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

Clinical Query At Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Self Service Analytics Using Boolean Expressions–A Goldmine of Valuable Information To Include Identifying & Communicating With Potential Clinical Trial Patients Clinical Query At Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Self Service Analytics Using Boolean Expressions–A Goldmine of Valuable Information To Include Identifying & Communicating With Potential Clinical Trial Patients

This is a great article and a lot of work went into this process and when you follow the link and re...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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
 
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