Remote Area Medical Los Angeles Kicks Off First Day – Press Conference With Maria Shriver and Stan Brock Remote Area Medical Los Angeles Kicks Off First Day – Press Conference With Maria Shriver and Stan Brock

The first day of seeing patients began today.  As you may have already read here, this is the 2nd ap...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Didget Blood Glucose Monitoring Device From Bayer Works With Nintendo DS – Combining Gaming With Glucose Testing Didget Blood Glucose Monitoring Device From Bayer Works With Nintendo DS – Combining Gaming With Glucose Testing

Why is glucose testing becoming a game, check the link out below for more information.  Some may hav...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Prelude SkinPrep Begins Clinical Trials for Needle Free Wireless Controlled Glucose Monitoring and Delivery Prelude SkinPrep Begins Clinical Trials for Needle Free Wireless Controlled Glucose Monitoring and Delivery

The idea here is to provide continuous blood glucose data day and night and as most wireless devices...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mobile Imaging System Gets FDA Approval – Digirad Imaging on Wheels Mobile Imaging System Gets FDA Approval – Digirad Imaging on Wheels

We talk about mobility with devices that we used for data input and imaging equipment is also getti...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Shire Pharma Files Lawsuit Against Teva Pharma – More Drug Patent Wars Shire Pharma Files Lawsuit Against Teva Pharma – More Drug Patent Wars

The drug, is used for hyperactivity control.  Of course all these legal cases add to the cost of wha...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

NuVasive Takes Health Insurers to Task and Gets Approval for Procedure and Moved Out of the “Investigational” Procedure Category – Less Invasive Back Surgery NuVasive Takes Health Insurers to Task and Gets Approval for Procedure and Moved Out of the “Investigational” Procedure Category – Less Invasive Back Surgery

Back in December insurers were looking at the procedure which is less invasive for the patient and...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Citigroup Releases New Trading Algorithms In Hopes to Capture Business From Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Groupe – It’s all About Those “Algos” Citigroup Releases New Trading Algorithms In Hopes to Capture Business From Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Groupe – It’s all About Those “Algos”

This may be a little off topic here, but healthcare is actively traded on the market and in view of ...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Intuit Does a Study That Reveals Most American Do Not Understand Medical Bills and and EOBs – Not Big News Here Intuit Does a Study That Reveals Most American Do Not Understand Medical Bills and and EOBs – Not Big News Here

I talk a lot about the need for education and have commented frequently on how are consumers going...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Matching the Right Drugs to the Right Patient for the Right Price – Gene Network Algorithm Solutions Matching the Right Drugs to the Right Patient for the Right Price – Gene Network Algorithm Solutions

We talk about super computing on Wall Street and I mention occasionally how this technology slips ov...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Doctor at Yale Medical School Shoots and Kills Another Doctor Doctor at Yale Medical School Shoots and Kills Another Doctor

Yale University has another murder and this one is not related to the hospital but rather disagreem...

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Not Being Able to Afford The Surgery – This Man Went to Wales With Family Assistance Not Being Able to Afford The Surgery – This Man Went to Wales With Family Assistance

In viewing the video, Mr. Davies appears to have an English accent so it seems he was from the British Isles originally so for him to travel...

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Monday, April 26, 2010

TeamMobile Life from University of California Wins US Division Imagine Cup - Annual Student Competition – Healthcare Project with MDs Using Mobile Technology – Update TeamMobile Life from University of California Wins US Division Imagine Cup - Annual Student Competition – Healthcare Project with MDs Using Mobile Technology – Update

If you caught my initial post I stated that most of the student projects all revolved around healthc...

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Monday, April 26, 2010

My Algorithm Didn’t Do That, Did It?  Is There a “Department of Algorithms” in Our Future? My Algorithm Didn’t Do That, Did It? Is There a “Department of Algorithms” in Our Future?

If you read the Medical Quack you see that word smack dab in the middle of the site, it has been the...

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Monday, April 26, 2010

SenseCam Arrives - Camera That Captures Your Life in Pictures and Movements with an Accelerometer SenseCam Arrives - Camera That Captures Your Life in Pictures and Movements with an Accelerometer

This was a while back when I first blogged about this device from Microsoft Research and now it’s o...

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Accelerometers Begin to Get Smarter – Walk ‘n Play Software Device Information to Be Announced Accelerometers Begin to Get Smarter – Walk ‘n Play Software Device Information to Be Announced

Devices that report data are somewhat a focus on the Medical Quack and it appears now the accelerome...

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Monday, April 26, 2010
 
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