WHO Classifies Mobile RF Radiation A Class 2B Cancer Causing Agent And There’s an App For Detection..Sort Of WHO Classifies Mobile RF Radiation A Class 2B Cancer Causing Agent And There’s an App For Detection..Sort Of

There’s a cell phone radiation gauge that can be used on cell phones and it turns into an graph to s...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Brazilian Blowout Goes Beyond FDA to Capitol Hill Brazilian Blowout Goes Beyond FDA to Capitol Hill

The big issue with the hair straightening product is the formaldehyde exposure to the salon workers ...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Kaiser Permanente Satisfied With Their Electronic Medical Records Program In Meeting Their Needs Kaiser Permanente Satisfied With Their Electronic Medical Records Program In Meeting Their Needs

This was a nice video done by the Wall Street Journal that focused on a doctor’s point of view for a...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Molina Picks Centricity Practice Solution For Primary EHR Platform Molina Picks Centricity Practice Solution For Primary EHR Platform

Back in August of 2010 the company had some issues with delayed payments and probably a good reason ...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Government Cutting Premium Rates by Up to 40% For High Risk Health Insurance For Consumers With Existing Conditions Government Cutting Premium Rates by Up to 40% For High Risk Health Insurance For Consumers With Existing Conditions

So far the enrollment has reach about 18,000 consumers, far short of the 375,000 that were slated to...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ion Torrent’s DNA Desktop Machine Walk Through- How Semi Conductor Sequencing Works (Video) Ion Torrent’s DNA Desktop Machine Walk Through- How Semi Conductor Sequencing Works (Video)

This is a great video to actually see the working machine and how it works.  I have written about th...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

VA and Department of Defense Begin Testing A Common User Interface for VA VistA and AHLTA Medical Records in Hawaii VA and Department of Defense Begin Testing A Common User Interface for VA VistA and AHLTA Medical Records in Hawaii

Boy what a surprise here using an interface that will make it easier to query and access records fro...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Hospitals Continue to Struggle With Drug Shortages–Availability Is Not Always There Hospitals Continue to Struggle With Drug Shortages–Availability Is Not Always There

Everyone is talking about better efficiency at hospitals, well how does that compute when they need ...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Individual Health Insurance HMO Prices in New York City Growing To Being Non-Affordable for Many–One Company Has Premiums Over $3000 a Month Individual Health Insurance HMO Prices in New York City Growing To Being Non-Affordable for Many–One Company Has Premiums Over $3000 a Month

The number of HMOs serving New York City has also dropped from 13 in 2004 to seven today.  I’m guess...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Security Breaches Getting Attention Again–Patient Privacy Issues at Stake And It’s Everyone’s Concern and Problem To Solve-No Witch Hunts Please… Security Breaches Getting Attention Again–Patient Privacy Issues at Stake And It’s Everyone’s Concern and Problem To Solve-No Witch Hunts Please…

The problem seems to be growing larger and part of the reasons here, outside of “dumb” mistakes as f...

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Monday, May 30, 2011

Nursing Student Vanishes While on Break at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Nursing Student Vanishes While on Break at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

I hope this one has a good ending but as the news reports she was on break from conducting rounds an...

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Monday, May 30, 2011

Argus II “Artificial Retina” Wins European Approval Argus II “Artificial Retina” Wins European Approval

This is some really amazing technology from Second Sight and there are 2 parts, the implant in the ...

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Monday, May 30, 2011

ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 Form Transitions May Not Be Ready To Meet Scheduled Deadlines-Aggregated and Shared Data Methodologies Require More Time & Planning ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 Form Transitions May Not Be Ready To Meet Scheduled Deadlines-Aggregated and Shared Data Methodologies Require More Time & Planning

This should be be a big drop dead hint for anyone as if you follow how complicated healthcare softwa...

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Monday, May 30, 2011

GE Creates HealthyMagination Report and Website–Ho Hum One More Site With Consumers Apps That Will Probably Bite the Dust Like Many Others Have GE Creates HealthyMagination Report and Website–Ho Hum One More Site With Consumers Apps That Will Probably Bite the Dust Like Many Others Have

Everybody seems to want to create the applications that are going to get consumers involved but don’...

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Monday, May 30, 2011

Boston Scientific Recalls 29,000 Coronary Imaging Catheters–Tips Detaching Boston Scientific Recalls 29,000 Coronary Imaging Catheters–Tips Detaching

One more recall and and the catheters being recalled will be from hospitals for the most part.  We a...

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

FDA Approves New Drug To Treat Clostridium Difficile Infections FDA Approves New Drug To Treat Clostridium Difficile Infections

In July of 2010 the FDA approved a test for C Diff and the results are given within an hour.  Alread...

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Senator Tom Coburn Discusses Healthcare and Medicare Reform Senator Tom Coburn Discusses Healthcare and Medicare Reform

This is actually an interesting interview that goes in-depth and shows a different side than what ha...

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Life Technologies Launches New Sequencing Analysis Software For The Cloud Life Technologies Launches New Sequencing Analysis Software For The Cloud

We all talk about the future of the cloud and there’s no group that needs it more than the area of g...

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Florida Governor Rick Scott Signs State Budget That Cuts Medicaid Reimbursements in the Sate by 12% While Florida HMO Profits Were Up 16% Florida Governor Rick Scott Signs State Budget That Cuts Medicaid Reimbursements in the Sate by 12% While Florida HMO Profits Were Up 16%

We all know states with Republican Governors are not very popular today and Florida is one state sad...

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Sleep Marketing–Healthcare Companies Looking to Market and Commoditize Our Habits–Snoozing Marketers Unleashed Sleep Marketing–Healthcare Companies Looking to Market and Commoditize Our Habits–Snoozing Marketers Unleashed

This is something that all of us humans and others who walk the face of the earth have been doing si...

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Saturday, May 28, 2011
 
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