Tiger Woods – Wife Talks about Alcohol, Vicodin, Ambien And Then There’s The Saturday Night Live Video Tiger Woods – Wife Talks about Alcohol, Vicodin, Ambien And Then There’s The Saturday Night Live Video

This is interesting in the fact that Tiger did not have to give a blood test, even though it had been requested but was blocked by attorneys...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

HealthNet Algorithms – When Do they Prevent Fraud and When Do They Cross the Line and Not Pay Out – Court Case Where the MDs Win HealthNet Algorithms – When Do they Prevent Fraud and When Do They Cross the Line and Not Pay Out – Court Case Where the MDs Win

This is a good example with the lawsuit in New Jersey that specifically talks about out of network ...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Nurses Unions Merge to Form the Largest Ever Labor Group for Medical Professionals Nurses Unions Merge to Form the Largest Ever Labor Group for Medical Professionals

Along with merging the 3 unions, the group also states they are looking to help set up and organize...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Kaiser Permanente CIO Philip Fasano Named One of Computerworld's Top 100 Leaders Kaiser Permanente CIO Philip Fasano Named One of Computerworld's Top 100 Leaders

A while back I wrote about CIOs needing some “tech” knowledge and I can’t help but think some of tha...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Metal Stent Market – Study Compares Plastic to Metal Metal Stent Market – Study Compares Plastic to Metal

Press release below from Cook Medical with self-expanding metal stents with some interesting results...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Stand up To Cancer Funds High-Risk/High Reward Cancer Research by 13 Young Scientists – 9.68 Million More In Grants Stand up To Cancer Funds High-Risk/High Reward Cancer Research by 13 Young Scientists – 9.68 Million More In Grants

Since May 2008, SU2C has raised more than $100 million from a wide range of philanthropic, corpor...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

ScrubsGallery.com – December Reader Discount ScrubsGallery.com – December Reader Discount

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

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Wendell Potter Speaks About the Health Insurance Industry’s Lethal Bottom Line – The Algorithms Wendell Potter Speaks About the Health Insurance Industry’s Lethal Bottom Line – The Algorithms

Wendell Potter is now writing at the Huffington Post and write very clearly here and I agree whole h...

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Boy Loses Sight Due to Cancerous Tumors in His Eyes – USC Trojan Football Players Honored His Last Wish To Practice and Work Out With the Team and More… Boy Loses Sight Due to Cancerous Tumors in His Eyes – USC Trojan Football Players Honored His Last Wish To Practice and Work Out With the Team and More…

This is a heart breaker and nice he was able to make his last wish before being blind come true.  H...

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Sunday, December 06, 2009

Webicina.Com - Personalized Pathology Information via RSS Webicina.Com - Personalized Pathology Information via RSS

Dr. Berci Mesko, from Science Roll, has take time to create a simple aggregated website to review a...

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Sunday, December 06, 2009

White House Security Breach – Next Time Send Out Invitations Imprinted with Microsoft Tags and Scan with 2D Bar Codes on Arrival White House Security Breach – Next Time Send Out Invitations Imprinted with Microsoft Tags and Scan with 2D Bar Codes on Arrival

So far I have pretty much just seen “fun” use marketed here but why not send out invitations with a ...

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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Intel Labs Integrating 48 Cores on a Single Chip – The Cloud Computer Chip on a Network Intel Labs Integrating 48 Cores on a Single Chip – The Cloud Computer Chip on a Network

Maybe Moore’s law lives on.  This is pretty fascinating technology and the speed that it will create...

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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Hawaii Pacific Health launches MyHealthAdvantage – PHR Connecting Patients, Physicians and Hospitals Hawaii Pacific Health launches MyHealthAdvantage – PHR Connecting Patients, Physicians and Hospitals

  Hospitals and clinics are connecting in Hawaii.  Pacific Health consists of 4 hospitals and sever...

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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Healthcare Marketing – History from the Past “Incubator Babies” Exhibited at the World Fair in New York and Chicago as Side Shows Healthcare Marketing – History from the Past “Incubator Babies” Exhibited at the World Fair in New York and Chicago as Side Shows

We talk a lot today about hospital and healthcare devices and marketing.  PBS ran a series going ba...

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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Cruise ship for Medical Tourism Surgical Procedures – Fact or Fiction Cruise ship for Medical Tourism Surgical Procedures – Fact or Fiction

This is fiction but it makes you wonder where’s the next plateau on healthcare to cut costs?  Actual...

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Saturday, December 05, 2009
 
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