RememberItNow! Web Based Program and PHR – Text Messages and Emails Sent for Medication Reminders RememberItNow! Web Based Program and PHR – Text Messages and Emails Sent for Medication Reminders

We have one more new entry into the PHR business and this service will send messages to your cell p...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

FDA Gives Plavix New Box Warning Relating to Metabolization in the Body – Step One Toward Personalized Medicine FDA Gives Plavix New Box Warning Relating to Metabolization in the Body – Step One Toward Personalized Medicine

As mentioned in prior posts, is Plavix a good candidate for personalized medicine, since it is a blo...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

GOP Trying to Scare the Democrats? I Think They are Scaring Everyone As Non Participants GOP Trying to Scare the Democrats? I Think They are Scaring Everyone As Non Participants

Does the average person care about how many seats one party or the other has, I don’t really think s...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Sex Is Over at 70 According to a Report Published in the British Medical Journal Funded In Part by the NIH Sex Is Over at 70 According to a Report Published in the British Medical Journal Funded In Part by the NIH

This is where some of your tax dollars go, and maybe we might have already been keyed into some of t...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

CMS Extends Medicare-Tricare PHR Pilot Test MyPHRSC – Personal Health Records CMS Extends Medicare-Tricare PHR Pilot Test MyPHRSC – Personal Health Records

I first posted about the project back in September of 2008 and CMS is now extending the pilot progra...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Hospitalist Requests Records from Walter Reed Hospital Response: "You Can Expect Your Medical Records in 21 Days" Hospitalist Requests Records from Walter Reed Hospital Response: "You Can Expect Your Medical Records in 21 Days"

The Happy Hospitalist blog tells of his own experience in getting records from Walter Reed Hospital,...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Jackson Health System Announces the Closure of 2 Hospitals in the Miami-Dade Area – Not Enough Money To Keep the Doors Open Jackson Health System Announces the Closure of 2 Hospitals in the Miami-Dade Area – Not Enough Money To Keep the Doors Open

Jackson Health System   is in financial hurt as governing board of the Jackson Health System that ac...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare Cutting 500 Jobs – Food and Environmental Services to be Contracted Out Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare Cutting 500 Jobs – Food and Environmental Services to be Contracted Out

Outsourcing is what is happening here with many of the employees having a new boss, and reason is t...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Blue Shield in Washington Buys Wellness/Fitness Company – Venture Capital Investors Were Pleased With ROI Blue Shield in Washington Buys Wellness/Fitness Company – Venture Capital Investors Were Pleased With ROI

With the talk of reform and policy cost improving, there’s still a lot of money in the till for acqu...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Insurance Plans at This Employer Get a Little More Difficult to Decipher – More Confusing Algorithms That Lead to More Cost Out of Pocket for Big Expenditures Insurance Plans at This Employer Get a Little More Difficult to Decipher – More Confusing Algorithms That Lead to More Cost Out of Pocket for Big Expenditures

The focus here is for more money spent on preventive care, but when the big ones come, such as a kne...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Watch Glenn Beck Attack The Medical Quack At CNNBC (Video-Humor) Watch Glenn Beck Attack The Medical Quack At CNNBC (Video-Humor)

Video: Glenn Beck Attacks Barbara Duck Oh the marvels of technology, just sign in to Facebook and ...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Anthem Blue Cross Marketing – Working Overtime to Sell that Expensive Insurance in California Anthem Blue Cross Marketing – Working Overtime to Sell that Expensive Insurance in California

I just received this in my email today and for the last month or so, I am getting weekly door hanger...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Payors Algorithms other Dubious Deals with the MedicalQuack - Blog Talk Radio 3-16-2010 Payors Algorithms other Dubious Deals with the MedicalQuack - Blog Talk Radio 3-16-2010

Well somebody took the brave task of getting the Quack to talk “Algorithms”.  Actually I hope I have...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

ScrubsGallery.com – March  Reader Discount ScrubsGallery.com – March Reader Discount

Again, I thank ScrubsGallery.com for advertising with the Medical Quack.  This month they are offer...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

DePuy (Johnson and Johnson) Warning Doctors of High Failure Rates – Hip Product Being Phased Out DePuy (Johnson and Johnson) Warning Doctors of High Failure Rates – Hip Product Being Phased Out

This is an interesting series of events here, and if the failure rate is high, why are the hips bein...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Online Screener for Determining Mental Health Issues M-3 Symptom Checklist – Integrates with HeatlhVault Online Screener for Determining Mental Health Issues M-3 Symptom Checklist – Integrates with HeatlhVault

Ok I don’t think I am ready for this one, as the power of suggestion could be too strong for me he...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

FDA and NIH Working To Accelerate Development of Innovative Medical Technologies – It’s All In the Software FDA and NIH Working To Accelerate Development of Innovative Medical Technologies – It’s All In the Software

Personally from doing this blog it doesn’t appear to me that we have a shortage in the development a...

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Biodesign® Advanced Tissue Repair – Cook Medical Regenerative Medicine Biodesign Website Expanded Biodesign® Advanced Tissue Repair – Cook Medical Regenerative Medicine Biodesign Website Expanded

If you check in here often enough you have probably seen information about Cook Medical and last...

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Don’t Look for a Date at This Drug Store (Video – Humor) Don’t Look for a Date at This Drug Store (Video – Humor)

The pharmacist was just doing his job, right?  BD PharmaGossip: LOL - "Genital or oral?" Technorati Tags: humor , he...

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Dendreon “Intellivenge” Algorithmic Software Supporting Administration of Provenge – Seeking FDA Approval by May 1st Dendreon “Intellivenge” Algorithmic Software Supporting Administration of Provenge – Seeking FDA Approval by May 1st

This company has been in the news for a couple years now and if you haven’t followed this company as...

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010
 
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