Sutter First in Nation to Use 3D Next-Generation Robotics System for Joint Replacement – Helps Get the “Right” Fit Sutter First in Nation to Use 3D Next-Generation Robotics System for Joint Replacement – Helps Get the “Right” Fit

The ROBODOC surgery system was approved by the FDA back in August of 2008 and Sutter Hospitals in northern California are the first to use t...

Read more »
Sunday, May 30, 2010

Medical Tourism In Israel Growing As US Citizens Explore Cost Comparisons Medical Tourism In Israel Growing As US Citizens Explore Cost Comparisons

This is another area of healthcare that keeps coming up in conversation as well as US citizens and those from other countries exploring alte...

Read more »
Sunday, May 30, 2010

Kaiser Permanente and Their “Giant” Genome Project Gets Underway – NIH Grant With Work in Progress Kaiser Permanente and Their “Giant” Genome Project Gets Underway – NIH Grant With Work in Progress

Many members of Kaiser have been asked if they want to participate in this study, and the results of which are going to be used for genomic ...

Read more »
Sunday, May 30, 2010

Telemedicine Working in Prisons And With Oil Rigs to Provide Video Visits with the Doctor – Not Just for Developing Countries Telemedicine Working in Prisons And With Oil Rigs to Provide Video Visits with the Doctor – Not Just for Developing Countries

Due to what is going on in the news today with oil rigs today everyone can relate to having a doctor remotely available for workers far out ...

Read more »
Sunday, May 30, 2010

China Continues Push for Basic Universal Healthcare – Presidential Statement China Continues Push for Basic Universal Healthcare – Presidential Statement

It is interesting to hear and see what is being done in other countries from time to time and in China the President wants to ensure that al...

Read more »
Sunday, May 30, 2010

FDA Alert Product Recall Intravenous Products From Claris Lifesciences Also Marketed Under the Names of of Sagent, Pfizer and West-Ward - Contamination FDA Alert Product Recall Intravenous Products From Claris Lifesciences Also Marketed Under the Names of of Sagent, Pfizer and West-Ward - Contamination

  Two of the drugs are in the antibiotic area and one other is used to treat nausea relating to chemotherapy treatment and post surgery.  Lu...

Read more »
Saturday, May 29, 2010

We Don’t Need Any More Medical Records Systems – Code For Cures And Move Over to Life Sciences To Hack Genes We Don’t Need Any More Medical Records Systems – Code For Cures And Move Over to Life Sciences To Hack Genes

This point was made by Juan Enriquez, managing director at Boston-based Excel Venture Management, and a director at biotech Synthetic Genomi...

Read more »
Saturday, May 29, 2010

Dental Implants Using Body’s Own Stem Cells To Grow Them – Regenerative Dentistry In the Works Dental Implants Using Body’s Own Stem Cells To Grow Them – Regenerative Dentistry In the Works

Ok put me at the head of the line for this.  I have gone through and have dental implants so I know the drill here and what makes this even ...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010

Teva To Stop Manufacturing Propofol – With No US Manufacturers Left FDA Approved Import From Europe Teva To Stop Manufacturing Propofol – With No US Manufacturers Left FDA Approved Import From Europe

If this drug name sounds familiar, think back a short while to Michael Jackson, this was the drug that he had at home, used only in hospital...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010

More Children’s Medicine at J and J Recalled – We Need Ability to Scan Products With Our Phones - Be Sure to Vote More Children’s Medicine at J and J Recalled – We Need Ability to Scan Products With Our Phones - Be Sure to Vote

As consumers this would be nice to be able to scan products and not have to worry about missing a recall post somewhere on the news.   There...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010

City of Hope And Doctors Dispute with Law Suits - Board Representation Issues At Hand And Of Course the Money City of Hope And Doctors Dispute with Law Suits - Board Representation Issues At Hand And Of Course the Money

As the article mentions here there’s a lot at stake with many other hospitals in California sitting by and taking notes to see what the outc...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010

Business Intelligence Software Breakdown At Beckman Coulter – Algorithms gone Rogue and Data House Repair Business Intelligence Software Breakdown At Beckman Coulter – Algorithms gone Rogue and Data House Repair

This is a good article to read on how things in the data houses get mangled without appropriate planning, so sometimes those reporting syste...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010

McKesson Is the Next Company To Raise Investor Dividends – Does Portfolio Management Mean Better Care? McKesson Is the Next Company To Raise Investor Dividends – Does Portfolio Management Mean Better Care?

The CEO says they are committed “to our portfolio” approach with capital development”.  Does this mean that better healthcare and patients g...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010

Why Can’t Safety Rules and Laws Keep Up With Biotech – Congress And Others Can’t Keep Up with Technology Why Can’t Safety Rules and Laws Keep Up With Biotech – Congress And Others Can’t Keep Up with Technology

How do you create laws to protect citizens in areas where you are not familiar?  That’s a very good question and today members of Congress ...

Read more »
Friday, May 28, 2010
 
Top