Monthly Archives: April 2013

Saturday morning coffee [April 20 2013]

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 comes straight from Indianapolis. I was there for work as part of a multi-city five hospital […]

ResolutionMD diagnostic imaging for Android clears FDA

MobiHealthNews: “Calgary Scientific announced this week that the US Food and Drug Administration had cleared its ResolutionMD software for diagnostic medical imaging on Android devices, including the Samsung Galaxy. Calgary Scientific claims that its ResolutionMD software, which now has six FDA clearances is the first diagnostic imaging app cleared for use on mobile devices, according […]

Saturday morning coffee [April 6 2013]

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…. Welcome to April 2013 everyone. The year is flying by. The coffee mug to the right comes straight from Alien Fresh Jerky […]

NFC medication tracking system

Well, well, well, here’s one page in my idea book that I can put a big read “X” through [December 6 2011 – Page #42]. And for all those people that told me it was a stupid idea – you know who you are – I have one word for you: Harvard. Yeah, that’s right, […]

Clinical Dilemmas and a Review of Strategies to Manage Drug Shortages [article]

Here’s an interesting article in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice. The article, Clinical Dilemmas and a Review of Strategies to Manage Drug Shortages appears online ahead of print (doi: 10.1177/0897190013482332). Unfortunately you’ll hit a paywall, so if you don’t have a subscription all you’ll get is the abstract. That’s unfortunate because according to the article […]

Gamification for medication compliance: Mango Health

GigaOM: “Mango Health, founded by former executives from mobile gaming company ngmoco, is using game mechanics to get people to be more conscientious about managing their health. Mango Health… believes that by combining game mechanics with an intuitive, fun design and useful features, they can keep patients on track. Since August, the company has been […]

What report service/software does your pharmacy use?

I wrote about Pandora back in December 2009. It was a great piece of software back in the day. I remember a time when nearly everyone in pharmacy that used Pyxis ADC’s to control their medication distribution at nursing units also used Pandora to generate reports, look at data, and detect controlled substance diversion. The two […]