FDA Met with Painkiller Pharma Companies to Deal With Abuse To Develop Risk Management Plans FDA Met with Painkiller Pharma Companies to Deal With Abuse To Develop Risk Management Plans

Wait a minute, don’t these same companies have business models to sell painkillers?  As you can see ...

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Study – Men Who Stare At Female Breasts Have Lower Blood Pressure, Better Circulation And Will Live Longer Study – Men Who Stare At Female Breasts Have Lower Blood Pressure, Better Circulation And Will Live Longer

Don’t you just love studies anymore!  There was actual group of 200 men who participated.  There is...

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

U.S. Halts Airlift of Haiti Quake Victims – Dispute Over Cost U.S. Halts Airlift of Haiti Quake Victims – Dispute Over Cost

Here we go, back to healthcare costs, when helping other countries now too.  Some of the patients ai...

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Meteorite Part Two –  Lawyers Are Involved to Determine Ownership and Smithsonian Has It On Hold Meteorite Part Two – Lawyers Are Involved to Determine Ownership and Smithsonian Has It On Hold

This was a pretty neat story until now, the owners of the building where the doctor’s lease space no...

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

FDA Directs US Marshalls to Seize 77 Ozone Generators – Ozone Medical Devices FDA Directs US Marshalls to Seize 77 Ozone Generators – Ozone Medical Devices

The company in October originally refused the request of the FDA not to search the factory and then...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Edwards LifeSciences/Baxter Recalling the Aquarius Hemodialysis System – Software Modification Required Edwards LifeSciences/Baxter Recalling the Aquarius Hemodialysis System – Software Modification Required

The devices are used on a 24 hour a day basis for patients with life-threatening kidney disease to ...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Do Algorithms Run Your Life – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Commits $10 Billion for Vaccine Research Over the Next 10 Years To Use Them Wisely And Save Lives – Davos 2010 Do Algorithms Run Your Life – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Commits $10 Billion for Vaccine Research Over the Next 10 Years To Use Them Wisely And Save Lives – Davos 2010

This is a double hit here today from the Davos World Economic Forum.   They are discussing which Alg...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Pee Wee Gets an IPAD (Video) Pee Wee Gets an IPAD (Video)

More IPad humor, great video!  He’s confused a bit on the female version.  BD   Technorati Tag...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program – 1.2 Million for 29 Hospitals Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program – 1.2 Million for 29 Hospitals

Additional hospitals were added this year to include hospitals in Philadelphia and Denver.  If I wer...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Little Progress on Fighting Healthcare Fraud – Look At Who’s Getting the Anti-Fraud Contracts Little Progress on Fighting Healthcare Fraud – Look At Who’s Getting the Anti-Fraud Contracts

Health Insurance and preventing fraud need to work together and you almost need some non profit orga...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Technology in Use at El Camino Hospital – Mountain View, CA (Video) Technology in Use at El Camino Hospital – Mountain View, CA (Video)

When it comes to using technology and having a facility that has all the modern conveniences, who wo...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Oregon Has a State Lottery – Holds Annual Drawing to Add More to the State Medicaid Plan Oregon Has a State Lottery – Holds Annual Drawing to Add More to the State Medicaid Plan

This is how one state handles allowing enrolling in the State Medicaid program as there’s not enoug...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

UCLA Cancer Researchers Sequence Complete Brain Cancer Cell Line UCLA Cancer Researchers Sequence Complete Brain Cancer Cell Line

This is a large breakthrough in the fact that new drugs can be designed and perhaps less toxic to ...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Why Was Michelle Obama 'embarrassed' by The Standing Ovation As Obesity Program for Children Was Announced Why Was Michelle Obama 'embarrassed' by The Standing Ovation As Obesity Program for Children Was Announced

I don’t know if you watched the State of the Union address last night, but here’s my take on why sh...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Myomo – A New Portable Device for Rehabilitation After a Stroke Myomo – A New Portable Device for Rehabilitation After a Stroke

This is great making rehabilitation for those who have had a stroke portable.  In the video he menti...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

FDA to Scrutinize Ads on Television for Drug Companies – Way Too Many Anti-Depressant Ads Filling the Airwaves FDA to Scrutinize Ads on Television for Drug Companies – Way Too Many Anti-Depressant Ads Filling the Airwaves

I don’t watch that much television but when I do it’s usually catching late night television like Ni...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Microsoft HealthVault and Siemens Bringing PHR Platform to Germany – And a Look at a German EHR Microsoft HealthVault and Siemens Bringing PHR Platform to Germany – And a Look at a German EHR

I think this will make perfect sense with integrating HealthVault for use with connecting to German ...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

IPO Effort – Personal Health Record Format at Revolution Health Sinks – Profit Algorithms and Business Intelligence IPO Effort – Personal Health Record Format at Revolution Health Sinks – Profit Algorithms and Business Intelligence

Yesterday it was noted in healthcare news all over that Revolution Health will be discontinuing the...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010
 
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