The RBV Blog

The people, products, and ideas shaping healthcare today – by Dr. Richard Vanderveer, Chief Innovation Officer, ThinkGen

Robots That Draw Blood

Check this out.  What you will see (skip the ad!!!) is a brief video showing a couple of physicians reporting on a newly developed robot that uses advanced technology to do a much better job of drawing a blood sample than that typically done by a tech looking...

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Richard Vanderveer, Ph.D.

Richard Vanderveer, Ph.D.

In addition to his blog, Dr. Vanderveer has written numerous articles on innovation in healthcare marketing and marketing research - not only to challenge new thinking, but also to provide specific and practical advice.

Doctors To The Rescue???

Maybe!  Check this out. What you will see is a report indicating that most doctors would rather “stay under the radar” when an inflight emergency breaks out with them on board an aircraft. Why? You will see a lot of “reasonable reasons” offered in this article....

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A Less Addicting Addiction

 Here is one for you to ponder. The FDA is currently moving toward setting a reduced maximum amount of nicotine that can be present in cigarettes. What will the results of this move look like? The agency believes that this action will reduce the number of people...

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Doctors Helping Doctors

Interesting. I am seeing growing numbers of offerings like this one. Doctors offering to help other doctors to get by. Offering to help them to balance their lives, manage their investments, find ideal practices, etc. While such sites are still few in number, my...

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THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Palm Beach, FL has long been a high society hang out. And, since it is now “The Donald’s” home away from home, it has gained additional panache. But check this out. Palm Beach is also the home to a physician who claims to be able to slow down the aging process through...

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