The Vasectomy A Cure for Children–Daily Show Uncensored–Humor (Video) The Vasectomy A Cure for Children–Daily Show Uncensored–Humor (Video)

This is funny and a humor depiction of how he transmitted children to his wife, happens to other people but when it happens to you, it’s rea...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

CMS Updates Medicare.gov Portal With Added Searches and Comparison Information CMS Updates Medicare.gov Portal With Added Searches and Comparison Information

Additional information and improvements have been made to Medicare.Gov and as a resource you can alw...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Car Crashes Into Radiology Center At Massachusetts Hospital Car Crashes Into Radiology Center At Massachusetts Hospital

Luckily nobody was hurt, and this is the nuclear medicine area of the hospital, not a good thing when in the middle of an MRI for sure.  BD ...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Health Insurance Paper Work Costs Doctors an Average of $83k a Year Health Insurance Paper Work Costs Doctors an Average of $83k a Year

I think we all could admit to agreeing with the one statement at the end of this article that says t...

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Friday, August 05, 2011

FDA Proposes Rule Recommending Pacemaker be Reclassified- Good Idea! Can’t Have Too Many Debuggers on the Software FDA Proposes Rule Recommending Pacemaker be Reclassified- Good Idea! Can’t Have Too Many Debuggers on the Software

This is good as so many medical devices use software today and ensuring safety along with a thorough...

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Thursday, August 04, 2011

OptumHealth Subsidiary of United HealthCare To Acquire Connextions Health IT Service Company–Subsidiary Watch OptumHealth Subsidiary of United HealthCare To Acquire Connextions Health IT Service Company–Subsidiary Watch

It’s all about health IT and analytics.  I try to cover most of the analytics as best I can here but...

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Thursday, August 04, 2011

Blackstone Group to Buy Emdeon Healthcare Data Service/Claim Processing/Revenue Cycle Company for $3 Billion Blackstone Group to Buy Emdeon Healthcare Data Service/Claim Processing/Revenue Cycle Company for $3 Billion

One more public company to go private and into the hands of private equity.  Emdeon has made several...

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Thursday, August 04, 2011

White House Names Former Microsoft Executive as Next US CIO White House Names Former Microsoft Executive as Next US CIO

$80 billion a year is what is spent by the government on information technology and we struggle to g...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Dendreon CEO Dumped $1M Stock Before Admitting They Will Not Meet Their Projections for the Year–Layoffs? Dendreon CEO Dumped $1M Stock Before Admitting They Will Not Meet Their Projections for the Year–Layoffs?

Here we go again with Dendreon back in the news again.  It seems that with the politics, cost and so...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

FDA Approves Treatment for Scorpion Bites FDA Approves Treatment for Scorpion Bites

This is good news for Arizona and it will be used.  I grew up in Arizona and those bites hurt.  Thos...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Massachusetts Medicaid System Designed by HP Earns Federal Certification Massachusetts Medicaid System Designed by HP Earns Federal Certification

This is a breath of fresh air to see a technology company and not an insurer build a claims processi...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Momentum Builds Toward $25 Million Prize to Curb Pet Overpopulation–Dr. Gary Michelson Momentum Builds Toward $25 Million Prize to Curb Pet Overpopulation–Dr. Gary Michelson

We like Dr. Michelson at the Medical Quack as I wrote back a few months ago with an update and bac...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Zoll and Vicor Want to Predict Heart Attacks with a Device–One More Effort With Predictive Analytic Algorithms Using Medical Devices Zoll and Vicor Want to Predict Heart Attacks with a Device–One More Effort With Predictive Analytic Algorithms Using Medical Devices

I’ll be a little bit of a devil’s advocate here and discussed the stress of having a device that is ...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

McAfee Makes the News Today With A Huge Hacking Trail Uncovered–Social Algorithm Valuations Overrated & Need Security Too McAfee Makes the News Today With A Huge Hacking Trail Uncovered–Social Algorithm Valuations Overrated & Need Security Too

No wonder Intel bought them, saw some value here for sure.  It just seems like the hacking never end...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Life Settlement Provider Coventry First Drops Twitter Trademark Infringement Suit–Appears Tweets Are Fine Under the First Amendment Life Settlement Provider Coventry First Drops Twitter Trademark Infringement Suit–Appears Tweets Are Fine Under the First Amendment

This is kind of a strange story and the Life Settlement business is not always written about in a fa...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Aetna Moves Into Health IT Management With Acquisition of PayFlex Health Plan IT Platform - Subsidiary Watch Aetna Moves Into Health IT Management With Acquisition of PayFlex Health Plan IT Platform - Subsidiary Watch

Aetna I’m sure wants to keep up with the competition in this area when you compare to the efforts of...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

FDA Clears Telcare's mHealth Cellular Connected Glucose Meter–Information Collected Via Web Site FDA Clears Telcare's mHealth Cellular Connected Glucose Meter–Information Collected Via Web Site

This is an interesting product and it connects to PHRs like HealthVault and there are all types of a...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Nuance PaperPort Goes to the Cloud Nuance PaperPort Goes to the Cloud

PaperPort has been around a long time and if you don’t find a full medical records system in place i...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

German Firm Fresenius Medical To Buy Liberty Dialysis for $1.7 Billion And American Access Care German Firm Fresenius Medical To Buy Liberty Dialysis for $1.7 Billion And American Access Care

This is a big purchase and both acquisitions are in the same or similar core business as Fresenius i...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Duck Gets Fitted For Surf Booties To Protect Feet From the Hot Sand of the Beach Duck Gets Fitted For Surf Booties To Protect Feet From the Hot Sand of the Beach

Yup, this is in California, you guessed right and it’s been a while since I had “duck” post and this...

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Tuesday, August 02, 2011
 
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