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...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders sought to nail down the final votes needed to pass what U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called their "last best chance" to repeal Obamacare while a new analysis underscored how Democratic-leaning states stand to lose large amounts of federal funding under the legislation. […]
(Reuters Health) - People taking antidepressants for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to relapse when they stop using these drugs than when they remain on medication, a research review confirms. […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Death Wish Coffee Co, a New York coffee maker that sells what it says is the "World's Strongest Coffee," is recalling cans of its Nitro Cold Brew because of the risk that some could contain the deadly toxin botulin. […]
A Delaware federal judge this week dismissed an attempt from W.L. Gore & Associates to clear a jury finding from March which ruled that 1 of its stent patents was invalid in an ongoing patent spat with C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR), Law360 reports. U.S. District Judge Leonard Stark denied 3 motions for judgement, including 2 motions arguing […] The post W.L. Gore […]
Ra Medical is looking to raise $15 million, having already raised $650,000 in a new round of equity financing, according to an SEC filing posted this week. Funds already raised in the round came from 3 anonymous investors, with the 1st sale noted on September 5, according to the filing. The company has not yet […] The post Ra Medical looks to raise $15m app […]
Brainlab said today it won FDA clearance for its Elements Spine SRS and Elements Cranial SRS radiosurgery surgical planning software applications. The Munich, Germany-based company said that the Elements Cranial SRS is designed to allow physicians to create radiosurgery plans in less than 15 minutes, supporting plans for numerous cranial indications includin […]
Allegations from a former Acclarent sales rep claiming she was fired for submitting a false claims report were kept alive this week by a Massachusetts magistrate judge, but the same allegations against Acclarent parent companies Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Ethicon were thrown out, according to a Law360 report. The former sales rep Melanie Lokosky cl […]
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