American Academy of Pediatrics Steps in to Correct False Statements Made During GOP Debate that Stated HPV Vaccine Causes Mental Retardation American Academy of Pediatrics Steps in to Correct False Statements Made During GOP Debate that Stated HPV Vaccine Causes Mental Retardation

Well let’s not put any politicians in charge of healthcare issues is what I say.  Whether or not the...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Former FDA Chemist Charged by SEC With Insider Trading, Case Gets Another Charge of Child Pornography Against His Son Who Was a Co-conspirator Former FDA Chemist Charged by SEC With Insider Trading, Case Gets Another Charge of Child Pornography Against His Son Who Was a Co-conspirator

I guess the son didn’t think twice about combining inside trading efforts and child pornography on t...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

New ICD-10 Codes Get Very Specific–Was the Patient Bitten by an Orca or a Macaw–What’s the Big Rush for All of This (Video) New ICD-10 Codes Get Very Specific–Was the Patient Bitten by an Orca or a Macaw–What’s the Big Rush for All of This (Video)

You have to love this video and the conversations between the 2 and anybody in medical billing will ...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Hoag Hospital Using daVinci Robot for Gynecologic Surgery Procedures Hoag Hospital Using daVinci Robot for Gynecologic Surgery Procedures

According to their website the hospital is using the latest version of the robot which includes dual...

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Walgreens Sued for Firing 18 Year Loyal Employee Who Ate A Bag of Chips During Diabetic Attack Walgreens Sued for Firing 18 Year Loyal Employee Who Ate A Bag of Chips During Diabetic Attack

This is not good and the employee had worked for the company for 18 years and one has to wonder if t...

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Monday, September 12, 2011

WellPoint Hiring IBM Watson Technologies–Congress Needs to Wrap Their Heads Around Using Technology That Processes 200 Million Pages of Info in 3 Seconds to Make Laws WellPoint Hiring IBM Watson Technologies–Congress Needs to Wrap Their Heads Around Using Technology That Processes 200 Million Pages of Info in 3 Seconds to Make Laws

Who does not think that processing 200 million pages of information in 3 seconds is not useful for m...

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Cochlear Ear Recalls Latest Range of Implants Due to Unexplained Failures Cochlear Ear Recalls Latest Range of Implants Due to Unexplained Failures

This is kind of sad with this recall as many who wear them depend on the units.  In addition the Coc...

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Doctors in India Go on Strike To Demand Better Security at Hospitals Doctors in India Go on Strike To Demand Better Security at Hospitals

Talks are scheduled to resume but in some instances, surgeries had to be rescheduled or postponed.  ...

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Are Target Stores Now Selling Data Too? California Store Scanned My Driver’s License When I Bought One Bottle of Wine–How Much Business in the US Is Living Off of Data and Algorithms, Partly Why We Have Job Issues Are Target Stores Now Selling Data Too? California Store Scanned My Driver’s License When I Bought One Bottle of Wine–How Much Business in the US Is Living Off of Data and Algorithms, Partly Why We Have Job Issues

I about flipped out on this one and if there wasn’t a big long line behind me I would walked but ok ...

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

MediSens Graduates from UCLA's On Campus Technology Incubator–Funded and Moving to Northern California–Body Monitoring Systems MediSens Graduates from UCLA's On Campus Technology Incubator–Funded and Moving to Northern California–Body Monitoring Systems

The Clinical Movement Assessment System (CMAS) is designed for a wide variety of medical application...

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Friday, September 09, 2011

Mitochon Free EHR/PHR/HIE Systems Connecting to Medicity HIE (Subsidiary of Aetna) at Hoag Hospital in the OC Mitochon Free EHR/PHR/HIE Systems Connecting to Medicity HIE (Subsidiary of Aetna) at Hoag Hospital in the OC

Mitochon software as a service is located in Orange county as well.  Along with Practice Fusion, the...

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Friday, September 09, 2011

FTC Charges mHealth Apps With False Advertising–No Scientific Evidence for Curing Acne So There’s Not An App for That FTC Charges mHealth Apps With False Advertising–No Scientific Evidence for Curing Acne So There’s Not An App for That

This is good as consumers “need to know” and if you read here enough you can hear me rant about all ...

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Friday, September 09, 2011

Sermo/Fierce Pharma Survey of Oncologists Named Amgen and Novartis As Being The Top Contributing Drug Companies Sermo/Fierce Pharma Survey of Oncologists Named Amgen and Novartis As Being The Top Contributing Drug Companies

This is another in the series of contributions of surveys and polls to provide actual MD comments an...

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Friday, September 09, 2011

LA-ABC News Anchor Gets a Stress Test from Dr. Oz–And As the Show Moves to Channel 7 LA-ABC News Anchor Gets a Stress Test from Dr. Oz–And As the Show Moves to Channel 7

I am busy working all the time so I don’t have much opportunity to catch his show but in Los Angeles...

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Friday, September 09, 2011

Volunteer, Sponsors And Supplies Needed for The Largest Ever “Free Clinic” At the Los Angeles Sports Arena October 20-23, 2011 Volunteer, Sponsors And Supplies Needed for The Largest Ever “Free Clinic” At the Los Angeles Sports Arena October 20-23, 2011

We have another free clinic coming up in October in Los Angeles and CareNow is looking for volunteer...

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Thursday, September 08, 2011
 
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