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

Kinect Hacked and Can Track Boobs (Video) Kinect Hacked and Can Track Boobs (Video)

Kinect is certainly popular and and recently I wrote about how it could work with electronic medical...

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Stolen Bristol-Myers Squibb Products–Truck Heist–When Are We Going to Bar Code Drugs and Medica Devices–Scan With Cell Phone Stolen Bristol-Myers Squibb Products–Truck Heist–When Are We Going to Bar Code Drugs and Medica Devices–Scan With Cell Phone

It keeps happening along with recalls, but nobody has done a thing and yet the technology is here to...

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Orbitz Travel and Walgreens Launch Partnership to Keep Travelers Healthy Orbitz Travel and Walgreens Launch Partnership to Keep Travelers Healthy

Have you had enough marketing yet?  Orbitz Travel service and Walgreens are going to work together t...

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Anti Sleep Device To Monitor Your State of Being While Driving Includes Accelerometer Anti Sleep Device To Monitor Your State of Being While Driving Includes Accelerometer

We have one more device and this is actually being marketed toward companies to buy and provide for ...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Medtronic Acquires Hypertension Device Used to Deaden Nerves In the Kidney Area to Control Blood Pressure-Acquisitions Seen As Path Way For Growth Medtronic Acquires Hypertension Device Used to Deaden Nerves In the Kidney Area to Control Blood Pressure-Acquisitions Seen As Path Way For Growth

Back in December of 2009 I covered the clinical trial process that is ongoing through this procedure...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Giving Medical Record Access To An Employer and The “Employee Assistance” Program Lead to Woman Getting Fired Giving Medical Record Access To An Employer and The “Employee Assistance” Program Lead to Woman Getting Fired

According to the story the woman has been alcohol free for over 14 years and slipped back and inform...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

HiRes 90K Cochlear Ear Implant Recalled By Advanced Bionics To Address Safety Concerns With FDA HiRes 90K Cochlear Ear Implant Recalled By Advanced Bionics To Address Safety Concerns With FDA

The first time I heard of the implant was in the movie “Sicko” where the insurance company would onl...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

LA County Coroner’s Office Has A Gift Shop LA County Coroner’s Office Has A Gift Shop

This is the last place one would look for a gift shop but there’s one here in Los Angeles.  They hav...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

FDA Approves Roll On Testosterone Axiron FDA Approves Roll On Testosterone Axiron

This took a while as of January of 2009 the phase 3 trials were closing on the drug.  This was a com...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Consumer Watch Dog Group Files Complaint with the FTC Regarding Data Mining, Profiling Algorithms–Privacy With Health Information At Risk With Insurer and Employer Usage Consumer Watch Dog Group Files Complaint with the FTC Regarding Data Mining, Profiling Algorithms–Privacy With Health Information At Risk With Insurer and Employer Usage

This is always a great topic as you just don’t know what data mining algorithms could be mining your...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Head of FDA Criminal Office Retires After WhistleBlower Reported Misconduct Head of FDA Criminal Office Retires After WhistleBlower Reported Misconduct

The Office of Criminal investigation at the FDA finds counterfeit and adulterated medicines, and hel...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Government Accounting Office Releases Earth Shattering Report - EHR Systems Can Save Money–What Took Them So Long Government Accounting Office Releases Earth Shattering Report - EHR Systems Can Save Money–What Took Them So Long

As noted at the bottom of this article we all know this but now it is official since members of Cong...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010
 
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