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

Diagnosis By the Device and the Algorithms–Scanadu Tri-Coder Project Diagnosis By the Device and the Algorithms–Scanadu Tri-Coder Project

Pocket Doc might be one way to describe this project.  You can watch the video and see what you thi...

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

The Vatican and Publicly Traded Biotech Firm Neostem Hold Their First Meeting Where CEOs and Cardinals Come Together The Vatican and Publicly Traded Biotech Firm Neostem Hold Their First Meeting Where CEOs and Cardinals Come Together

Back in March of this year the Vatican invested a million in the company and you can also read about...

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Teva Laying Off Over 1000 Employees in the US and UK After Cephalon Acquisition Teva Laying Off Over 1000 Employees in the US and UK After Cephalon Acquisition

Back in May of this year the Teva won the bid to take over Cephalon.  I guess they can’t lay off ma...

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Jake Byrd The Dr. Conrad Murray Verdict-He’s Sucking Down Propofol As It Is Read Humor (Video) Jake Byrd The Dr. Conrad Murray Verdict-He’s Sucking Down Propofol As It Is Read Humor (Video)

This is just too funny, from the Jimmy Kimmel Show.  If you have never seen the character he’s on th...

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Lucky Super Market in the Bay Area Adds on a Blue Shield Health Insurance Store Lucky Super Market in the Bay Area Adds on a Blue Shield Health Insurance Store

We have had retail clinics and this is a tiny bit of a clinic in the fact that you can get your bloo...

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Monday, November 07, 2011

HMS Holdings Buys Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor HealthDataInsights for $400 Million–Competition of the Payment Algorithms Versus the Reimbursement Algos Continues HMS Holdings Buys Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor HealthDataInsights for $400 Million–Competition of the Payment Algorithms Versus the Reimbursement Algos Continues

Nobody likes fraud and all those folks and their actions need to be caught for sure but in the midst...

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Monday, November 07, 2011

Groupon IPO Has More Money Than Entire Biotech IPOs for 2011–Our Mixed Up Priorities With The Chase for Social Algorithms, Greed and the Math That Creates the Phenomena Groupon IPO Has More Money Than Entire Biotech IPOs for 2011–Our Mixed Up Priorities With The Chase for Social Algorithms, Greed and the Math That Creates the Phenomena

Yes there is greed with social algorithms and if you read the article in it’s entirely you can see t...

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Monday, November 07, 2011

FDA Approves J&J’s Xarelto For Treating Irregular Heart Beats-Atrial Fibrillation FDA Approves J&J’s Xarelto For Treating Irregular Heart Beats-Atrial Fibrillation

Xarelto is normally prescribed as a blood thinner and now the FDA has given the stamp of approval to...

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Monday, November 07, 2011

More Doctors Installing Electronic Medical Record Systems, But Patients Still Want Paper and Feel They are More Secure–Survey More Doctors Installing Electronic Medical Record Systems, But Patients Still Want Paper and Feel They are More Secure–Survey

Say What?   This was an interesting survey and if you read the entire context of the survey there’s ...

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Sunday, November 06, 2011

UCLA Medical Center Warns Thousands of Patients About Security Breach When Records Were Stolen During a Burglary at Physician’s Home UCLA Medical Center Warns Thousands of Patients About Security Breach When Records Were Stolen During a Burglary at Physician’s Home

The disc was encrypted but there was a reported piece of paper nearby missing too that contained the...

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Sunday, November 06, 2011
 
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