Microsoft Buys Perceptive Pixel–Large HD Multi Touch Display With Digitizer Software and Hardware Microsoft Buys Perceptive Pixel–Large HD Multi Touch Display With Digitizer Software and Hardware

The smallest display they have is 27 inches and they go up to 82 inches, and that’s huge.  Would it...

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Monday, July 09, 2012

Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives Drops HIE And Will Focus on Support of Direct Project Protocols For Secure Sharing of Medical Record Information Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives Drops HIE And Will Focus on Support of Direct Project Protocols For Secure Sharing of Medical Record Information

Maybe they have done the right thing?  As we all see complexities and the aggregation of data taking...

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Monday, July 09, 2012

FDA Approves Evolution Colonic Stent To Relieve Pain and Assist With Obstructions Prior to Colectomy Procedures FDA Approves Evolution Colonic Stent To Relieve Pain and Assist With Obstructions Prior to Colectomy Procedures

The stent is said to potentially eliminate multiple procedures and if you are familiar with Cook Med...

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Monday, July 09, 2012

WellPoint to Buy Amerigroup for $4.9 Billion As the Battle for Medicare and Medicaid Management Contracts/Exchanges Continues Between Two Major Health Insurers–Subsidiary Watch WellPoint to Buy Amerigroup for $4.9 Billion As the Battle for Medicare and Medicaid Management Contracts/Exchanges Continues Between Two Major Health Insurers–Subsidiary Watch

In case you have not paid attention lately to what appears to be happening here there’s a big battle...

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Monday, July 09, 2012

EHR System Installed at Hospital in Australia Was Gamed by Executives With Manipulating Emergency Department Records, Wait Times And More to Improve Publicly Reported Statistics EHR System Installed at Hospital in Australia Was Gamed by Executives With Manipulating Emergency Department Records, Wait Times And More to Improve Publicly Reported Statistics

I wonder has anyone in the US caught on to this game yet?  I think our systems here are a little too...

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Sunday, July 08, 2012

FDA Approves Genetic Test To Help Patients and Doctors Determine If Erbitux Would Be an Effective Treatment For Colorectal Cancer FDA Approves Genetic Test To Help Patients and Doctors Determine If Erbitux Would Be an Effective Treatment For Colorectal Cancer

Erbitux has been approved since 2004 to treat colorectal cancer for late stage cancer after chemothe...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Patients File Lawsuit Against Human Biostar–Stem Cell Procedures With False Claims to Cure Diseases–Patients Received No Benefits And A Charge of Elder Abuse Included Patients File Lawsuit Against Human Biostar–Stem Cell Procedures With False Claims to Cure Diseases–Patients Received No Benefits And A Charge of Elder Abuse Included

This does make the Celltex case in Texas come back to light again as a few weeks ago it was all over...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Saringer Life Sciences Seeking $10 Billion Dollar Investment For Their Current Business Plan Which Includes 2 Advanced Medical Devices To Treat Pain and Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Saringer Life Sciences Seeking $10 Billion Dollar Investment For Their Current Business Plan Which Includes 2 Advanced Medical Devices To Treat Pain and Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention

My first comment here is that’s a lot of money.  The company is located in Canada and works with doc...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Online Encyclopedia Writes Itself–Machine Learning From News Sources Online Encyclopedia Writes Itself–Machine Learning From News Sources

No you can’t go there yet as this is being built for intelligence agencies by Raytheon.  the governm...

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Medical Quack Employs “Watch Dog” Service for My Auxiliary Hard Drives (Humor) Medical Quack Employs “Watch Dog” Service for My Auxiliary Hard Drives (Humor)

    Ok now that I have your attention, here’s the Watch Dog:)  Actually over the 4th of Ju...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Pro-Prep Surgical Medical Device Company Gets FDA approval for It’s Nerve Monitoring System To Be Used During Minimally Invasive Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery Pro-Prep Surgical Medical Device Company Gets FDA approval for It’s Nerve Monitoring System To Be Used During Minimally Invasive Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery

What robot performs prostate cancer surgery, the daVinci and the device helps surgeons identify nerv...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Walgreens is Making Another Purchase From LaFrance Holdings To Include USA Drug, Super D Drug and May’s Drug Stores Located in the US Southeast Walgreens is Making Another Purchase From LaFrance Holdings To Include USA Drug, Super D Drug and May’s Drug Stores Located in the US Southeast

Sales are down so buy some more drug stores?  It certainly seems like this is what we are seeing out...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

India’s Public Doctors Will Soon Be Able to Prescribe “Free” Generic Drugs–Up To Half of the Population To Benefit–Big Pharma Could Be Seeing Less Business In the Future With Brand Names India’s Public Doctors Will Soon Be Able to Prescribe “Free” Generic Drugs–Up To Half of the Population To Benefit–Big Pharma Could Be Seeing Less Business In the Future With Brand Names

Just a few months ago India announced they were authorizing a local drug company to make a gener...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Bill Gates With Charlie Rose Talks India, China, Tablets, Microsoft  And How US Politics Slow Down Innovation -The Philanthropist Bill Gates With Charlie Rose Talks India, China, Tablets, Microsoft And How US Politics Slow Down Innovation -The Philanthropist

Here’s a clip from YouTube that is a small portion of the interview.  It’s worth your while to go ov...

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

California Doctors Sue Aetna For Routinely Denying Out of Network Patient Access–Grading on the Curve Algorithms Versus Individual Patient Assessments? California Doctors Sue Aetna For Routinely Denying Out of Network Patient Access–Grading on the Curve Algorithms Versus Individual Patient Assessments?

This lawsuit should be interesting indeed as I’m sure there’s a little of both sides in here, relati...

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Wednesday, July 04, 2012

LifeSaver Products–Rapid Saliva Based Testing for HIV, Drugs, Alcohol and More–2 Seconds to Administer and 2 Minutes for Results LifeSaver Products–Rapid Saliva Based Testing for HIV, Drugs, Alcohol and More–2 Seconds to Administer and 2 Minutes for Results

By now you have probably read the news about the HIV test approved by the FDA and in case you misse...

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Wednesday, July 04, 2012

A Strong Case for the Veterans Affairs “Blue Button”–Patient Access To Their Medical Records–Role Model Employee From the Navy Recounts His Experience At Walter Reed Hospital–We Need to Hear More Like This A Strong Case for the Veterans Affairs “Blue Button”–Patient Access To Their Medical Records–Role Model Employee From the Navy Recounts His Experience At Walter Reed Hospital–We Need to Hear More Like This

If you read here often enough then you might be familiar with the “Blue Button” and if you are not a...

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Tuesday, July 03, 2012
 
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