Nobel Prize Money Reduced as Financial Woes Pressure the Foundation to Cut Costs Nobel Prize Money Reduced as Financial Woes Pressure the Foundation to Cut Costs

This is really sad and goes to show that nobody is exempt in the world we live in today.  It’s the f...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Schufa, Germany’s Largest Rating Firm Wants Access to Consumer Data from Social Networks Schufa, Germany’s Largest Rating Firm Wants Access to Consumer Data from Social Networks

Here we go again except outside the US this time with more information to mine and sell.  Why else d...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

M*Modal Launches New M*Modal Catalyst Suite For Working With Unstructured & Structured Medical Data in the Cloud M*Modal Launches New M*Modal Catalyst Suite For Working With Unstructured & Structured Medical Data in the Cloud

Every doctor-patient visit creates unstructured data (such as dictated notes and othe...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Cedar Sinai Removes a Second Patient from the Organ Transplant List Due to Using Medical Marijuana Cedar Sinai Removes a Second Patient from the Organ Transplant List Due to Using Medical Marijuana

Here we go again, punishment for the critically ill needing a transplant.  When you read the reason ...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

“Predator Nation”–New Book From Charles Ferguson Who Wrote and Produced “Inside Job”– Attacks of the Killer Algorithms Persist in Financial Markets “Predator Nation”–New Book From Charles Ferguson Who Wrote and Produced “Inside Job”– Attacks of the Killer Algorithms Persist in Financial Markets

One of the statements made here is that one is better off being poor in other nations besides the US...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

The Ophthalmology innovation Network–A Place for Collaboration of Doctors, Patients, Researchers and More… The Ophthalmology innovation Network–A Place for Collaboration of Doctors, Patients, Researchers and More…

The overall goal is to Bring together every individual involved in the Ophthalmic Industry.  From do...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

US Commerce Secretary To Take Medical Leave of Absence After Two Hit and Run Citations in California–Reportedly Suffered a Seizure US Commerce Secretary To Take Medical Leave of Absence After Two Hit and Run Citations in California–Reportedly Suffered a Seizure

This is just a weird story until we hear more.  He rear ended one car while a train was passing by a...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Johnson and Johnson To Sell Wrist Fracture Division in Order To Acquire Synthes Johnson and Johnson To Sell Wrist Fracture Division in Order To Acquire Synthes

In order to not have 70% of the available business in the fracture business, a sale of a subsidiary ...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

“Rose Mofford Way”–Ex Arizona Governor Turns 90 and Gets A Road to the State Capitol In Her Name “Rose Mofford Way”–Ex Arizona Governor Turns 90 and Gets A Road to the State Capitol In Her Name

This is a little off the beaten path of healthcare but it’s my blog and I can do what I feel like wr...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

MMRGlobal Working With NHS Trust Hospital On Agreement to Launch Personal Health Records MMRGlobal Working With NHS Trust Hospital On Agreement to Launch Personal Health Records

You can read the entire press release at the source link at the bottom for additional details.  ...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

United HealthCare States They Won’t Alter Plans They Offer If Healthcare Law Falls–Why Would They– As It Costs A Money to Re-Develop Business Plan Algorithms If Large Profit Gains Are Not Really on the Horizon United HealthCare States They Won’t Alter Plans They Offer If Healthcare Law Falls–Why Would They– As It Costs A Money to Re-Develop Business Plan Algorithms If Large Profit Gains Are Not Really on the Horizon

Why is this big news?   Does anyone understand the cost of change and “remodel” a business plan and ...

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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Scientists Grow Human Bone from Stem Cells With Fat Tissue–Opening the Door for Bones to Be Repaired and Replaced With New Ones One Day Without the Grafts Scientists Grow Human Bone from Stem Cells With Fat Tissue–Opening the Door for Bones to Be Repaired and Replaced With New Ones One Day Without the Grafts

We have probably all read about orthopedic procedures that have been used to allow re-growth of musc...

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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Microsoft Files Patent Which Would Allow Kinect to Figure Out Your Mood for Advertising Purposes But No Indications of Rolling Out the Technology Microsoft Files Patent Which Would Allow Kinect to Figure Out Your Mood for Advertising Purposes But No Indications of Rolling Out the Technology

Microsoft has a ton of patents and if one were to really see how many of them are really put into ac...

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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Story on Bronx Patient at Montefiore Hospital Continues As Procedure for a Second Transplant Is Called Off As Federal Approval Had Not Been Given-Man’s Sister Died 2 Weeks Prior Trying to Donate One of Her Kidneys Story on Bronx Patient at Montefiore Hospital Continues As Procedure for a Second Transplant Is Called Off As Federal Approval Had Not Been Given-Man’s Sister Died 2 Weeks Prior Trying to Donate One of Her Kidneys

This is just a horrible story.  If you have kept up with the news, his sister was donating one of h...

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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Non Invasive Eye Test Can Accurately Detect Carotid Artery Stenosis–Condition That Makes People Vulnerable to Strokes Non Invasive Eye Test Can Accurately Detect Carotid Artery Stenosis–Condition That Makes People Vulnerable to Strokes

This makes sense with seeing the condition of the eyes through the test which can be done durin...

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Sunday, June 10, 2012

FDA Approves New Clinical Trial for Cancer Treatment By Supercharging Immune Systems For A Cure –”Zap Cancer” Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Institute in Florida FDA Approves New Clinical Trial for Cancer Treatment By Supercharging Immune Systems For A Cure –”Zap Cancer” Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Institute in Florida

The clinical trial is looking for contributions for this process.  It is being called a “potential c...

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Saturday, June 09, 2012
 
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