IoT for COVID-19 Vaccine supply chain

Who knew that in March, a novel virus had the means to impact our lifestyle. In less than a year we would also have a vaccine to solve this pandemic. We have learned about how clinical trials works, and along with the promising results from the initial set of vaccines. Now comes the hard part Read More

Buying Insurance for Public Health?

Why invest in a COVID-19 “exposure notification” app? We buy insurance for our home, cars and for protection. In the event something does happen. How does public health officials reduce the chances of infection against this virus? So while there is no official date for an ‘effective’ vaccine. Does technology play a role in US Read More

Managing Infectious Diseases in Hospitals

A new offering to improve Infection Management from T-Systems and AI Health Insights There are pressures on Hospitals as a result of the recent pandemic. Announcing a new offering aimed at helping healthcare organizations for infectious disease: Lower reimbursement rates from reduced elective procedures as a result of COVID-19. Improving your organizations CMS rating. Healthcare Read More

Getting Back to Work with IoT and the ‘New Norm’

How can technology support our transition back to work? Today, June 5th is the date when our local area businesses look to return to open! I live in the southeast part of Pennsylvania. Outside of Philadelphia, and west of New Jersey. Based on the reported health data most of our pandemic cases are in nursing Read More

Lessons for FDA Drug Tracking from the FAA

Subtitle: Are there lessons learned from the recent FAA announcement on tracking flights for the FDA DSCSA drug tracking shipments? Many of us travel for work, and invariably we are in airports. While reading this WSJ article Air-Traffic Control Is in the Midst of a Major Change I wanted to learn more about this change. Read More

Digital Transformation: Could we put a Man on the Moon – Today?

Lessons learned from this historical event, and our ability to succeed at Digital Transformation. Boy was it hot in this part of the country over this past weekend. If you live in the Eastern or Central part of the US we are experiencing high temperatures (95 deg F or 35 Celsius). This past Saturday marked Read More

Preview: How the Internet of Things (IoT) meets the needs of the US Drug Supply Chain

On Friday, June 22nd I will be presenting on this topic at the IoT Slam event in Research Triangle Park, NC. So this blog post covers the key points I will be discussing, and it’s based on the following abstract: The FDA is halfway through the implementation timeline for the Drug Supply Chain Security Act Read More

Connected Healthcare for 2017

Connected Healthcare stems from my belief in ‘integrating’ Life Sciences and Healthcare. Earlier this year I had read Joseph Kvedar’s book entitled “The Internet of Healthy Things.” He is the vice president of Connected Health, and part of the Partners Healthcare system in Boston. The book provides examples of using technology to close the healthcare Read More