Life Time Fitness and Best Buy Provide Life Time Members Monthly Dues Savings When They Purchase Best Buy Gift Cards Life Time Fitness and Best Buy Provide Life Time Members Monthly Dues Savings When They Purchase Best Buy Gift Cards

This is an interesting partnership to drive digital purchases and get in shape at the same time.  L...

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Saturday, June 04, 2011

NIH Approves Two GMP Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines From BioTime Which Creates Additional Availability for Federal Funding NIH Approves Two GMP Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines From BioTime Which Creates Additional Availability for Federal Funding

We now have 2 more lines of human embryonic stem cells added to the Registry and this is a total now...

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Saturday, June 04, 2011

Out of Focus Lawmakers With Digital Illiteracy–Bill To Make It A Criminal Offense for Embedding You Tube Videos and Time And Money Wasted With John Edwards Case Out of Focus Lawmakers With Digital Illiteracy–Bill To Make It A Criminal Offense for Embedding You Tube Videos and Time And Money Wasted With John Edwards Case

This further proves the case that we need some focus and the right technology to understand and dril...

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Saturday, June 04, 2011

Jackson Laboratory Pulls Plan to Build Facility in Sarasota County, Florida-Lack of State Funding For Economic Development Stem Cell Research Project Jackson Laboratory Pulls Plan to Build Facility in Sarasota County, Florida-Lack of State Funding For Economic Development Stem Cell Research Project

Creating the research and development center would have brought additional jobs and additional spin ...

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Saturday, June 04, 2011

Researchers Ask For Help From Your  Computer–BOINC-Become a Home Researcher Or Just Donate PC Power Researchers Ask For Help From Your Computer–BOINC-Become a Home Researcher Or Just Donate PC Power

I have covered similar items such as the program at Stanford to where you can let your computer idle...

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Friday, June 03, 2011

CMS Working to Allow Certain Organizations Access to Physician Claim Data–Cost Will be In the Millions and Data Will Be Flawed CMS Working to Allow Certain Organizations Access to Physician Claim Data–Cost Will be In the Millions and Data Will Be Flawed

Obviously there’s pressure from members of Congress with bills created to put this information onlin...

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Friday, June 03, 2011

Physical Virtue Solution To Assess and Train Neck Disorders, Microsoft Kinect And More As Shown This Week at the Israel Conference Physical Virtue Solution To Assess and Train Neck Disorders, Microsoft Kinect And More As Shown This Week at the Israel Conference

This week I attended the Israel Conference in Los Angeles and what showing of new technologies.  You...

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Friday, June 03, 2011

Hologic Acquires TCT International in China, Distributor of Medical Products Hologic Acquires TCT International in China, Distributor of Medical Products

Hologic makes a series of diagnostics products and recently was in the news with the FDA approval of...

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

Cleveland Clinic CEO Recommends Changes to Current ACO Rules Cleveland Clinic CEO Recommends Changes to Current ACO Rules

In addition to the Cleveland Clinic, several other hospitals and chains have sent their concerns and...

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

Physician Salaries Represent 8% of Total US Healthcare Cost Physician Salaries Represent 8% of Total US Healthcare Cost

When it comes to the high costs of physicians in healthcare, having 8% of the total amount spent bas...

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

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
 
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