FDA Awards a Big Grant to Health Insurance Company For Pilot Program To Monitor Safety of Drugs and Medical Devices FDA Awards a Big Grant to Health Insurance Company For Pilot Program To Monitor Safety of Drugs and Medical Devices

When I first read this it made me think of the phenomenal amounts of data that insurers have.   Don’...

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Saturday, January 09, 2010

CVS and AllScripts Collaborating on E-Prescribing – Minute Clinics Get Joint Commission Accreditation Award CVS and AllScripts Collaborating on E-Prescribing – Minute Clinics Get Joint Commission Accreditation Award

You can read the press release here about the Joint Commission award.  CVS obviously found that ad...

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Friday, January 08, 2010

FDA Approved Bio Identical HRT Versus Premarin and Cancer – Where’s the Numbers FDA and Pharma? FDA Approved Bio Identical HRT Versus Premarin and Cancer – Where’s the Numbers FDA and Pharma?

I have been writing about this for a while now, but I wonder why can’t we get some numbers crunched ...

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Friday, January 08, 2010

Jon Stewart and the Daily Show Discuss C-Span, Transparency, Healthcare Reform and the Peter Orszaq Sex Scandal Jon Stewart and the Daily Show Discuss C-Span, Transparency, Healthcare Reform and the Peter Orszaq Sex Scandal

Nobody is safe on this one, good job and great humor as always.  Best help here is for everyone to get on the technology wagon to make this ...

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Friday, January 08, 2010

Researchers Are Taking on The FDA – Good Cause and About Time Researchers Are Taking on The FDA – Good Cause and About Time

This is very timely as cardiovascular devices are changing rapidly, now many are devices that repor...

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Friday, January 08, 2010

Tablet PCs – The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread -This Knowledge Has Been Valued by a Very Small Group – Participants and Users – Lesson Learned, Be A Tablet PC Goober No Matter What Everyone Else Thinks! Tablet PCs – The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread -This Knowledge Has Been Valued by a Very Small Group – Participants and Users – Lesson Learned, Be A Tablet PC Goober No Matter What Everyone Else Thinks!

I dearly love all this talk about Tablet PCs and those who know the value are the users and partici...

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Friday, January 08, 2010

Final Health Care Bill May Roll the IRS Into Policing Whether or Not One Has Health Insurance On Tax Returns Final Health Care Bill May Roll the IRS Into Policing Whether or Not One Has Health Insurance On Tax Returns

Well my thoughts on this think the IRS is already over burdened with audits so add this now?  The w...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

In Case of a Bio Attack The Us Post Office Could be the Agency We Rely on for Counter Measure Distribution In Case of a Bio Attack The Us Post Office Could be the Agency We Rely on for Counter Measure Distribution

HHS and Homeland Security are seriously working on developing a dispensing model for the the Post O...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Penile Story of the Week – One More Call for the Fire Department to Help in Surgery But New Treatments Are on the Horizon for ED Penile Story of the Week – One More Call for the Fire Department to Help in Surgery But New Treatments Are on the Horizon for ED

When I keep saying we need more education in healthcare, well this latest story from a man in Engla...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Blue Tooth Healthcare Device Being Shown at CES in Las Vegas – Oximeter for Pulse And Blood Oxygen Information Blue Tooth Healthcare Device Being Shown at CES in Las Vegas – Oximeter for Pulse And Blood Oxygen Information

I posted about this blue tooth pulse device back in September of 2009 and did a copy and paste below...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Ingenix (Subsidiary of United Healthcare) To Offer Interest Free Loans for Their EHR System - CareTracker Ingenix (Subsidiary of United Healthcare) To Offer Interest Free Loans for Their EHR System - CareTracker

This is interesting as one of the most profitable entities of United Healthcare is making the loan a...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Walgreens and HealthVault Connection Now Available Walgreens and HealthVault Connection Now Available

Back in June of 2009 the announcement was made about the connectivity and today it is available.  Y...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Couple Doctors Indicted This Week and Octomom MD Accused of Negligence Couple Doctors Indicted This Week and Octomom MD Accused of Negligence

This a short round up of doctors in the news this week, perhaps not good news, but we have everythin...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Prime Time TV “The Biggest Loser” Working with “Know Your Number” to Help Individuals Assess Personal Health Risk – Behavioral Health Monitoring and Predictions Prime Time TV “The Biggest Loser” Working with “Know Your Number” to Help Individuals Assess Personal Health Risk – Behavioral Health Monitoring and Predictions

It appears education is beginning to take part in television, and use through TV media can help reac...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010
 
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