Kaiser Permanente Demonstration Day at the Garfield Center Showing Robotics In Healthcare - How Funding From the NIH Helped Produce Products Like the DaVinci Robotic Surgery Device (Video) Kaiser Permanente Demonstration Day at the Garfield Center Showing Robotics In Healthcare - How Funding From the NIH Helped Produce Products Like the DaVinci Robotic Surgery Device (Video)

This is a great demonstration as to what is going on at the Kaiser Garfield Center.  A few years ag...

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Saturday, February 09, 2013

Pomalyst, Drug to Treat Blood Cancer Gets FDA Approval Pomalyst, Drug to Treat Blood Cancer Gets FDA Approval

This is another life extending drug for patients with myeloma who have received other treatments tha...

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Friday, February 08, 2013

Couple Uses Coffee Enemas, Several A Day They are Convinced Is Saving Their Health Couple Uses Coffee Enemas, Several A Day They are Convinced Is Saving Their Health

This is story and a half but I’ll take my coffee as a beverage.  For 2 years a few enemas every day....

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Friday, February 08, 2013

IBMWatson and Sloan Kettering Produce Simulated Oncology Case Showing Value With Locating Related Clinical Data While Charting With an EHR (Update) WellPoint To Become a Watson Reseller Soon IBMWatson and Sloan Kettering Produce Simulated Oncology Case Showing Value With Locating Related Clinical Data While Charting With an EHR (Update) WellPoint To Become a Watson Reseller Soon

Update:   Since I posted the original additional information, Huffington Post states that WellPoint...

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Friday, February 08, 2013

No More Unsubstantiated Blame Shifting on EHRS, Doctors, Hospitals, Developers, Patients Or Whatever Your Role Happens To Be–Government Executives Wake Up On How Corporate USA Eats Your Lunch With Models, Math, and Formulas for Profit (Algorithms) No More Unsubstantiated Blame Shifting on EHRS, Doctors, Hospitals, Developers, Patients Or Whatever Your Role Happens To Be–Government Executives Wake Up On How Corporate USA Eats Your Lunch With Models, Math, and Formulas for Profit (Algorithms)

Ok I can go back to the real wild west with EMRs and tell stories here and it is better than what it...

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Time Has Come to License and Tax the Data Sellers of the Web, Companies, Banks, Social Networks..Any One Making a Profit-Latest Microsoft/Google Privacy War Helping the Cause –Consumers Deserve to Know What Is Being Sold and To Who in a Searchable Format Time Has Come to License and Tax the Data Sellers of the Web, Companies, Banks, Social Networks..Any One Making a Profit-Latest Microsoft/Google Privacy War Helping the Cause –Consumers Deserve to Know What Is Being Sold and To Who in a Searchable Format

I originally called my blog posts the “Alternative Millionaire’s Tax” but it seems that it’s more th...

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Rex The Humanoid Robot Bionic Man With Body Organs That Work, a Heart, Pancreas and It Bleeds Artificial Blood and Talks… Rex The Humanoid Robot Bionic Man With Body Organs That Work, a Heart, Pancreas and It Bleeds Artificial Blood and Talks…

This is freaky enough to look at.  This is as close as we get to the bionic man.  The developer of t...

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Loan Repayment Offers for New Doctors to Address Shortage of Healthcare Workers in Underserved Areas Offered By Government Loan Repayment Offers for New Doctors to Address Shortage of Healthcare Workers in Underserved Areas Offered By Government

This is one way to avoid that big bill school.  It’s been a while but I wrote about this a while bac...

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

HHS Delays Basic Health Option Until 2015: Translation Is We Didn’t Have Enough Time to Set Up the IT Infrastructure to Support It–Takes Time to Write All This Code–More Executives/Politicians Need Improved Digital Literacy HHS Delays Basic Health Option Until 2015: Translation Is We Didn’t Have Enough Time to Set Up the IT Infrastructure to Support It–Takes Time to Write All This Code–More Executives/Politicians Need Improved Digital Literacy

In addition you have to just chuckle at times as to what appears in the news, as just yesterday I p...

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Speed Up Rate of Change in Health IT?–“Short Order Code Kitchen Burned Down a Few Years Ago and There Was No Fire Sale”..IT Infrastructure Chance and Revisions Takes a Lot of ”Code”, “Time” and “ Most Importantly Money” Speed Up Rate of Change in Health IT?–“Short Order Code Kitchen Burned Down a Few Years Ago and There Was No Fire Sale”..IT Infrastructure Chance and Revisions Takes a Lot of ”Code”, “Time” and “ Most Importantly Money”

I can understand this type of comment with encouraging more doctors and hospitals to get into the el...

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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

VA and DOD To Work to Accelerate EHR Integration - CACI International Was Awarded $91 Million Dollar 5 Year Contract in 2010 to Provide the Services-Big IT Infrastructure As Such Requires a Lot of Time/Money VA and DOD To Work to Accelerate EHR Integration - CACI International Was Awarded $91 Million Dollar 5 Year Contract in 2010 to Provide the Services-Big IT Infrastructure As Such Requires a Lot of Time/Money

CACI is the vendor with the contract so does this mean more money to speed up the process too?  It’...

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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

United Healthcare Launches UHC Research Institute–More Data, More Analytics to Measure Performance, Improve Performance, Optimize the Supply Chain and Increase Revenue For Academic Medical Centers United Healthcare Launches UHC Research Institute–More Data, More Analytics to Measure Performance, Improve Performance, Optimize the Supply Chain and Increase Revenue For Academic Medical Centers

Ok here’s one I missed relative to United and interesting the site has an edu address since there ap...

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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Christie on Letterman: I’m The Healthiest Fat Guy You Have Ever Seen–Humor (Video) Christie on Letterman: I’m The Healthiest Fat Guy You Have Ever Seen–Humor (Video)

This funny when he pulls out a donut, basically making light of all th e talk about his weight.  Let...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Surgery Simulator Game–Maybe Not One of the Best Learning Tools Using Gamification-Hilarious (Video) Surgery Simulator Game–Maybe Not One of the Best Learning Tools Using Gamification-Hilarious (Video)

This is too funny as they saw around the rib cage and toss organs around:)  Ok so much for gamificat...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Walgreens Announces Healthspek An API Launch Partner and New Personal Health Record for the IPad They Produced, I’ll Pass and Remaining “Untethered” Walgreens Announces Healthspek An API Launch Partner and New Personal Health Record for the IPad They Produced, I’ll Pass and Remaining “Untethered”

If I am reading this correctly the trademark for Healthspek is owned by EaseMD Systems, who is an EH...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013
 
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