Can Technology LOWER Healthcare Costs? With new technology comes quesrions about value and the benefits it can provide.
Advances in Medicine improves our Health So what is a miracle? There is a reason why people get involved in Healthcare industry in our country. Every day dedicated doctors and nurses spend countless hours in providing the best treatment possible. My focus has been in improving Healthcare processes through technology. This blog post is not Read More
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
Enjoying family and friends this Christmas as we look forward to 2017 Since March of this year I’ve changed roles from being a Supply Chain and ERP consultant to being a Healthcare leader. Focusing on a journey to Connected Healthcare. That is joining Life Sciences and Healthcare. Along the way I am so very Read More
The focus of this blog post is to begin to position analytics as the key capability and business improvement for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. I will look to provide other blog posts on database types as a prelude to the pending wave around the Internet of Things (#IoT).
Recent articles and tweets emphasize that Big Data, or Analytics, would improve the bottom line for a company as long as they are prepared to take advantage of this benefit. Some Life Sciences (those that offer pharmaceuticals and medical devices products) and Healthcare companies have a need for new tools if they are going to Read More
In December of 2011 I started using the Fitbit Ultra, a wearable wireless device, to help me watch my daily fitness (or lack of exercise). I do not claim to be an athlete, my personal goals are to live a more active and healthy life. So this month’s blog post is all around the use Read More
While there has been a lot of discussion about the FDA’s view of Social Media I wrote last month about Gearing up IT for Future Growth. IT must become more relevant in supporting the business and this new way of ‘collaboration.’ In last month’s blog post I spoke of how IT can be a catalyst Read More
Most of us are excited about the changes occurring in healthcare around mobile applications, electronic health records and the advent of social media just to name a few examples. Yet there is a mounting concern with the rise of drug shortages now reported at “178 a 3x rise since 2005!” A look at the FDA web site Read More
We are not at a point where we can effectively: total, safely protect, easily transport and access our health data. I read a great article by Margalit Gur-Arie entitled, “Trust your life records to an unnamed chain of software vendors” she uses an analogy of our current banking system to emphasize how far away we Read More