Helicos Files Patent Infringement Law Suit against Pacific Biosciences Helicos Files Patent Infringement Law Suit against Pacific Biosciences

Helicos when they started out was one of the major companies exploring genomics and over the years t...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Data Addiction and Abuse –The Up and Coming Next 12 Step Program Is On the Horizon–Side Effects Include Lack Of Data Quality, Integrity And Spasmodic Algorithms Data Addiction and Abuse –The Up and Coming Next 12 Step Program Is On the Horizon–Side Effects Include Lack Of Data Quality, Integrity And Spasmodic Algorithms

I like technology and all the information that becomes available but with the current status of the ...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

3M Acquires Attenti For $230 Million–One Subsidiary HomeFree Monitors Nursing and Home Based Patients 3M Acquires Attenti For $230 Million–One Subsidiary HomeFree Monitors Nursing and Home Based Patients

Just yesterday 3M purchased Cogent technology and today we have one more purchase of a company from ...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

FDA Monitoring Apps Store To Look for Devices To Potentially Flag for Regulatory Process Requirements–FDA Could Use Some Mobile Technology Themselves Too With Recalls FDA Monitoring Apps Store To Look for Devices To Potentially Flag for Regulatory Process Requirements–FDA Could Use Some Mobile Technology Themselves Too With Recalls

Some device companies have already submitted their products and have received approval for FDA clear...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The Return of the Thin Client to Hospitals–Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn Transitions From PCs To Virtual Desktops The Return of the Thin Client to Hospitals–Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn Transitions From PCs To Virtual Desktops

The hospital is using virtualization technology from VMware  and the medical records system in use i...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

State of Virginia Still Disrupted By IT Outage–Update State of Virginia Still Disrupted By IT Outage–Update

This is an update of a post from a few days ago and as of today many government agencies are still s...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Humana Expands Presence in Puerto Rico With New Contracts Awarded To Administer Medicaid Benefits–Claim Algorithms Humana Expands Presence in Puerto Rico With New Contracts Awarded To Administer Medicaid Benefits–Claim Algorithms

Effective October 1st, 1020 for 3 years the work force will be growing to administrate Medicaid.  Th...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

CIGNA Acquires Vanbreda International–To Service Expatriate Customers With Health Insurance Outside the US And Employer Benefit Packages–Medical Tourism CIGNA Acquires Vanbreda International–To Service Expatriate Customers With Health Insurance Outside the US And Employer Benefit Packages–Medical Tourism

It just so happens the next World Medical Tourism Conference is up and coming and it’s kind of inter...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Aneesh Chopra: Build Database of Business Rules For States to Use To Determine Eligibility–Is This A First Step Towards a “Department of Algorithms”? Aneesh Chopra: Build Database of Business Rules For States to Use To Determine Eligibility–Is This A First Step Towards a “Department of Algorithms”?

Ok so this is worded a bit different from a post I made around 2 years ago but when you read the ar...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Microsoft To Add New Data Center In Virginia–Bring In the Clouds Microsoft To Add New Data Center In Virginia–Bring In the Clouds

This is probably a very good strategic location and being not too far from Washington, perhaps those...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Doctor Fist Fight Delays Patient C Section Surgery in Italy - Mother and Son Were Affected Adversely During the Neglected Delivery Process Doctor Fist Fight Delays Patient C Section Surgery in Italy - Mother and Son Were Affected Adversely During the Neglected Delivery Process

This is one of those strange tales here when 2 doctors got into a fist fight over disagreeing over w...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Microsoft Tag Scanning With An iPhone—Would Be A Great System to Use for Real Time FDA Recall Information -Video Microsoft Tag Scanning With An iPhone—Would Be A Great System to Use for Real Time FDA Recall Information -Video

I didn’t have a video showing how it works on an iPhone so here’s one I ran across today.  As usual...

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Monday, August 30, 2010

Worker Gets Drunk and Shoots Server With 45 Magnum–Server Was Packing a Full Artillery of Blades To Defend Itself Worker Gets Drunk and Shoots Server With 45 Magnum–Server Was Packing a Full Artillery of Blades To Defend Itself

This story gives a whole new meaning to the word “trouble shooter” <grin>.  You know this pers...

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Monday, August 30, 2010

Microsoft Government Cloud Application Center Created To Assist State and Local Governments–Feds Didn’t Get Cloud Funds Appropriated For Infrastructure and IT Consolidation Microsoft Government Cloud Application Center Created To Assist State and Local Governments–Feds Didn’t Get Cloud Funds Appropriated For Infrastructure and IT Consolidation

This is pretty nice as all the Microsoft Partners who sell and support Government Cloud services fro...

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Monday, August 30, 2010

State of Virginia Suffers Massive IT Outage–Managed by Northrop Grumman Affecting 26 Agencies Including DMV-Same Company To Prepare “Meaningful Use” Database State of Virginia Suffers Massive IT Outage–Managed by Northrop Grumman Affecting 26 Agencies Including DMV-Same Company To Prepare “Meaningful Use” Database

This is pretty close to the Capitol in some areas and might shed a little focus on Northrop Grumman ...

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Monday, August 30, 2010
 
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