A Hospital Admitting Machine – And You Thought Kiosks Were State of the Art A Hospital Admitting Machine – And You Thought Kiosks Were State of the Art

This is a video from an embedded transistor company, Freescale that has a proto type of what this w...

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Friday, June 04, 2010

HHS Committee Urges Genetics Education Effort – Whoa Slow Down a Bit – How Many More Carts Are You Going To Place In Front of That Horse (aka the MD) HHS Committee Urges Genetics Education Effort – Whoa Slow Down a Bit – How Many More Carts Are You Going To Place In Front of That Horse (aka the MD)

Education is not at all a bad idea but have the folks at HHS look at what they are immersing doctor...

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Friday, June 04, 2010

HHS deadline for Medical Loss Ratio Plan Is Missed by Insurance Regulators – Not Done With the Algorithms Yet? HHS deadline for Medical Loss Ratio Plan Is Missed by Insurance Regulators – Not Done With the Algorithms Yet?

This should come as no surprise as insurers have to investigate fully and take advantage of all thei...

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Friday, June 04, 2010

FDA Loses in Court With Violating First Amendment – Alliance for Natural Health Vs Kathleen Sebelius – Selenium Supplements FDA Loses in Court With Violating First Amendment – Alliance for Natural Health Vs Kathleen Sebelius – Selenium Supplements

The court case stated the FDA violated the first amendment of freedom of speech when censoring truth...

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Friday, June 04, 2010

TwitTag – Fast and Simple Way to Create a “Twitter” Tag – The Same 3D Bar Codes We Want Drug and Device Companies to Use So We Can Scan With Our Cell Phones To Find FDA Recalls TwitTag – Fast and Simple Way to Create a “Twitter” Tag – The Same 3D Bar Codes We Want Drug and Device Companies to Use So We Can Scan With Our Cell Phones To Find FDA Recalls

This is pretty neat as someone has worked with the Microsoft Tag API and created a site where it doe...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

“The Vanishing Oath” – Documentary About the Diminishing Doctor-Patient Relationships When the Environment Does Not Allow Doctors To Care - Exhaustion As Well As Struggles to Take Care of Themselves Sets In “The Vanishing Oath” – Documentary About the Diminishing Doctor-Patient Relationships When the Environment Does Not Allow Doctors To Care - Exhaustion As Well As Struggles to Take Care of Themselves Sets In

We all know the focus is to save money, but at what cost, the relationships that we enjoy as people,...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

The Wacky World of Prostate Cancer Diagnosing and Prevention In the News– Dogs and Voice Decoding? The Wacky World of Prostate Cancer Diagnosing and Prevention In the News– Dogs and Voice Decoding?

First up here we have dogs that are trained to smell urine and in the tests below you can see this was limited to 66 tests and the dog made ...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Family Spends $200,000 To Have Their Entire Genome Mapped Family Spends $200,000 To Have Their Entire Genome Mapped

The father says he should not eat fish and both parents learned they have inherited dangers of blot ...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Rice Krispies Creates Stir at FTC With Advertising Cognitive And Health Benefits Rice Krispies Creates Stir at FTC With Advertising Cognitive And Health Benefits

It appears the FDA is getting some help from the FTC with company advertisements relating to “better...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Hospitals Fined in California Over Not Reporting Errors – One Negotiated the Amount and Has Other Financial Issues At Stake Hospitals Fined in California Over Not Reporting Errors – One Negotiated the Amount and Has Other Financial Issues At Stake

Currently recent figures are showing 55% of US hospitals are operating in the red, so additional fin...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

"Reach for the Top" Program Combines Prototype from Ingenix (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of United Healthcare) for Public/Private Community Health Data on HHS.Gov Site "Reach for the Top" Program Combines Prototype from Ingenix (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of United Healthcare) for Public/Private Community Health Data on HHS.Gov Site

The full press release from HHS can be read here.  A while back when reporting on the United campai...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

SEC Charged Biotech Executive With Lying About A Test Predicting Down Syndrome SEC Charged Biotech Executive With Lying About A Test Predicting Down Syndrome

In several appearances she stated the test was 100% accurate on whether or not a fetus would be born...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Off Duty Cop Pretended To Be a Terrorist Gunman and Stormed a Hospital Critical Care Unit in Nevada Off Duty Cop Pretended To Be a Terrorist Gunman and Stormed a Hospital Critical Care Unit in Nevada

The hospital’s director of public safety was in on the whole exercise and stated he wanted the effor...

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Refrigerated Warehousing and Logistics Is Big Business for Biotech And Healthcare Refrigerated Warehousing and Logistics Is Big Business for Biotech And Healthcare

Have you participated in any clinical trials where any tissue samples were needed?  Chances are they...

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

DNA Testing Has Gone to the Dogs – Find Out the Genealogy Behind That Dog You Rescued at the Pound DNA Testing Has Gone to the Dogs – Find Out the Genealogy Behind That Dog You Rescued at the Pound

Who’s your doggie’ daddy?  In addition to finding out the ancestry you can better understand your do...

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

New Blood Test Approved by FDA Evaluates Ovarian Masses for Malignancy Prior to Surgery New Blood Test Approved by FDA Evaluates Ovarian Masses for Malignancy Prior to Surgery

The test is done pre-surgery and is a pre-operative evaluation.  Quest Diagnostics has the test and ...

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010
 
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