Recalls: FDA Gets the Big Luddite Award with Drug and Device Companies That Do Little or Nothing to Help Consumers-Triad Products Could Have Been Bar Coded To Scan Recalls: FDA Gets the Big Luddite Award with Drug and Device Companies That Do Little or Nothing to Help Consumers-Triad Products Could Have Been Bar Coded To Scan

Read the quoted paragraph below, a veteran gets a notice 3 months after the recall, well gee….bar co...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Quest Diagnostics Agrees to Settle California Medicaid Suit for $241 Million-Overcharging for Lab Tests Quest Diagnostics Agrees to Settle California Medicaid Suit for $241 Million-Overcharging for Lab Tests

The lawsuit contends that for 15 years Quest Labs over charged Medicaid for blood count and HIV test...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Hospitals Have A New Contracted Specialty–The Laborists (Modeled after Hospitalists) Hospitals Have A New Contracted Specialty–The Laborists (Modeled after Hospitalists)

Here’s another group born out of the medical profession that specialized in delivering babies.  Obvi...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Senator Rockefeller Introduces Do Not Follow Internet Privacy Bill-Healthcare Needs This So We Can Chose Not to Be “Product Placements” In Data Marketing For Sale Senator Rockefeller Introduces Do Not Follow Internet Privacy Bill-Healthcare Needs This So We Can Chose Not to Be “Product Placements” In Data Marketing For Sale

I know there are mixed emotions about this but darn in healthcare it is truly needed as it’s getting...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

More Doctors in the US Are No Longer Doing Clinical Research–Too Difficult and Expenses Are too High As More Trials Move to China More Doctors in the US Are No Longer Doing Clinical Research–Too Difficult and Expenses Are too High As More Trials Move to China

So many still think that doctors are highly paid positions and that’s not necessary so.  It does cos...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Fooducate IPhone Bar Code Program Helps You Make Healthy Choices at the Grocery Store Fooducate IPhone Bar Code Program Helps You Make Healthy Choices at the Grocery Store

I have written before about programs that utilize your camera in your cell phone for information and...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Dave deBronkart -e-Patient Dave On Letting Patients Help Sort Out the Health Data Dave deBronkart -e-Patient Dave On Letting Patients Help Sort Out the Health Data

Dave tells his story on how he was able to connect online and find the help he needed as a cancer su...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Walgreens Releases Windows 7 Application Using Bar Code Technology To Order Prescription Refills Walgreens Releases Windows 7 Application Using Bar Code Technology To Order Prescription Refills

If you read here often enough, you know I like bar codes and this is one more example on how the lab...

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Monday, May 09, 2011

MakoPlasty Robotic Surgical Procedure for Knee Replacements And Stem Cells To Regrow The Knee With Animal Tissue MakoPlasty Robotic Surgical Procedure for Knee Replacements And Stem Cells To Regrow The Knee With Animal Tissue

I first wrote about the MakoPlasty FDA approved robot back in 2008 you can use the link below to fin...

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Friday, May 06, 2011

Power of the Brain Goes Even Further With A Thought Controlled Car–Brain Drive Has Arrived Power of the Brain Goes Even Further With A Thought Controlled Car–Brain Drive Has Arrived

This could be scary for me as I might end up in too many wrecks with my thoughts :)  By now we have ...

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Friday, May 06, 2011

Republicans Shelve Medicare Overhaul Plan–Lack of Business Intelligence, Technology And Behavioral Analytics Will Serve To Shelve Any Such Proposed Bill Republicans Shelve Medicare Overhaul Plan–Lack of Business Intelligence, Technology And Behavioral Analytics Will Serve To Shelve Any Such Proposed Bill

Medicare and Healthcare reform are not simple and we saw the presentation made by Ryan and again wit...

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Friday, May 06, 2011

Chiropractor in Georgia Accused 8 Counts of Patient Identity Theft Chiropractor in Georgia Accused 8 Counts of Patient Identity Theft

I hope business was not that bad that he had to resort to theft.  I patients had cases of theft and began noticing collection calls and bill...

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Thursday, May 05, 2011

Hearth Rhythm Society Sold Access to Member Information & Tracked Members With RFID Name Tags Hearth Rhythm Society Sold Access to Member Information & Tracked Members With RFID Name Tags

Everyone in healthcare is marketing their ass off even at conventions.  Technology is great if used ...

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Thursday, May 05, 2011

Government CONNECT Project Gets Rebranded–Two Former ONC Staff Members Formed Alembic Foundation To Continue Development Now Named Aurion Government CONNECT Project Gets Rebranded–Two Former ONC Staff Members Formed Alembic Foundation To Continue Development Now Named Aurion

Well there’s goes the name and it was a good name and who can remember Aurion, but maybe I will in t...

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Thursday, May 05, 2011
 
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