I Scammed the scammers calling from “Microsoft” to save me from Mexican hackers

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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  INSANE hackers call me saying they are from microsoft and try to scam me into giving them money and computer access– what do you do?  keep them…

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Another Day Another EMR Data Breech: Shades of Things to Come

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I have been doing quite a lot of work lately on setting up redundant network attached servers and cloud storage systems for what is now about 2TB of…

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Don’t Let You Doctor Order These 10 Useless Lab Test Docs Won’t Stop Getting

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

New Study in the current issue of the American Journal of Managed Care, found that many doctors continue to order antiquated tests of minimal to no usefulness. The…

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The Next Revolution in Medical Devices: Self-Design and Prototyping

Monday, September 27, 2010
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have just returned from the Maker Faire and have seen the future of medical device innovation, invention, and design– Self-design and rapid home prototyping.  For those unfamiliar with…

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How Much is Your Baby’s Life Worth? Experts Use Economics to Decide on Genetic Screening

Monday, March 15, 2010

Screening all pregnant women for a rare but fatal genetic disease is too expensive, researchers say in a new report that adds to a recent controversy about whether…

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Breaking News: Vitabiv Antibiotic Associated With Birth Defects

Monday, March 15, 2010

I have just received a breaking news update from Astellas regarding risks of using their antibiotic Vitabiv in pregnant women.   This is one of the most strongly worded…

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6 Steps To Getting More Accurate Medical Diagnoses

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

6 Steps to get more accurate medical diagnoses was just printed by US News and World Reports along with Newsday.  I was interviewed for this segment and asked to…

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Listeriosis Risk to Fetuses Higher than Thought

Monday, November 16, 2009

Listeriosis Risk to Fetuses Higher than Thought The risk of listeriosis in pregnant women and their fetuses is greater than previously thought, researchers said. Listeria monocytogenes — one…

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Report Releases Top 10 US Healthcare Systems By Revenue: VA is #1

Monday, November 16, 2009

Top 10 Healthcare Systems by Revenue (ranked by net patient revenue $ millions) 1. U.S. Veterans Affairs Dept $40,686.5 2. HCA, Inc. $28,374.0 3. Ascension Health $12,720.6 4….

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USPSTF Drops Breast Self Exam- Delays Mamogram Until 50- OBGYN Groups Disagree

Monday, November 16, 2009

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issues new breast cancer screening recommendations. See ACOG’s response and more details on the methodology and implications.

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