Watson Received Approval for Generic Actos Drug After Judge Orders FDA to Approve It Watson Received Approval for Generic Actos Drug After Judge Orders FDA to Approve It

It was just in August that Mylan pharmaceuticals received approval for their generic and a court ca...

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

New York Digital Health Accelerator–Health IT Hub For Emerging Technologies–Remember All Start Ups Don’t Make It And It’s A Potentially Good Place for Health Insurers to Shop for Inexpensive Application Code New York Digital Health Accelerator–Health IT Hub For Emerging Technologies–Remember All Start Ups Don’t Make It And It’s A Potentially Good Place for Health Insurers to Shop for Inexpensive Application Code

This is a good thing but it is important to remember that all start up companies don’t make it.  Whe...

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Healthgrades Updates Their Hospital Scoring Algorithm–Hopefully the “Dead Doctors” and Errors Having Doctors on Staff At Hospitals They Have Set Foot In Gets Corrected Among Other Things.. Healthgrades Updates Their Hospital Scoring Algorithm–Hopefully the “Dead Doctors” and Errors Having Doctors on Staff At Hospitals They Have Set Foot In Gets Corrected Among Other Things..

Here we go again and I’m sure I don’t win any scoring points with the website since I have found dis...

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Additional Information About NECC and Ameridose Continues as FDA Inspection Report is Released Additional Information About NECC and Ameridose Continues as FDA Inspection Report is Released

It appears that cleanliness of the clean rooms is what lead to the fungus contamination as well as s...

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Doctors in Germany Remove 62 Pound Tumor From Woman Who Had Been Diagnosed as Obese Doctors in Germany Remove 62 Pound Tumor From Woman Who Had Been Diagnosed as Obese

This says a lot for getting a second opinion, but she lost 62 pounds in one swipe.  The woman also l...

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Johnson and Johnson Still Not Out of the Recall Business–Surgical Staplers from Ethicon Division And Has Also Stopped Selling One of the Products Johnson and Johnson Still Not Out of the Recall Business–Surgical Staplers from Ethicon Division And Has Also Stopped Selling One of the Products

This is a class one recall now as of last week.  Notices were sent out to stop using the product imm...

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Alere Device Maker Received Warning Letter From the FDA Stating The Response To the Agency Was Not Adequate Regarding the Triage Products Recalled Alere Device Maker Received Warning Letter From the FDA Stating The Response To the Agency Was Not Adequate Regarding the Triage Products Recalled

The company will need to revalidate the entire assembly process of the Triage product.  The recall w...

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Friday, October 26, 2012

“50 Shades of Rape” –Tina Fey Calls Out the Gray Faced Men…What Happens When Digital Illiteracy And Extreme Algo Duping Takes Over, Their “Default” Topic “50 Shades of Rape” –Tina Fey Calls Out the Gray Faced Men…What Happens When Digital Illiteracy And Extreme Algo Duping Takes Over, Their “Default” Topic

This is good and really funny and makes a point.  Best I can figure is that they don’t know what els...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Prostate Cancer Treatment and Monitoring Working In a New Direction with Web Based Proactive Surveillance Combining Efforts of Johns Hopkins and Cedars Sinai Prostate Cancer Treatment and Monitoring Working In a New Direction with Web Based Proactive Surveillance Combining Efforts of Johns Hopkins and Cedars Sinai

I have always been a fan of registries as they offer so much information that is maybe contained in ...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

McKesson To Buy PSS World Medical, Inc. Valued at Over 2 Billion In Outstanding Debt to Be Assumed McKesson To Buy PSS World Medical, Inc. Valued at Over 2 Billion In Outstanding Debt to Be Assumed

When I grew up debt was something you wanted to pay off and get rid of but it doesn’t function that ...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Health IT REC Centers Association ARCH-IT Working to Convince Congress to Provide Additional Money to the REC Centers After Initial Funding Ends in 2013 Health IT REC Centers Association ARCH-IT Working to Convince Congress to Provide Additional Money to the REC Centers After Initial Funding Ends in 2013

So far quite a few of the REC centers have signed up and become members.  The Association has an ex...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Verizon Makes Equity Investment in NantHealth, a Subsidiary of NantWorks Owned by Los Angeles Billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong Verizon Makes Equity Investment in NantHealth, a Subsidiary of NantWorks Owned by Los Angeles Billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong

The undisclosed dollar amount investment from Verizon is to help develop a secure fiber-optic cloud ...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Charles Barkley Advertising for Weight Watchers–Do It Like Man–16 Dicks Named During Roll Call- Humor Charles Barkley Advertising for Weight Watchers–Do It Like Man–16 Dicks Named During Roll Call- Humor

This is hilarious!  Who else could pull this off but Sir Charles.  This goes back to what Dr. Oz...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Nurse Makes Error and Injects Elderly Patient With Lethal Dose of Coffee and Milk And Says Anyone Could Get Confused Nurse Makes Error and Injects Elderly Patient With Lethal Dose of Coffee and Milk And Says Anyone Could Get Confused

This did not happen in the US but we have our share but the story is strange and sad.  It was her th...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Private Hospitals in India Bill for Fake Surgeries to Claim Insurance Coverage–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Hits Outside the US Chapter 47 of the Series Private Hospitals in India Bill for Fake Surgeries to Claim Insurance Coverage–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Hits Outside the US Chapter 47 of the Series

So what is the role played by third parties in India?  Is is like what occurs in the US?  Again as I...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Office of Inspector General Publishes Survey To Help Study Fraud With EHR Technologies, Namely Medical Records/Billing Software Used by Hospitals– HHS And SEC Continue Getting Their Non-Algorithmic Fannies Kicked–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 46 Office of Inspector General Publishes Survey To Help Study Fraud With EHR Technologies, Namely Medical Records/Billing Software Used by Hospitals– HHS And SEC Continue Getting Their Non-Algorithmic Fannies Kicked–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 46

This was provided by another web site, Histalk, which specifically focuses on healthcare technologi...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Are You a Physician Looking for a Medical Records System? Try EHRScope/Consultant,  A Free Resource For Physicians To Get Started And Dragon Naturally Speaking for Your EHR Are You a Physician Looking for a Medical Records System? Try EHRScope/Consultant, A Free Resource For Physicians To Get Started And Dragon Naturally Speaking for Your EHR

EHRScope/Consultant...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Digital Illiteracy and Algo Duping Alive and Well in Italy With Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter for Failure to Predict and Warn of An Earthquake… Digital Illiteracy and Algo Duping Alive and Well in Italy With Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter for Failure to Predict and Warn of An Earthquake…

And you thought it was all here in the United States Congress…well if you read here often enough the...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Simulated Patient at the Cleveland Clinic Comes Alive, Well Sort Of… The Simulated Patient at the Cleveland Clinic Comes Alive, Well Sort Of…

We have read about these before but now we have a video that shows how the simulated patient works. ...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
 
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