DePuy Orthopedics Gets FDA Approval For Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Implant Pinnacle CoMplete System–Is This A Potential Replacement for the Other Ones Out There? DePuy Orthopedics Gets FDA Approval For Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Implant Pinnacle CoMplete System–Is This A Potential Replacement for the Other Ones Out There?

The clinical trial was run with 194 patients over a 2 year period and 5 patients either needed a rep...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

LulzSec Hackers Attack U.S. Senate Website And Creates A Video Threat to Target the Federal Reserve on YouTube LulzSec Hackers Attack U.S. Senate Website And Creates A Video Threat to Target the Federal Reserve on YouTube

Anonymous and LulzSec are the 2 groups that have been taking responsibility for the hacking of web s...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

FDA Approves New Test To Determine If Breast Cancer Patients Would be Candidates for Herceptin Treatment FDA Approves New Test To Determine If Breast Cancer Patients Would be Candidates for Herceptin Treatment

Herceptin is marketed by Roche in San Francisco, formerly known as Genentech and Ventana is also a R...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

An Algorithm Can Predict Cardiac Arrest 24 Hours Before it Happens With “Machine Learning Technologies” An Algorithm Can Predict Cardiac Arrest 24 Hours Before it Happens With “Machine Learning Technologies”

We are starting to hear more about machine learning technologies and for a pretty well known answer...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

White House Freezes Creation of New Federal Websites and Will Shutter A Ton Of Unnecessary .Gov Web Sites White House Freezes Creation of New Federal Websites and Will Shutter A Ton Of Unnecessary .Gov Web Sites

This coincides with the executive order from the President to use technology wisely.  I think this i...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Former CEO of Aetna, Ronald Williams, Appointed to Johnson & Johnson Board of Directors Serving On Benefits Committee Former CEO of Aetna, Ronald Williams, Appointed to Johnson & Johnson Board of Directors Serving On Benefits Committee

Mr. Williams since stepping down from the CEO position at Aetna certainly is ranking up a number of ...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

1-800-GET-THIN and Lap-Band Lawsuit Having Trouble in Southern California With Insurer Covering Legal Expenses For False Advertising Case 1-800-GET-THIN and Lap-Band Lawsuit Having Trouble in Southern California With Insurer Covering Legal Expenses For False Advertising Case

This is a class action law suit related to deaths of 2 women who under went the surgical procedure w...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

FDA Approves NDA for Two Hydrocodone Cough and Cold Medications From Cypress Pharmaceuticals FDA Approves NDA for Two Hydrocodone Cough and Cold Medications From Cypress Pharmaceuticals

From reading the press release these are the only two hydrocodone drugs that also a nasal decongesta...

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Privacy Wanted–So Let’s Require Those Who Sell Web Data to Register and Tax the Transactions and Publicly Disclose Who They Sell To With a Federal Registry Privacy Wanted–So Let’s Require Those Who Sell Web Data to Register and Tax the Transactions and Publicly Disclose Who They Sell To With a Federal Registry

This is just like software, as it a group of algorithms that become software of some type. Perhaps ...

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Molina Healthcare Loses Louisiana Medicaid Contract–Has 15 Days To Appeal Molina Healthcare Loses Louisiana Medicaid Contract–Has 15 Days To Appeal

The business was secured when Molina acquired Unisys last year and according to the article below fr...

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Michigan's Medical Marijuana Shows an $8 Million Dollar Profit Michigan's Medical Marijuana Shows an $8 Million Dollar Profit

This is not bad for a state that is looking for revenue everywhere they can find it.  The program is...

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Monday, June 13, 2011

US Medical Companies Going Overseas for Investors While We Keep Driving Up Intangible Social Algorithms for Investments US Medical Companies Going Overseas for Investors While We Keep Driving Up Intangible Social Algorithms for Investments

It seems like we are so very busy chasing those social algorithms today and I’m not the first one t...

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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Startup Health Wants Developers to Focus More on Wellness Apps Instead of Games–Did Someone Forget to tell Aetna & Humana? Startup Health Wants Developers to Focus More on Wellness Apps Instead of Games–Did Someone Forget to tell Aetna & Humana?

Let’s just face it Wellness and healthcare apps are not fun, no matter how you configure them as our...

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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Cellphone Died This Week–My New Phone is Windows Mobile 7 - I Wanted Security, Privacy and Applications - In That Order Cellphone Died This Week–My New Phone is Windows Mobile 7 - I Wanted Security, Privacy and Applications - In That Order

I was hoping to wait a little longer as my 2 year contract had been up for a while now and I wanted ...

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

One More Reason for Slow EHR Adoption Cited–Software Being Designed To Meet Bureaucratic Standards Rather Than Needs of Doctors and Patients One More Reason for Slow EHR Adoption Cited–Software Being Designed To Meet Bureaucratic Standards Rather Than Needs of Doctors and Patients

The testimony today came from Ingenix, and they should know as they are the leaders of all the analy...

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Friday, June 10, 2011
 
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