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 Healthcare ads having the lowest ratings.  ...

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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 decisions made and the unintended consequenc...

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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 are today.  I have several posts on the ...

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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 in the arm can save a child’s life.  Mea...

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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 California and it has been in place for years.  ...

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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.  One woman showed off her glycerite she...

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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 and Johnson the first pharma company to...

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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 version with his goal of keeping it simple ...

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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 and Joe Biden has jumped in there with th...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Arteriocyte Gets FDA Approval To Begin Clinical Trials-Stem Cell Treatment For Critical Limb Ischemia, A Severe Form of PAD-Regenerative Medicine Arteriocyte Gets FDA Approval To Begin Clinical Trials-Stem Cell Treatment For Critical Limb Ischemia, A Severe Form of PAD-Regenerative Medicine

It was just last week I spent some time with Dr. Lawrence from the UCLA Gonda Vascular Center and the link below will tell you about what th...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Stent Royalties and Wars Continue with Jury Ruling Against Johnson and Johnson To Reward Researcher for Patent Violations Stent Royalties and Wars Continue with Jury Ruling Against Johnson and Johnson To Reward Researcher for Patent Violations

This is a game or situation that Johnson and Johnson seems to be good at with their multitude of legal cases with stents.  This time they ar...

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Study Shows Women Who Experience Hot Flashes May Have as High as a 50% Reduced Chance of Developing Breast Cancer Study Shows Women Who Experience Hot Flashes May Have as High as a 50% Reduced Chance of Developing Breast Cancer

Well for once I feel lucky if this is true. Those bothersome irritating sessions of hot flushes are contributing to something good!   Nobod...

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Friday, January 28, 2011

FDA Audits Halted Duke University Clinical Trials Data Related to Genetic Cancer Predictors-A “Padded” Resume of Experience That Did Not Exist FDA Audits Halted Duke University Clinical Trials Data Related to Genetic Cancer Predictors-A “Padded” Resume of Experience That Did Not Exist

The studies were carried out and then halted upon finding out that one of the biostatisticians lied about his background.  Much of the publi...

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Hospital Lawsuit over EHR Systems and Money-Meditech, Epic and “The Consultants”-“Meaningful Money” & “Health IT Literacy” Hospital Lawsuit over EHR Systems and Money-Meditech, Epic and “The Consultants”-“Meaningful Money” & “Health IT Literacy”

We have now moved beyond “meaningful use” and in this case are looking at “meaningful money” of sorts.  This is a type of decision that many...

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Red Cross States National Blood Supply at Lowest Levels in 10 Years-Using Twitter and Social Networks To Find Donors Red Cross States National Blood Supply at Lowest Levels in 10 Years-Using Twitter and Social Networks To Find Donors

The extreme cold weather that has hit the east coast of the US is a big part of the problem.  Blood supplies have been short for a while as ...

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Gamers Are Not the Only Ones to Over Clock Processors-Turns Out It’s Done on Wall Street To Run Those Algorithms at Rocket Speed Gamers Are Not the Only Ones to Over Clock Processors-Turns Out It’s Done on Wall Street To Run Those Algorithms at Rocket Speed

Tech Talk:   With all this speed, the line and balance between investors and speculators is becoming increasingly volatile and unpredictable...

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Bill and Melinda Gates At Davos- Polio Vaccines and Microsoft Kinect Entertains Bill and Melinda Gates At Davos- Polio Vaccines and Microsoft Kinect Entertains

This was an interview done from the World Economic Forum to where they are talking about their donations and grants and also how different g...

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Thursday, January 27, 2011
 
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