Mergers and Acquisitions in Biotech Disrupts Markets With Bankers Rolling Up Mega-Mergers For Short Term Returns Mergers and Acquisitions in Biotech Disrupts Markets With Bankers Rolling Up Mega-Mergers For Short Term Returns

This was an interesting piece in Xconomy, an opinion piece but I happen to agree with a lot of what ...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Greenway Medical Records Company Files to Go Public To Raise $100 Million Greenway Medical Records Company Files to Go Public To Raise $100 Million

Greenway has been around for a long time and perhaps one of the first EHR vendors when all of this ...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Craig Mundie from Microsoft Talks About Avatar Kinect and Use in Healthcare And How Technology is Reshaping Main Street (Videos) Craig Mundie from Microsoft Talks About Avatar Kinect and Use in Healthcare And How Technology is Reshaping Main Street (Videos)

This is kind of cute interview as part of the interview is actually done with Kinect Avatars.  Craig...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Why Is James Murdoch on the Board of GlaxoSmithKline And Will He Stay? Why Is James Murdoch on the Board of GlaxoSmithKline And Will He Stay?

This is a good thought provoking article here and for no other reason than the title, why is he on t...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

High-tech Gadget Turns a Smart Phone Into a Hospital-Grade Heart Monitor With the Ability to Produce EKG in 30 Seconds And Email High-tech Gadget Turns a Smart Phone Into a Hospital-Grade Heart Monitor With the Ability to Produce EKG in 30 Seconds And Email

Phones are getting better all the time and with all the big strides being made in consumer medical d...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Microsoft Research Launches Free Tool Kit to Assist Big-Data Scientists-More Ways to Use the Azure Cloud With Large Scale Data Sets And Algorithms For Analytics Microsoft Research Launches Free Tool Kit to Assist Big-Data Scientists-More Ways to Use the Azure Cloud With Large Scale Data Sets And Algorithms For Analytics

Here’s another topic we have been hearing a lot about and it will continue to grow “machine learning...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Recalled Wipes From Triad Still Out There in Consumer Medicine Cabinets and Possibly At Some Retail Locations-Manufacturers and FDA Need To Do A Better Job-Bar Codes Recalled Wipes From Triad Still Out There in Consumer Medicine Cabinets and Possibly At Some Retail Locations-Manufacturers and FDA Need To Do A Better Job-Bar Codes

If you are not up to date on the Triad recalls, read the post below as this is huge, affects consume...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

PositiveID Implantable GlucoChip RFID Technology Continues-Submitted to FDA for 501K Approval PositiveID Implantable GlucoChip RFID Technology Continues-Submitted to FDA for 501K Approval

Once more we are back to the implantable chips and everyone kind of remembers when the company came ...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Lawsuit Filed Against Blue Shield Declaring Violation of Contract for Not Covering Telephonic Health Services in California Lawsuit Filed Against Blue Shield Declaring Violation of Contract for Not Covering Telephonic Health Services in California

Here we go back to the same old issue here with doctors not being reimbursed for services involving ...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Aetna Purchasing PayFlex Holdings For $202 Million-Health IT Benefits Algorithms for Employers-Subsidiary Watch Aetna Purchasing PayFlex Holdings For $202 Million-Health IT Benefits Algorithms for Employers-Subsidiary Watch

This is one more company added to the Aetna acquisitions of Health IT related companies.  It’s all a...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Mayo Clinic's 7 Million Paper Charts–Archives Used for Research That Take Up A Lot of Space Mayo Clinic's 7 Million Paper Charts–Archives Used for Research That Take Up A Lot of Space

We all know that Mayo Clinic was one of the forerunners and got started early with electronic medic...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

FDA Approves Tear Science Eye Treatment Device to Diagnose and Treat Evaporative Dry Eye FDA Approves Tear Science Eye Treatment Device to Diagnose and Treat Evaporative Dry Eye

Dry Eye is a very common problem that many suffer from and we all know the eye drop routine but the ...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

‪e-Patient Dave deBronkart at TED–Meet the Patient–We Have Valuable Input Too Related to Our Care And It Can Save Your Life ‪e-Patient Dave deBronkart at TED–Meet the Patient–We Have Valuable Input Too Related to Our Care And It Can Save Your Life

This is a great video as Dave talks about his own information journey and how it helped save his lif...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

One More Device Enters the Market to Record Exercise, Nutrition and Sleep Patterns For Consumers–JawBone UP One More Device Enters the Market to Record Exercise, Nutrition and Sleep Patterns For Consumers–JawBone UP

We have one more into an already crowded market and I think everyone is trying to design what the co...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

iPhone Application Gives Skin Cancer Risk Assessment–Using Johns Hopkins Licensed Date Base Using An Algorithm and Image Recognition Technology To Compare iPhone Application Gives Skin Cancer Risk Assessment–Using Johns Hopkins Licensed Date Base Using An Algorithm and Image Recognition Technology To Compare

One thing for sure is that devices are getting smarter all the time and especially cell phones.  Thi...

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

NHS Investigating Contaminated Saline at Stepping Hill Hospital–Insulin Found Inside And 3 Patients Have Died NHS Investigating Contaminated Saline at Stepping Hill Hospital–Insulin Found Inside And 3 Patients Have Died

This is scary as if errors are not bad enough but to have someone inside putting insulin into saline...

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Outgoing Federal CIO Says to Focus on Execution-Literal Translation Might Be The “Lawmakers Just Don’t Get It”–Congressional Digital Illiteracy Just Sucks Outgoing Federal CIO Says to Focus on Execution-Literal Translation Might Be The “Lawmakers Just Don’t Get It”–Congressional Digital Illiteracy Just Sucks

This is a nice article written and saying everything politically correct which anyone would do if th...

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Friday, July 15, 2011
 
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