US Captures The Top Number For the Most Powerful Computer in the World–First Time Since 2009 - IBM Sequoia At the DOE Lab In California US Captures The Top Number For the Most Powerful Computer in the World–First Time Since 2009 - IBM Sequoia At the DOE Lab In California

This is a little break away from the normal healthcare blogs but it’s related as these supercomputer...

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Microsoft Back in the Tablet Business With Their Own “Surface” Units Coming Soon Microsoft Back in the Tablet Business With Their Own “Surface” Units Coming Soon

I do have to say from what I have seen the new Surface Tablets certainly look good and I’ll have to ...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Recalls Have Gone to the Toilet, Really As Flushmate Recalls Exploding Toilets Recalls Have Gone to the Toilet, Really As Flushmate Recalls Exploding Toilets

You don’t really get to take your toilet back but can get a repair kit to fix it so it won’t blow up...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Larry Ellison The Full and Uncut Interview At the All Things Digital Conference–The Good Stuff - How Larry Thinks and and Works – “Men Who Know Code” Larry Ellison The Full and Uncut Interview At the All Things Digital Conference–The Good Stuff - How Larry Thinks and and Works – “Men Who Know Code”

I posted the highlights version of the interview which basically covered what was going on with Mr....

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

PKC Clinical Knowledge Software Purchased by Sharecare Social Network Website Owned By Dr. Oz and WebMD Founder Jeff Arnold–Soap Notes For Patient and Doctor PKC Clinical Knowledge Software Purchased by Sharecare Social Network Website Owned By Dr. Oz and WebMD Founder Jeff Arnold–Soap Notes For Patient and Doctor

The full press release can be read here.   PKC founder Dr. Lawrence Weed is known as the founder of ...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Cellular Dynamics–World’s Largest Producer of Human Stem Cells Talks About the Value of iPS Cells and Their Contributions to Biotech Research and Development–Video Cellular Dynamics–World’s Largest Producer of Human Stem Cells Talks About the Value of iPS Cells and Their Contributions to Biotech Research and Development–Video

The chief Operating Officer from Cellular Dynamics  take a few minutes to describe the value of iPS ...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Blue Shield Policyholders File Class Action Lawsuit Alleging the Company Is Gaming the System By Pushing Older & Sicker Consumers Into Lower Benefit and Higher Deductible Policies–“Death Spiral” Blue Shield Policyholders File Class Action Lawsuit Alleging the Company Is Gaming the System By Pushing Older & Sicker Consumers Into Lower Benefit and Higher Deductible Policies–“Death Spiral”

I learned by reading this article what a “Death Spiral” is and didn’t realize that it was an “indust...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Lawsuit Against Accretive Healthcare Grows as More Patients are Coming Forward to Speak Out Lawsuit Against Accretive Healthcare Grows as More Patients are Coming Forward to Speak Out

    The list is getting longer with patients coming forward speak...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

HealthGrades Puts Out Top Hospital List–Time to Drop All the Hospital Ratings Sites As Nobody Cares, Many Don’t Have Time To Read and Too Much “Flawed Data” HealthGrades Puts Out Top Hospital List–Time to Drop All the Hospital Ratings Sites As Nobody Cares, Many Don’t Have Time To Read and Too Much “Flawed Data”

Above in the title are 3 reasons to eliminate some clutter.  Back when this was novel and new, its h...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Political Integrity Day at the Medical Quack–Should Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Join Michael Bloomberg at CodeAcademy to Learn About The Algorithms That Make Him Rich And Better Yet The Ones That Go Rogue & Lose Everyone’s Money? Political Integrity Day at the Medical Quack–Should Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Join Michael Bloomberg at CodeAcademy to Learn About The Algorithms That Make Him Rich And Better Yet The Ones That Go Rogue & Lose Everyone’s Money?

I have not done a poll in a long time and if you read here often enough then you know about “ The At...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Greenway PrimeSUITE Medical Records Integrates With Microsoft HealthVault Greenway PrimeSUITE Medical Records Integrates With Microsoft HealthVault

The Greenway EHR medical records system is based on Microsoft .NET technologies so this makes sense...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Digital Illiterate Congress Drops Drug Tracking System From FDA Bill–The One Part Needed Most By Consumers For Information and Drug Safety Digital Illiterate Congress Drops Drug Tracking System From FDA Bill–The One Part Needed Most By Consumers For Information and Drug Safety

If you have hung around the Medical Quack long enough then you know I have had a little campaign on ...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Walgreens to Invest in Alliance Boots Drug Chain in Europe With Option to Buy in Full in 3 Years Walgreens to Invest in Alliance Boots Drug Chain in Europe With Option to Buy in Full in 3 Years

Walgreens would stand to become the largest international retailer and wholesaler with this acquisit...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

German Pharmaceutical Company Biotest To Stop Shipments to Greece in July–Bills Have Not Been Paid German Pharmaceutical Company Biotest To Stop Shipments to Greece in July–Bills Have Not Been Paid

Biotest also has an office in the US in Florida.  According to this article there are other medi...

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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Chief Medical Officer At Northwest Community Hospital in Chicago Leaves Position as CMO - He Was Not Licensed Chief Medical Officer At Northwest Community Hospital in Chicago Leaves Position as CMO - He Was Not Licensed

This is one of those somewhat embarrassing moments for the hospital as the Chief Medical Officer is ...

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Sunday, June 17, 2012

New York Subway Worker, Dubbed as a Hero Has Pension Reduced to $5.00 a Month–Retirement System Error–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 35 New York Subway Worker, Dubbed as a Hero Has Pension Reduced to $5.00 a Month–Retirement System Error–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 35

Here we go again with checking the books and making a decision, but is this the right thing to do et...

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Sunday, June 17, 2012
 
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