Hacking Microsoft's $150 Kinect Into a Piece of Robotic Surgical Equipment Hacking Microsoft's $150 Kinect Into a Piece of Robotic Surgical Equipment

The big area with using robots for the surgeon is the lack of touch and being able to feel when doin...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Study From Price Waterhouse States the U.S. Medical-Technology Business Is Losing It’s Edge-Time to Think About Priorities Study From Price Waterhouse States the U.S. Medical-Technology Business Is Losing It’s Edge-Time to Think About Priorities

In doing this blog and researching and reading about what’s happening here and what goes on globally...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

“Which Medical Device” A Website Where Medical Professionals Can Discuss Devices with Peers and Write Reviews and Opinions “Which Medical Device” A Website Where Medical Professionals Can Discuss Devices with Peers and Write Reviews and Opinions

We would all one day like to see some type of national registry created on medical devices so best o...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

U.S. Supreme To Decide if California Can Make Cuts to Medi-Cal Payments to Doctors U.S. Supreme To Decide if California Can Make Cuts to Medi-Cal Payments to Doctors

Even at current rates, most physicians lose money treating Medi-Cal patients. As a result, it is nea...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Hawaii Medical Waste Clean Up Still Continues Hawaii Medical Waste Clean Up Still Continues

Hawaii had it’s share of rain and it is being blamed for medical waste flowing to the ocean from a l...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Says Bonuses Won’t Be as Big This Year–90% Max Johnson and Johnson Says Bonuses Won’t Be as Big This Year–90% Max

Employees according to this article will receive 90% of their bonuses, but that’s better than no bon...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Boehringer Ingelheim Buys Amgen Fremont, California Facility Boehringer Ingelheim Buys Amgen Fremont, California Facility

Boehringer Ingelheim has been a contracted vendor for years for Amgen so the contracting just became...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Health Data Tech Labs to Test EHRs To Provide Independent and Expert Reviews Health Data Tech Labs to Test EHRs To Provide Independent and Expert Reviews

The software will be run on Dell electronic equipment and this will allow experts to test drive and ...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Dr. Andrew Wakefield Defends His Research and Book on Autism and Vaccines (Video Interview) Dr. Andrew Wakefield Defends His Research and Book on Autism and Vaccines (Video Interview)

In case you missed the news about 2 weeks ago the English medical journals called his research “tota...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

FDA Approves Head Lice Treatment Natroba FDA Approves Head Lice Treatment Natroba

This is a pesticide if you look up spinosad in Wikipedia and now one more approved methodology of ge...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Microsoft Offers One Note for the IPhone And It’s Free For Now-Get It For Taking Notes Microsoft Offers One Note for the IPhone And It’s Free For Now-Get It For Taking Notes

One Note is probably one of my favorites and I have it on my Windows Mobile phone and it comes in ha...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Wall Street Looking to Silicon Valley For New Hires-High Frequency Trading Jobs and High Frequency Healthcare Next On the Algorithmic Ladders to Profit Wall Street Looking to Silicon Valley For New Hires-High Frequency Trading Jobs and High Frequency Healthcare Next On the Algorithmic Ladders to Profit

Programmers (those who write the algorithms) are finding out that there’s more money on the trading ...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Biocordcell Argentina Launches Program to Store Dental Stem Cells-Regenerative Dental Medicine Biocordcell Argentina Launches Program to Store Dental Stem Cells-Regenerative Dental Medicine

It was just back in December of 2010 that Cord Blood purchased a Mexican Stem Cell Storage company a...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Arizona Company MedToGo To Begin Offering Transplant Tours to Mexico With Doctors Educated and Trained in the US Arizona Company MedToGo To Begin Offering Transplant Tours to Mexico With Doctors Educated and Trained in the US

The company added the transplant services after Arizona stopped paying for several types of transpla...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

FDA Approves “Rewalk” Device That Enables Paralyzed Individuals to Walk FDA Approves “Rewalk” Device That Enables Paralyzed Individuals to Walk

Back in 2008 I wrote about this device being in clinical trials and now that is has been approved, t...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Caritas Hospital Owner Steward States They Aim to Go National Under Management from Private Equity Firm Cerberus Capital Caritas Hospital Owner Steward States They Aim to Go National Under Management from Private Equity Firm Cerberus Capital

As you may have read here, this is a hospital chain in Boston, Caritas Christi that was purchased by...

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Cuban Medical Professional Parole Allows Doctors From Cuba to Find Asylum To Other Countries And Come to the United States Cuban Medical Professional Parole Allows Doctors From Cuba to Find Asylum To Other Countries And Come to the United States

Cuba allows about 20,000 people a year to immigrate to the US annually but not doctors usually.  Cub...

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Goldman Limits Facebook Investments To International Clients–No US Clients Will Have the Opportunity to Invest in the Algorithms Goldman Limits Facebook Investments To International Clients–No US Clients Will Have the Opportunity to Invest in the Algorithms

When you stop and think about it, all Facebook constitutes is bunch of servers that host images, ema...

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Strange Sex Healthcare News Today-Orgasmic Ipads/IPhones and Men Who Sneeze At Their Own Semen Strange Sex Healthcare News Today-Orgasmic Ipads/IPhones and Men Who Sneeze At Their Own Semen

Well first off there’s the OhMibod vibrator that is wirelessly controlled by tough with either an I...

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Monday, January 17, 2011
 
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