Healthcare

Saturday morning coffee [January 24 2015]

“There is a fundamental question we all have to face. How are we to live our lives; by what principles and moral values will we be guided and inspired?” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. So much happens each and every week, and it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Here are some of the tabs that […]

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Podcast | The Garage – Episode 1

Welcome to The Garage, a podcast of me and my brother talking about various things.  We have great conversations and have talked about recording them for years. We finally decided to do it. In Episode 1 of The Garage we talk about smartphones, cloud storage, Office 365, a bit about healthcare, tablets – mostly the […]

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Saturday morning coffee [August 17 2013]: Elysium, Pharmacogenomics, Gonorrhea, Limo Joust

So much happens each and every week that it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Here are some of the tabs that are open in my browser this morning along with some random thoughts…. The coffee mug below comes straight from Canada. My family and I spent a little time in Victoria, British Columbia this summer. […]

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“What’d I miss?” – Week of February February 12, 2011

I haven’t done one of these in quite a while, but thought I’d try to get back in the groove. It’s been a pretty good week, and as usual there were a lot of things that happened during that time. Not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some […]

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EHRs may not be the panacea many are hoping for

Selected excerpts from post-gazette.com article: More and more studies are questioning the efficacy of electronic health records, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun collecting reports involving electronic health and IT errors, some of which have resulted in death… “The thing about these systems is that it doesn’t really look like they’re getting […]

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“What’d I miss?” – Week of June 27

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting.

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“What’d I miss?” – Week of June 13, 2010

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting.

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Special report on health care and technology

Economist.com: I’m not sure how I missed this article, but it is a must read for anyone interested in health care and technology. The contents of the special report include: Medicine goes digital Health and information technology Digital medicine Personalised medicine Developing countries and health Micro-technology and health Health 2.0

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