Monthly Archives: May 2008

Google launches free, online PHR site

And the competition goes on. Google has entered the U.S. personal health record (PHR) market with the launch of its Google Health. The company said it built a secure computer platform separate from its search system to host medical records … Continue reading

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Ramblings: I’m heading off for another business trip

Yup, in a couple of hours time, I’m going to fly to Malaysia, conduct product training for internal staff before flying off to Thailand to play Project Manager Mentor, Pre-Sales Consultant and Relationship Manager. ‘Tough job’ one might say but … Continue reading

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Ramblings: My hunt for a Healthcare Informatics Master

Just a quick update on my academic pursits (my wife call it my “hobby” since it requires alot of time and money’ but no real commercial ROI). Now some have queried me on why I want to do another Master degree in … Continue reading

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Merge Could Face Bankruptcy

This is sad news, Merge Technologies has announced that it may not have the cash to continue operating beyond June 30 and may have to seek bankruptcy protection. I hope that does not happen, many people could lose theu jobs. … Continue reading

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Philips ships new version of cardiac image management tool

Ah, the competition in my realm has intenstifed . Philips Healthcare has begun shipping the new version of its Xcelera multimodality cardiology image management, analysis and reporting solution. The new Xcelera R2.2 is touted as a secure centralized system  addresses … Continue reading

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Cisco assists mobility at the Mayo Clinic

“The Mayo Clinic has deployed Cisco’s Unified Wireless Network and other mobility applications to improve its patient care” That’s right, a network comprising of more than 3,000 Cisco access points Cisco 4400 Series controllers Cisco Wireless Services Module for the … Continue reading

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Philips delves further into patient monitoring, critical care with Brazil acquisition

Seems like Philips Healthcare is acquiring fast in all areas of their business with the latest being the Patient Monitoring business unit acquiring Dixtal Biomédica e Tecnologia, a Brazilian manufacturer of in-hospital patient monitoring, anesthesia, ventilation equipment and electrocardiogram (ECG for … Continue reading

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