Vanderbilt University Makes Massive DNA Data Base Available for Researchers To Study Use With Medical Records Vanderbilt University Makes Massive DNA Data Base Available for Researchers To Study Use With Medical Records

All DNA samples and medical records have been de-identified so use in research can take place.  The...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Study Says Antidepressants are Not Much Better than Placebos for Mild/Moderate Depression Study Says Antidepressants are Not Much Better than Placebos for Mild/Moderate Depression

When I read this article, the first question that popped into my mind was, “why are so many people...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Sylvester Stallone Breaks His Neck During Filming The Expendables Movie Sylvester Stallone Breaks His Neck During Filming The Expendables Movie

We always hear how Stallone does his own stunts, but this one was a little extra tough and he now h...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

EV3 Inc. EverFlex Self-Expanding Biliary Stent Systems Recalled by the FDA EV3 Inc. EverFlex Self-Expanding Biliary Stent Systems Recalled by the FDA

The notice from the FDA can be read here.   This is the page on the EverFlex products and I didn’t...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Cigna CEO Retires And Gets a $73 Million Dollar Bonus After 10 Years as Chairman and CEO Cigna CEO Retires And Gets a $73 Million Dollar Bonus After 10 Years as Chairman and CEO

I wonder if maybe he might be considering joining the ranks of Wendell Potter?  The article states ...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

MediBid Opens Online Portal – Deal or No Deal Bidding for Medical Services – Need A “Highcostectomy” MediBid Opens Online Portal – Deal or No Deal Bidding for Medical Services – Need A “Highcostectomy”

One more site MediBid, where physicians and patients can set pricing and “bid” on procedures has ap...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Tenet Healthcare Set to Roll Out Cerner Millennium Solutions at 47 Hospitals Currently Using Paper Records Tenet Healthcare Set to Roll Out Cerner Millennium Solutions at 47 Hospitals Currently Using Paper Records

Back in May of 2009 Tenet made the announcement at the link below with their own MED3000 group.  I’m...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Global Trade Union to Investigate US Insurance Companies Bidding for NHS Contracts Global Trade Union to Investigate US Insurance Companies Bidding for NHS Contracts

This group is working towards keeping the NHS from further privatization.  After watching what has ...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Casey Johnson dead at 30 – Heiress to Johnson and Johnson Company Casey Johnson dead at 30 – Heiress to Johnson and Johnson Company

Well we may not know who Casey was, but we all know who Johnson and Johnson is as most of us purcha...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

FDA Gives Emergency Authorization To Cepheid – H1N1 Test to Give Results in an Hour or Less FDA Gives Emergency Authorization To Cepheid – H1N1 Test to Give Results in an Hour or Less

Detecting H1N1/Swine flu with the test has become a lot faster as the FDA has approved the use of th...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

TransOral Otolaryngologic Surgeries with daVinci Surgical System Approved by the FDA TransOral Otolaryngologic Surgeries with daVinci Surgical System Approved by the FDA

TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) is now approved for surgery removing tumors from the mouth, head, ...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

Rush Limbaugh and Healthcare in Hawaii – Good Care and Why We Need Reform Rush Limbaugh and Healthcare in Hawaii – Good Care and Why We Need Reform

We have all read or heard by this time that Mr. Limbaugh’s health is just fine and he was happy with...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

Patient Blood Thinner/Stent Clinical Trials – 4 Medical Device Companies Participating Patient Blood Thinner/Stent Clinical Trials – 4 Medical Device Companies Participating

This is an interesting trial as it involved 4 competitors in the stent market.  20,000 individuals ...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

Tiny "Vacuum Cleaner" For the Brain – Interventional Catheter Removes Blood Clots in the Brain Tiny "Vacuum Cleaner" For the Brain – Interventional Catheter Removes Blood Clots in the Brain

  The key is to get to a hospital as soon as possible with a stroke, especially one that is deemed ...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

Wuesthoff Health System Partnering with Walmart – The Clinic at Walmart Wuesthoff Health System Partnering with Walmart – The Clinic at Walmart

One of the five facilities planned has already opened in Florida.  Wuesthoff facilities will have E...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

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Hospital Gowns Go Hi-Tech To Keep Patient Warm in the OR – Medicare Reporting Begins Friday on P4P Hospital Gowns Go Hi-Tech To Keep Patient Warm in the OR – Medicare Reporting Begins Friday on P4P

I wish these were around years ago when I had all my surgeries, as yes I remember the cold surgery r...

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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Business Card Reader Available for BlackBerry and iPhones Business Card Reader Available for BlackBerry and iPhones

If you don’t want to manually type in all those contacts, here’s the answer and you will have to ch...

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Thursday, December 31, 2009

TSA Eyes Full-Body Scanners – Could It Evolve To Include Looking for “Unhealthy Travelers” Too? TSA Eyes Full-Body Scanners – Could It Evolve To Include Looking for “Unhealthy Travelers” Too?

Right now of course the focus is on security but we have also had people arrested and tracked down w...

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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for the Pharma Business - Humor Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for the Pharma Business - Humor

This was just too good to pass up here.  The writer, Martha Rosenberg did a great job with a touch ...

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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Arizona Man Travels to New Zealand for Shoulder Surgery – Cost was 1/6 of US Customary Charges Arizona Man Travels to New Zealand for Shoulder Surgery – Cost was 1/6 of US Customary Charges

The price for his procedure included surgery, doctors' fees, hospital fees, airfare, local trans...

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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Defibrillators Found For Sale at Second Hand Store – Stolen from Hospitals Defibrillators Found For Sale at Second Hand Store – Stolen from Hospitals

As the economy gets tougher to deal with it appears even defibrillators are open game for resale.  ...

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