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...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will continue its work tracking one of the worst flu seasons the United States has seen in several years even if the federal government shuts down on Saturday, senior administration officials said on Friday. […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged his administration would always defend "the right to life." […]
Xtant Medical (NYSE:XTNT) said today it launched restructuring and refinancing efforts, including a 12-to-1 reverse stock split, as it looks to reform its capital structure, meet liquidity needs, regain compliance with the NYSE and position itself for better long-term growth. The efforts include inking a restructuring and exchange agreement with ROS Acquisit […]
From Privi Medical’s FDA clearance to OrthoXel getting FDA clearance and CE Mark approval, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Privi Medical wins FDA nod for hemorrhoid device Privi Medical has received FDA clearance for its Instalief Hemorrhoids Treatment device, according to a Jan. 18 news […] The […]
Laminate Medical Technologies said today it launched a pivotal, FDA-cleared trial of its VasQ implanted blood vessel device designed for patients requiring arteriovenous fistulas as vascular access for hemodialysis. The Israel-based company’s VasQ device is designed to aid kidney failure patients in need of dialysis by providing external support to reduce fi […]
Private equity player Audax Group has begun its recapitalization efforts with fluid warming infusion systems provider Belmont Instruments, according to a press release from financial advisor Mirus Capital Advisors. Billerica, Mass.-based Belmont produces rapid infusion systems designed to treat critically injured patients with material blood loss, according […]
...IDEXX Laboratories IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a member of the S&P 500 ® Index and is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services ... […]
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...they age. Founding partners include AARP, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, MedStar Health, Pfizer and UnitedHealthcare. About HITLAB HITLAB is a healthcare innovation lab that helps leading organizations with the ideation, creation, evaluation, and diffusion of technology-based solutions to improve the ... […]