Monthly Archives: October 2012

Finally! A suitable replacement for my Lenovo x201t convertible tablet PC

Tablets, love ‘em. But I love having a keyboard, too. The hybrids that I’ve seen have me excited, but I’ve been hard pressed to find a tablet I like more than my trusty Lenovo x201t. The x201t was the first computer I ever ordered from Lenovo and I’ve been hooked since. Convertible tablets used to be the norm, and […]

Outsourcing sterile product preparation and the importance of quality assurance

I’m sure you’ve heard about the recent meningitis outbreak tied to a contaminated batch of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate. The story has received significant attention as more that 100 people have been sickened and as many as eight have died as a result of receiving an injection of the contaminated steroid (this data is already out of date […]

Impact of alcohol intake on medication adherence [abstract]

Does alcohol consumption impact medication adherence? I don’t know, but it’s a fair question. I would assume that it all depends on when you drink, how much, how often, if there’s any correlation between drinking time and medication consumption, age and social status of the patient, and so on. The variables one would have to […]

Saturday morning coffee [October 6 2012]

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 to the right is from the historic Cafe Du Monde New Orleans. I picked it up while in New Orleans […]

The best inking application for Windows that you’ll never see

Recently I posted something about Project Austin, a new digital note-taking application designed specifically for Windows 8 by Microsoft. Project Austin had me thinking about other cool inking applications. Microsoft OneNote immediately comes to mind, but it’s really not the same. OneNote is overkill for most note taking needs. How about Windows Journal? Journal is […]