Federal Appeals Judge Rules Stem Cell Research Funding Can Proceed Federal Appeals Judge Rules Stem Cell Research Funding Can Proceed

The law pertains to the federal government being able to fund stem cell research and does not apply ...

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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Community Hospital of Long Beach Officially Becomes Part of The Memorial Care System Community Hospital of Long Beach Officially Becomes Part of The Memorial Care System

I am guessing now as far as medical records they will become part of the Epic system since the curre...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Would Doctors Boycott Their DEA License With the Proposed FDA Additional Education Requirements For Prescribing Pain Killers? Would Doctors Boycott Their DEA License With the Proposed FDA Additional Education Requirements For Prescribing Pain Killers?

I ran across Dr. Doug Farrago’s blog on this topic and it deserves some additional attention in the ...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

President Obama Issues Executive Order To Federal Agencies to Improve Customer Service And Use Technology To Accomplish President Obama Issues Executive Order To Federal Agencies to Improve Customer Service And Use Technology To Accomplish

This is good news and it certainly can’t hurt.  Agencies have 6 months to submit their plans and the...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

CalHIPSO California State REC Announces Partnership With GE And Other Medical Record Vendors CalHIPSO California State REC Announces Partnership With GE And Other Medical Record Vendors

GE has been around in the medical record business for a long time and they are pretty much at the Ca...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

HHS Launches New Reward Program for Hospitals That Provide Quality of Care–Algorithms To Score For Value Based Purchasing HHS Launches New Reward Program for Hospitals That Provide Quality of Care–Algorithms To Score For Value Based Purchasing

Ok here’s that word again but this is what it is, mathematical formulas to grade performance based o...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Aetna's Reports 1st Quarter 2011 Profits Are Up 4%–Membership Down Almost a Million Aetna's Reports 1st Quarter 2011 Profits Are Up 4%–Membership Down Almost a Million

You can read below that membership is down about a million but profits are up.  IN addition you can ...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

GE Healthcare Buys Applied Precision-High Resolution Microscopes and Software Tools GE Healthcare Buys Applied Precision-High Resolution Microscopes and Software Tools

They look like some really neat items here and if you pay no taxes, then I guess acquisitions are ea...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Verizon And Casio Introduce Android Smartphone Ruggedized for Hospital Use Verizon And Casio Introduce Android Smartphone Ruggedized for Hospital Use

Security is good, EAS works for me so we have an Android system here with some Microsoft technologie...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Social Security Starts Phasing Out Paper Checks for Direct Deposits and/or Prepaid Debit Cards Social Security Starts Phasing Out Paper Checks for Direct Deposits and/or Prepaid Debit Cards

Starting My 1st anyone who applies can’t get checks anymore and there is a conversion time until Mar...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Prostate Cancer Drug ZYTIGA™ (Abiraterone Acetate) Receives FDA Approval Johnson and Johnson Prostate Cancer Drug ZYTIGA™ (Abiraterone Acetate) Receives FDA Approval

For a little back history a study announced in October of 2010 the drug prolonged life for an averag...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Second Annual DEA Drug Take Back Day–Saturday April 30, 2011 Across the US Second Annual DEA Drug Take Back Day–Saturday April 30, 2011 Across the US

No questions asked, just bring  the drugs and the DEA will take them off your hands.  Below is a pic...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Medical Quack Adds Mobile Microsoft Tags–Start Scanning With That Smart Phone Medical Quack Adds Mobile Microsoft Tags–Start Scanning With That Smart Phone

It’s been a while and this is a new little project here to allow Smartphone use to scan and read the...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Future of Mobile Technology Combining DNA, Personal Health Records, Food and Food Supplement Products With Bar Codes on Your Smartphone Future of Mobile Technology Combining DNA, Personal Health Records, Food and Food Supplement Products With Bar Codes on Your Smartphone

If your head is not already hurting with some of the new mobile technology in healthcare, it will no...

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Thursday, April 28, 2011
 
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