Bellevue Hospital Evacuation Still Underway as Reserve Power Stopped Working And No Plumbing Bellevue Hospital Evacuation Still Underway as Reserve Power Stopped Working And No Plumbing

This is the longest operating hospital in the US and the pride of New York which has been known o...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

“Algo Duping” – PLOS One Journal Publication Explains Why The Fear of Math Plays a Big Role As One Underlying Reason We All Get Duped And Those Who Don’t Fear Math Take All the Money, Gradually, Using “Mathematical Formulas & Algorithms” “Algo Duping” – PLOS One Journal Publication Explains Why The Fear of Math Plays a Big Role As One Underlying Reason We All Get Duped And Those Who Don’t Fear Math Take All the Money, Gradually, Using “Mathematical Formulas & Algorithms”

Well what do you know, we have a PLOS One scientific study that describes why the public, governme...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Ameridose Sister Company of NECC Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak – FDA Recall for “All” Their Drugs Which May Worsen Existing Shortage of Sterile Injectable Drugs Ameridose Sister Company of NECC Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak – FDA Recall for “All” Their Drugs Which May Worsen Existing Shortage of Sterile Injectable Drugs

So far there have not been any problems associated with any Ameridose drugs.  Ameridose is a differe...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Health Insurers in California Prepare to Negotiate Contracts with “Covered California” the Branded Name for the California Insurance Exchange–Complexities of Contracts Today Running on Corporate Servers 24/7 Opens the Door for More Sophisticated Algorithms Health Insurers in California Prepare to Negotiate Contracts with “Covered California” the Branded Name for the California Insurance Exchange–Complexities of Contracts Today Running on Corporate Servers 24/7 Opens the Door for More Sophisticated Algorithms

The insurance exchange business since it was created under the Affordable Care Act has certainly cha...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hospitals In New York Encountered Data Disruptions with Electronic Medical Records Systems While  NYU Scientists Scrambled to Save and Transfer Research Materials And Information During the Storm Hospitals In New York Encountered Data Disruptions with Electronic Medical Records Systems While NYU Scientists Scrambled to Save and Transfer Research Materials And Information During the Storm

By now we have all probably read about the dramatic evacuation at NY Langone but in addition to ...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Bayer Buys Utah Nutritional Supplement Company for Over 1 Billion–Schiff Nutrition Bayer Buys Utah Nutritional Supplement Company for Over 1 Billion–Schiff Nutrition

Recently too Bayer purchased the pet and animal business from TEVA and this seems go along with what...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Those Shoes have Teeth!  Predator Shoes Just in Time for Halloween Those Shoes have Teeth! Predator Shoes Just in Time for Halloween

Now you know where all those teeth go that the dentists pull:)  Well maybe not really but when you l...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Cleveland Clinic is Next Medical Center to Enroll IBM Watson–Too Bad Our Lawmakers Won’t Use This Technology to Enhance Research To Make Better Laws Cleveland Clinic is Next Medical Center to Enroll IBM Watson–Too Bad Our Lawmakers Won’t Use This Technology to Enhance Research To Make Better Laws

Cleveland Clinic joins the ranks of a few other hospitals that are giving big data a shake to sort t...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

“The Doctor Algorithm”  –Yet One More Way to Sort and Filter Medical Big Data For Decision Making Processes–MEDgle Software as a Service “The Doctor Algorithm” –Yet One More Way to Sort and Filter Medical Big Data For Decision Making Processes–MEDgle Software as a Service

Here’s yet one more decision making tool taking advantage of sorting big data.  If we get enough of ...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

NYU Hospital Back Up Generator Fails In Manhattan, Patients Being Evacuated NYU Hospital Back Up Generator Fails In Manhattan, Patients Being Evacuated

Patiens are being moved to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Mount Sinai.  You can see the ambulances but it looks eerie with no ...

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Monday, October 29, 2012

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
 
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