One Senator Banning Blocks Medicare Cut and COBRA Bill – Unless Approved, MDs Get Cut and Unemployed Lose Benefits One Senator Banning Blocks Medicare Cut and COBRA Bill – Unless Approved, MDs Get Cut and Unemployed Lose Benefits

One good thing about this senator, Jim Bunning, is the fact that he is retiring and perhaps not soon...

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Saturday, February 27, 2010

The Hospital of the Future in 1950 Included a Sliding “Baby Drawer” – Kaiser Foundation The Hospital of the Future in 1950 Included a Sliding “Baby Drawer” – Kaiser Foundation

What happened to that baby drawer, did one get their finger caught? (grin).  When you think of it th...

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Saturday, February 27, 2010

Surgeons Can Now Train To Use the Da Vinci System for Surgery Without the Robot – RoSS Surgical Simulator Surgeons Can Now Train To Use the Da Vinci System for Surgery Without the Robot – RoSS Surgical Simulator

Unlike the robot itself, there’s no operating room required for the simulator and you can see an ex...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

The Healthcare Summit Discussion – Daily Show Summary The Healthcare Summit Discussion – Daily Show Summary

As usual, Jon Stewart wraps this one up pretty well.  I love the part with John McCain and count my lucky prayers that the 2 seats are not r...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Congress Surprised With Radiation Oversights and Treatments – Software and Algorithms Are the Key to Safety Here Congress Surprised With Radiation Oversights and Treatments – Software and Algorithms Are the Key to Safety Here

Imaging and diagnosis processes save many lives each year and is a part of healthcare imaging today,...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

More Wellness Company Mergers and Buy Outs – Wellness for Profit? More Wellness Company Mergers and Buy Outs – Wellness for Profit?

One more company with the answers for employers how to make “you” healthy.  The wellness business c...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

FDA Regulate Health IT What “Nutcase” Thought of This – Must Be A “Non Participant” Living in “Tech Denial” FDA Regulate Health IT What “Nutcase” Thought of This – Must Be A “Non Participant” Living in “Tech Denial”

I guess it’s Mr. Grassley again here who may have clout but doesn’t understand the role of Health IT...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

UnitedHealth Buys Another Wellness Company – Biometric Monitoring For Data With Employer Contracts UnitedHealth Buys Another Wellness Company – Biometric Monitoring For Data With Employer Contracts

Wellness programs are not a bad thing, but implementation and privacy of the data is the big questio...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Medical Tourism Will Have An Application Soon – HealthTraveler for Medical Resources Medical Tourism Will Have An Application Soon – HealthTraveler for Medical Resources

Here’s one more application for the iPhone if you are traveling and want to located medical service...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Microsoft Technologies for Connecting Patients, Physicians and Providers at HIMSS 2010 Microsoft Technologies for Connecting Patients, Physicians and Providers at HIMSS 2010

If you are attending the HIMMS convention, here’s some of what you can expect to see at the Microsof...

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Friday, February 26, 2010

PositiveID Corporation's Health Link Personal Health Record – First PHR to Communicate Real-Time Blood Sugar Readings for Diabetics and Their Caregivers/Physicians PositiveID Corporation's Health Link Personal Health Record – First PHR to Communicate Real-Time Blood Sugar Readings for Diabetics and Their Caregivers/Physicians

In case you need a little refreshing from the past, this company was formerly named VeriChip, the im...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Microsoft Announces Dedicated Cloud for Government – Business Productivity Online Suite – BPOS Federal Microsoft Announces Dedicated Cloud for Government – Business Productivity Online Suite – BPOS Federal

Many of Microsoft offerings of late have been of the hybrid nature and the BPOS system will allow t...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

"Wall Street: “Money Never Sleeps"- “Greed is Good- Now It’s Legal – Its About the Game – Everybody’s Drinking the Same Kool-Aid” – The Move Trailer "Wall Street: “Money Never Sleeps"- “Greed is Good- Now It’s Legal – Its About the Game – Everybody’s Drinking the Same Kool-Aid” – The Move Trailer

This is a good time for this reminder, sounds just like health insurance too, well it should as they...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Reprocessing and Re-Using Devices Is Growing in US Hospitals To Save Money Reprocessing and Re-Using Devices Is Growing in US Hospitals To Save Money

Compression sleeves and pulse oximeters are at the top of the list, but there are more.  Companies ...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010
 
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