FDA Approves a New Drug From Johnson and Johnson, Edurant To Treat HIV FDA Approves a New Drug From Johnson and Johnson, Edurant To Treat HIV

The drug is for treatment for those who have not had any prior treatment for HIV and is taken once a...

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Two More Medical Billing Start Up Companies Create Dashboards for Health Insurance Benefits/Payments-Over Crowded Area of Healthcare IT and Few Consumers Use Two More Medical Billing Start Up Companies Create Dashboards for Health Insurance Benefits/Payments-Over Crowded Area of Healthcare IT and Few Consumers Use

There are 2 new start ups that basically can carry items that you could pretty well put in your Pers...

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Friday, May 20, 2011

HealthGrades 'Best Hospital' List Algorithm Needs Work Again - Flawed Data HealthGrades 'Best Hospital' List Algorithm Needs Work Again - Flawed Data

Frankly I don’t know how a complete and accurate ranking can be accomplished by anyone.  You would a...

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Orthopedic Implants From OrthoSensor to Monitor Knees-Wireless Chips and Accelerometers Inside the Your Body Orthopedic Implants From OrthoSensor to Monitor Knees-Wireless Chips and Accelerometers Inside the Your Body

Well you would have to be living under a rock not to be aware of the recalls on the DePuy implants. ...

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Ford Adding Biometric Health Monitoring to Cars–And How Long Before the Cars Are Driving Themselves (Video) Ford Adding Biometric Health Monitoring to Cars–And How Long Before the Cars Are Driving Themselves (Video)

We all know about the biometric monitoring on devices and on your computer, but now the next territo...

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Friday, May 20, 2011

HHS Issues Final Rule for Health Insurers To Justify Increases–Need to Certify Insurance Algorithms For Calculation Just Like We Certify Electronic Record Algorithms HHS Issues Final Rule for Health Insurers To Justify Increases–Need to Certify Insurance Algorithms For Calculation Just Like We Certify Electronic Record Algorithms

This certainly makes good sense to me as that’s how they make their money with mathematical formulas...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Center for Disease Control Issues Preparedness 101 for Zombie Apocalypse Center for Disease Control Issues Preparedness 101 for Zombie Apocalypse

This is funny and actually a good bit of public relations here describing on what needs to be done t...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

SEC Issues Community Health A Subpoena Related to Emergency Room Practices-The Gang’s All Here With Tenet, HHS and So On SEC Issues Community Health A Subpoena Related to Emergency Room Practices-The Gang’s All Here With Tenet, HHS and So On

After refusing the last offer Tenet has re-filed it’s lawsuit and now we have the SEC involved along...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Doctors Reattach Leg Backwards On Purpose-Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer Doctors Reattach Leg Backwards On Purpose-Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer

The procedure is for Malignant lesions of the distal femur as a reconstructive technique.  The patie...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Verizon (VCast) And Medco Health Release Mobile Application for Smartphones to Find the Cheapest Drugs Verizon (VCast) And Medco Health Release Mobile Application for Smartphones to Find the Cheapest Drugs

First of all though is that you need an Android or Blackberry smartphone and I guess the rest may co...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Web Connected Breathalyzer That Tweets Web Connected Breathalyzer That Tweets

Here’s another invention that is well, interesting.  From the picture all it looks like that is nece...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Vermillion Gets Receives Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Biomarker Patent–Blood Test Vermillion Gets Receives Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Biomarker Patent–Blood Test

PAD is kind of the silent disease that is many times found by accident and the patent received here ...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Heineken and Pepsi Get Social–Blue Tooth Bottle Opener And Social Vending Machine Vices for Devices(Videos) Heineken and Pepsi Get Social–Blue Tooth Bottle Opener And Social Vending Machine Vices for Devices(Videos)

We have all read how soda, beer and many other items are bad for you and how we need to improve and ...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Stryker To Buy Orthovita Bio Surgical for $316 Million Stryker To Buy Orthovita Bio Surgical for $316 Million

The company makes regenerative medical products to harvest bone marrow to help bone healing.  One pr...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Asante Solutions Gets FDA Approval for “Pearl Cartridge Insulin Pump” Asante Solutions Gets FDA Approval for “Pearl Cartridge Insulin Pump”

The device just a month ago has also received the European CE Mark of approval.  The device makes in...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Publix Closing ‘Little Clinic” Retail Medical Clinics in Stores-Most Have Already Been Closed After a 5 Year Run Publix Closing ‘Little Clinic” Retail Medical Clinics in Stores-Most Have Already Been Closed After a 5 Year Run

40 clinics within Publix grocery stores in Florida and Georgia still operated under the name The Lit...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Federal Prosecutors Seeking $1Billion From Johnson and Johnson Relative to Risperdal Marketing Federal Prosecutors Seeking $1Billion From Johnson and Johnson Relative to Risperdal Marketing

For a little history we can go back to the Omnicare with the nursing facilities and seniors so this ...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
 
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