Remote Area Medical Holds Free Clinic in Nashville-1000 or More Patients Expected Remote Area Medical Holds Free Clinic in Nashville-1000 or More Patients Expected

Remote Area Medical is making it’s first visit to Nashville.  We still have issues all through out t...

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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Meaningful Use-Time To Investigate Beyond Proof of Concept and Half Baked Technologies, A Security Reality Check Meaningful Use-Time To Investigate Beyond Proof of Concept and Half Baked Technologies, A Security Reality Check

Half baked is a lot of what we are getting out there today .  Everyone in different aspects of Healt...

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Friday, February 18, 2011

First-Year Resident Wanted for Alleged Sexual Assault of Patients at Christiana Hospital in Delaware-Warrants Issued First-Year Resident Wanted for Alleged Sexual Assault of Patients at Christiana Hospital in Delaware-Warrants Issued

The incidents were reported between October 1st and November 15th.  All were female patients between...

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Medicare Charges More than 100 Doctors, Nurses and Physical Therapists With Medicare Fraud In Multi State Round Up Medicare Charges More than 100 Doctors, Nurses and Physical Therapists With Medicare Fraud In Multi State Round Up

This is good to see some progress being made.  Technology will eventually help recognize some of the...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Files Complaint Against the FDA Regarding Sedasys Device Rejection Used for Propofol Delivery-But Wait We Still Have Shortages & No US Manufacturers? Johnson and Johnson Files Complaint Against the FDA Regarding Sedasys Device Rejection Used for Propofol Delivery-But Wait We Still Have Shortages & No US Manufacturers?

Propofol requires by label that an anesthesiologist be present and the device would administer the d...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

J&J Unit Recalls Wound-Sealing Adhesive And Hernia Treatment Product-Ethicon J&J Unit Recalls Wound-Sealing Adhesive And Hernia Treatment Product-Ethicon

It seems like it’s never going to end with recalls and when J and J is finished with all their inspe...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Department of Defense to Seed $500 Million For Companies to Develop Dual Use Technologies-“Collaboration Not Innovation” DOD Can’t Keep Pace With the Iphone Department of Defense to Seed $500 Million For Companies to Develop Dual Use Technologies-“Collaboration Not Innovation” DOD Can’t Keep Pace With the Iphone

Well here you have it, an admittance of not being up to speed with technology and again this goes ba...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Study: Leave Robotic Prostatectomy in the Hands of Experts Study: Leave Robotic Prostatectomy in the Hands of Experts

By now most of us know about the daVinci robot that is used for prostate surgeries and this new stud...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

HHS Opens New Website-Health Indicators Warehouse For Community Reported Data HHS Opens New Website-Health Indicators Warehouse For Community Reported Data

If you want to look up community rankings on selected healthcare areas this may be the place for you...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Restructures Consumer Products Group And Creates New Global Franchise Organization Johnson and Johnson Restructures Consumer Products Group And Creates New Global Franchise Organization

Restoring the McNeil Consumer Healthcare brands is a big focus here as you would have to be living u...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

President Obama Meeting with Tech Industry Leaders–CEOs and Some of the Smartest CEOs (Algo Men) Who Write Code President Obama Meeting with Tech Industry Leaders–CEOs and Some of the Smartest CEOs (Algo Men) Who Write Code

If you have not seen the news the President is meeting with some of the brightest leaders in technol...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

IBM and Nuance to Work on “Watson” (The Distant Cousin of Dr. Watson) Perhaps Affordable Technology for Use In Healthcare If Private Equity Investors Stay Out Of It IBM and Nuance to Work on “Watson” (The Distant Cousin of Dr. Watson) Perhaps Affordable Technology for Use In Healthcare If Private Equity Investors Stay Out Of It

For those of you who might wonder why is the computer called “Watson”, here's little background ...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

White House Proposes Medicare Doc Fix To The Payment Algorithm for 2 Years White House Proposes Medicare Doc Fix To The Payment Algorithm for 2 Years

Yes that is what this is, yet one more algorithm that created the plans for budgets and agency fundi...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Massachusetts Medical School Wins Contract to Design Health Insurance Exchanges Massachusetts Medical School Wins Contract to Design Health Insurance Exchanges

Massachusetts was the model that was used to design some of the models that were used to create the ...

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

UCLA and VA Researchers Accidentally Discover Compound that Induces Hair Growth By Blocking Stress Related Hormone-They Filed for a Patent UCLA and VA Researchers Accidentally Discover Compound that Induces Hair Growth By Blocking Stress Related Hormone-They Filed for a Patent

What they found by accident was that astressin-B could also translate for use in human hair growth. ...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Mylan’s President Recommends the FDA Should Update User Fees for Generic Drug Companies & Beef Up Inspection Efforts Mylan’s President Recommends the FDA Should Update User Fees for Generic Drug Companies & Beef Up Inspection Efforts

She does make some very good points here with bringing in additional revenue to allow the FDA to ins...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

FDA Gives Approval for Lap-Band Use With Less Obese Patients FDA Gives Approval for Lap-Band Use With Less Obese Patients

This means those who are borderline no longer have to put on weight to have the surgery, hey that do...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

ZocDoc Opens for Business in Los Angeles To Include Covering the OC-Find Doctors and Make Online Doctor Appointments for Free ZocDoc Opens for Business in Los Angeles To Include Covering the OC-Find Doctors and Make Online Doctor Appointments for Free

Once I saw the announcement, and being I live in the OC, time to go check it out and so far I like w...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011
 
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