I want to tell you a story about Michael Ziadeh, CEO of Ezebrush. I have been working with Michael for 1.5 years advising as he developed his product. He is an inventor and a salesman for a big copier company. He would sell and service the machines and had a great love for gears and mechanisms. He encountered a nagging problem as a salesman who wanted to brush his teeth before his sales calls. He recounts, “I hated having to carry my toothbrush and toothpaste in a baggy, it was messy and the public bathrooms were a rather unsanitary place to brush”. He began working on his prototypes...
There has been much concern regarding physician unhappiness. Recent article by Dr Arlen Myers was excellent called "Take this coat and shove it". Here is my contribution and concern.
The high levels of physician unhappiness are many, overworked and under-respected. Employed physicians are being driven to comply with Six Sigma lean efficiencies, no more private offices but instead cubicles, no more respect because you are just another "team member" and you must reply to emails, protocols and EMRs You are just another crew member on a ship without a captain.
You used to be the captain, what...
Posted by: Jose Bolanos MD
November 9, 2014 |
Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur; Founder, E.piphany; Professor, UC Berkeley and Stanford Engineering; Author, The Startup Owners Manual
In conversation with Dan'l Lewin, Corporate Vice President of Strategic and Emerging Business Development (SEBT), Microsoft
Join Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur-turned-educator Blank in a lively discussion with Dan'l Lewin of Microsoft. This program will introduce best practices, lessons and tips that have swept the startup world, offering a wealth of proven advice and information for entrepreneurs of all stripes. Hear about a tested and proven...
Posted by: Jose Bolanos MD
October 14, 2014 |
The UN is playing a significant role in helping the countries of West Africa respond to the Ebola crisis, by mobilizing the global community and by providing technical assistance, funding, supplies, and personnel. Following the lead of governments of Ebola-affected countries, the UN is partnering in its response with other governments, technical agencies, donors, and NGOs.
The Ebola Response Fund provides an avenue for individuals, corporations, foundations and civil society organizations to directly support the UNâ€™s response. Contributions to the Fund will be channeled exclusively...
(Reuters Health) - - There is little or no evidence to support many popular therapies that aim to help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to two new reviews of existing research. […]
BOSTON (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp's Omnicare unit has agreed to pay $23 million to resolve a long-running whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it took kickbacks from a drugmaker, according to settlement papers released on Friday. […]
(Reuters Health) - - Recreational drugs like “MDMA” and amphetamines have long been linked to a variety of movement disorders, and a new study suggests that basic motor skill impairment may linger even among former users. […]
Stimwave Technologies won CE Mark approval for its SandShark percutaneous injectable anchor system designed to be used in conjunction with its wireless neurostimulator devices to treat chronic pain, according to its distributor Freedom Neuro BV. The SandShark anchor system is designed to affix the neurostimulator device once the stimulator has been injected […]
Tactile Systems Technology said today it launched its Flexitouch device designed to treat lymphedema of the head and neck, touting it as the 1st and only pneumatic compression therapy approved for the condition. The Flexitouch device is designed to use pneumatic compression to stimulate the lymphatic system to deliver non-invasive, self-delivered therapy for […]
Roche (PINK:RHHBY) this week said it launched the Accu-Chek Guide System blood glucose meter. The company said that the Accu-Chek Guide meter is designed to help simplify diabetes management, featuring a spill-resistant test-strip vial, a large blood application area and strip ports for checks at different times during the day. The Accu-Chek Guide System is […]
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...for pre-operative surgical planning, and in the operating room visualization." Dr. Jesse Pines , the Director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation & Policy Research at George Washington University , will be welcoming attendees to the Symposium after an introduction by VR Voice ... […]
...SAJO Consulting LLC. He is also the CEO of Next Level Medication Management INC, a Canadian based company dedicated to healthcare innovation and sustainability. Mr. Johal is a graduate from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto ... […]
...with achieving real-time healthcare capabilities." Beyond high-acuity areas, healthcare systems are creating a foundation for other real-time healthcare innovations, including clinical surveillance modules, medical device integration in an EHR and virtual ICUs. "This study demonstrates the promise of ... […]
...s employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care. This release includes forward-looking statements concerning anticipated benefits associated with the use of Baxter ... […]