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...
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The FDA this week laid out guidelines for a new framework it’s implementing for the development and oversight of regenerative medicine products including novel cellular therapies. The framework is laid out through four guidance documents which build on the FDA’s existing regulatory approach and describe more clearly which products are regulated as drugs, dev […]
Amgen (NSDQ:AMGN) announced today the U.S. launch of its Enbrel Mini single-dose prefilled cartridges, which are delivered using a reusable AutoTouch auto-injector. The drug-device combination was designed with a needle that stays hidden during injection and a sensor to detect placement on the skin. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Busine […]
Medical device group Belluscura is planning a U.K.-based IPO that could be worth up to $13.2 million after it picked up the rights to make and sell certain Stryker (NYSE:SYK) devices, according to a filing from the company. The company was created by Tekcapital in 2015 to pick up and commercialize rights to medical devices. So […] The post Belluscura plans I […]
Nine weeks after hurricanes Maria and Irma brought devastation to Puerto Rico, FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb says hospitals across the U.S. are reporting shortages of IV fluids – medical products that are often sourced from Puerto Rico. Hospitals are specifically noting that 0.9% injection bags of saline, used to inject drugs intravenously, are of […] […]
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...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 Baxter's dividend. The statements are based on ... […]
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...pay for their treatment and seamlessly manage their history, including accessto ICD-10 codes, for insurance reimbursement. "BetterPT has approached healthcare innovation, understanding that adoption and incremental change is the only measure of success," explained Greg Peters , CEO of BetterPT. This ... […]