Pfizer Using New Algorithmic Formulas Loaded On Tablet PCs To Track Pills – Sample Distribution Pfizer Using New Algorithmic Formulas Loaded On Tablet PCs To Track Pills – Sample Distribution

I think this is actually a very good thing.   In my running around and talking with drug representa...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

The 10 Mistakes Every Patient Makes by Trisha Torrey – Patient Advocacy The 10 Mistakes Every Patient Makes by Trisha Torrey – Patient Advocacy

Do you want to learn how to become the “empowered patient”?  I talk about this quite a bit here and ...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

What’s an E-Patient – Ask Dave And Find Out What’s an E-Patient – Ask Dave And Find Out

So what about Dave?  Well I have written about e-Patients before and here’s some links to catch you ...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Express Scripts Cash Reserves Increased to Almost 4 Billion This Year – Pharmacy Benefit Management Express Scripts Cash Reserves Increased to Almost 4 Billion This Year – Pharmacy Benefit Management

With the high prices of drugs we pay for, there’s certainly a ton of money in PBM companies, pharma...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Are The Medical Schools in California Facing Budget Deficits? Are The Medical Schools in California Facing Budget Deficits?

This article is speculating there may be some monetary issues here with the University of Californi...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

New and Upcoming HIPAA Rules – Read Up You May Now Be a Covered Entity New and Upcoming HIPAA Rules – Read Up You May Now Be a Covered Entity

With the new provisions covering “business associates” you may now fall under the auspices of HIPAA....

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Win a Cerner EMR Contest from CDW Healthcare – Winner to be Announced at HIMMS Convention Win a Cerner EMR Contest from CDW Healthcare – Winner to be Announced at HIMMS Convention

For some reason this doesn’t surprise me, 3 finalists will be picked and the winner will be announc...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Cardiovascular Associates and Martha Jefferson Hospital Working With Electronic Medical Records Cardiovascular Associates and Martha Jefferson Hospital Working With Electronic Medical Records

Martha Jefferson Hospital is making use of electronic medical records, at Cardiovascular Associates ...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Accent RF Pacemaker Using Wireless Technology From St. Jude – First Implant Successful With A Pacemaker Sending Data to EHRs and PHRs Accent RF Pacemaker Using Wireless Technology From St. Jude – First Implant Successful With A Pacemaker Sending Data to EHRs and PHRs

With no additional interaction from the patient, the device automatically sends data to the patient’...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Regenerative Medicine – Growing Human Body Parts Regenerative Medicine – Growing Human Body Parts

What we used to think of as Star Wars is not really so any longer, it is here.  I have posted about ...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Pfizer Plans to Appeal Product Liability Cases Relative to Premarin and Prempro Pfizer Plans to Appeal Product Liability Cases Relative to Premarin and Prempro

Now that Wyeth has be acquired by Pfizer, so goes the legal cases too, part of the deal.  Anyway, I ...

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

These Medical Records Stink!  Metro Transit Agency Responsible for Sewage Soaked Files These Medical Records Stink! Metro Transit Agency Responsible for Sewage Soaked Files

Ok, here’s one more good reason not to rely on paper charts!   Also, it looks like Metro didn’t have...

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

SEEDIE – The Society for Exorbitantly Expensive and Difficult EHRs Creates ARRA Twitter Optimized Pledge – Retweet with $30,000 and You Are In – Humor SEEDIE – The Society for Exorbitantly Expensive and Difficult EHRs Creates ARRA Twitter Optimized Pledge – Retweet with $30,000 and You Are In – Humor

You have to love it!  We all need a humorous break now and then.  Their fictitious EHR, Extormity ...

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

CDC Report on H1N1 – 10,000 People Died and 47 Million Were Infected with the Virus CDC Report on H1N1 – 10,000 People Died and 47 Million Were Infected with the Virus

These I think are larger numbers than originally anticipated.  We may read in our local communities ...

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Opalis Software Acquired by Microsoft – IT Process Automation of Cloud Services and Virtualization Opalis Software Acquired by Microsoft – IT Process Automation of Cloud Services and Virtualization

(Hard hat area)  This was a busy week in acquisitions for Microsoft.  Most in healthcare were focuse...

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

The Poor Are Turned Away For Cancer Screenings – But Let’s Be Sure to Pay Those Dividends The Poor Are Turned Away For Cancer Screenings – But Let’s Be Sure to Pay Those Dividends

I just posted about the 3 big companies in New York stating they “have to stand by” and pay their in...

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

What Comes First Dividends or Healthcare – 3 Health Insurance Companies Defend Payouts of Dividends What Comes First Dividends or Healthcare – 3 Health Insurance Companies Defend Payouts of Dividends

All this comes at a time where hospitals are just “getting by”.   This is just one more reason where...

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Regenerative Medicine – A Visit to Wake Forest Where They Grow Body Parts With Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine – A Visit to Wake Forest Where They Grow Body Parts With Stem Cells

Not too long ago I posted about Dr. Oz taking a visit to Wake Forest where most of this is taking pl...

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Office Ally and Blue Shield of California Collaborate to Provide Online Secure Communications Between Patients and Physicians Office Ally and Blue Shield of California Collaborate to Provide Online Secure Communications Between Patients and Physicians

Office Ally and Blue Shield are now working together to supply the electronic road map that will all...

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Saturday, December 12, 2009
 
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