Will the “Stent Wars” Ever End – We Want to Be Able to Afford them Boston Scientific Files Cross Appeal Will the “Stent Wars” Ever End – We Want to Be Able to Afford them Boston Scientific Files Cross Appeal

We are back to the same 3 companies again, Johnson and Johnson, Boston Scientific and Abbott, same ...

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Hip Replacement Study Released - Metal on Metal Devices Are Beginning to Fail Sooner than Expected Hip Replacement Study Released - Metal on Metal Devices Are Beginning to Fail Sooner than Expected

Many individuals that have had hip replacements that are metal to metal and perhaps not a combinatio...

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Australia Announces Government Will Take Over 60% of the Funding for Country Hospital System For a Price Australia Announces Government Will Take Over 60% of the Funding for Country Hospital System For a Price

This is how one country is doing it, with the Government jumping in for relief.  Granted Australia i...

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Pacific BioSciences Announces a 15 Minute Genome Mapping for Less Than $1000 by 2013 Pacific BioSciences Announces a 15 Minute Genome Mapping for Less Than $1000 by 2013

The race to getting a full and affordable entire gene sequence just became a little more competitive...

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Healthcare Reform Efforts and Methodologies in the US Mirrored by Our Losing Pace With Innovation Capacity Healthcare Reform Efforts and Methodologies in the US Mirrored by Our Losing Pace With Innovation Capacity

This initiative from Intel is an effort to create and re-create innovation in the US once again.  Wi...

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Myriad Unveils Prolaris Genetic Test To Predict Prostate Cancer Recurrence Myriad Unveils Prolaris Genetic Test To Predict Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Myriad may somewhat be a familiar name and if you don’t know who the company is think about the HER ...

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Virginia The First State to Pass Legislation to Protect Citizens From Being Forced to Purchase Health Insurance – If the Insurance Companies Were Non Profit It Might Make A World of Difference Virginia The First State to Pass Legislation to Protect Citizens From Being Forced to Purchase Health Insurance – If the Insurance Companies Were Non Profit It Might Make A World of Difference

This is not lining up against Obama Care in my eyes, it’s rather saying that it is almost non Consti...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Neurologists on Capitol Hill to Push for Health Care Reform Next Week Neurologists on Capitol Hill to Push for Health Care Reform Next Week

The first matter supported by the group in healthcare reform is a permanent fix for the Medicare phy...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

One Quarter of Germans Would Embrace an Implantable Microchip – 72% Said Absolutely Not One Quarter of Germans Would Embrace an Implantable Microchip – 72% Said Absolutely Not

This was a survey taken before the big consumer electronics show in Hanover, Germany started.  I gu...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Primary Doctor Talks About What He Makes and How Devastating Medicare Cuts Would Be Primary Doctor Talks About What He Makes and How Devastating Medicare Cuts Would Be

This tells the story pretty well and there’s stories just like it all over the US.  Fixed costs have...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Quest Diagnostics and Surescripts To Integrate Lab and Prescription Algorithms To Improve Safety and Outcomes Quest Diagnostics and Surescripts To Integrate Lab and Prescription Algorithms To Improve Safety and Outcomes

This is a smart move to create additional algorithmic formulas to analyze labs along with medication...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Chemistry Add-in for Word 2007 From Microsoft Research Chemistry Add-in for Word 2007 From Microsoft Research

Hard Hat area: For those using Word and adding chemistry information, here’s an add on for Word 20...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Connecting HealthVault/Google Health and More to RazCode Encrypted Microsoft Tags – Automate Data Input Connecting HealthVault/Google Health and More to RazCode Encrypted Microsoft Tags – Automate Data Input

If you are a regular reader here, then you know I am a Tags Fan.  This is the next phase of ...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Health Insurance Companies Summoned To Washington on March 23rd To Testify in the House Health Insurance Companies Summoned To Washington on March 23rd To Testify in the House

This week we have a 30 day extension on the Medicare/Tri-Care cuts and this meeting occurs about on...

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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Uroplasty Urgent PC Medical Device Using Neurostimulation Treatment for Incontinence - Study Released Uroplasty Urgent PC Medical Device Using Neurostimulation Treatment for Incontinence - Study Released

This is an interesting medical device from Uroplasty called the “Urgent PC” and requires a few trea...

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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Microsoft and Microsoft Health Users Group Announce 2010 Winners Microsoft and Microsoft Health Users Group Announce 2010 Winners

At HIMMS today the winners were announced in the individual categories that were listed here.    The...

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Wednesday, March 03, 2010
 
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