The Smart Sports Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer Using Algorithms And Sensors With Blood Vessels The Smart Sports Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer Using Algorithms And Sensors With Blood Vessels

This fascinating as they state the product can be found earlier than mammograms can find it.  A sens...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Florida Governor Rick Scott Gives Out Phone Sex Hotline Number in Error When Giving Out Contact Information About Meningitis Outbreak Florida Governor Rick Scott Gives Out Phone Sex Hotline Number in Error When Giving Out Contact Information About Meningitis Outbreak

What a surprise a few callers had.  Rick Scott the Florida Governor that many love to hate.  People ...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Nobel Prize for Residency Match System Not Much Different Than What You Get From a Dating Site These Days– Flow Sheets And the Dangers of An “Algo Duped” Naïve Society That Gets Sucked In Too Often Nobel Prize for Residency Match System Not Much Different Than What You Get From a Dating Site These Days– Flow Sheets And the Dangers of An “Algo Duped” Naïve Society That Gets Sucked In Too Often

First of all I do not mean any disrespect here as the matching system has it’s place in giving ideas...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Says No to Cancer Drug Zaltrap for Colorectal Cancer-Avastin Works Just As Well and the Cost is Half Memorial Sloan-Kettering Says No to Cancer Drug Zaltrap for Colorectal Cancer-Avastin Works Just As Well and the Cost is Half

I think we may see more of these types of studies and the two doctors do state they have been paid c...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

CDC Scientists Working to Halt Deadly Meningitis Outbreak–Number of Deaths Now at 15–FDA Needs More Money To Carry Out Periodic Inspections CDC Scientists Working to Halt Deadly Meningitis Outbreak–Number of Deaths Now at 15–FDA Needs More Money To Carry Out Periodic Inspections

This story seems to keep getting worse sadly and Tennessee is still the hardest hit state. At the CD...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Restriction of Social Security Death Index Data Base Beginning to Play Havoc with Various Medical Research Agencies and Other Interests As the Value of Aggregated Accurate and Flawed  Data ($) Grows.. Restriction of Social Security Death Index Data Base Beginning to Play Havoc with Various Medical Research Agencies and Other Interests As the Value of Aggregated Accurate and Flawed Data ($) Grows..

Last year I wrote about the index being flawed and those who are in there incorrectly I’m sure are n...

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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Quest Diagnostics Restructuring and Will Cut 400 to 600 Jobs by End of 2013 Quest Diagnostics Restructuring and Will Cut 400 to 600 Jobs by End of 2013

Here’s some additional job losses and I swear we may be up for a short while and then more cuts come...

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Walmart Becomes the Next Employer to Negotiate Surgical Procedures Direct With Major Medical Centers,  Just Need More Employees Covered Walmart Becomes the Next Employer to Negotiate Surgical Procedures Direct With Major Medical Centers, Just Need More Employees Covered

A while back Lowes was one of the first to negotiate with the Cleveland Clinic followed by Pepsico a...

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Continuum Health Partners Collaborates With Caradigm to Implement Innovative IT to Improve Care Coordination and Patient Experience Continuum Health Partners Collaborates With Caradigm to Implement Innovative IT to Improve Care Coordination and Patient Experience

The group of teaching hospitals will be implementing Caradigm eHealth solution solutions to improv...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Prescription Auto-Refills Still Out There With CVS and Others as Pay for Performance Efforts Ramp Up at US Corporate Retail Pharmacies To Meet Quotas and Make Those Profit Numbers for the Shareholders The Prescription Auto-Refills Still Out There With CVS and Others as Pay for Performance Efforts Ramp Up at US Corporate Retail Pharmacies To Meet Quotas and Make Those Profit Numbers for the Shareholders

The LA Times has been doing a good job following up on this situation and I see it in Twitter all th...

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

AllScripts Files Complaint With Review Board At Health and Hospitals Corporation Protesting Award of Contract to Epic Medical Records For New York City’s Public Hospital System AllScripts Files Complaint With Review Board At Health and Hospitals Corporation Protesting Award of Contract to Epic Medical Records For New York City’s Public Hospital System

Last week I said “aren’t these insurance contracts a bitch” and it looks like now it’s bleeding over...

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Cerner Connects EHR Technologies with CareFusion Medical Technologies Who Just Purchased  Intermed Respiratory Care  In Brazil This Week Cerner Connects EHR Technologies with CareFusion Medical Technologies Who Just Purchased Intermed Respiratory Care In Brazil This Week

CareFusion recently purchased Intermed in Brazil who makes and supplies ventilator devices used in h...

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

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
 
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