Social Security Master Death Index Data Flawed–Over 31,000 Living Found in the Index Social Security Master Death Index Data Flawed–Over 31,000 Living Found in the Index

For those who are erroneously listed, this can be a real problem but still let’s keep this in its pr...

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Orion Health to Acquire Microsoft HIS and RIS/PACS Assets–Focus on Asia Pacific Hospital Market  For Medical Records and Collaboration with Amalga UIS Orion Health to Acquire Microsoft HIS and RIS/PACS Assets–Focus on Asia Pacific Hospital Market For Medical Records and Collaboration with Amalga UIS

Back in July of 2010 Microsoft announced that the HIS System would no longer be sold in the US but r...

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

California Medical Association Recommends Legalization of Marijuana California Medical Association Recommends Legalization of Marijuana

This is good as with recent activities, how hard is it for a patient to get a prescription filled.  ...

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Verizon Must Be Jumping into the Data Profile Selling Business–Got a Notice Today to “Opt Out” Otherwise They “Opt Me In” For “Advertising by Geography” Verizon Must Be Jumping into the Data Profile Selling Business–Got a Notice Today to “Opt Out” Otherwise They “Opt Me In” For “Advertising by Geography”

You can read the message below as to what was included and do I care about advertisers being able to...

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Friday, October 14, 2011

Healthcare Law–Economic Times Outdate Original Provisions With Mandate to Buy Insurance and Lack of Public Options–Judicial Systems And Lawmakers With a “Screw Loose” Upstairs? Healthcare Law–Economic Times Outdate Original Provisions With Mandate to Buy Insurance and Lack of Public Options–Judicial Systems And Lawmakers With a “Screw Loose” Upstairs?

As we all are probably aware the Supreme Court has been handed the law for their rulings and decisio...

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Friday, October 14, 2011

Bar Codes on Vaccines–Cook Children’s Healthcare Using Microsoft Tag To Add Vaccine Information to HealthVault PHR & Athena EHR Bar Codes on Vaccines–Cook Children’s Healthcare Using Microsoft Tag To Add Vaccine Information to HealthVault PHR & Athena EHR

If you read here often enough, you know I am a bid advocate of the use for bar codes in healthcare a...

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

CooperVision Recalls 600,000 Avaira Toric Contact Lenses CooperVision Recalls 600,000 Avaira Toric Contact Lenses

The lens of the recalled contacts have a presence of residue and that is the reason for the recall. ...

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Dr. Oz and the Uninsured Lose Again–Free Clinic Coming Next Week to Los Angeles–State Board Has Had Since September of 2010 To Implement Law To Allow Doctors To Cross State Borders to California to Volunteer-Failed Dr. Oz and the Uninsured Lose Again–Free Clinic Coming Next Week to Los Angeles–State Board Has Had Since September of 2010 To Implement Law To Allow Doctors To Cross State Borders to California to Volunteer-Failed

I don’t like writing this and someone needs to get off their lazy butts and fix this.   A year is no...

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

We Have Lost Our Minds With Trying to Establish Guidelines for PSA and Other Tests in the US–A One Size Test or Cost Algorithm For Insurance Coverage Does Not Fit All We Have Lost Our Minds With Trying to Establish Guidelines for PSA and Other Tests in the US–A One Size Test or Cost Algorithm For Insurance Coverage Does Not Fit All

Here we go again with the PSA test and boy is there enough of this in the news, and let’s not forget...

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Zilver Drug Coated Leg Stent for Treating PAD From Cook Medical Meets Safety Goals Zilver Drug Coated Leg Stent for Treating PAD From Cook Medical Meets Safety Goals

A while back I spoke with Rob Lyles from Cook Medical when they stent came out and being it goes in ...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Cerner Buys Clairvia Business Intelligence & Workforce Management Software For Hospitals Cerner Buys Clairvia Business Intelligence & Workforce Management Software For Hospitals

Cerner has been around for a long time and Clairvia is stated to be EHR agnostic and from the press ...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
 
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