First Ever Crowd Funded IPO–$1 Million in Pledges For a Medical Device Delivering Non-Invasive Weight Loss Cellulite Removal Procedures, FDA and CE Marked First Ever Crowd Funded IPO–$1 Million in Pledges For a Medical Device Delivering Non-Invasive Weight Loss Cellulite Removal Procedures, FDA and CE Marked

As the article mentions it is now in the quiet period and the name cannot be divulged.  IPO Village ...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Genetic Blood Test To Identify the Most Aggressive Prostate Cancers Being Tested in the UK– Research on Why Some Cancer Tumors Are Aggressive While Others Are Not And Help Identify Patient Risk Genetic Blood Test To Identify the Most Aggressive Prostate Cancers Being Tested in the UK– Research on Why Some Cancer Tumors Are Aggressive While Others Are Not And Help Identify Patient Risk

Researchers were able to test and find patients with the “gad”gene signature and compared it to thos...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Buy or Build, or the Best of Both Worlds–Dr. Edmund Billings from Medsphere, OpenVista EHR Buy or Build, or the Best of Both Worlds–Dr. Edmund Billings from Medsphere, OpenVista EHR

If you are not aware of Medsphere, they have been around for a while and created OpenVista, using th...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Cambridge Consultants Develops A Liquid Biopsy Test Without the Procedure–Only Blood Test Required Cambridge Consultants Develops A Liquid Biopsy Test Without the Procedure–Only Blood Test Required

Cambridge Consultants, is working with Singapore-based Clearbridge BioMedics on a new low cost, non...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Man Dies After Eating Cockroaches During a Contest  at a Pet Store to Win a Python Man Dies After Eating Cockroaches During a Contest at a Pet Store to Win a Python

This is sad but other participants did not get sick.  You could not pay me enough to eat roaches.  T...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

United Healthcare Negotiated to Buy 90 Percent of the Largest Managed Care Provider in Brazil, Where Insurers Can Own Hospitals and Physician’s Practices United Healthcare Negotiated to Buy 90 Percent of the Largest Managed Care Provider in Brazil, Where Insurers Can Own Hospitals and Physician’s Practices

Update: You can read through here and see where the market value is over $4 billion for the Brazilia...

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Fungal Meningitis Cases up to 91 and 7 Deaths So Far Fungal Meningitis Cases up to 91 and 7 Deaths So Far

This story keeps getting worse and at least there’s a full on alert to try to identify any potential...

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Sunday, October 07, 2012

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly–“The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” – Big Healthcare Discussion at the End About A Single Payer System–Video Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly–“The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” – Big Healthcare Discussion at the End About A Single Payer System–Video

This is great and starts out funny.  I had no idea that Jon Stewart was only 5 foot 7 inches.  They ...

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Sunday, October 07, 2012

TSA To Deploy New Scanners Capable of Detecting Every Molecule on Your Person from 164 Feet Away Without You Even Knowing or Giving Permission–Also the Technology Can Be Used to Find Counterfeit Drugs TSA To Deploy New Scanners Capable of Detecting Every Molecule on Your Person from 164 Feet Away Without You Even Knowing or Giving Permission–Also the Technology Can Be Used to Find Counterfeit Drugs

Yikes!  Like any technology we have privacy issues to discuss and this article brings up some intere...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

The Real Debate–Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly “The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” Saturday October 6th at 8 PM Eastern Time The Real Debate–Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly “The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” Saturday October 6th at 8 PM Eastern Time

I don’t know about you but I’m tired of debate talk and the President did fine but you have to remem...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

What If We Trusted You?  Where is the Trust Today As “Algo Duping” and “Flawed Data” Continue to Grow And Erode With No or Little Accountability TED Video What If We Trusted You? Where is the Trust Today As “Algo Duping” and “Flawed Data” Continue to Grow And Erode With No or Little Accountability TED Video

  This is a good video and he focuses on education and how some of this starts in the school y...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

Hartford Hospital and United HealthCare in Contract Battle–One More Dispute in the Everyday World of Health Insurance Business Intelligence Algorithms to Grow Profits and Keep Shareholders Happy Hartford Hospital and United HealthCare in Contract Battle–One More Dispute in the Everyday World of Health Insurance Business Intelligence Algorithms to Grow Profits and Keep Shareholders Happy

If it isn’t a government contract to manage care it’s a dispute with a hospital.  It is getting wors...

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Friday, October 05, 2012

FDA Takes Action Against Online Pharmacies , Over 18,000 Illegal Websites Shut Down And Counterfeit Drugs Seized FDA Takes Action Against Online Pharmacies , Over 18,000 Illegal Websites Shut Down And Counterfeit Drugs Seized

This is an on going problem on the web for a long time, and it even got into trouble with advert...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Man Dropped from State Health Insurance in Arizona In the Middle of His Cancer Treatment As His Wife Found A Job Man Dropped from State Health Insurance in Arizona In the Middle of His Cancer Treatment As His Wife Found A Job

This is a sad story and the man’s wife was at home taking care of him and when he was stable she wa...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

CEO of Houston Hospital, Son And 5 Others Arrested on Medicare Fraud Sweep–$158 Million Over More than 7 Years CEO of Houston Hospital, Son And 5 Others Arrested on Medicare Fraud Sweep–$158 Million Over More than 7 Years

The son of the CEO states it was the fault of the one employee who had already been arrested for fra...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Digital Illiterate “Algo Duped” GOP Lawmakers Call for Suspending of Incentive Payments to Providers–Also Sent Letter to HHS Telling Them To Expect More From Meaningful Users–Walk A Mile in a Healthcare CIO’s Shoes Please… Digital Illiterate “Algo Duped” GOP Lawmakers Call for Suspending of Incentive Payments to Providers–Also Sent Letter to HHS Telling Them To Expect More From Meaningful Users–Walk A Mile in a Healthcare CIO’s Shoes Please…

Just when you think they can’t get any dumber, they do.  I expect healthcare CIOs to chime in here w...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Fungal Meningitis Infections Linked to Steroid Injections Manufactured by New England Compounding Center In Massachusetts Fungal Meningitis Infections Linked to Steroid Injections Manufactured by New England Compounding Center In Massachusetts

This is scary as it keeps growing.  Patients in 35 states now have had this injection and the infect...

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Larry Ellison At Oracle Open World 2012–Great Business Intelligence With Twitter - Videos Larry Ellison At Oracle Open World 2012–Great Business Intelligence With Twitter - Videos

One of the big items here is the new Exadata Rack as semi conductor memory is used so the hard d...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Los Angeles's Wealthiest Man. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Announced ACO to Partner With Blue Shield and St. Johns Health Center Using Technology and Genomic Research - Gene Screens Los Angeles's Wealthiest Man. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Announced ACO to Partner With Blue Shield and St. Johns Health Center Using Technology and Genomic Research - Gene Screens

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong chairman of NantHealth and Blue Shield will work with Saint John...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Servers Take 18 Story Plunge While System Failover of Hospital Medical Records Systems Takes Place During the Fall- Dramatization Video Servers Take 18 Story Plunge While System Failover of Hospital Medical Records Systems Takes Place During the Fall- Dramatization Video

This is a bit of a sales video but it is also very entertaining.  The server going down literally is...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Wellbutrin Generic Pulled Off Market by FDA–Didn’t Work As Well as Wellbutrin XL 300 Wellbutrin Generic Pulled Off Market by FDA–Didn’t Work As Well as Wellbutrin XL 300

This is only for the XL 300 extended use and the 150 strength i s not affected so one less extended ...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Sutter Hospital Potentially Facing Another Lawsuit Not Related to MRSA Outbreak in NICU Unit in August Sutter Hospital Potentially Facing Another Lawsuit Not Related to MRSA Outbreak in NICU Unit in August

The infant had surgery when he was a month old and came home with MRSA and since that time it is be...

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Insurance Company Data Mining With Automated Transactions? What Is Being Done With Consumer Data–My Flawed Corporate America Data Shows Up -Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 45 Insurance Company Data Mining With Automated Transactions? What Is Being Done With Consumer Data–My Flawed Corporate America Data Shows Up -Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 45

I had an attack recently here and I’ll keep company names out of here to protect the guilty, as that...

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Tuesday, October 02, 2012
 
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