Hospitals and Providers Using NHIN (Nationwide Health Information Network) To Connect and Share Medical Records With the VA and DOD And Even With Each Other Hospitals and Providers Using NHIN (Nationwide Health Information Network) To Connect and Share Medical Records With the VA and DOD And Even With Each Other

If this is the first you have read about the NHIN and the CONNECT project here’s a little background...

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Doctor And Patient Privacy–Was Asked By A Pharmacy to Send 6 Months of Medical Records So Patient Could Refill Prescription for Glucose Testing Strips–Data for Sale? Doctor And Patient Privacy–Was Asked By A Pharmacy to Send 6 Months of Medical Records So Patient Could Refill Prescription for Glucose Testing Strips–Data for Sale?

My first question is why?  I have never heard of this for glucose testing strips to fill a prescript...

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Affluent Chinese Parents Travel to the US To Give Birth to Skirt One Child Policy-Los Angeles Is Destination One Affluent Chinese Parents Travel to the US To Give Birth to Skirt One Child Policy-Los Angeles Is Destination One

Hong Kong used to be the destination favored but they have since tightened up their laws on how many...

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Bio Similar Drugs Are Not the Same as Generic Molecular Drugs And May Not End Up Being Cheaper For Consumers As Making Copies of Another Company’s Protein Without the Research Data Is Costly Bio Similar Drugs Are Not the Same as Generic Molecular Drugs And May Not End Up Being Cheaper For Consumers As Making Copies of Another Company’s Protein Without the Research Data Is Costly

We all want cheaper drugs whether they are the standard molecular drugs we have known for years and ...

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Todd Park Named as US CTO–An Ending of the Figure Heads- Now Some Serious Hands On Folks - Hybrids in Executive Positions In US Government….What the Doctor Ordered.. Todd Park Named as US CTO–An Ending of the Figure Heads- Now Some Serious Hands On Folks - Hybrids in Executive Positions In US Government….What the Doctor Ordered..

I’m sure I’m not alone in my opinion here with being happy finally having what is called a “hybrid” ...

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Friday, March 09, 2012

Forget Robots As Venture Capitalists Are Moving in Another Direction in Healthcare- Analytics and Algorithms for Profit–A Dangerous Shift in the US Economy With Intangibles Overtaking Tangible Investing Forget Robots As Venture Capitalists Are Moving in Another Direction in Healthcare- Analytics and Algorithms for Profit–A Dangerous Shift in the US Economy With Intangibles Overtaking Tangible Investing

This is a good article and if you read around the Medical Quack often enough I have been echoing thi...

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Friday, March 09, 2012

Texas Doctors Caught in a Funding Crisis–One Doctor Using His Own Money to Keep Family Practice Open–Lost Over $50k in 4 Weeks And Will Probably Have to Close Texas Doctors Caught in a Funding Crisis–One Doctor Using His Own Money to Keep Family Practice Open–Lost Over $50k in 4 Weeks And Will Probably Have to Close

Not too long ago it was in the news that doctors are going broke and in many areas they are as dwind...

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Friday, March 09, 2012

Coca-Cola To Adjust Their Caramel Color Formula to Avoid Cancer Warnings In California Coca-Cola To Adjust Their Caramel Color Formula to Avoid Cancer Warnings In California

4-methylimidazole) ahs been added by the State of California as a potential cancer risk so to comply...

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Friday, March 09, 2012

Independent Pharmacies Not Able to Compete with Big Chains and Fear Going Out of Business–They Don’t Have Same High Levels of Data To Sell to Profit- Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 23 Independent Pharmacies Not Able to Compete with Big Chains and Fear Going Out of Business–They Don’t Have Same High Levels of Data To Sell to Profit- Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 23

Medicaid reimbursement is right in there as well but this is happening all across the US and has bee...

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Thursday, March 08, 2012

MolecularHealth–Decision Making Software for Oncology–FDA Will Evaluate Software To Determine If It Will Allow the Agency to Analyze and Predict Drug Safety Issues MolecularHealth–Decision Making Software for Oncology–FDA Will Evaluate Software To Determine If It Will Allow the Agency to Analyze and Predict Drug Safety Issues

MASE is the name of the software that has been under development for a few years and last month the ...

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Thursday, March 08, 2012

4 California Cardiologists File Harassment Lawsuit Against Santa Clara Medical Center For Being Forced Out of Their Jobs For Exposing Inadequate Patient Care 4 California Cardiologists File Harassment Lawsuit Against Santa Clara Medical Center For Being Forced Out of Their Jobs For Exposing Inadequate Patient Care

This new lawsuit comes right on the heels of the big award for a physician’s assistant who won a lar...

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

FDA Approves “NoTouch” BreastScan Device Using Infrared Imaging And Required No Manual Interpretation of Thermal Data FDA Approves “NoTouch” BreastScan Device Using Infrared Imaging And Required No Manual Interpretation of Thermal Data

New York and New Jersey are the first 2 target clinic areas for distribution by LifeSciences for the...

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Israel Judge Issues Court Order For Doctors To Punch A Time Clock Israel Judge Issues Court Order For Doctors To Punch A Time Clock

It was just a few months ago that officials from Israel blamed themselves for allowing private care ...

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

IBM Watson Going to Work At Citigroup on Wall Street–Congress Didn’t See Big Data As A Tool (Hadoop Framework) When They Had Their Chance…For Consumers The Attack of the Killer Algorithms–Chapter 22 IBM Watson Going to Work At Citigroup on Wall Street–Congress Didn’t See Big Data As A Tool (Hadoop Framework) When They Had Their Chance…For Consumers The Attack of the Killer Algorithms–Chapter 22

I have written about this many times to have a smarter Congress to use speech recognition and to hav...

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012
 
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