Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center State of the Art Outpatient Facility Opens in Fountain Valley, CA Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center State of the Art Outpatient Facility Opens in Fountain Valley, CA

The new center has been 5 years in the making and not too far from me.  Earlier this year I spoke wi...

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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Medica Devices - FDA Recalled Davol Company Hernia Patches - Many Patients Were Not Notified Medica Devices - FDA Recalled Davol Company Hernia Patches - Many Patients Were Not Notified

Here’s a prime example of a story to where the hospital admitted they did not notify the patient, so...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Medicare Scam Warnings Were Ignored for Years – Perhaps Due To a Lack of Business Intelligence Software And Updated Servers Medicare Scam Warnings Were Ignored for Years – Perhaps Due To a Lack of Business Intelligence Software And Updated Servers

Chasing down fraud is a huge project and Medicare was probably up to their ears in all they could h...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Times Are Tough But When You Run Out Of Minutes Don’t Call 911 Looking for Sex – Man Arrested Times Are Tough But When You Run Out Of Minutes Don’t Call 911 Looking for Sex – Man Arrested

This has to be the bottom feed of the week story.  You can listen in to the conversation below.  He not only called once, but rather four ti...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Synthes USA Vertebral Body Replacement – Recall From the FDA to Stop Implanting Immediately Synthes USA Vertebral Body Replacement – Recall From the FDA to Stop Implanting Immediately

This is a class one recall, the most serious type.  I’m adding it here in case it is missed anywhere...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Uncle David Talks About Healthcare Uncle David Talks About Healthcare

This is from the Los Angeles Times, putting healthcare reform in children’s terms.  BD   Technorati...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

The Madoff Ponzi Scheme Could Have Not Happened Without the Algorithms With 2 Programmers Arrested – Let’s Talk Algos In Healthcare Too The Madoff Ponzi Scheme Could Have Not Happened Without the Algorithms With 2 Programmers Arrested – Let’s Talk Algos In Healthcare Too

This makes more sense to me that what we heard originally, having written a bit of code in my past ...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Novo Nordisk's Victoza Awaits Final FDA Approval For Diabetes and Obesity Novo Nordisk's Victoza Awaits Final FDA Approval For Diabetes and Obesity

The drug has been seeing a bit of success in Europe and the announcement was made it is at the fina...

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

ZOLL PocketCPR for iPhone Training – Uses Accelerometer for Measurements and Analysis ZOLL PocketCPR for iPhone Training – Uses Accelerometer for Measurements and Analysis

Zoll Medical makes some very interesting products and recently had their Wi-Fi defibrillator approv...

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Open Heart Surgery Pilot Program – Surgeon Glues the Breastbone Back Together Open Heart Surgery Pilot Program – Surgeon Glues the Breastbone Back Together

Open heart surgery is major recuperation when you stop and think of how the breastbone has to grow b...

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Regenerative Medicine: Clinical Trial To Begin with Women in Australia Using Stem Cells To ReGrow Breasts – Has Been Successful with Pigs Regenerative Medicine: Clinical Trial To Begin with Women in Australia Using Stem Cells To ReGrow Breasts – Has Been Successful with Pigs

Yesterday we had the male rabbits and the stem cell created penis that was a success and today this...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Man Eats Scrap Metal for Breakfast One Too Many Times – 2 Hour Surgery Man Eats Scrap Metal for Breakfast One Too Many Times – 2 Hour Surgery

This is one of those stranger than strange stories, and what was he thinking?  The article said the ...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

LogMeIn Rescue Services Enables Home Healthcare IT Group to Give Remote Support LogMeIn Rescue Services Enables Home Healthcare IT Group to Give Remote Support

LogMeIn is certainly a company I have used frequently over the years and gosh I may have been one o...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Health Net of California Expands Salud HMO to Southern California Health Net of California Expands Salud HMO to Southern California

Salud HMO is available in San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles counties and ...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

ScrubsGallery.Com – Special Reader Discount ScrubsGallery.Com – Special Reader Discount

Again, I thank ScrubsGallery.com for advertising with the Medical Quack.  This month they are offe...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Wright Receives FDA Approval for CONSERVE Hip Resurfacing System Wright Receives FDA Approval for CONSERVE Hip Resurfacing System

Resurfacing is al alternative that has been suggested for use in younger individuals instead of a f...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Glaxo Gets FDA Approval for H1N1 (Swine) Flu Vaccine Glaxo Gets FDA Approval for H1N1 (Swine) Flu Vaccine

38 Million of the 250 million doses ordered by the government are available, but Glaxo said it’s ap...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Pfizer Moving Fast with Wyeth Integration – Software Analysis Can Help Make this Happen Pfizer Moving Fast with Wyeth Integration – Software Analysis Can Help Make this Happen

Going back in time I can remember the acquisition of Warner Lambert, which since has been purchased...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Weight Scales Go Wi-Fi – Multi Users and Does Your BMI Too and Reports Data Weight Scales Go Wi-Fi – Multi Users and Does Your BMI Too and Reports Data

We have heard about blue tooth scales and now we can add one more, I guess this one needs an IP addr...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Best Buy Announces Personal Health Solutions – Devices that Connect to HealthVault and More Best Buy Announces Personal Health Solutions – Devices that Connect to HealthVault and More

This looks to be a solution to helping the consumer get connected, selecting the devices they feel ...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Dolly Parton Tells You About Web Slices with Internet Explorer Dolly Parton Tells You About Web Slices with Internet Explorer

This is classic and funny too!  Web Slices are a feature of Internet Explorer and do save some time and energy, so you can select what is us...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Generic Prevacid SoluTab Is Here – Teva Wins Court Battle on Patent Challenge For Heartburn Drug Generic Prevacid SoluTab Is Here – Teva Wins Court Battle on Patent Challenge For Heartburn Drug

How long is a drug patent going to last?  This is a big question here today with Teva and Mylan be...

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009
 
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