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

FDA Approves New Drug from Genentech to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer–Perjeta To Be Used With Herceptin FDA Approves New Drug from Genentech to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer–Perjeta To Be Used With Herceptin

The price tag is not cheap though at a wholesale price of $5,900 a month and add on Herceptin at $45...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Largest Private Sector Diabetes Registry Formed Including Kaiser Permanente, Geisinger and Others Largest Private Sector Diabetes Registry Formed Including Kaiser Permanente, Geisinger and Others

The registry is using de-identified data to form the registry.  There are other smaller registries b...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Two 3D Printing Companies Merging Stratasys and Objet–A Growing Area of Technology For Healthcare Two 3D Printing Companies Merging Stratasys and Objet–A Growing Area of Technology For Healthcare

Is 3D printing used in healthcare, you bet and here’s a couple past posts on that topic in the...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

End of Life Care Robot–Not In My Book But Someone Created One of These - Video End of Life Care Robot–Not In My Book But Someone Created One of These - Video

It’s called the “The Last Moment Robot” and even if it’s a person I don’t know that would certa...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

HHS Secretary Sebelius Still Looking for Tech Breakthroughs To Save the Day HHS Secretary Sebelius Still Looking for Tech Breakthroughs To Save the Day

  We can certainly say that we have had a lot “tech” going on in healthcare for sure and a...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

LabCorp To Acquire MEDTOX  Forensic and Clinical Laboratory LabCorp To Acquire MEDTOX Forensic and Clinical Laboratory

Just as other healthcare companies are growing by acquisition, same seems to hold true for labs.  La...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin Manages Blood Sugar Levels in a New Way Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin Manages Blood Sugar Levels in a New Way

This is a new drug said to give Merck some competition but there needs to be a little more data on s...

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Two of New York’s Biggest Hospital Systems In Talks to Pursue a Merger for a Super Sized Medical Care System Two of New York’s Biggest Hospital Systems In Talks to Pursue a Merger for a Super Sized Medical Care System

Both groups are non-profits and it would bring a network of community hospitals into the group.  Bot...

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

Facebook Portal “RegisterPatient” Allows for Secure Patient-Physician  Communications–Would You Use It? Facebook Portal “RegisterPatient” Allows for Secure Patient-Physician Communications–Would You Use It?

I don’t know how I missed this one but it came in during the time that I was moving.  According to t...

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

Cloud Based Research for Doctors–ClinicalKey A “Google” Type Search for Physicians Cloud Based Research for Doctors–ClinicalKey A “Google” Type Search for Physicians

The site is constantly being updated and can pull from many sources and includes a large number of j...

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

Facebook IPO – The Ultimate “Attack of the Killer Algorithms” Chapter 32 - Nobody is Immune In the World of Complicated Computer Code and Formulas Today Facebook IPO – The Ultimate “Attack of the Killer Algorithms” Chapter 32 - Nobody is Immune In the World of Complicated Computer Code and Formulas Today

Ok, so let’s get down to basics here, what do we have here, a bunch of investors sinking money into...

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

UnitedHealth Board Approves Quarterly Dividend Hike Of Over 30% And Stock Buyback Of Over 100 Million Shares UnitedHealth Board Approves Quarterly Dividend Hike Of Over 30% And Stock Buyback Of Over 100 Million Shares

Actually the company made the announcement back in May of 2010 that they were going to hand out div...

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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Medicare to Cover Rosetta Genomics Diagnostic Test To Find Cancer of the Unknown Primary Medicare to Cover Rosetta Genomics Diagnostic Test To Find Cancer of the Unknown Primary

It’s about time for this test to be covered as it is important.  Way back in January of 2009 I inter...

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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Complete Genomics To Lay Off 20 Percent of It’s Workforce And Could Sell the Company Complete Genomics To Lay Off 20 Percent of It’s Workforce And Could Sell the Company

Back in 2008 Complete Genomics was the leader in bringing down the cost of sequencing with their “wh...

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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Novartis Recalls Birth Control Pills–Packaging Error With the Peach and White Pills–Where’s Those Bar Codes to Make This Process Easier? Novartis Recalls Birth Control Pills–Packaging Error With the Peach and White Pills–Where’s Those Bar Codes to Make This Process Easier?

Here we go again and it’s been over 2 years since I started my little campaign and still no bar code...

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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Juan Enriquez–Will Our Kids Be a Different Species–In Other Words Are We Evolving in Real Time Juan Enriquez–Will Our Kids Be a Different Species–In Other Words Are We Evolving in Real Time

  Juan Enriquez is a fascinating person to listen to as he has gone the gambit with Craig ...

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Tuesday, June 05, 2012

QuantiaMD Appoints John Halamka, MD to its Board of Directors QuantiaMD Appoints John Halamka, MD to its Board of Directors

We all know who Dr. Halamka is at Harvard Medical and most follow his blog, Life as a Healthcare CIO...

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Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Man Dies While Having Sex in a Three-Some, Cardiologist Gets Sued for Failing to Tell The Man To Avoid Exerting Himself Before Stress Test is Done–Doctor Loses and Estate Gets $3 Million Dollars Man Dies While Having Sex in a Three-Some, Cardiologist Gets Sued for Failing to Tell The Man To Avoid Exerting Himself Before Stress Test is Done–Doctor Loses and Estate Gets $3 Million Dollars

This was from today over at the Happy Hospitalist blog and yes it’s a good one and also see wher...

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Tuesday, June 05, 2012

National Kidney Registry Migrated to Microsoft Azure Cloud–Significantly Boosting Speed With Multiple Matching Capabilities For Paired Transplantation Candidates National Kidney Registry Migrated to Microsoft Azure Cloud–Significantly Boosting Speed With Multiple Matching Capabilities For Paired Transplantation Candidates

When you visit the website it shows 464 transplants facilitated to date.  With the new Azure cloud s...

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Tuesday, June 05, 2012
 
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