Pfizer Reorganizes Closing Research Facilities Shifting Some Jobs To Other Units Pfizer Reorganizes Closing Research Facilities Shifting Some Jobs To Other Units

Around 5,530 employees will be cut from the Research and Development area and in the US, big losses ...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

HandiScope The First Mobile Connected Dermatoscope For the IPhone HandiScope The First Mobile Connected Dermatoscope For the IPhone

The product is made in Germany and when you look at the quality of the imagining it looks pretty goo...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

New Center For Comparative Effectiveness Research from Thomson Reuters With Micromedex Update & Mobile Software New Center For Comparative Effectiveness Research from Thomson Reuters With Micromedex Update & Mobile Software

Micromedex has been around for a long time, first time I saw the reference it was the big red book. ...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Quest Diagnostics Buying Back All Their Stock Owned By GlaxoSmithKline Their Largest Investor-Over $30 Million Shares Quest Diagnostics Buying Back All Their Stock Owned By GlaxoSmithKline Their Largest Investor-Over $30 Million Shares

This is a big buy back and after all is said and done, Glaxo will no longer have any interest in Que...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Old Geezer Bank Robber is Back - Robs Another Bank–No Oxygen Tank This Time Old Geezer Bank Robber is Back - Robs Another Bank–No Oxygen Tank This Time

He’s back again and this all began in October of 2009 with the original post below for details.  He ...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

For Profit Hospices Versus Non Profit Painting a Picture of Potential Cherry Picking-Could Happen With Data Created From Risk Assessment Analytics Algorithms-Study For Profit Hospices Versus Non Profit Painting a Picture of Potential Cherry Picking-Could Happen With Data Created From Risk Assessment Analytics Algorithms-Study

Yup, we can’t get away from it anywhere we go in healthcare, as insurers and everyone else lives and...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Sorin Group Gets European CE Mark Approval for Self Anchoring Sutureless Aortic Heart Valve Sorin Group Gets European CE Mark Approval for Self Anchoring Sutureless Aortic Heart Valve

The product approved is for aortic valve replacement in the heart for patients suffering from aortic...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

White House to Partner With Facebook, Google, HP, Intel, & IBM To Encourage Entrepreneurship White House to Partner With Facebook, Google, HP, Intel, & IBM To Encourage Entrepreneurship

I hope this proves to be useful and does get collaboration moving with innovation.  My thoughts are ...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Kaiser Permanente Opens State of the Art Facility in Washington DC-Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center Kaiser Permanente Opens State of the Art Facility in Washington DC-Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center

This is good as now innovation becomes a little more visible where all the laws are made.  The cente...

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Healthcare Ads-Thinking about Advertising on Facebook-Think Again as Healthcare Ads are Least Successful At the Bottom of the Barrel Healthcare Ads-Thinking about Advertising on Facebook-Think Again as Healthcare Ads are Least Successful At the Bottom of the Barrel

I thought this was interesting and it kind of tells where everyone’s head is at on Facebook with Hea...

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Florida Judge Rules Against Health Law– Need Some Judicial “Algo Men” to Influence Decisions on Costs With Methodology Entailment and IT Systems Functionality Florida Judge Rules Against Health Law– Need Some Judicial “Algo Men” to Influence Decisions on Costs With Methodology Entailment and IT Systems Functionality

This is one of the favorite topics here at the Medical Quack if you read here often enough with deci...

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Replacing And Growing Body Parts– Scaffolds Revealed With Regenerative Medicine(Video) Replacing And Growing Body Parts– Scaffolds Revealed With Regenerative Medicine(Video)

PBS really did a nice job with this video going through how body parts are being grown and where we ...

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Bill Gates Explains Vaccines on a White Board Bill Gates Explains Vaccines on a White Board

This is a neat video about saving lives with vaccines.  Giving children a couple of drops or a shot ...

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Obama Voices Support For Limiting Malpractice Medical Suits And Add Drugs and Devices-Need Better Safety Information and Recall Solutions First Obama Voices Support For Limiting Malpractice Medical Suits And Add Drugs and Devices-Need Better Safety Information and Recall Solutions First

As the article from the Los Angeles Times states, this took all by surprise.  We have it in Californ...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Orange County Conference Markets Medical Marijuana To Seniors at Laguna Woods Orange County Conference Markets Medical Marijuana To Seniors at Laguna Woods

Speakers talked about micro molecular components of cannabis during the Medical Cannabis Convention....

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Generics to License AIDS Drug Before Regulatory Approval to Increase Access To Underserved Countries Johnson and Johnson Generics to License AIDS Drug Before Regulatory Approval to Increase Access To Underserved Countries

This is a good deal for developing nations getting drugs at an affordable price.  This makes Johnson...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Amazing Charts EHR Now Has An IPad/Iphone Mobile Application Amazing Charts EHR Now Has An IPad/Iphone Mobile Application

Amazing Charts has been around for a number of years and the Owner/President wrote the original ver...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Joe Biden Talks About His Use of the iPad-Who Did Not Snooze During the State of the Union, But Found a Video of Some Who Did Joe Biden Talks About His Use of the iPad-Who Did Not Snooze During the State of the Union, But Found a Video of Some Who Did

Sometime last year I made mention that we didn’t have any role models around using much technology a...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011
 
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