Dr. Oz Performs a “Live Sonogram” on Jimmy Kimmel Show All Up on the Big Screen and Guillermo Gets a Prostate Exam Dr. Oz Performs a “Live Sonogram” on Jimmy Kimmel Show All Up on the Big Screen and Guillermo Gets a Prostate Exam

This is funny and you have ultrasound right up there on the big screen and Jimmy is healthy.  “Don’t...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

The Overweight Obsession Continues–Wireless HapiFork That Tracks Your Food and “Fork to Face” Rate–Data for a PHR? The Overweight Obsession Continues–Wireless HapiFork That Tracks Your Food and “Fork to Face” Rate–Data for a PHR?

You know all start ups don’t make it and I’m not sure on this one, what’s next a spoon, chopsticks t...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Is Medicare Saving Money And Cutting Costs?  It Depends on the Day of the Week and What Article You Happen to Read… Is Medicare Saving Money And Cutting Costs? It Depends on the Day of the Week and What Article You Happen to Read…

There’s so much conflicting information out there as everyone struggles with complexities and report...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

10 Foot TeleHealth Clinics That Can be Placed Anywhere, Healthspot Doc in the Box 10 Foot TeleHealth Clinics That Can be Placed Anywhere, Healthspot Doc in the Box

  This not the first time we have seen something like this but it is the first product I h...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Verizon Latest to Enter “Code for Cash” Prize Format With $1 Million Top Pay Out for Writing Healthcare Apps That Use Their Platform, Is This the New “Corporate Business Model” To Yield Inexpensive Code? Verizon Latest to Enter “Code for Cash” Prize Format With $1 Million Top Pay Out for Writing Healthcare Apps That Use Their Platform, Is This the New “Corporate Business Model” To Yield Inexpensive Code?

You know I think these start up incubators and accelerator programs have traveled a little different...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Nuance Buys Virtual Assistant Company VirtuOz–Siri for the Enterprise Nuance Buys Virtual Assistant Company VirtuOz–Siri for the Enterprise

Nuance certainly has been busy as at CES they announced yet another technology that works on several...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Withings Wearable Activity Tracker Out Soon and Will Support Android Phones Withings Wearable Activity Tracker Out Soon and Will Support Android Phones

Fitbit and a few others have a little competition in this business and with support for Android it m...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

FDA Cuts Dosage in Half for Ambien–Sleepy Driving Concerns, Lunesta Not Affected FDA Cuts Dosage in Half for Ambien–Sleepy Driving Concerns, Lunesta Not Affected

One other item that should be mentioned is the time of night when you take the pill.  The warnings ...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

GE and Start Up Health Launch Accelerator Program for Consumer Health Products–Companies Can Shop Their Own Investment Start Ups for Inexpensive Code GE and Start Up Health Launch Accelerator Program for Consumer Health Products–Companies Can Shop Their Own Investment Start Ups for Inexpensive Code

I said this a while back with Accelerators that are sponsored by insurers and it is true and you hav...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Telepresence RP-VITA Robot Receives FDA Approval And Can Be Used in Emergency Situations Telepresence RP-VITA Robot Receives FDA Approval And Can Be Used in Emergency Situations

We have seen these for a while being used in hospitals but this is the first to get FDA approval and...

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Brainsway Deep TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation)Gets FDA Approval for the Treatment of Depression Brainsway Deep TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation)Gets FDA Approval for the Treatment of Depression

The treatment is for patients who fail to respond to therapeutics during a depression episode.  I w...

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Blue Cross Intelligence Buys Intelimedix, A Company That Specializes in Serving Employers and Health Insurers, More Analytic Algorithms to Search Out Fraud, Billing Errors, Preventable Conditions…. Blue Cross Intelligence Buys Intelimedix, A Company That Specializes in Serving Employers and Health Insurers, More Analytic Algorithms to Search Out Fraud, Billing Errors, Preventable Conditions….

In reading the website and other items on the web it appears the latest efforts here were focusing o...

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

F1000Research A New “Open Science” Publishing Program For Life Scientists Out of Beta, Open for Business With Allowing Immediate Publications, Peer Reviews And Sharing of Data F1000Research A New “Open Science” Publishing Program For Life Scientists Out of Beta, Open for Business With Allowing Immediate Publications, Peer Reviews And Sharing of Data

It was just a couple weeks ago I posted about Cureus which as more related to doctors and patients a...

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

United HealthCare Issues Another Study, This One Telling Government To Aggressively Manage Medical Care For Seniors-An Area Where A Large Chunk of Their Revenue Comes From Today, Managing Care United HealthCare Issues Another Study, This One Telling Government To Aggressively Manage Medical Care For Seniors-An Area Where A Large Chunk of Their Revenue Comes From Today, Managing Care

If you listen to the last shareholder reports they have said that more money is coming into the till...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

“I’m Sorry Your Google Plus Name Does Not Comply With Google “Names Policies”…Barbara “Duck Algorithm” & Was Using My Real Name All Along…Killer Algorithms Chapter 52 “I’m Sorry Your Google Plus Name Does Not Comply With Google “Names Policies”…Barbara “Duck Algorithm” & Was Using My Real Name All Along…Killer Algorithms Chapter 52

This is just too funny so tweeted a bit of this but what happened?  I have not been back to Google P...

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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Presidential Inaugural Ball–Ticketmaster Algorithms Blow It–Tickets on Sale Before Announced Sales Date– Any Companies, Markets, Etc. Know What They Are Doing Anymore With Models and Algorithms? Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 51 Presidential Inaugural Ball–Ticketmaster Algorithms Blow It–Tickets on Sale Before Announced Sales Date– Any Companies, Markets, Etc. Know What They Are Doing Anymore With Models and Algorithms? Attack of the Killer Algorithms Chapter 51

Here we go again and it was that “computer glitch” attack or better yet those Algorithms. If you rea...

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Monday, January 07, 2013

Coca-Cola New Treatment for Stomach Blockages–Diet and Regular Both Work Coca-Cola New Treatment for Stomach Blockages–Diet and Regular Both Work

This must be why I have no digestive problems, diet coke:)  The success rate is pretty good at 90% f...

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Monday, January 07, 2013

MMRGlobal And Interbit Data Enter License Agreement To Sell MMR Patented PHR Technologies With MEDITECH EMR Systems As Relates To MyMedicalRecords.Com With Interbit Solutions MMRGlobal And Interbit Data Enter License Agreement To Sell MMR Patented PHR Technologies With MEDITECH EMR Systems As Relates To MyMedicalRecords.Com With Interbit Solutions

Interbit has been around for quite a while and are they are the only report distribution technology ...

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Monday, January 07, 2013

ePocrates Finds a Buyer With AthenaHealth Medical Records ePocrates Finds a Buyer With AthenaHealth Medical Records

A little over a year ago the company was looking to sell their mobile medical records business as th...

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Monday, January 07, 2013
 
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