Hickey Partially Paralyzes Woman in New Zealand Hickey Partially Paralyzes Woman in New Zealand

Well so much for an over passionate partner being able to show affection with this method.  This is ...

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Toxic Fumes at Baxter Pharma Plant In Los Angeles Leaves 1 Man Dead and 2 in Critical Condition Toxic Fumes at Baxter Pharma Plant In Los Angeles Leaves 1 Man Dead and 2 in Critical Condition

Two men were cleaning the inside of a 4 foot tank that is used to hold blood plasma and were overcom...

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

HHS Announces Healthy Living Challenge Contest for Innovation-Why Not See Which Programs Could Best Collaborate For Awards HHS Announces Healthy Living Challenge Contest for Innovation-Why Not See Which Programs Could Best Collaborate For Awards

As I read here these are efforts that have are currently working and in effect and are working to he...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Liver Transplant Patients Receive Experimental Drug to Prevent Hepatitis C Infection-Arizona Should Take Notice Liver Transplant Patients Receive Experimental Drug to Prevent Hepatitis C Infection-Arizona Should Take Notice

Perhaps if folks knew about this new drug with liver transplants they would have not enacted the bud...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

FDA Approves Viibryd to Treat Major Depression FDA Approves Viibryd to Treat Major Depression

Vilazodone is a modulator of serotonin neurotransmission to be used for treatment of Major Depressio...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Kaiser Permanente to Install Bloom Box Fuel Cells at California Facilities Kaiser Permanente to Install Bloom Box Fuel Cells at California Facilities

If you have not heard of “fuel cells” EBay and Google are also using them to power their buildings i...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Ingenix (Subsidiary of United Health Group) Sells i3 Clinical Trials And Creates Life Sciences Group-Subsidiary Watch Ingenix (Subsidiary of United Health Group) Sells i3 Clinical Trials And Creates Life Sciences Group-Subsidiary Watch

In case you missed the news, record profits again were maintained by United for the year and the 4th...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Larynx Transplant A Success In California With Woman Being Able to Talk Again Larynx Transplant A Success In California With Woman Being Able to Talk Again

This is one lucky woman to be able to talk again, and she already has 2 other transplanted organs an...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Confidential HMO Document In Minnesota Reveals Proposed Big Public Healthcare Cuts Based On Formulas and Algorithms Confidential HMO Document In Minnesota Reveals Proposed Big Public Healthcare Cuts Based On Formulas and Algorithms

This sounds a little bit like Jan Brewer in Arizona except this time it’s the HMO’s with their propo...

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

United States and China Create New Public-Private Partnership on Healthcare United States and China Create New Public-Private Partnership on Healthcare

I’m not exactly sure what this exactly means since the businesses listed are getting a formal agreem...

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

UnitedHealth Group Reports Record Profits for 2010 of $1.80 Billion-Algorithm Revenues Up with Subsidiary Groups Too UnitedHealth Group Reports Record Profits for 2010 of $1.80 Billion-Algorithm Revenues Up with Subsidiary Groups Too

Below are some of the highlights from the press release you can read in it’s entirety at the link at...

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

2011 eHealth Award Recipient Public Sector–California Deputy Secretary of Health Information Technology With No Staff 2011 eHealth Award Recipient Public Sector–California Deputy Secretary of Health Information Technology With No Staff

Normally I don’t bother with a lot of award postings on the Medical Quack as if you read the news ev...

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Humana Health Insurance Closing up in the UK–Very Little MD Interest With Complicated Contracts To Involve Private Sectors Humana Health Insurance Closing up in the UK–Very Little MD Interest With Complicated Contracts To Involve Private Sectors

If you have read the news of late, the NHS is going through the motions of reorganizing their effort...

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Philadelphia Doctor Charged With Murder in Running a Shop of Horrors Abortion Clinic Philadelphia Doctor Charged With Murder in Running a Shop of Horrors Abortion Clinic

This is not your normal abortion clinic story by any means as this doctor was performing late state ...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Two More Insurers Cigna and Humana Agree To Cover NuVasive Spinal Procedures Two More Insurers Cigna and Humana Agree To Cover NuVasive Spinal Procedures

Cigna and Humana now have joined with Aetna and United Healthcare to provide coverage for the spinal...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Dying Financier Slams Wall Street-Gordon Murray-Nobody Was There to Monitor Those Algorithms For Profit (Video) Dying Financier Slams Wall Street-Gordon Murray-Nobody Was There to Monitor Those Algorithms For Profit (Video)

We can hide debt and Mr. Murray feels that one’s “word” has slipped away.  All the checks and balanc...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Badminton-Mew Choo Badminton Player Getting in Shape with Stem Cell Injection for Her Knee Injury Badminton-Mew Choo Badminton Player Getting in Shape with Stem Cell Injection for Her Knee Injury

Stem cells are appearing almost everywhere today in regenerative medicine and a couple days ago I wr...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Former FDA leader von Eschenbach Named to Viamet Board of Directors Former FDA leader von Eschenbach Named to Viamet Board of Directors

Back in September of 2010 he was also names to the Board of another technology company that deals wi...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Extormity EHR Testimony at Health IT Hearing (Spoof-Video) Extormity EHR Testimony at Health IT Hearing (Spoof-Video)

The Extormity folks have outdone themselves this time!  We actually have live video content here….we...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
 
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