets Patient Monitoring Devices Connected to the EHR with Capsule Technologies And Saves Money in the Process Hospital Gets Patient Monitoring Devices Connected to the EHR with Capsule Technologies And Saves Money in the Process

  Capsule Technology is an independent provider of medical device connectivity services and it soun...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Omnicare Agrees to Pay Close to $100 Million To Settle Case with Justice Department – Paying and Receiving Kickbacks From Ivax and Johnson and Johnson Omnicare Agrees to Pay Close to $100 Million To Settle Case with Justice Department – Paying and Receiving Kickbacks From Ivax and Johnson and Johnson

One of the companies accused in the case of providing kickbacks was Johnson and Johnson in their mar...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009
 
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