Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Layoffs Coming Up to 120 Jobs–Medical Employment at a Standstill in California Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Layoffs Coming Up to 120 Jobs–Medical Employment at a Standstill in California

Salinas is about 100 miles or so south of San Francisco and due to escalating costs and the need to ...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Jon Stewart Addresses Tax Cuts–Some of The Rich Are Giving Away Their Wealth- Visibility for Identifying Greedy Corporate  and Govt Behavior Awareness Increases Jon Stewart Addresses Tax Cuts–Some of The Rich Are Giving Away Their Wealth- Visibility for Identifying Greedy Corporate and Govt Behavior Awareness Increases

Who doesn’t like Jon Stewart but in seeing what philanthropy is doing today, some of the richest and...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Scientists Grow Human Brain Stem Cells in Rats- “Smart Rat Therapy” That Can Lead to Treatments for Brain Damage, Epilepsy or Parkinson's Scientists Grow Human Brain Stem Cells in Rats- “Smart Rat Therapy” That Can Lead to Treatments for Brain Damage, Epilepsy or Parkinson's

One more breakthrough with research and development in showing that human brain stem cells can funct...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Oklahoma Legislator Donates Bone Marrow Stem Cells and Saves Arizona Woman’s Life Who Has Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oklahoma Legislator Donates Bone Marrow Stem Cells and Saves Arizona Woman’s Life Who Has Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Stems cells are hot, and they save lives too.  Again I hope our government can quit stumbling all ov...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Beth Israel Physicians Group Moving Towards New Blue Cross Care Model Beth Israel Physicians Group Moving Towards New Blue Cross Care Model

Last week Blue Cross announced their plan for employers to encourage the use of those on the “low” l...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Sergey Aleynikov Found Guilty of Stealing Goldman Sachs Code Sergey Aleynikov Found Guilty of Stealing Goldman Sachs Code

I don’t know if we will get to hear additional information on this case but the jury found Sergey Al...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Winner-Lenovo M90Z Computer–Medical Quack Contest Has Ended-More Opportunities to Win With Additional Participating Blogs! Winner-Lenovo M90Z Computer–Medical Quack Contest Has Ended-More Opportunities to Win With Additional Participating Blogs!

UPDATE WE HAVE A WINNER   Stephen Sigal from Tyler, TX I did my selection the old fashion way an...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Walgreen Customer Email Listing Has Unauthorized Access So Be Watchful of Potential Spam Emails Walgreen Customer Email Listing Has Unauthorized Access So Be Watchful of Potential Spam Emails

How hot is marketing in healthcare, hot enough to where folks are poaching for email addresses and t...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Spinal Cord Injury Patient Treated With Non-Matched Donor Adult Stem Cells Is Walking Again Spinal Cord Injury Patient Treated With Non-Matched Donor Adult Stem Cells Is Walking Again

MediStem is located in San Diego and this was the first patient to be injected with stem cells from ...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Arizona Gov. Brewer wants Medicaid Waiver To Reduce Medicaid Rolls To Lower Costs Arizona Gov. Brewer wants Medicaid Waiver To Reduce Medicaid Rolls To Lower Costs

Earlier this year the state had to reverse a cutback as the new healthcare reform disallowed states ...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Extormity Introduces  A Death Panel Module For the Algorithmically Challenged IT Illiterate Crowd And Is “Seedie Certified” (Humor) Extormity Introduces A Death Panel Module For the Algorithmically Challenged IT Illiterate Crowd And Is “Seedie Certified” (Humor)

They need to send this module over to Arizona to get those folks up to date and schooled on how to u...

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Wendell Potter Talks to the Wall Street Journal and Suggests Investors May Not Be Seeing Big Returns From Health Insurers Wendell Potter Talks to the Wall Street Journal and Suggests Investors May Not Be Seeing Big Returns From Health Insurers

Mr Potter has been featured on many shows such as Dateline to explain, but again we need to pay more...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

NeuroWave Systems Approved by the FDA for Brain Monitoring During Anesthesia NeuroWave Systems Approved by the FDA for Brain Monitoring During Anesthesia

The device is to be used during anesthesia, which would be during surgical procedures and this is th...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Congress Stops Medicare Pay Cuts for Doctors for Another Year Congress Stops Medicare Pay Cuts for Doctors for Another Year

At least this time we have a year this time so perhaps somewhere along the line a permanent fix coul...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Scrubs Gallery Discount for December–Valued Advertiser on the Medical Quack Scrubs Gallery Discount for December–Valued Advertiser on the Medical Quack

One again I thank ScrubsGallery for their continued support of the Medical Quack Blog.  Each month t...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Have Gas or Heartburn?  Don’t Ask J and J Recall for Rolaids–Extra Ingredients Found Wood and Metal Bits Have Gas or Heartburn? Don’t Ask J and J Recall for Rolaids–Extra Ingredients Found Wood and Metal Bits

This is getting even bigger than I ever thought as I predicted recalls were going to grow and J and ...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Community Health Offers $3.3 Billion With A Non Solicited Bid for Tenet Healthcare Community Health Offers $3.3 Billion With A Non Solicited Bid for Tenet Healthcare

If the Tenet Board were to accept the offer then the combined group would stand to be the largest fo...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Man Has Camera Implanted in His Head to Capture Images As Seen From the Back of His Head Man Has Camera Implanted in His Head to Capture Images As Seen From the Back of His Head

Now this makes one ask, how important are memories?  Do you need a camera in the back of your head t...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

CIO Confidence In Meaningful Use Drops-The New Left Curve of Technology That Arrives Daily Contributes-Don’t Burn These Folks Out CIO Confidence In Meaningful Use Drops-The New Left Curve of Technology That Arrives Daily Contributes-Don’t Burn These Folks Out

Meaningful use in some area is a moving target to a degree even though we have goals outlined but ag...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

What Is A Life Worth–Arizona Politicians Have No Clue And Need Clinical Guidance When Interpreting Algorithmic Formulas–Health IT Illiteracy Continues to Threaten Lives What Is A Life Worth–Arizona Politicians Have No Clue And Need Clinical Guidance When Interpreting Algorithmic Formulas–Health IT Illiteracy Continues to Threaten Lives

This is what happens when you allow people to make decisions that have no medical input and rely on ...

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Thursday, December 09, 2010
 
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