Rethink Robotics Introduces Baxter the Humanoid Robot Out of the Crate and Ready to Work in Factories and Healthcare And Eldercare Apps Could be Next Rethink Robotics Introduces Baxter the Humanoid Robot Out of the Crate and Ready to Work in Factories and Healthcare And Eldercare Apps Could be Next

Well right now you could maybe see this 22k robot working in a drug factory maybe?  We know how...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Bill Gates at the Forbes 400 Summit –Catalytic Philanthropy Partnerships And How They Work Bill Gates at the Forbes 400 Summit –Catalytic Philanthropy Partnerships And How They Work

This is a great talk and Bill Gates talks about how it all works together, sometimes it’s the govern...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Montana Purchased By Health Care Service Corporation–A Blue Cross Subsidiary and Western States Insurance, Yet Another Blue Cross Subsidiary Gets Purchased By Outside Financial Firm –Subsidiary Watch Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Montana Purchased By Health Care Service Corporation–A Blue Cross Subsidiary and Western States Insurance, Yet Another Blue Cross Subsidiary Gets Purchased By Outside Financial Firm –Subsidiary Watch

Ok did you get all of that in the title?  Are you confused maybe?  All the big actions with insurers...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Complete Genomics Acquired by Chinese Non Profit Genomic Research Company BGI-Shenzhen Complete Genomics Acquired by Chinese Non Profit Genomic Research Company BGI-Shenzhen

It was just in June of this year the company announced a 20 percent lay off as costs were growing.  ...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Johnson and Johnson Announces Four Regional Innovation Centers To Be Established in the US–One In San Diego at Current Janssen R and D Center Johnson and Johnson Announces Four Regional Innovation Centers To Be Established in the US–One In San Diego at Current Janssen R and D Center

Who isn’t starting some kind in incubator or innovation center today and good that partnerships as s...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Nuance Buys Another Speech Technology Company–Ditech Networks Nuance Buys Another Speech Technology Company–Ditech Networks

You do have to say one thing about Nuance, they seem to almost own the world of speech recognition a...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

EClinicalWorks Launches “Join the Network”–Invests $10 Million Over the Next Year to Expand Peer to Peer Sharing Via NHIN Program for Users with eClinicalWorks and For Those Using Other EHRS EClinicalWorks Launches “Join the Network”–Invests $10 Million Over the Next Year to Expand Peer to Peer Sharing Via NHIN Program for Users with eClinicalWorks and For Those Using Other EHRS

I think this has been in the works and development for a while as back in the 2009 the company annou...

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Medical Billing in the News Again–Chasing the Payment Algorithms–When Do You Call It a Draw and How Much Time and Money Do You Spend to Chase Coding Dollars & Move the Money Back and Forth and Back and Forth..And So On… Medical Billing in the News Again–Chasing the Payment Algorithms–When Do You Call It a Draw and How Much Time and Money Do You Spend to Chase Coding Dollars & Move the Money Back and Forth and Back and Forth..And So On…

Once again we have “big” headlines here again about how hospitals and doctors bill Medicare.   S...

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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Scientific Research–Fraud and Misconduct Rise As Competition for Funding Increases–Non Appropriate Use of Formulas and Algorithms Make It Possible To Deceive -  Enhanced Scientific “Algo Duping” Scientific Research–Fraud and Misconduct Rise As Competition for Funding Increases–Non Appropriate Use of Formulas and Algorithms Make It Possible To Deceive - Enhanced Scientific “Algo Duping”

  As we all know, budgets are getting tighter in some areas and unfortunately this leads to more ...

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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Promise of Research With Stem Cells With Creating Better Drugs and Trials in the Petri Dish - Cutting Down the Development & Cost Time TED Video Promise of Research With Stem Cells With Creating Better Drugs and Trials in the Petri Dish - Cutting Down the Development & Cost Time TED Video

This talks about how new drugs are developed and how using stem cells can accelerate the processes. ...

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

UCI Medical Center Develops Their Own Mobile Security System Middleware for Wi-Fi Access to Students and Staff Who Bring Their Own Devices–Tablets & Smartphones UCI Medical Center Develops Their Own Mobile Security System Middleware for Wi-Fi Access to Students and Staff Who Bring Their Own Devices–Tablets & Smartphones

Bring your own device has been discussed quite a bit in healthcare and for good reasons.  When you ...

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

First World Sepsis Day September 13th, 2012–Deadly Disease That Kills Many Every Year First World Sepsis Day September 13th, 2012–Deadly Disease That Kills Many Every Year

Sepsis is beginning to be in the news a lot more of late with awareness and that’s a good thing.  Yo...

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Sanofi Multiple Sclerosis Drug Aubagio Gets FDA Approval Sanofi Multiple Sclerosis Drug Aubagio Gets FDA Approval

This drug is in the form of a pill and the company also has filed with the FDA for an injectable dr...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

“Berlin Patient” and His Doctor Are Convinced Their Cure for HIV is Authentic With Stem Cell Transplant “Berlin Patient” and His Doctor Are Convinced Their Cure for HIV is Authentic With Stem Cell Transplant

This is an interesting case since it was somewhat stumbled upon by accident with a donor of cells t...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Welch-Allyn Device Company to Cut 10 Percent of Workforce to Restructure–New Device Excise Tax Part of the Reason- We Should be Taxing the Data Sellers Instead As It’s One Huge Resource & Maybe Even Bigger Than A Device Tax Would Be Welch-Allyn Device Company to Cut 10 Percent of Workforce to Restructure–New Device Excise Tax Part of the Reason- We Should be Taxing the Data Sellers Instead As It’s One Huge Resource & Maybe Even Bigger Than A Device Tax Would Be

When the healthcare law was created, things were different but the last couple of years have shown s...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Rite-Aid Employee Shot at DC Store–Video Captures Man Wearing a Surgical Mask–Police Trying to Identify Rite-Aid Employee Shot at DC Store–Video Captures Man Wearing a Surgical Mask–Police Trying to Identify

You can watch the video but apparently this is the 3rd incident at this store in the last few months...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
 
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