Biodegradable Heart Stent Used With Clinical Trials in the UK–Begins to Dissolve and Is Gone in a Year Or So Biodegradable Heart Stent Used With Clinical Trials in the UK–Begins to Dissolve and Is Gone in a Year Or So

The stent is made from cornstarch and every year many patients should return to have stents removed ...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

A Day in the Life at an ER Room in Brooklyn (Video) A Day in the Life at an ER Room in Brooklyn (Video)

This was a nice write up in the New York Times about a day in the life, the types of patients they s...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

UCLA Food and Drug Allergy Care Center Opens UCLA Food and Drug Allergy Care Center Opens

This is a brand new are of the medical school and will be developed  to be a world class center in t...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

Collagen Matrix  Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Collagen Dental Membrane–Regenerative Dentistry (Medicine) Collagen Matrix Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Collagen Dental Membrane–Regenerative Dentistry (Medicine)

If you have ever had any dental implants done, then you will appreciate this as sometimes the bone i...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

Health Insurers Sending Big Dollars to the GOP–The Folks Who Largely Lack General Consumer Digital Literacy And Health IT Literacy As Relates to the Power of Algorithmic Formulas Health Insurers Sending Big Dollars to the GOP–The Folks Who Largely Lack General Consumer Digital Literacy And Health IT Literacy As Relates to the Power of Algorithmic Formulas

When you give this some thought, when you send money to those who tend to be lost in the world of ho...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

TriZetto Creates Portal to Connect Providers and Payers– Algorithms To Hasten Transaction Fees With Processing Claims That “Score Patients And Authorization Requests” TriZetto Creates Portal to Connect Providers and Payers– Algorithms To Hasten Transaction Fees With Processing Claims That “Score Patients And Authorization Requests”

This really is not rocket science as there has to be a carrot for programmers and companies to keep ...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

3M To Stop Offering Health Insurance Plans to Retirees Effective in 2013 3M To Stop Offering Health Insurance Plans to Retirees Effective in 2013

Last week we had McDonalds and this week it is 3M.  As healthcare reform keeps moving it’s getting m...

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Monday, October 04, 2010

Texas Pharmacies Files Lawsuit Against CVS–Privacy Misuse Cited With Patient Information Relating to Marketing Via RX Review Plan Texas Pharmacies Files Lawsuit Against CVS–Privacy Misuse Cited With Patient Information Relating to Marketing Via RX Review Plan

The data bases created by pharmacy chains have been an issue for quite a while and there has been ...

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Sunday, October 03, 2010

Mad As Hell Doctors Makes a Stop in the OC in Irvine, CA Mad As Hell Doctors Makes a Stop in the OC in Irvine, CA

This was quite a large showing with physicians in Orange County participating, one an ER room physic...

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Sunday, October 03, 2010

Gov. Schwarzenegger signs New Healthcare Laws for California and Creates Insurance Exchanges (Video) Gov. Schwarzenegger signs New Healthcare Laws for California and Creates Insurance Exchanges (Video)

In case you missed the live cast this morning, which was sent via Twitter as he always does, here’s ...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

More Congressional Testimonies About Health IT–Members of Congress Could Entertain Getting an “Algo Man” on Staff As Wall Street and Health Insurers Have Them–Don’t Leave Home Without One More Congressional Testimonies About Health IT–Members of Congress Could Entertain Getting an “Algo Man” on Staff As Wall Street and Health Insurers Have Them–Don’t Leave Home Without One

So what it the world is an “Algo Man”?   For that matter it could be a woman too but these are the f...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

Institute of Medicine To Study Best Policies and Practices for Health IT Relative to Improving Healthcare Safety aka Those Algorithms Institute of Medicine To Study Best Policies and Practices for Health IT Relative to Improving Healthcare Safety aka Those Algorithms

This is to be a one year study on safety and Health IT is the algorithms that we use today for most ...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

Jon Stewart Asks Where’s the Billion Dollars Pledged by the US for Haiti-Held up in Senate by Tom Coburn Jon Stewart Asks Where’s the Billion Dollars Pledged by the US for Haiti-Held up in Senate by Tom Coburn

Jon Stewart does it again with investigating where the US money went from the US and apparently it’s...

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Friday, October 01, 2010

Medical Scribes Still Continue to Grow Beyond Just Emergency Medicine… Medical Scribes Still Continue to Grow Beyond Just Emergency Medicine…

Why is this happening, time is one element and complicated medical records systems are another.  Alm...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

California Doctor Files Suit Against Blue Cross for Denying His Application To Become Part of Their Network After Agreeing to Their Terms California Doctor Files Suit Against Blue Cross for Denying His Application To Become Part of Their Network After Agreeing to Their Terms

“Any Willing Provider” law in California is where the doctor is contesting the fact that they won’t ...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Stanford University Opens State of the Art Medical School Stanford University Opens State of the Art Medical School

Through a computer, all the dummies can be programmed as to how much urine to release for one exampl...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Principal Financial Gets Out of Health Insurance Business–United Health Group Will Offer And/Or Renew Coverage For Policy Holders Principal Financial Gets Out of Health Insurance Business–United Health Group Will Offer And/Or Renew Coverage For Policy Holders

One thing that works in the favor of United is that he group of patients to spread expenses over is ...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Patient’s Own Stem Cells Used to Repair A Shattered Leg (Video) Patient’s Own Stem Cells Used to Repair A Shattered Leg (Video)

This is pretty newsworthy to say the least as the woman’s leg had been broken for a number of years ...

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Thursday, September 30, 2010
 
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