Hospital Chapels Evolving Into “Meditation Rooms” On The West Coast Hospital Chapels Evolving Into “Meditation Rooms” On The West Coast

Chapels have been a mainstay with hospitals for years but now due to the fact that patients and fami...

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Health Insurance Becoming an Issue with Actors – Earnings Split Between Unions With Actors Not Meeting Thresholds to Qualify Health Insurance Becoming an Issue with Actors – Earnings Split Between Unions With Actors Not Meeting Thresholds to Qualify

The acting business has also been hit by the economy with more reality shows and now many are workin...

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Partners HealthCare Report Substantial Drop Of Income of 25% Partners HealthCare Report Substantial Drop Of Income of 25%

When it comes to healthcare news, Partners is no stranger.  Recently in the news the Department of J...

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Does Your Dog Need a Tweet – Not Treat, Tweet – Puppy Tweets Can Make That Happen With Twitter Does Your Dog Need a Tweet – Not Treat, Tweet – Puppy Tweets Can Make That Happen With Twitter

First off, if you need followers that bad you are in trouble here.   Second of all, I don’t want to ...

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Home Screening for Self Funded Benefit Employers Offered Via United Healthcare for Mail In Lab Results to Screen for Diabetes and Heart Disease – Corporate Wellness Home Screening for Self Funded Benefit Employers Offered Via United Healthcare for Mail In Lab Results to Screen for Diabetes and Heart Disease – Corporate Wellness

The mail order business is certainly in the news today with patients “doing it yourself” at home.  F...

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Friday, May 14, 2010

DARPA Has Device That Knows You Are Sick Before You Do – FDA Might Want To Collaborate DARPA Has Device That Knows You Are Sick Before You Do – FDA Might Want To Collaborate

I just said this about a month ago how the FDA could collaborate with other government entities to h...

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Tourist In New Zealand Bit By Spider on the Penis While He Slept – 16 Days In the Hospital Recovering Tourist In New Zealand Bit By Spider on the Penis While He Slept – 16 Days In the Hospital Recovering

The spider is said to be a relative to our Black Widow spiders we have here in the US.  As a tourist...

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Canadian private For-Profit Hospital Files Bankruptcy In Calgary – Government Bail Out In Action Canadian private For-Profit Hospital Files Bankruptcy In Calgary – Government Bail Out In Action

Three public hospitals were closed in the area and the Health Resource Centre was to take over, one...

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Ingenix Gets Contract from State of Alabama To Review For Fraud – Same Company Underpaid Doctors for 15 Years Settled Recently with the AMA – Algorithmically Incorrect Calculations Ingenix Gets Contract from State of Alabama To Review For Fraud – Same Company Underpaid Doctors for 15 Years Settled Recently with the AMA – Algorithmically Incorrect Calculations

If you are not up to date, this is the same company (wholly owned subsidiary of United Healthcare) ...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Hospital Using Cell Phone Texting to Broadcast ER Waiting Times Hospital Using Cell Phone Texting to Broadcast ER Waiting Times

This is a good idea so at least you can make a decision on whether or not to wait, or if you are not...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Medtronic CareLink(R) Network Goes Cellular – Devices That Report Data Connecting to EHR Records With HL7 Medtronic CareLink(R) Network Goes Cellular – Devices That Report Data Connecting to EHR Records With HL7

Now with your cell phone connection,cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) or impl...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Office Web free Online Apps from Microsoft Coming Next Month – Use Web Services or Desktop Office or Both Office Web free Online Apps from Microsoft Coming Next Month – Use Web Services or Desktop Office or Both

I use both and started with the Office Live/Small Business beta a while back.  So far it has been gr...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Biotronik Pacemaker That Sends Emails, SMS and Faxes Gets FDA Approval Biotronik Pacemaker That Sends Emails, SMS and Faxes Gets FDA Approval

The CardioMessenger ® functions like a cell phone and you keep it with you. Below are a couple of l...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Walgreens Changed Their Minds on Selling Home Genomic Test Due to FDA Inquiry – What Is The Big Deal? Walgreens Changed Their Minds on Selling Home Genomic Test Due to FDA Inquiry – What Is The Big Deal?

Pathway Genomics and a few others have been doing this on the web for a while now and you will have...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

FDA Needs A New Set of Tools For Drug Approvals and Scrutinizing Consumer Advertising on Over the Counter and Food Products FDA Needs A New Set of Tools For Drug Approvals and Scrutinizing Consumer Advertising on Over the Counter and Food Products

Recently I had read in a couple places where the FDA should think about regulating medical records a...

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

New Defibrillator Has No Wires Leading to the Heart – Clinical Trial in the US, Device has Europe CE Mark New Defibrillator Has No Wires Leading to the Heart – Clinical Trial in the US, Device has Europe CE Mark

  Cameron Health in San Clemente, California has been developing the device.  It is on the market i...

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Available Worldwide – CareGroup Hospitals in Boston Are On Board Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Available Worldwide – CareGroup Hospitals in Boston Are On Board

Microsoft today announced the worldwide availability of Microsoft Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010,...

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
 
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