Category: Healthcare Innovation

How to Consult Doctor Google

Check out this blog post. It is one of several penned by this Oncologist relating to how to make good use of the “medical Internet,” and how to use this information in consultation with your physician. Common sense reminders like making sure that you go to trustworthy...

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Chaotic Storage

Amazon. You know that the company always amazes me. To share an additional dose of amazement with me, check out this video. What you will learn is that Amazon’s warehouses, some of which are well over a million square feet each, use “chaotic storage.” Translated,...

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Robotic Empathy

We talked a week or so ago about using simulation devices to help clinicians to develop empathy. While at first blush an interesting concept, we concluded that HCP’s develop empathy through a lifetime of practice, not through an exercise that permits them to “experience”...

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Illogical Line Extension???

So here we are in September of 2017. Arguably, everybody who wants a Fitbit already has one. According to Fitbit, that’s about 50 million  people. How many people are still using the device, however, is either unknown or a well-kept secret. If you are Fitbit,...

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EKG In My Ears???

According to a recent patent filing by Apple, the next generation of AirPods may be not just be for listening. Nope. It looks like AirPod 2’s primary role in life may be as a “fitness tracker.” Oh no, not just heartrate. We are talking “impedance cardiography” here! Bottom...

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50 New Business Ideas

Here’s the deal. More free stuff.  Go here. You will find the opportunity to download one of the excellent eBooks that are becoming increasingly ubiquitous.  This one, a joint venture of MedCity News and AARP, is about entrepreneurs working on innovations...

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