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

Hospitals Need To Replace The Steris System Endoscope Sterilizer in 6 Months – FDA Mandate Hospitals Need To Replace The Steris System Endoscope Sterilizer in 6 Months – FDA Mandate

Just a few days ago I made the comment relative to budgets and said ask a hospital CEO what it is l...

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Is Arco Gas Leak In Seal Beach Linked to Cancer – Prime Real Estate in Southern California Is Arco Gas Leak In Seal Beach Linked to Cancer – Prime Real Estate in Southern California

This is not too far from where I live and as mentioned is prime real estate territory here.  I’m no...

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Nurses Are The Most Honest and Ethical Professionals – Gallup Pole Nurses Are The Most Honest and Ethical Professionals – Gallup Pole

Nurses beat out physicians and pharmacists and have been on the top of this pole for the last 10 yea...

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Cardiologist Writes to His Congressman Regarding Medicare Cuts – The Impact Cardiologist Writes to His Congressman Regarding Medicare Cuts – The Impact

Recently I have posted a couple of times about the impact the proposed cuts in Cardiology will have ...

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Friday, December 11, 2009

HIMSS’ Conference Held In Conjunction With Medical Banking – Business Intelligence and Algorithms HIMSS’ Conference Held In Conjunction With Medical Banking – Business Intelligence and Algorithms

This is an added offer for attendees this year, as I posted in November, Medical Banking is now part...

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Friday, December 11, 2009

When Generic Drugs Are Good Enough When Generic Drugs Are Good Enough

This is a guest post from Shannon Wills and I welcome her post to the Medical Quack today as she has...

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Data Mining Marketing Amendment on Senate Health Bill – So Our Medication Records Can Still Be Sold Just not Marketed, Huh? Data Mining Marketing Amendment on Senate Health Bill – So Our Medication Records Can Still Be Sold Just not Marketed, Huh?

Well I guess better late than never, but maybe they have not noticed the number of drug reps callin...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Uterus Pillows, Boob Scarves And Hug Pillows – Just What the Doctor Might Be Ordering Uterus Pillows, Boob Scarves And Hug Pillows – Just What the Doctor Might Be Ordering

I thought the big story when I announced that the “toy uterus” had been recalled, but Happy found s...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Craig Barrett (Intel) Talks About Dossia – Personal Health Records Craig Barrett (Intel) Talks About Dossia – Personal Health Records

Wal-Mart is the first to pilot the program.  I remember when the initial announcement first came out...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Is Your Cardiologist Now Going to be Your Hospitalist?  Many Will Close Offices If Reductions Are Made Is Your Cardiologist Now Going to be Your Hospitalist? Many Will Close Offices If Reductions Are Made

This is actually not a maybe but a reality from what I have heard from cardiologists in the souther...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

UnitedHealthcare Creates an Application for the iPhone – Find Doctors and Hospitals And Stay In Our Network UnitedHealthcare Creates an Application for the iPhone – Find Doctors and Hospitals And Stay In Our Network

Well at least you don’t have to pay for it.  They want to be sure you can find those doctors and ho...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Tech Puppets – Just out There Dealing with Technology Tech Puppets – Just out There Dealing with Technology

It has been a while since I contributed to the humor section, well here’s a few for today…Apple/Windows Puppet Battle, The Best Buy Puppets,...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Medicare Advantage Plans Waste Billions of Dollars - Study Medicare Advantage Plans Waste Billions of Dollars - Study

This should come as no surprise as we see it all over the web, advertising and explanations on how ...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

New Approach With Bone Marrow Transplants Cures Sickle Cell Disease New Approach With Bone Marrow Transplants Cures Sickle Cell Disease

Patients need donor but with the new process not all of the patient’s bone marrow is killed, just p...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Microsoft Acquires Sentillion – Single Sign On To Work With Amalga and More… Microsoft Acquires Sentillion – Single Sign On To Work With Amalga and More…

Back in June of this year Microsoft and Sentillion signed a licensing agreement and now as things mo...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009
 
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