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New Member Update - Happy New Year! (Part 2)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Please welcome the following new Members of the MedTechIQ community...





Academia:



Yvette Butler: HIV/AIDS



Alice Watland: COO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), Washington, DC



Tracy W Messer, APR: Web Development & Communications



Brendan Janishefski: Graphic Design



Jay Srini: Innovation , healthcare policy and… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 8:15am — No Comments

New Member Update - Happy New Year! (Part 3)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Please welcome the following new Members of the MedTechIQ community...



To search all new member updates, just click "Blogs" tab on the top of thew MedTechIQ homepage, and then enter "member update" in the "Search" box...And now, the last of this crop of new members!





Academia/NonProfit:



Craig H Llewellyn: Military Medicine,… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Member Update - Happy New Year!

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Please welcome new Members of the MedTechIQ "Networking & Learning" community...



Academia & NonProfit:



Rifat Latifi: Trauma, Telemedicine, surgery



Henry Etzkowitz: Triple Helix: university-industry-government interactions; entrepreneurial university, Women in science and technology



Chunyan Zhou: Innovation of Science and technology

University-industry-government… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 7:46am — No Comments

Invite/Call For Papers from MedTechIQ Member, Barbara Beckerman: 1st Annual Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomedical Science & Engineering Center Conference

Dear Colleagues,



We are please to announce the 1st Annual Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomedical Science and Engineering Center Conference, to be held at ORNL (Oak Ridge, Tennessee), March 18-19, 2009. The conference theme is: Innovative, interdisciplinary research trends in biomedical technologies and research for maximum application-specific problem solving. There are three key target areas: Biomedical Informatics, Modeling and Simulation, and Measurement Science and Imaging… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 7, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Upcoming DC Event: Progress of "Biodefense for the 21st Century" – A Five Year Evaluation

Progress of "Biodefense for the 21st Century" – A Five Year Evaluation



See: http://bit.ly/uR8n



January 15, 2009, 3:00 - 4:30 PM



Hudson Institute

Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center

1015 15th Street, N.W., 6th Floor

Washington, D.C. 20005



The Project on National Security Reform (PNSR) is pleased to invite you to a Roundtable on Interagency Reform discussing a case study on "Progress of… Continue

Added by Michael J. Russell on January 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) - Free Online Training - RESEARCHER COMMERCIALIZATION

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



We want to bring to your attention an outstanding free training opportunity.



It will allow attendees to make an informed decision as to how to better plan their commercialization efforts, be it through employment, licensing, consulting, joint venturing or startup creation. Please forward this email to all researchers interested in learning how to commercialize their research.



The National Council of… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 7, 2009 at 9:33am — No Comments

ATA (American Telemedicine Association) on Linkedin

Colleagues,



As I have previously mentioned, Linkedin is an incredible resource for the socially networked professional. Now I have another exciting development to report to you, especially if you are a supporter of telemedicine as a means to extend healthcare to the underserved and to optimize health & fitness, the ATA (American Telemedicine Association) has launched an ATA group on Linkedin. That's right, now you can link to other telemedicine experts using the powerful network… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 5, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

250k+ in Medical Equipment Delivered to Rural Clinics in the Philippines











































(photo)- Medical staff at the Ateneo de Zamboanga University School of Medicine unloading supplies provided through a cooperative effort of HELP, Kingtsbridge International and US PACOM Forces.





Payson, Arizona. January 6, 2009:… Continue

Added by Randy Roberson on December 29, 2008 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Job opportunity for PhD, MD or equivalent with DOD/VA Dataset Experience - Washington DC Area.

Colleagues,



...Another job opportunity from the MedTechIQ on Linkedin group...



From Mike Snedecor, MD, MPH

Snedecor Healthcare Consulting, LLC



Job opportunity for PhD, MD or equivalent with extensive skill with longitudinal health datasets, preferably in the DoD or VA system. Washington DC area.



A colleague's company is looking to hire a full-time manager to work at the VA. Ideally, they would like a someone with health related experience in the… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 29, 2008 at 10:18am — No Comments

Strengthening Biodefense Internationally: Illusion & Reality

Colleagues,



See compelling article attached from Marc L. Ostfield, PhD, Senior Advisor for Bioterrorism, Biodefense, and Health Security, U.S. Department of State, Office of International Health and Biodefense. Though the views he expresses in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of State or the U.S. government, they are clearly insightful, well articulated and important for the MedTechIQ international audience to consider.… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 29, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

New Member Update & Joyful Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa & Eid Season (Part 2)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



More new members...



Academia:

Daniel Gottlieb: Neurological rehabilitation & neurology



Ankur Mittal: Consulting - Indian CRO Directory & Industry Tracker



Ye Yue: Medical training



Raymond T. Terrry, Sr., Ph.D: Delivery & Health Systems/Policy Development



Jim Hammond: Telemedicine, Network Topology, Medical Monitoring, TelePsychiatry, UTMB - Electronic… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 24, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

New Member Update & Joyful Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa & Eid Season (Part 1)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



December is a joyous time for people of all faiths...Happy Holidays all!



In the spirit of the season, lets welcome these new members of the MedTechIQ community...





Academia/Non-Profit:



Babs Soller: Patient monitoring, near infrared spectroscopy, tissue perfusion



David Devore: R&D management, including industrial and academic virtual network organizations; polymer, colloid… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 24, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

eGov (For Real???)

The new Obama administration used Web2.0 with great success during the presidential campaign, and has committed to utilizing this social infrastructure to enhance the value of eGov. A report analyzes the incumbent hurdles (many of which are cultural rather than technical) to achieve this laudable goal.

Added by Clymer/JR on December 23, 2008 at 12:44pm — No Comments

President-Elect Obama names Holdren, Varmus, Lander and Lubchenco to Key Scientific Posts

Colleagues,



As reported in Scientific American...President-elect Barack Obama recently named more top science advisors. John Holdren, a 64-year-old physicist and environmental policy professor at Harvard, will be his chief science adviser, as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology. Obama also named chairs of the Presidential Council of Advisers on Science and Technology: Nobel Prize winner Harold Varmus and biologist Eric Lander, who heads the Broad Institute, a… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 23, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Healthcare Reform and Connected Health - Your input requested by Dec 31st

Colleagues,



See following post from MedTechIQ member, Dr Joseph Kvedar, Director, Center for Connected Health...



"...there is a possibility that disproportionate emphasis will be placed on increasing access to care through universal coverage and to traditional health information technology, or electronic medical records (EMRs)... I’d… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 23, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Indian CRO Directory & Industry Tracker

Greetings!



Wish you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year.



I have prepared first ever & one-of-its-own-kind Directory of Indian Contract Research Organizations for anyone who is associated with Life Sciences Industry.



This is hugely successful piece of work and more than 500 copies have already been sold worldwide. If you want to enhance your business opportunities and want to know what constitutes of Indian CRO Industry, what all factors and strategies… Continue

Added by Ankur Mittal on December 22, 2008 at 10:59am — 3 Comments

Connectivity

Connecting the Dots: A Dynamic Evolving Vision

Published March 2003 in the CAPG.org newsletter





Knowledge is powerful medicine. It reduces healthcare costs and improves the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of care delivered.



Patients and their caregivers are empowered by using new communication technologies so as to improve their access to health knowledge (and even wisdom), self-care, decision support, referral, consultation and triage… Continue

Added by Ronald J. Pion MD on December 19, 2008 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Institute of Med (IOM): U.S. Commitment to Global Health - Recommendations for New Administration

Colleagues,



As just released by IOM...GLOBAL HEALTH SHOULD BE KEY COMPONENT OF U.S. FOREIGN POLICY...The U.S. should significantly intensify its commitment to global health in the next four years by increasing funding and placing greater importance on health when setting overall U.S. foreign policy, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine written to inform the incoming administration's future policies. To achieve this level of commitment, a White House Interagency Committee… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 17, 2008 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Final Call: World's Best Technology (WBT) Showcase - Technology Submissions, December 22

There is still time to submit a company or technology for the upcoming WBTshowcase. This elite national event showcases prescreened, cutting-edge, first-to-market companies and technologies emanating from the private sector, top universities, federal labs, agencies and research institutions, to an audience of the world's leading seed investors, venture capitalists and Fortune 1000 licensing experts.



There is No Cost to Apply and a $595 registration fee for those selected to… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 17, 2008 at 9:39am — No Comments

Telerehab and Tele Physiotherapy

My name is Eli Doron. I have 30 years of technical and management experience in Hi-tech including a NASDAQ company I have founded 16 years ago.

I'm now in a process to start a new venture that will enable neurological and Orthopedic patients who need home exercise to do so at home with the ability to monitor and give real time feedback. It is aimed to be part of a physiotherapy treatment and not a replacement.



One of the issues I face is the lack of "service providers" who can… Continue

Added by Eli Doron on December 17, 2008 at 1:55am — 3 Comments

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