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June 2010 Blog Posts (14)

Forecasting and Early Warning for Infectious Disease Crises: A Critical Component to Preparedness

Infectious Disease Crises and

Disasters: Statement of the Problem

Any country, including the United States, is exposed to the world's

infectious disease traffic through the air transportation and commerce

grid. Whether infectious disease hazards emerge locally or are

introduced from abroad, pre-event situational awareness is essential for

rapid identification of risk and preemptive mitigation.

Drawing from… Continue

Added by James M. Wilson V, M.D. on June 29, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Hormone Harmony and Dr. Alicia Stanton

Conversations with the Masters of Healing begins next month and we have Dr. Alicia Stanton joining the amazing speaker line-up. This is a FREE teleseries!

Here’s a little background information on Dr. Alicia Stanton:

Dr. Alicia Stanton is one of the country's leading experts on womens health and hormone therapy. Dr. Stanton practices anti-aging and integrative medicine at BodyLogicMD of… Continue

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on June 29, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Kitware's New Approach to Quantify Risk of Developing Lung Cancer published in Academic Radiology


Thank you to MedTech-IQ member, Rick Avila of Kitware, Inc. for this heads up on early findings regarding a new approach his company is pioneering to quantitatively measure lung cancer risk. Rick, Kitware’s Senior Director of Healthcare Solutions, was the lead investigator on the research. Expect to see press releases similar to below on these… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on June 28, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Conversations with the Masters of Healing - Free Teleseminar Intensive

I’m thrilled to announce the kick off of my inaugural teleseminar intensive – Conversations with the Masters of Healing – starting next month! I’ve wanted to organize this event for quite some time and I so look forward to sharing these amazing individuals with you.

"Conversations with the Masters of Healing" is a rare opportunity for you to listen, learn, change your life, and speak to the most incredible practitioners of healthcare and healing.… Continue

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on June 25, 2010 at 2:50pm — 1 Comment

A Disease Industry vs. A Healthcare System

Today America does not have a true healthcare system that focuses on wellness and disease prevention. Rather it focuses on disease diagnosis and treatment paid for on a unit basis. Each visit, each procedure, each test, each drug, each hospitalization is charged for. The result is more and more units of care are given rather than a focus on how to give good preventive care and how to coordinate the care of those with complex chronic illnesses. As long as we have a disease industry – driven by… Continue

Added by Stephen C Schimpff on June 24, 2010 at 5:36pm — 3 Comments

A Roadmap to Broadband Adoption Conference - TODAY LIVE coverage

Broadband for America, NextGenWeb, Net Literacy, and USIIA have partnered to host "A Roadmap to Broadband Adoption Conference" taking place today in Washington, DC.

Follow coverage of the conference on the Broadband for America blog here, tweets by me here using #BBRoadmap and watch the speakers via livestream… Continue

Added by Christine Stineman on June 22, 2010 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Technology & Innovation can check rising health costs

By Joel White, Executive Director of the Health IT Now Coalition


06/21/10 10:38 AM…

Added by Christine Stineman on June 22, 2010 at 9:40am — No Comments

Guest Blog: Don Jones, Qualcomm ... We're Shaping the Future: World Economic Forum on Advancing mHealth


Please see first blog post from a good friend of MedTech-IQ, Don Jones, Vice-President of Business Development in Health & Life Sciences, Qualcomm ...



Don Jones, Vice…


Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on June 19, 2010 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

MedTech-IQ ... Who Are You? ... Where Are You From? ... What Do We Do?


Every so often we have to take time out, take stock, and ask ...

Who are we? Where do we come from? What do we do? Does it matter? ....

So let's look at the MedTech-IQ community ....…


Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on June 15, 2010 at 10:45am — 2 Comments

Telemedicine & mHealth in Haiti: Applying Global Lessons to the Development of Solutions

Telemedicine & mHealth in Haiti: Applying Global Lessons to the Development of Solutions

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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on June 10, 2010 at 9:41pm — 9 Comments

Turbulence Ahead in Health Care

The decade ahead is one likely to be full of turbulence. How everything will shake out is anybody’s guess.

But we can be sure that technology advancements will slow for no one. The rate of medical technology advancement now is very fast and the speed will only accelerate. One big problem is that technology advances so fast that there is no time for a purchase – say new CT scanner or diagnostic device in a clinical laboratory – to create any return on the investment before a new or… Continue

Added by Stephen C Schimpff on June 10, 2010 at 4:26pm — No Comments

WBT2011 Enlists MedTech - IQ

The WBT2011 will begin accepting on-line applications in July. However, we want to hear from you, the MedTech-IQ Community.

Innovators - What are the top innovations emerging in your industry sectors?

Strategic Partners - What are the technologies of tomorrow that WBT can bring to market today?

Added by Amanda Radovic on June 8, 2010 at 3:39pm — 1 Comment

Blue Oceans

Wow. Who would have thought that Apple would dethrone Microsoft in the category of market capitalization. They did just that! For Apple 'followers', who have always seen Microsoft through some Manichean prism, this event takes on religious proportions. For the rest of us Apple admirers (who don't rely on anti-psychotic meds to get through the day), however, this is noteworthy for what it reveals about… Continue

Added by Clymer/JR on June 7, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Guest Blog: Electronic medical records and its rushed implementation ... Kevin Pho, M.D. | KevinMD


As many of you know, Kevin Pho, M.D. is one of social media's leading physician voices on evolving technology and its impact on medical practice ...

... Please see his recent cautionary blog on the U.S. EHR adoption initiative. In particular see the "comments" that follow the blog ...

... They point to an important debate that is emerging between physicians accustomed to robust EHR systems (Kaiser Permanente, VA, Mayo, ect.) and small and solo practice… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on June 3, 2010 at 6:44am — 2 Comments

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