Archon Genomics X-Prize Bioinformatics Challenge Presented by Express Scripts Begins September 12 , 2010–$2500 Prize Archon Genomics X-Prize Bioinformatics Challenge Presented by Express Scripts Begins September 12 , 2010–$2500 Prize

First of all you will need to be familiar with Illumina data sets and this appears to be a project t...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Aids Healthcare Foundation Puts Out Press Release Over Their Disappointments With Gilead’s CEO Greedy Behavior With Selling Stock –Echoes of Provenge Trading Type Activity Again? Aids Healthcare Foundation Puts Out Press Release Over Their Disappointments With Gilead’s CEO Greedy Behavior With Selling Stock –Echoes of Provenge Trading Type Activity Again?

This sounds like Provenge all over again, and what roller coaster ride that was as the price of the ...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Einstein College of Medicine Awarded 2 Year Grant to educate Faculty and Medical Students On Using social Media Appropriately and Effectively Einstein College of Medicine Awarded 2 Year Grant to educate Faculty and Medical Students On Using social Media Appropriately and Effectively

Well this is an  interesting headline to say the least.  There are actually 4 other medical school i...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Geron Stops Breast Cancer Trial for Life Extending Drug Imetelstat As It Was Not Better Than Current Treatments Geron Stops Breast Cancer Trial for Life Extending Drug Imetelstat As It Was Not Better Than Current Treatments

At one time Geron was a company that everyone was watching primarily due to their stem cell research...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

FDA Clears Algorithm Supported Remote Cardiac and Activity Monitoring System for Keeping Track of of Key Biometrics–Wearable Body Sensors from Preventice FDA Clears Algorithm Supported Remote Cardiac and Activity Monitoring System for Keeping Track of of Key Biometrics–Wearable Body Sensors from Preventice

The system monitors ECG, heart rate, respiration rate and activity and was developed in coordination...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

New Video Explaining the Blue Button Process and Benefits from the VA With Getting Your Personal Health Records…It’s Free Of Course.. New Video Explaining the Blue Button Process and Benefits from the VA With Getting Your Personal Health Records…It’s Free Of Course..

Ok if you read around this blog often enough you know there’s tons of posts on PHRs and the Blue But...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Scant Mention of Health IT in Party Platforms–“Repeal” Not Possible As Nobody Has IT Budgets Big Enough to Remake All the Current Health IT Infrastructures–Digital Illiteracy and “Algo Duping” At Work  in Washington Scant Mention of Health IT in Party Platforms–“Repeal” Not Possible As Nobody Has IT Budgets Big Enough to Remake All the Current Health IT Infrastructures–Digital Illiteracy and “Algo Duping” At Work in Washington

I saw this article and it cracked me up as they have no clue on the time and money it would take to ...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Long Beach Veterans Medical Center Builds First Prosthetic Lower Leg Controlled in Real Time by EEG Long Beach Veterans Medical Center Builds First Prosthetic Lower Leg Controlled in Real Time by EEG

This is great and there’s a lot that goes on at the Long Beach VA.  In the last couple of years I ha...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street Video Documentary - Why It Needs to Matter What Companies Do and Not Focus Only On the Price of Stock With So Called Value - Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 44 Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street Video Documentary - Why It Needs to Matter What Companies Do and Not Focus Only On the Price of Stock With So Called Value - Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 44

This is interesting as you hear from software developers and mathematicians and their ground roots ...

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Sunday, September 09, 2012

Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Founder of RNL Bio Announces Donation of  90% of His Wealth  Over Next 10 Years  To Non Profit Organizations Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Founder of RNL Bio Announces Donation of 90% of His Wealth Over Next 10 Years To Non Profit Organizations

The last time we heard about RNL, their subsidiary company was getting sued for fraud and giving mis...

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Sunday, September 09, 2012

Stem Cell Trial to Begin in 12 Months For New Process to Reduce or End Wrinkles–Using Blood Cells Instead of Fat Cells Stem Cell Trial to Begin in 12 Months For New Process to Reduce or End Wrinkles–Using Blood Cells Instead of Fat Cells

We all know about collagen and how it goes away as we age and thus we get wrinkles, that lovely part...

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Sunday, September 09, 2012

Testosterone Marketing Going Like Gang Busters But How Safe is Hormone Replacement and What Methodologies for Dosage? Some of the Same Questions We Ask With Women’s HRT Testosterone Marketing Going Like Gang Busters But How Safe is Hormone Replacement and What Methodologies for Dosage? Some of the Same Questions We Ask With Women’s HRT

Forms of testosterone replacement therapy include: oral tablets, buccal tablets, subcutaneous pellet...

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Sunday, September 09, 2012

Catholic Health Initiatives To Invest $200 Million in Various Areas of Healthcare Via Newly Created VC Group–Non-Profit Portfolio Algorithms Catholic Health Initiatives To Invest $200 Million in Various Areas of Healthcare Via Newly Created VC Group–Non-Profit Portfolio Algorithms

Religion getting in the money here as CHI also invested in the Ascension Health Ventures, more on th...

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Sunday, September 09, 2012

Cedars-Sinai and Scripps Memorial Hospitals Will Begin Performing Some Catheterization Cardiac Procedures In Outpatient Surgical Buildings Cedars-Sinai and Scripps Memorial Hospitals Will Begin Performing Some Catheterization Cardiac Procedures In Outpatient Surgical Buildings

Back in 2010 I wrote about Stanford doing some cardiac procedures on an outpatient basis and this lo...

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Sunday, September 09, 2012

Copyright Algorithms–Video Copyright Censoring Bots Wired In To Video Infrastructure Could Stand to Threaten The Future of Live Streaming–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 43 Copyright Algorithms–Video Copyright Censoring Bots Wired In To Video Infrastructure Could Stand to Threaten The Future of Live Streaming–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 43

This is not my usual Killer Algorithm story whereby I talk about how companies pass judgment with f...

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Saturday, September 08, 2012

Aren’t These Health Insurance Contracts a Bitch!  Aetna Suing City of Jacksonville Over Decision to Award Contract to Florida Blue- Battle of the Algorithms Aren’t These Health Insurance Contracts a Bitch! Aetna Suing City of Jacksonville Over Decision to Award Contract to Florida Blue- Battle of the Algorithms

Ok every time I turn around there seems to be yet another one of these types of stories out on the w...

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Friday, September 07, 2012

The Rise (And Need) for Human – Computer Cooperation- A Good Thing and a Challenge for a Society, Governments and Companies That Have Been “Algo Duped” for Way Too Long (Video) The Rise (And Need) for Human – Computer Cooperation- A Good Thing and a Challenge for a Society, Governments and Companies That Have Been “Algo Duped” for Way Too Long (Video)

Algo Duping, you only read about it here for the most part using that terminology and for sure it’s ...

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Thursday, September 06, 2012

Ascension Health, Largest Catholic and Non Profit Health System in the US to Buy Marian Health System Ascension Health, Largest Catholic and Non Profit Health System in the US to Buy Marian Health System

Here we go with more mergers and acquisitions.    Ascension was in the news of late related to the A...

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Wednesday, September 05, 2012

NIH And Milken Institute Announce “Celebration of Science Day” Saturday September 8, 2012 Recognizing Research and Development  & Making a Difference - NFL Donates $30 Million to the NIH For Brain Injury Research NIH And Milken Institute Announce “Celebration of Science Day” Saturday September 8, 2012 Recognizing Research and Development & Making a Difference - NFL Donates $30 Million to the NIH For Brain Injury Research

This is actually a 3 day event beginning Friday the 7th and ends on Sunday the 9th.  The ce...

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Wednesday, September 05, 2012
 
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