How Algorithms Shape Our World–TED Talks Kevin Slavin–Writing the Unreadable And A Good Reason to Get Into the Math How Algorithms Shape Our World–TED Talks Kevin Slavin–Writing the Unreadable And A Good Reason to Get Into the Math

If you read here often enough, no surprise that I would include this presentation as the world “algo...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Orange County Oncologist Gets Sentenced to 18 months Prison – Diagnosed With “Co-Dependency”- Couldn’t Stop Fraudulently Billing Medicare Orange County Oncologist Gets Sentenced to 18 months Prison – Diagnosed With “Co-Dependency”- Couldn’t Stop Fraudulently Billing Medicare

I couldn’t make that title up if I tried as that is what Dr. Justice’s attorney states in this story...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

FDA Mobile Medical Applications NPRM From the FDA–Register All With Categories and Create New Classification for “Clone Apps” FDA Mobile Medical Applications NPRM From the FDA–Register All With Categories and Create New Classification for “Clone Apps”

This is a bit of complicated issue for many as to setting up guidelines and rules that can be used, ...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

‪The Gates Foundation on Reinventing the Toilet-Let’s Get Our “Crap” Together and Do It (Video) ‪The Gates Foundation on Reinventing the Toilet-Let’s Get Our “Crap” Together and Do It (Video)

I do have to say this is a very well done video about a crappy subject and someone had their thinkin...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Walter Reed Army Medical Center To Close It’s Doors Forever This Week–Moving to the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center Walter Reed Army Medical Center To Close It’s Doors Forever This Week–Moving to the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center

The hospital is closing it’s doors and will be combined with the National Naval Medical Center and t...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

How Prime Healthcare Hospital Chain Is Accused of Boosting Profits With Higher ER Admissions How Prime Healthcare Hospital Chain Is Accused of Boosting Profits With Higher ER Admissions

A comparison was done with using big hospital chain Tenet, who admitted 39% of the ER patients while...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

RAM (Remote Area Medical) at Wise, Virginia for the 12th Annual Free Clinic Seeing over 4000 Patients RAM (Remote Area Medical) at Wise, Virginia for the 12th Annual Free Clinic Seeing over 4000 Patients

This was a 3 day event with those who have either no insurance or those without enough insurance to ...

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Public Employee Benefits Alliance (PEBA) A Texas Purchasing Cooperative Signs Agreement With Satori Medical Tourism Public Employee Benefits Alliance (PEBA) A Texas Purchasing Cooperative Signs Agreement With Satori Medical Tourism

PEBA represents over 150,000 from two Texas Political Subdivision Pools and 68 individual employers ...

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Friday, July 22, 2011

FDA Approves First Male Vibrator for Use for Men Suffering From ED–Available By Prescription Only FDA Approves First Male Vibrator for Use for Men Suffering From ED–Available By Prescription Only

You read the title correctly, you need a prescription to get the device and the home page states it ...

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Friday, July 22, 2011

IBM General Parallel File System Scans 10 Billion Files in 43 minutes–New High Powered Hi-Tech-Could be Great for MRI Imaging IBM General Parallel File System Scans 10 Billion Files in 43 minutes–New High Powered Hi-Tech-Could be Great for MRI Imaging

This almost makes me wish a 10 billion files to scan:)  This looks like a good place to store some M...

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Health IT Company MMRGlobal (MyMedicalRecord.com) To Sell 4 Million Shares To Chinese Investment Partner Health IT Company MMRGlobal (MyMedicalRecord.com) To Sell 4 Million Shares To Chinese Investment Partner

Back in 2008 the company merged with Favrille Biotech and is located in the Los Angeles area after t...

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Johnson and Johnson Cautions Doctors Not To Begin Treatments with Doxil Cancer Drug–Shortages from Manufacturer Boehringer Johnson and Johnson Cautions Doctors Not To Begin Treatments with Doxil Cancer Drug–Shortages from Manufacturer Boehringer

The drug is used to treat ovarian cancer and Multiple myeloma or skin cancer.  As you can read here ...

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Breast Enhancement Stem Cell Surgery and Liposuction Combined With Cytori–Also Shown Safe for Breast Cancer Reconstruction Breast Enhancement Stem Cell Surgery and Liposuction Combined With Cytori–Also Shown Safe for Breast Cancer Reconstruction

To me this look like a winner to combine both into one and of course by using one’s own stem cells, ...

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Express Scripts to buy Medco for $29 Billion–Medco 2nd Quarter Profits Were Down 4% And the Profit Algorithms Once Again Are Hard at Work To Control Costs via Acquisition Express Scripts to buy Medco for $29 Billion–Medco 2nd Quarter Profits Were Down 4% And the Profit Algorithms Once Again Are Hard at Work To Control Costs via Acquisition

The whole purpose here is to keep the costs of prescriptions down and with the merging of the 2 phar...

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

More Hospital Layoffs in Massachusetts and Mergers - Operating Income Funded A Lot of Technology Upgrades–Close To $49 Million More Hospital Layoffs in Massachusetts and Mergers - Operating Income Funded A Lot of Technology Upgrades–Close To $49 Million

Baystate Health will be laying off 354 jobs due to budget shortfalls.  As you can read the system ha...

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

FDA and Medical Devices-Who Doesn’t Get This, They Are Looking for Engineers Just Like Technology Companies Are Doing- Get Some Congressional Digital Literacy in Place FDA and Medical Devices-Who Doesn’t Get This, They Are Looking for Engineers Just Like Technology Companies Are Doing- Get Some Congressional Digital Literacy in Place

When you look at the devices created today a good majority of them are using software and let’s say ...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
 
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