Some CIOs Say Corporate Directors Are Clueless About IT–“ Short Order Code Kitchen Burned Down Years Ago and Some Directors Missed the Virtual Fire Sale” Some CIOs Say Corporate Directors Are Clueless About IT–“ Short Order Code Kitchen Burned Down Years Ago and Some Directors Missed the Virtual Fire Sale”

This article talks about “undereducated” boards when it comes to IT and you can read the news if you...

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

FDA Approves iPhone Connected Thermometer Device–Peel and Stick Sensor that Monitors Body Temperature in Real Time FDA Approves iPhone Connected Thermometer Device–Peel and Stick Sensor that Monitors Body Temperature in Real Time

The device will record 72 hours of body temperatures and if you visit the website there’s an image o...

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Heartware Finally Receives FDA Approval for HVAD Mini Heart Pump–Ventricular Assist Device Heartware Finally Receives FDA Approval for HVAD Mini Heart Pump–Ventricular Assist Device

The Heartware system is finally available in the US.  It has already received the European CE appro...

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Pilot for Wireless Digital Vital Signs Monitoring System Begins at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica–A Disposable FDA Approved Plaster Attaches Similar To Using A Band-Aid Pilot for Wireless Digital Vital Signs Monitoring System Begins at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica–A Disposable FDA Approved Plaster Attaches Similar To Using A Band-Aid

Sensium Vitals is the name of the product and it is a wireless system to monitor patient vital sign...

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Remote Area Medical (RAM) Coming to New York With Free Clinics December and Food and Supplies for New Jersey After Thanksgiving Holiday Remote Area Medical (RAM) Coming to New York With Free Clinics December and Food and Supplies for New Jersey After Thanksgiving Holiday

First of all this message is their first effort of filling up a 53 foot trailer with donations and a...

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Using Social Media To Cover For Lack of Original Thought (Video) Onion Humor Using Social Media To Cover For Lack of Original Thought (Video) Onion Humor

This is way too funny!   My firm charges lots of money without providing an actual service he says. ...

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Stryker Medical Device Company Cutting 1170 Jobs–It’s that Excise Tax on Device Companies But Device Companies Provide US Jobs, While Data Sellers Just Provide Algorithms for Billions With Intangible Profits Stryker Medical Device Company Cutting 1170 Jobs–It’s that Excise Tax on Device Companies But Device Companies Provide US Jobs, While Data Sellers Just Provide Algorithms for Billions With Intangible Profits

  I guess it’s time to hit this one again as our folks in Congress I don’t think have the brain c...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Algorithms Are Taking Over the World…Automate This  (Video) Algorithms Are Taking Over the World…Automate This (Video)

If you have read my series on the Attack of the Killer Algorithms, watch this video as Christopher S...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Fire Department Uses Risk Assessment for Emergency Response Criteria, Cutting Types of Responses So As Not To Over Expose the Firefighters And the Trucks to Risk…Who Let This Geek Out of His Room? Fire Department Uses Risk Assessment for Emergency Response Criteria, Cutting Types of Responses So As Not To Over Expose the Firefighters And the Trucks to Risk…Who Let This Geek Out of His Room?

And we wonder why people are not as helpful as they used to be!  Firefighters don’t care for it if y...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Wake Forest Baptist Hospital to Eliminate 950 Jobs–Cuts In Federal Research Funding Cited As Well As Deep Cuts in Medicare and Medicaid–Is This the Return of Desperate Hospitals? Wake Forest Baptist Hospital to Eliminate 950 Jobs–Cuts In Federal Research Funding Cited As Well As Deep Cuts in Medicare and Medicaid–Is This the Return of Desperate Hospitals?

Back a few years ago after the bottom fell out of the markets we had tons of layoffs and in the last...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Hoag Hospital in the OC–One More Hospital Working With Domestic Medical Tourism in the US Hoag Hospital in the OC–One More Hospital Working With Domestic Medical Tourism in the US

This is an interesting article and I was not really expecting to see Hoag in the tourism business bu...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Amazing Charts EHR Purchased by Pri-Med Amazing Charts EHR Purchased by Pri-Med

Amazing Charts was one of the first EMRs to come on the scene when they were new and actually were a...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

McKesson $1 Million Dollar EHR Give-Away -  Free Practice Choice Software to 100 Physicians Who Provide Charity Care To the Needy in 10 US Cities McKesson $1 Million Dollar EHR Give-Away - Free Practice Choice Software to 100 Physicians Who Provide Charity Care To the Needy in 10 US Cities

Ok so if you live and practice in one of the 10 designated cities and substantiate the fact that you...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

National Football League (NFL) Signs 10 Year Agreement with E-ClinicalWorks for an EHR (Medical Records System) for the Players National Football League (NFL) Signs 10 Year Agreement with E-ClinicalWorks for an EHR (Medical Records System) for the Players

A couple weeks ago it was the NBA joining forces with Cerner and this week we have the NFL working w...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Stem Cell Transplant For Paralyzed Dachshund Enables Him To Walk Again–Hope for Humans (Video) Stem Cell Transplant For Paralyzed Dachshund Enables Him To Walk Again–Hope for Humans (Video)

This is a cool story in  more ways than one.   The article mentions that no dogs were paralyzed for ...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

PLOS One Abstract–Methodology for Detecting Manipulation of “P Values” To Show Significant Statistical Value, “Inappropriate Fiddling” Which Can Lead to “Algo Duping” Situations And Numbers PLOS One Abstract–Methodology for Detecting Manipulation of “P Values” To Show Significant Statistical Value, “Inappropriate Fiddling” Which Can Lead to “Algo Duping” Situations And Numbers

First of all the abstract funding states neither the NIH nor Coca-cola have any interests (in other ...

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

More GOP Governors Asking the Feds to Set Up State Insurance Exchanges, “Negotiating Insurance Contracts are a Bitch Part Two” More GOP Governors Asking the Feds to Set Up State Insurance Exchanges, “Negotiating Insurance Contracts are a Bitch Part Two”

Featured on this article is the Governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal and several others to include Ri...

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Kaiser Permanente Laying Off 530 Employees in Southern California Kaiser Permanente Laying Off 530 Employees in Southern California

The exact locations of all the layoffs is not known, only that the layoffs will be in offices and ho...

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Sunday, November 18, 2012
 
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