EBR Systems and Cambridge Consultants Developed First Wireless Pacing System–Pacemakers Without Leads And Wireless All Contained Inside Your Body EBR Systems and Cambridge Consultants Developed First Wireless Pacing System–Pacemakers Without Leads And Wireless All Contained Inside Your Body

One of the riskiest components of a pacemaker are the leads, the series of wires led through key vei...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

AMA Says Stop the Implementation of ICD-10 For Now–Figurehead Executives With No Hands On IT Experience Think Complicated IT Miracles Are Possible Today..Huh? AMA Says Stop the Implementation of ICD-10 For Now–Figurehead Executives With No Hands On IT Experience Think Complicated IT Miracles Are Possible Today..Huh?

This is what you have today with executives that have no “hands on” IT experience and think that CIO...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

OptumInsight (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of United HealthCare Optum Division) Creates Medical Clearinghouse Integrated With Epic Practice Management Software-Subsidiary Watch OptumInsight (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of United HealthCare Optum Division) Creates Medical Clearinghouse Integrated With Epic Practice Management Software-Subsidiary Watch

So what part of health IT has United left out…I can’t find anything with all the numbers of subsidia...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Supreme Court to Rule on Healthcare Law-Maybe the Court Can Enroll in Google BigQuery & Machine Learning Tech to Help Them Sort the Data-The Beta is Open! Supreme Court to Rule on Healthcare Law-Maybe the Court Can Enroll in Google BigQuery & Machine Learning Tech to Help Them Sort the Data-The Beta is Open!

Well this is Plan B, in case they can’t rent any space at the DOE as I suggested a couple months ago...

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Heart Stem Cell Clinical Trial Patient #1 At Cedar Sinai Doing Well After Heart Attack–Outstanding Results With 50% New Tissue 2 Years Later Heart Stem Cell Clinical Trial Patient #1 At Cedar Sinai Doing Well After Heart Attack–Outstanding Results With 50% New Tissue 2 Years Later

If you click on the image you can see the follow up video 2 years after the procedure.  At the link...

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Geron To Focus on Cancer Programs  Discontinues Internal Development of Spinal Stem Cell Programs-66 Jobs Go Away–Biotech Gets Shot in the Foot With Funding While the Ridiculously Valued Chase for Social Algorithms Intensifies Geron To Focus on Cancer Programs Discontinues Internal Development of Spinal Stem Cell Programs-66 Jobs Go Away–Biotech Gets Shot in the Foot With Funding While the Ridiculously Valued Chase for Social Algorithms Intensifies

Sad to say but when you look at where we have gone, we have a bunch of fools in this country that se...

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Monday, November 14, 2011

More Recalls, Kotex This Time, Still No Bar Codes and Complicated Procedures to Find Products Still Haunts Consumers–Device, Drug and OTC Companies Still Stick It To Us… More Recalls, Kotex This Time, Still No Bar Codes and Complicated Procedures to Find Products Still Haunts Consumers–Device, Drug and OTC Companies Still Stick It To Us…

Same old problem again finding the packages and hoping retailers have it included on their recall li...

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Insider Trading Revisited by 60 Minutes–Congress and Their Staff Can Do all the Inside Trading They Want And Some Cashed in With Healthcare (Video) Insider Trading Revisited by 60 Minutes–Congress and Their Staff Can Do all the Inside Trading They Want And Some Cashed in With Healthcare (Video)

First of all, hats off to 60 Minutes for their coverage on this issue, which I wrote up back in June...

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Sunday, November 13, 2011

ORBIS Flying “Eye” DC-10 Hospitals Give the Gift of Sight–North American Goodwill Tour ORBIS Flying “Eye” DC-10 Hospitals Give the Gift of Sight–North American Goodwill Tour

This is very cool and operates world wide and yes they do a lot of work right here in the US.  The g...

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Friday, November 11, 2011

NHS Debt Ridden Hospital Taken Over By A Private Firm–First Hospital in the System To Be Run By Circle Healthcare Founded by A Former Goldman Sachs Banker NHS Debt Ridden Hospital Taken Over By A Private Firm–First Hospital in the System To Be Run By Circle Healthcare Founded by A Former Goldman Sachs Banker

The hospital was facing closure due to debt, and that sounds a lot like many hospitals in the US for...

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Hemacord Approved by FDA First Umbilical Cord Product For Treating Cancer and Immune Disorders Hemacord Approved by FDA First Umbilical Cord Product For Treating Cancer and Immune Disorders

The cells are absorbed into the bone marrow and reproduce and then move into the blood stream, about...

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Atlanta Occupy Location Tests Positive for Tuberculosis and May Have to Relocate Again Atlanta Occupy Location Tests Positive for Tuberculosis and May Have to Relocate Again

In the last 3 months 2 people at the homeless shelter have been positive for TB when tested and sinc...

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Your Hard Earned Taxpayer Dollars At Work–Digital Illiterate Members in the House In Session Sit Around and Play Solitaire and Check Facebook & Sports Scores Your Hard Earned Taxpayer Dollars At Work–Digital Illiterate Members in the House In Session Sit Around and Play Solitaire and Check Facebook & Sports Scores

I keep saying these folks are digitally illiterate in Congress and this proves it!  When it comes to...

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Hadoop In Healthcare Moving In Soon?  It’s the Next Big Data Base Tool Since SQL Was Introduced-Cleveland Clinic Founded a Company Using the Platform Hadoop In Healthcare Moving In Soon? It’s the Next Big Data Base Tool Since SQL Was Introduced-Cleveland Clinic Founded a Company Using the Platform

You may have heard some of the recent news about “big data” and Hadoop is the big player here.  Orac...

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Naïve Psychiatrist in Florida Sells His Practice And Medical Records Were Thrown In The Deal-Buyer Was a Criminal Who Immediately Filed Fraudulent Claims With Medicare Naïve Psychiatrist in Florida Sells His Practice And Medical Records Were Thrown In The Deal-Buyer Was a Criminal Who Immediately Filed Fraudulent Claims With Medicare

A psychiatrist records are probably some of the worst cases for personal information getting out as ...

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Hospital Janitor Removes Hospital Medical Records From Locked Shredding Bins and Sells them to a Milwaukee Street Gang-Patient Sues and Has to Pay the Hospital Legal Fees? Hospital Janitor Removes Hospital Medical Records From Locked Shredding Bins and Sells them to a Milwaukee Street Gang-Patient Sues and Has to Pay the Hospital Legal Fees?

Just a few days ago there was a survey with patients thinking paper records were more secure, well t...

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Shasta Regional Hospital In California Suing Blue Cross/Blue Shield for Unpaid Medical Bills Shasta Regional Hospital In California Suing Blue Cross/Blue Shield for Unpaid Medical Bills

Some of the suits have been going around for a while since Prime Healthcare purchased the hospital. ...

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011
 
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