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...
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) shares have risen nearly 5% today after the medical device and healthcare product maker posted 1st quarter earnings that beat expectations on The Street, despite weak sales growth. The Amsterdam-based company posted profits of $281 million (EU €259 million), or 27¢ (EU €0.25) per share, on sales of $6.2 billion (EU €5.7 […] The post […]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Abbott (NYSE:ABT) are withdrawing select high-value stents from the Indian market following cost caps imposed by the Indian National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority, according to a Financial Express report. Medtronic has filed to remove its Resolute Onyx stent from the market, while Abbott filed to remove both its Absorb and Alpine […]
In the wake of President Donald Trump’s $6 billion proposed cut to the National Institutes of Health, biotech executives and researchers are slated to meet with the new administration next month. A memo about the meeting reportedly describes the get-together as a chance for the “private sector and thought leaders to describe their institution and […] The pos […]
Sirtex Medical (ASX:SRX) said today that it’s yttrium-90 resin microspheres did not extend survival significantly compared to Bayer’s sorafenib in a study of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Although the 459-patient trial did not meet its primary endpoint, the company reported that patients treated with its microspheres experienced less than half the […]
...to Record and Transmit Parkinson's Tremors; Highlights Link between Clinical Empathy and Improved Patient Outcomes Klick Labs, a digital healthcare innovation lab, today introduced the SymPulse TM Tele-Empathy Device, a groundbreaking Proof of Concept that wirelessly records and transmits ... […]
...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. Baxter and Sigma Spectrum are trademarks of Baxter International Inc. Cerner is a registered trademark ... […]
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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. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170418006417/en/ [ Back ... […]