Cardinal Health Acquires  Zuellig Pharma in China–Their Largest Pharmaceutical Importer Cardinal Health Acquires Zuellig Pharma in China–Their Largest Pharmaceutical Importer

This is a major acquisition and just less than a couple weeks ago Cardinal purchased Kinray in New Y...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Along With the Clouds Comes Water Cooled Servers- They are Green and Coming Back Along With the Clouds Comes Water Cooled Servers- They are Green and Coming Back

This is a little off the normal topics here but I found it interesting that the example here, Citiba...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

California Fines Health Insurance Carriers for Underpayment and Delay of Claims-Should Fine Congress for the Medicare Delay In June-Having to Resubmit Claims There Too California Fines Health Insurance Carriers for Underpayment and Delay of Claims-Should Fine Congress for the Medicare Delay In June-Having to Resubmit Claims There Too

Pay and continue to pass go certainly seems to be the rules of the game today.   All the major healt...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Spray On Stem Cells for Treating Burns and Open Wounds–Regenerative Medicine Spray On Stem Cells for Treating Burns and Open Wounds–Regenerative Medicine

This is a neat story and technology.  According to the video the mixture looks like Jello and is spr...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

UnitedHealthcare Begins Pharmacy Saver for Medicare Plan Members January 1st-Better Record Tracking for Compliance at $2.00 For Generic Drugs or Existing Co-Pay UnitedHealthcare Begins Pharmacy Saver for Medicare Plan Members January 1st-Better Record Tracking for Compliance at $2.00 For Generic Drugs or Existing Co-Pay

Here we go again, half off of the $4.00 prescriptions already offered by Kroger, Walmart and others....

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Nuance Introduces PowerScribe(R) 360, a Radiology Reporting and Communications Platform Nuance Introduces PowerScribe(R) 360, a Radiology Reporting and Communications Platform

Earlier today I had also posted about 2 other acquisitions that have been incorporated into the Nuan...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Samsung Galaxy 7 Inch Screen Tablet To Rival the IPad? (Video) Samsung Galaxy 7 Inch Screen Tablet To Rival the IPad? (Video)

Five years ago when I said tablets were going to be mainstream, everyone thought I was some kind of ...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Nuance Launches Speech-Enabled Medical Transcription Outsourced Solutions via OSI and Encompass Company Acquisitions Nuance Launches Speech-Enabled Medical Transcription Outsourced Solutions via OSI and Encompass Company Acquisitions

Both companies mentioned below are acquisitions from Nuance and you can view each page and see that ...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Billionaires Buffett, Gates And Turner Talk About “The Giving Pledge And More… Billionaires Buffett, Gates And Turner Talk About “The Giving Pledge And More…

This discussion is about the tax cuts to begin with and then moves on through areas of healthcare wh...

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Instant Heart Rate With the Camera on the Android Cell Phone Instant Heart Rate With the Camera on the Android Cell Phone

This is the first application I have seen using the camera and you can watch the video to see how it works.  In the video the man demonstrat...

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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Judge States NYC Public Hospitals Can’t Lay Off 150 Labor Employees-A Sound Methodology Was Not Submitted Judge States NYC Public Hospitals Can’t Lay Off 150 Labor Employees-A Sound Methodology Was Not Submitted

I am guessing the case for the layoffs and replacements were not substantiated and the employees sta...

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Forte Research Systems Unveils the Allegro™ Research Cloud-Based Product Forte Research Systems Unveils the Allegro™ Research Cloud-Based Product

Clinical trial and research goes into the cloud.  With the system being web based, there’s not softw...

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Doctor Charged With Inside Trading Relating to Clinical Drug Trial Has Bail Set at 3 Million Doctor Charged With Inside Trading Relating to Clinical Drug Trial Has Bail Set at 3 Million

The doctor has been charged with 2 counts of securities fraud and is still being held until bail is ...

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Stem Cells from Bone Marrow Can Be Used To Regenerate Bladders Stem Cells from Bone Marrow Can Be Used To Regenerate Bladders

If you follow along this blog, then you may already know there are women and children walking around...

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Friday, November 26, 2010

The Complicated Algorithms Used by Medicare to Establish Hospital Compensation The Complicated Algorithms Used by Medicare to Establish Hospital Compensation

This is a great article and in the New York Times today and it has been broken down to show the ove...

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Friday, November 26, 2010

General Accounting Office Questions Nursing Homes Owned By Private Equity Firms–Lack of Data To Evaluate Care and Safety General Accounting Office Questions Nursing Homes Owned By Private Equity Firms–Lack of Data To Evaluate Care and Safety

The AGO prepared one report already and is working on a second report to ensure safety and care for ...

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Lenovo M90Z Promotion–Receive a Free Wireless Keyboard and Mouse With Purchase Lenovo M90Z Promotion–Receive a Free Wireless Keyboard and Mouse With Purchase

As many of you may have read here at the Medical Quack I am working with Lenovo to test drive and de...

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

UCLA Cancer Researchers Uncover Drug Resistance Mechanisms in Common Forms of Melanoma–Clinical Trial Results UCLA Cancer Researchers Uncover Drug Resistance Mechanisms in Common Forms of Melanoma–Clinical Trial Results

Fighting skin cancer and finding the targets for drug development is not an easy task and UCLA relea...

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Thursday, November 25, 2010
 
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