Johnson and Johnson Extended Pain Drug  (Opioid Analgesic) Nucynta ER Approved by FDA Johnson and Johnson Extended Pain Drug (Opioid Analgesic) Nucynta ER Approved by FDA

This is the same drug, same old thing that has been working for years, come out with an extended rel...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

So What’s Going on Over at the Heritage Health Prize Competition to Predict Who Ends Up Being Re-Admitted to the Hospital–A Lot of Mathematical Algorithms For One… So What’s Going on Over at the Heritage Health Prize Competition to Predict Who Ends Up Being Re-Admitted to the Hospital–A Lot of Mathematical Algorithms For One…

This is kind of interesting when you poke around over at the site and see the numbers almost like a ...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

FDA Approves Pfizer’s XALKORI® For Lung Cancer Patients Local or Metastatic Non-Small Therapy-Will It Affordable? FDA Approves Pfizer’s XALKORI® For Lung Cancer Patients Local or Metastatic Non-Small Therapy-Will It Affordable?

This is the first drug in 6 years to treat lung cancer but we seem to have a trend lately of the dru...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Humana to Buy Arcadian Management Services HMO With 64,000 Members–Subsidiary Watch Humana to Buy Arcadian Management Services HMO With 64,000 Members–Subsidiary Watch

Arcadian Health offered Medicare Part D policies and we kind of know what’s in the future for their ...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Prognostic Scoring Analysis System Can Tell Doctors How Long Cancer Patients Have to Live; Danger Zone As Far as Misuse With Drug and Treatment Access for Patients Prognostic Scoring Analysis System Can Tell Doctors How Long Cancer Patients Have to Live; Danger Zone As Far as Misuse With Drug and Treatment Access for Patients

This is kind of an interesting topic and not a pleasant one by any means, but now there’s a software...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Dan And Don, The Clinical Trial Guys and the Medical Quack Have a Chat… Dan And Don, The Clinical Trial Guys and the Medical Quack Have a Chat…

Yesterday Dan and Don invited me to an open discussion as part of their weekly interviews they post on their website with someone in healthc...

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Stem Cells Extracted from Fat Created New Bone and Saved Patient from Amputation–Regenerative Medicine Stem Cells Extracted from Fat Created New Bone and Saved Patient from Amputation–Regenerative Medicine

This is some pretty amazing technology with what they were able to do with stem cells here and save the woman who was in a wheelchair from a...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

GAO Report on For-Profit Nursing Homes: Deficiencies Swell, Direct Care Staffing Declines, Profit Margins Soar For Investors GAO Report on For-Profit Nursing Homes: Deficiencies Swell, Direct Care Staffing Declines, Profit Margins Soar For Investors

This is probably no surprise to anyone as it is happening all over in healthcare when the for profit...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Cook Medical Introduces Endoscope With an HD Camera Attached- Portable Imaging System for Urologists Cook Medical Introduces Endoscope With an HD Camera Attached- Portable Imaging System for Urologists

  Envisionier Medical Technology, Inc . is the manufacturer of the viewer.  The endogo HD easily...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

CMS Created Four Bundled Plans for Payment and Is Looking for Hospitals and Physicians to Participate CMS Created Four Bundled Plans for Payment and Is Looking for Hospitals and Physicians to Participate

Overall this is a good thing, if the process is kept simple enough to where it doesn’t work out to b...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Allergan Gets FDA Approval for Using Botox To Treat Overactive Bladders Allergan Gets FDA Approval for Using Botox To Treat Overactive Bladders

Botox seems to be a shining star for relief in many areas of late and last year another type of boto...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Microsoft Announces New Leadership for U.S. Health & Life Sciences Group Microsoft Announces New Leadership for U.S. Health & Life Sciences Group

Microsoft adds some new leadership to their healthcare services division.  Additional information ca...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Predictive Modeling for Wound Care - Risk Assessment Software To Integrate with EHR Systems That Predicts and Analyzes Wounds–WoundVision iNSIGHT Predictive Modeling for Wound Care - Risk Assessment Software To Integrate with EHR Systems That Predicts and Analyzes Wounds–WoundVision iNSIGHT

This looks to be an interesting product with being able to assess a wound and determine what other a...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Goldman Sachs-The Movie by Civil War Creator Ken Burns Leaked! (Video-Spoof) Goldman Sachs-The Movie by Civil War Creator Ken Burns Leaked! (Video-Spoof)

This is so funny and I have an idea for the next sequel…. how about this guy below over at United Healthcare, the highest paid CEO these day...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

IT Data Profiling That is Not Happening Before the Invasion of the “Data Snatchers”That  Sell our Profiles & Information–Polluting the Water (Data) For Profit IT Data Profiling That is Not Happening Before the Invasion of the “Data Snatchers”That Sell our Profiles & Information–Polluting the Water (Data) For Profit

When you hear the word privacy today you also hear the word profile but the purpose of this article ...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

FDA Approves Ellipse Technologies to Market Remote Control Leg Lengthening Device FDA Approves Ellipse Technologies to Market Remote Control Leg Lengthening Device

This is not surgery to make your lets longer, that’s another topic and company but rather this is ra...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
 
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