Nimbus, Seeded by Bill Gates Raises $24 Million From Gates and Lilly Ventures Nimbus, Seeded by Bill Gates Raises $24 Million From Gates and Lilly Ventures

Nimbus is a company that uses “computational drug” discovery methodologies in other words using tech...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Robert Scoble At TEDx–Coders Rule (Video) This Applies to Healthcare With Medical Records, Medical Devices, Drug Development Genomics and Intelligent Interpretations Robert Scoble At TEDx–Coders Rule (Video) This Applies to Healthcare With Medical Records, Medical Devices, Drug Development Genomics and Intelligent Interpretations

This is a nice talk about where we are going today with technology and he talks about the lack of co...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Are Wall Street Food Models Good for Promoting Healthy Eating Habits? Is Friending a Pepsi Going To Drive Revenue and Sales? Are Wall Street Food Models Good for Promoting Healthy Eating Habits? Is Friending a Pepsi Going To Drive Revenue and Sales?

This is a good article that delves into how the financial markets operate as it relates to food item...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Only the Rich Will be Able to Afford Avastin for Treating Breast Cancer As FDA Advisors Reject the Drug as a Treatment Only the Rich Will be Able to Afford Avastin for Treating Breast Cancer As FDA Advisors Reject the Drug as a Treatment

The drug is not going away as it is approved to treat other types of cancers but I question the info...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Over 7000 Humana Medicare HMO Patients Are Losing Their Doctors Due to Contract Changes Generated by Cost Algorithms Over 7000 Humana Medicare HMO Patients Are Losing Their Doctors Due to Contract Changes Generated by Cost Algorithms

We have another business decision quoted here, it’s the algorithms that create the profitable busine...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Healthcare's ICD-10 Project Deadlines Could be a Jackpot for India’s IT Companies Healthcare's ICD-10 Project Deadlines Could be a Jackpot for India’s IT Companies

The outsourcers will be a combination of pharmacies, medical device companies, hospitals, insurance ...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

IPAs Helping Doctors Transition With Health IT Technologies - Prepares IPAs for Potential Future Health Insurer Acquisitions-Subsidiary Watch IPAs Helping Doctors Transition With Health IT Technologies - Prepares IPAs for Potential Future Health Insurer Acquisitions-Subsidiary Watch

Now why did I choose this title, because it’s true, and I’ll cite a couple recent posts on what is h...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Microsoft To Offer Direct Protocol To Help Google Health Members Transfer Data to HealthVault-Still Big News for a Product Being Discontinued to Lack of Interest? Microsoft To Offer Direct Protocol To Help Google Health Members Transfer Data to HealthVault-Still Big News for a Product Being Discontinued to Lack of Interest?

If you read here often enough then you know I have been a big advocate of personal health records, b...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) Partners With e-Zassi Which Matches Software With Device Manufacturers and More for Collaboration and Solutions Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) Partners With e-Zassi Which Matches Software With Device Manufacturers and More for Collaboration and Solutions

Back in 2009 I had chance to talk with the CEO and founder of e-Zassi and you can read a bit more at...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Alarm Fatigue and Health IT interoperability Are Top 10 Challenges Today With Medical Engineering And Pushing Some to Technology  and Occupational Burn Out Alarm Fatigue and Health IT interoperability Are Top 10 Challenges Today With Medical Engineering And Pushing Some to Technology and Occupational Burn Out

If you are not familiar with alarm fatigue, it’s when too many alarms are going off at one time and ...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

New Century Brewing Closing Doors This Month as FDA Banned Moonshot Beer 5% Killer Caffeine? What’s Up with This? New Century Brewing Closing Doors This Month as FDA Banned Moonshot Beer 5% Killer Caffeine? What’s Up with This?

You almost have to read the entire article at the link at the end of the post here to really appreci...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Mesoblast Gets FDA Approval to Begin Advanced Clinical Trials Using Stem Cells to Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain Mesoblast Gets FDA Approval to Begin Advanced Clinical Trials Using Stem Cells to Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain

Just from the title of this one I would think this trial could possibly fill up pretty quickly.  I j...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Insurance Mandate Tested Once More for Legality-Problem With This Part of Healthcare Reform is the Missing Public Option Insurance Mandate Tested Once More for Legality-Problem With This Part of Healthcare Reform is the Missing Public Option

I just somewhat wonder how many more opinions will be generated.  This is a touch option here to gen...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Doctors in U.S. Turning Away Insured Patients–It All Has To Do With Contracts Negotiated, Renewals and Changes In the Payment and Other Related Algorithms Doctors in U.S. Turning Away Insured Patients–It All Has To Do With Contracts Negotiated, Renewals and Changes In the Payment and Other Related Algorithms

This was not supposed to be a key element in healthcare reform, but it is now.  I have covered a lot...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Experian to Buy Medical Present Value For $185 Million–More “Algos” On The Way To Market Behavioral Analytical Software Processes? –Subsidiary Watch Experian to Buy Medical Present Value For $185 Million–More “Algos” On The Way To Market Behavioral Analytical Software Processes? –Subsidiary Watch

I am just posing a question here as this is what seems to be happening all around us today and some ...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
 
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