U.S. and Europe Sign Agreement to Promote Interoperability of EHRs and Training of Health IT Workforce U.S. and Europe Sign Agreement to Promote Interoperability of EHRs and Training of Health IT Workforce

My firs thoughts on this agreement is that this is interesting since we are still somewhat at the ea...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Dr. Oz Talks About Attacking the Battle of the Bulge With the 11 Week Weight Challenge Dr. Oz Talks About Attacking the Battle of the Bulge With the 11 Week Weight Challenge

With Season 2 the Dr. Oz Show he will be announcing his "11 Weeks to Move It and Lose It" ...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

One Note EMR 2010 From Ablet Factory One Note EMR 2010 From Ablet Factory

This is a simple and efficient EMR program that an MD can use with a Tablet PC.  The One Note EMR ha...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

State Budgets The Next Bail Out–Situation Dire-Unfunded Healthcare-A Benefit Problem State Budgets The Next Bail Out–Situation Dire-Unfunded Healthcare-A Benefit Problem

This is a good look at what is happening at state levels and we know it well in California too.  Whe...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Pfizer Recalls More Stinky 19,000 Lipitor Bottles Pfizer Recalls More Stinky 19,000 Lipitor Bottles

When the weather gets bad the treating of pallets moves inside and this is the result most of the ti...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Oracle CEO Ellison: It’s in the Box, The Cloud That Is, These Are Boxes… Oracle CEO Ellison: It’s in the Box, The Cloud That Is, These Are Boxes…

This is a classic presentation from Larry Ellison and actually is very good with explaining to the l...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Complicated Health Insurance Policies Drive the Portal Business to New Levels and Creates Millionaires In The Process With Algorithms To Aggregate Data Complicated Health Insurance Policies Drive the Portal Business to New Levels and Creates Millionaires In The Process With Algorithms To Aggregate Data

We would all like at some point in time to have simpler and easier to navigate insurance policies to...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Maricom Systems Awarded $42.9 Million Contract With CMS To Provide Business Intelligence-More Algorithms for Analysis Maricom Systems Awarded $42.9 Million Contract With CMS To Provide Business Intelligence-More Algorithms for Analysis

If you have been reading here long enough, there’s money in those algorithms, aka mathematical data ...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Outsourcing IT Trending to Continue in 2011–Algorithms Constantly Updated/Created in Healthcare to Allow Expansion and Continuation To Save Money Outsourcing IT Trending to Continue in 2011–Algorithms Constantly Updated/Created in Healthcare to Allow Expansion and Continuation To Save Money

Nowhere is this better exploding than in the area of Health IT.  This is a good article that is basi...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Sanofi Uses Automated Calling System And Emails For Last Round of 1700 Layoffs–Fired by the HR Textbox Sanofi Uses Automated Calling System And Emails For Last Round of 1700 Layoffs–Fired by the HR Textbox

Algorithms can be programmed for many uses and this one seem so very impersonal with first a mass em...

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Friday, December 17, 2010

PolitiFact's Lie of the Year: 'A Government Takeover of Health Care' PolitiFact's Lie of the Year: 'A Government Takeover of Health Care'

I saw this last evening and thought it was good enough for a post on this healthcare blog and perhap...

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Friday, December 17, 2010

Best Buy To Rollout  Health and Fitness Products At 600 Stores Best Buy To Rollout Health and Fitness Products At 600 Stores

It looks like we have a bit of everything here from treadmills to glucose readers to weights.  If yo...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Oracle Announces Cloud Office 1.0 to Compete with Microsoft and Google Oracle Announces Cloud Office 1.0 to Compete with Microsoft and Google

Cloud Office will be integrated with Open Office, which I think you may remember from the Sun days b...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Prospect Medical Holdings Acquisition by Private Equity Firm in California Complete Prospect Medical Holdings Acquisition by Private Equity Firm in California Complete

The acquisition was first announced back in August of this year.  This is one more private equity gr...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Partnering For Cures Conference Unveils Prototype Model for Accelerating Cancer Research Using Microsoft HealthVault/Amalga and Data from Nat’l Cancer Institute Partnering For Cures Conference Unveils Prototype Model for Accelerating Cancer Research Using Microsoft HealthVault/Amalga and Data from Nat’l Cancer Institute

HealthVault and Amalga are very commonly used together with Microsoft solutions and the first time t...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Medicare Federal Investigators Getting Algorithms to Analyze And Find Fraud-Good Move as Contractors Efforts Are Weak With Risking Loss Of Transaction Revenue Medicare Federal Investigators Getting Algorithms to Analyze And Find Fraud-Good Move as Contractors Efforts Are Weak With Risking Loss Of Transaction Revenue

This is a good deal if in fact it is available for use for the government and not outsourced to cont...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Life Technologies Debuts Ion Torrent Machine-Cheap Genes at $500 for Single Sequence Life Technologies Debuts Ion Torrent Machine-Cheap Genes at $500 for Single Sequence

The machine is said to sell for less than 100k, which compared to other products that do the same on...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Aetna Drops Albany Medical Center Over Rate Request From Doctors Aetna Drops Albany Medical Center Over Rate Request From Doctors

As the article states here the doctors proposed a rate increase and received a letter cancelling the...

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Thursday, December 16, 2010
 
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