Non-Invasive FDA Approved Fat-Zapping Zerona Laser An Alternative to Liposuction Non-Invasive FDA Approved Fat-Zapping Zerona Laser An Alternative to Liposuction

Here’s a video so you can take a look and see what you think below.  One woman had a treatment every...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

CareCentrix Benefit Management Firm(Private Equity Partner of Water Street Healthcare)  Buys Sleep Management Solutions To Enforce Sleep Apnea Device Compliance CareCentrix Benefit Management Firm(Private Equity Partner of Water Street Healthcare) Buys Sleep Management Solutions To Enforce Sleep Apnea Device Compliance

CareCentrix is partnered with Private Equity firm Water Street Healthcare Partners so we are for pro...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Office of Science and Technology Deputy CTO Leaves–2nd White House Departure Office of Science and Technology Deputy CTO Leaves–2nd White House Departure

First it was pressure on the CIOs and now it’s spreading to the CTO’s, maybe?  It’s going to be hard...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Morphine Overdoses Lead to Adverse Effects and Deaths-FDA Issues Safety Alert and Issues Label Change Morphine Overdoses Lead to Adverse Effects and Deaths-FDA Issues Safety Alert and Issues Label Change

Labels again, somewhat takes me back to the Dennis Quaid story with labels on blood thinners, and th...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Man Shot in the Head In Italy Sneezes and Nostril Ejects the Bullet Man Shot in the Head In Italy Sneezes and Nostril Ejects the Bullet

This is one lucky guy alright with a sneeze dislodging the bullet by all means.  He was hit by a str...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Save Money on Viagra, Get the 100 mg and Slice in Half as Cost is the Same as 50 mg–Pharmacists Offer Helpful Hints Save Money on Viagra, Get the 100 mg and Slice in Half as Cost is the Same as 50 mg–Pharmacists Offer Helpful Hints

This is a good article with some good hints and the title should have received a little attention he...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Ambulance Disinfectant Battle Gets EPA Involved Over “Fogging” Vehicles Ambulance Disinfectant Battle Gets EPA Involved Over “Fogging” Vehicles

Ambulances are sprayed or what is called “fogged” with with antimicrobial chemicals to keep them cle...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Lawsuit In St. Louis Challenging Balance Billing from Washington University-Some Were Out of Network Services Lawsuit In St. Louis Challenging Balance Billing from Washington University-Some Were Out of Network Services

Well I guess California is not the only state to enjoy this wonderful area of question here and its ...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

CMS States Over 4,000 Providers Have Registered for EHR Medical Records Incentives-First Incentives Paid Out Last Week CMS States Over 4,000 Providers Have Registered for EHR Medical Records Incentives-First Incentives Paid Out Last Week

The entire incentive package goes up to as high as $44,000 for Medicare and up to $63,000 from Medic...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

California Proposed Budget From Governor Brown Looks At Some Large Cuts in Health and Human Services California Proposed Budget From Governor Brown Looks At Some Large Cuts in Health and Human Services

First off, Medi-Cal payments are the lowest in country and now the budget to cut by an additiona10% ...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Dendreon Announces Expanding to Europe to Seek Approval and Potential Factory in Germany Dendreon Announces Expanding to Europe to Seek Approval and Potential Factory in Germany

In case you are not aware, the cost of a Dendreon treatment is $93,000.00 which is not cheap by any ...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Partners Healthcare Receives Gift of $20M from Patriots Owner to Attract Doctors and Nurses to Community Health Centers Partners Healthcare Receives Gift of $20M from Patriots Owner to Attract Doctors and Nurses to Community Health Centers

If one is planning on going to medical school or is there now this looks like a great way to get som...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

FDA Approves Abstral for Breakthrough Pain for Patients with Cancer FDA REMS Enrollment Required FDA Approves Abstral for Breakthrough Pain for Patients with Cancer FDA REMS Enrollment Required

REMS programs are required by the FDA for certain marketed drugs to ensure the benefits of a product...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Rising Rates of Obesity & Sports Injuries Cited at JP Morgan Healthcare Convention As Stable Trends For Orthopedic Procedures Rising Rates of Obesity & Sports Injuries Cited at JP Morgan Healthcare Convention As Stable Trends For Orthopedic Procedures

Ok so we get everybody in shape and lose weight, is this going affect the knee and hip business if t...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA Clearance for its Proton Therapy System Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA Clearance for its Proton Therapy System

Last year at this time, Varian was not a real popular name due to the over exposure of radiation ass...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Health Insurance Companies Not Supporting Repeal of Healthcare–They Don’t Want Big Expense of Algorithmic Data Resets Either As “Algos” Are Their Business Models Health Insurance Companies Not Supporting Repeal of Healthcare–They Don’t Want Big Expense of Algorithmic Data Resets Either As “Algos” Are Their Business Models

Here we go again talking about the expensive “data resets” that everybody in technology understands ...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

China bars O.C. Diabetic Businessman From Returning Home Over Business Deal/Legal Case-Runs Out of Insulin End Up in Hospital China bars O.C. Diabetic Businessman From Returning Home Over Business Deal/Legal Case-Runs Out of Insulin End Up in Hospital

This is an interesting case on US laws and those in China.  It has been business as usual for this m...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

“Happy Hospitalist” Does Rounds And Improved Production With IPad at US Hospital “Happy Hospitalist” Does Rounds And Improved Production With IPad at US Hospital

Just a few days ago I reported on a hospital in Israel being the first to port Windows medical appli...

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Withings Blood Pressure Monitor Sends Your Information to an iPhone And to Google Health and HealthVault PHRs (Video) Withings Blood Pressure Monitor Sends Your Information to an iPhone And to Google Health and HealthVault PHRs (Video)

At CES in Las Vegas this week there were all kinds of new devices shown and some will make it and so...

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Sunday, January 09, 2011

Prozac Found to Help Recovery from Strokes With a 90 Day Treatment–Study Prozac Found to Help Recovery from Strokes With a 90 Day Treatment–Study

The patients in the study in the UK had either severe motor disabilities resulting from a stroke.  T...

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Sunday, January 09, 2011

UCLA Stem Cell Study Creates New Roads for Potential Repairing Brain Injuries-Regenerative Medicine UCLA Stem Cell Study Creates New Roads for Potential Repairing Brain Injuries-Regenerative Medicine

In short this is being achieved by increasing the production of new neurons to replace damaged or de...

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Sunday, January 09, 2011
 
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