At CES Walgreens Chief Medical Officer Discusses Their Technologies for Healthcare At CES Walgreens Chief Medical Officer Discusses Their Technologies for Healthcare

This is interesting on how healthcare technologies are following us everywhere, even to CES, as much...

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Saturday, January 08, 2011

FDA Announces Recall of Alcohol Prep Pads, Swabs, Swabsticks From Triad–FDA and Manufacturers Should Ashamed-Campaign for Bar Codes Still Stands Stronger Than Ever! FDA Announces Recall of Alcohol Prep Pads, Swabs, Swabsticks From Triad–FDA and Manufacturers Should Ashamed-Campaign for Bar Codes Still Stands Stronger Than Ever!

This is by far the biggest neglect of both the FDA and drug/medical device and over the counter heal...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

iPad Helping Hospital In Israel Treat Patients With Connecting via Chameleon to Run Their Windows Based Programs (Video) iPad Helping Hospital In Israel Treat Patients With Connecting via Chameleon to Run Their Windows Based Programs (Video)

Everything needs to talk and anymore you see fewer lines between brands, let’s just make it work is ...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Beckman Coulter Cancels Presentation at Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Beckman Coulter Cancels Presentation at Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

The company has also put itself on the block for sale with a couple of Private Equity firms showing ...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Partners HealthCare System in Boston Borrowing $420 Million for Medical Records and to Refinance Debt Partners HealthCare System in Boston Borrowing $420 Million for Medical Records and to Refinance Debt

Who said electronic medical record weren’t expensive?  Partners hospitals include Brigham and Women ...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Nation's First Physician Recipient of Health Records Incentive Payment Using e-MDs Medical Records in Oklahoma Nation's First Physician Recipient of Health Records Incentive Payment Using e-MDs Medical Records in Oklahoma

If I am reading correctly the check was issued 2 days after registration began, and that’s fast serv...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Surgical Information Systems Bought By Norwest Equity-Private Equity Firms Still Investing Heavy in Healthcare Algorithms Surgical Information Systems Bought By Norwest Equity-Private Equity Firms Still Investing Heavy in Healthcare Algorithms

How much is an algorithm worth?  Ask anyone on Wall Street these days and it’s these intangibles (ak...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

MedApps Remote Monitoring for 3G Added to AT&T 3G Platform MedApps Remote Monitoring for 3G Added to AT&T 3G Platform

MedApps is one of the devices/software services that has been cleared by the FDA.  Sometimes what do...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Paul Levy Stepping Down as CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston Paul Levy Stepping Down as CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston

I was reading my usual news feeds and people I follow in Twitter this morning as I was not quite rea...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Microsoft Surface 2.0 For Healthcare With Advanced Touch Capabilities, Bar Codes and You Can Hang It on the Wall Microsoft Surface 2.0 For Healthcare With Advanced Touch Capabilities, Bar Codes and You Can Hang It on the Wall

I watched the keynote last night from CES too and Surface is evolving.  Not everyone may want a tabl...

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Members of Congress Read U.S. Constitution on House Floor–The Weird Discussion Prior on How To Read It and Which Version (Video) Members of Congress Read U.S. Constitution on House Floor–The Weird Discussion Prior on How To Read It and Which Version (Video)

If you haven’t seen this yet, this is more entertaining than the actual reading with the discussion ...

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

NIH Offering Free "Medicine in the Media" Course For Journalists NIH Offering Free "Medicine in the Media" Course For Journalists

I thought I would post this as a general interest article, but I don’t think bloggers are included, ...

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Sells Off St. Joseph’s Aspirin to llex–Too Many Recalls Johnson & Johnson Sells Off St. Joseph’s Aspirin to llex–Too Many Recalls

Since all the recalls, there has not been much of this around to say the least so the new owner in B...

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

President Obama Names a New “Hybrid” Chief of Staff That Can Bring Some “Algo Men” to the White House and Washington President Obama Names a New “Hybrid” Chief of Staff That Can Bring Some “Algo Men” to the White House and Washington

You can read the entire article at the New York Times but in essence the President ran out of folks ...

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

Blue Shield of California Announced Rate Hikes of Up to 59% For Some Individuals Blue Shield of California Announced Rate Hikes of Up to 59% For Some Individuals

In reading this some policy holders had contracts that guaranteed no raises for a year and those are...

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Scrubs Gallery Discount for January 2010 Valued Advertiser on the Medical Scrubs Gallery Discount for January 2010 Valued Advertiser on the Medical

  Buy Baby Phat Scrubs: 15% off with code "babyphat_value" One again I thank ScrubsGa...

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Arizona: Second Denied Transplant Patient Dies Due to Budget Cuts-The Real Death Panels Reside with Governor Brewer Arizona: Second Denied Transplant Patient Dies Due to Budget Cuts-The Real Death Panels Reside with Governor Brewer

This patient lived in Tucson and was denied a transplant due to the October 1st budget cuts.  I have...

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011
 
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