“Ultrasound on a Smartphone” Technology From MobiSante Receives FDA Approval “Ultrasound on a Smartphone” Technology From MobiSante Receives FDA Approval

I have covered a bit about the Mobisante device back in 2009 to include some videos so you can see ...

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Saturday, February 12, 2011

DaVinci Surgical Robot Does a Roadshow At An Orange County Mall DaVinci Surgical Robot Does a Roadshow At An Orange County Mall

I happened to stumble on to this today as the daVinci Robot was being packed up after the presentati...

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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Text Lightning Outlook Power Tools-Text Templates for Frequently Used Text-Free Text Lightning Outlook Power Tools-Text Templates for Frequently Used Text-Free

Occasionally I like to include some time saving updates with Outlook Add Ins or other software that ...

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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Community Health Buying Up 3 Hospitals In Pennsylvania From Catholic Health Partners Community Health Buying Up 3 Hospitals In Pennsylvania From Catholic Health Partners

Again we are seeing the changing face of hospitals in the US today, more moving over to the for prof...

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Saturday, February 12, 2011

HCA Reorganizes Again With Adding Business Services To Sell-Names New CEO HCA Reorganizes Again With Adding Business Services To Sell-Names New CEO

This seems to be one more trending area with big hospital companies now entering into the business m...

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Saturday, February 12, 2011

HealthVault-Setting Up Consumer Email Address For Secure Messages Using Government Direct Project HealthVault-Setting Up Consumer Email Address For Secure Messages Using Government Direct Project

I am just going to address here how you as a a consumer get set up through HealthVault.   As Sean ha...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

FDA Approves First 3-D Mammography Device But Opinions Divided on Usefulness Over 2-D Where Detection Rate is the Same FDA Approves First 3-D Mammography Device But Opinions Divided on Usefulness Over 2-D Where Detection Rate is the Same

The new devices also gives out twice the amount of radiation, which some say is ok if women do not h...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Kinect And daVinci Surgical Robot Do Simulated Surgery Suturing Together (Video) Kinect And daVinci Surgical Robot Do Simulated Surgery Suturing Together (Video)

Back in January the University of Washington was working on this hack and now we have a video from J...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Health IT Trends for 2011 With Pharma Adopting Azure & Other Cloud Technologies Health IT Trends for 2011 With Pharma Adopting Azure & Other Cloud Technologies

Back a couple years ago I had a discussion with Mike Naimoli and that was when Azure services were j...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Health IT Security and Why It Matters-What Is a SQL Injection Flaw and It Still Keeps Happening Today (Video/Fictional Story) Health IT Security and Why It Matters-What Is a SQL Injection Flaw and It Still Keeps Happening Today (Video/Fictional Story)

This video was made by the folks over at Microsoft Channel 9 back in 2006 and it is entertaining as ...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

CDC to Survey Doctors on Electronic Medical Records-Expect This to be All Over the Map CDC to Survey Doctors on Electronic Medical Records-Expect This to be All Over the Map

Why?  Take a look at all the medical record systems that are out there today and that gives one larg...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Australian Woman Has Stem Cell Transplant of Bone Marrow to Treat Multiple Sclerosis-Walking Again and Pain Is Gone Australian Woman Has Stem Cell Transplant of Bone Marrow to Treat Multiple Sclerosis-Walking Again and Pain Is Gone

This is a pretty amazing story and she’s the second person in Australia to under go the procedure.  ...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Quest Diagnostics and Withings WiFi Scale Integrate Mobile Software Weight Tracking Quest Diagnostics and Withings WiFi Scale Integrate Mobile Software Weight Tracking

We have yet one more way to automate putting you weight measurements into a personal healthcare reco...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

CMS Head Dr. Don Berwick Addresses the Ways and Means Committee of the House (Luddites Included) CMS Head Dr. Don Berwick Addresses the Ways and Means Committee of the House (Luddites Included)

Here we go again with the impossible quest for the perfect answer and there isn’t one but we seem to...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

The Hospitalist Anthem-The Hard Doc’s Life In the Silicon Valley The Hospitalist Anthem-The Hard Doc’s Life In the Silicon Valley

This is a funny musical rendition of a hospitalist in the Silicon Valley so all they techs that work...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Former CEO of Fidelity Investments Joins UnitedHealth Group Board of Directors Former CEO of Fidelity Investments Joins UnitedHealth Group Board of Directors

Do I need to say more about the financial connection here?  I don’t know if or how many doctors coul...

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Stent Device Company (Cordis) Merging Cardio and Endovascular Divisions-Lay Offs Coming Johnson and Johnson Stent Device Company (Cordis) Merging Cardio and Endovascular Divisions-Lay Offs Coming

Sales have fallen and I guess even that big reward from Boston Scientific for 2 billion in 2010 was ...

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Global Certification Forum and Continua Health Alliance to Collaborate to Certify Personal Health Records - Wireless Devices Global Certification Forum and Continua Health Alliance to Collaborate to Certify Personal Health Records - Wireless Devices

Continua is the wireless alliance of both software and hardware in healthcare, in other words they c...

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Thursday, February 10, 2011
 
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