Wall Street Fraud Watchdog – Toxic Chinese Drywall Disaster in the US – Wall Street It’s Not Going Away Wall Street Fraud Watchdog – Toxic Chinese Drywall Disaster in the US – Wall Street It’s Not Going Away

Another watchdog is born this week, earlier in the week we had the Healthcare Watchdog emerge.  Wit...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Oprah Show To Focus on Diabetes This Week Oprah Show To Focus on Diabetes This Week

I don’t know if this would fall into being one of her “favorite things” show, but it is important a...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

FDA To Review Teva Biosimilar of Amgen's Neupogen – Authority to Approve?  Only Our Congress Knows FDA To Review Teva Biosimilar of Amgen's Neupogen – Authority to Approve? Only Our Congress Knows

Last December Teva announced they were going to ask so now it looks like the FDA has given the ok t...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

NHS – Medical Records Mistake Lead to Patient Death With Erroneous Notation On Not to Revive NHS – Medical Records Mistake Lead to Patient Death With Erroneous Notation On Not to Revive

45 minutes after the staff had discovered the error, the man had died.  He was in the hospital for ...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

I-Denti-Fied – Sink Your PHR Into Your Teeth And Take A Bite Out of Healthcare… I-Denti-Fied – Sink Your PHR Into Your Teeth And Take A Bite Out of Healthcare…

This start up looks like a potential reason for the FDA to now join in the PHR/EHR crowd, which we ...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Groundhog Day – 6 More Weeks of Stalling Healthcare! Groundhog Day – 6 More Weeks of Stalling Healthcare!

Ok, I couldn’t resist this one!  If you like the video, here’s a related commentary on some thoughts on how to improve this political proces...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Medco Buys DNA Direct – Genetics Healthcare Company to Incorporate Genomic Informational Algorithms Medco Buys DNA Direct – Genetics Healthcare Company to Incorporate Genomic Informational Algorithms

For those readers that are not keen on technology this may stand to be another awakening to the fact...

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

InteractMD – An Oncologist Discussing The Warnings from Big Organizations on Prostate Cancer Treatment InteractMD – An Oncologist Discussing The Warnings from Big Organizations on Prostate Cancer Treatment

Say hello to Dr. Michael Benjamin, an oncologist from the blogging community from InteractMD.com wh...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Mexico is Also Waiting for the Outcome of US Healthcare Reform – Medical Tourism Mexico is Also Waiting for the Outcome of US Healthcare Reform – Medical Tourism

Mexico is also becoming a popular alternative for Medica Tourism, and they have the closest locatio...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Social Security Awards Contracts for Electronic Medical Records – 15 New Recipients for Disability Claim Info Social Security Awards Contracts for Electronic Medical Records – 15 New Recipients for Disability Claim Info

There’s no way a little dated COBOL stands in the way with moving medical records, and 15 more contr...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Humana Commercial Membership Down – Profits up 44% With Medicare Advantage Adding to the Bottom Line Humana Commercial Membership Down – Profits up 44% With Medicare Advantage Adding to the Bottom Line

The area growing is the government subsidized business with Medicare.  One item to note is the comm...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

What Do you Get When You Mix a Netbook with an IPad – An ExoPC Tablet What Do you Get When You Mix a Netbook with an IPad – An ExoPC Tablet

This is a slate tablet as well, running Windows 7 Professional, which means you get inking support ...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

J and J Gets 1.7 Billion Wins Battle, Doctors, Hospitals and Patients Lose on the High Cost of “Legally” Patented Stents J and J Gets 1.7 Billion Wins Battle, Doctors, Hospitals and Patients Lose on the High Cost of “Legally” Patented Stents

One comment I have to make here is that this certainly doesn’t help the cost of stents for people wh...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Tags for Use in Healthcare – Medical Stents, Medications - One Scan Away From Safety Information in Real Time Tags for Use in Healthcare – Medical Stents, Medications - One Scan Away From Safety Information in Real Time

There’s a new video out on Windows Tags.  Watch the video and pretend that box with Windows Vista is...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

BioBehavioral Diagnostics Attracting Investors –ADHA Diagnosis Technology – Diagnosis Process for Politicians? BioBehavioral Diagnostics Attracting Investors –ADHA Diagnosis Technology – Diagnosis Process for Politicians?

Technology in healthcare is rapidly moving into the area of “behavioral diagnostics” and I am sayin...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

NIH Getting Involved in Radiation Overdoses – Planned Requirement for a Audit Trail to Track Patient Radiation Doses and Eventually Add to EHRs as well as PHRs, Google Health and HealthVault NIH Getting Involved in Radiation Overdoses – Planned Requirement for a Audit Trail to Track Patient Radiation Doses and Eventually Add to EHRs as well as PHRs, Google Health and HealthVault

As more reports on radiation overdose make it to the news, this appears to be an issue that needs s...

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Monday, February 01, 2010
 
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