Monthly Archives: June 2008

Bill Gates to sign off at Microsoft

That’s right, Bill Gates is retiring from Microsoft and spend his time guiding the world’s richest philanthropy – the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. While Bill will still be Microsoft’s chairman and largest shareholder, Friday was his last day as … Continue reading

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Updates: Health Level Seven (Singapore) Launch Event

I attended the official launch of the HL7 (Singapore) yesterday morning at the college of medicine and thought I write alittle about it. Firstly, I’m glad its finally here. For those who didn’t know, I actually wanted to help start … Continue reading

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Ramblings: ECG/EKG Technician Course

Someone asked me (this morning) about the ECG course I said I’d take at the beginning of the year ( I blog about it here) so I thought I’ll blog about it again. I’ve not officially started because I changed my … Continue reading

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AT&T, Covisint, and Microsoft to Launch eHealth Initiative

Three major technology vendors; San Antonio-based AT&T Detroit-based Covisint and Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft have combined their services to create a national health information exchange network. The eHealth information exchange, enabled by Covisint’s On-Demand Healthcare Platform and layered on AT&T’s patented … Continue reading

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Interesting: Philips to collaborate for Saudi Arabia medical training

This in my opnion, very impressive. “Royal Philips Electronics and the Specialized Academy for Medical Training will work together to provide medical education and training programs for Saudi high school graduates and staff in hospitals and medical centers across Saudi … Continue reading

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Study validates low-cost analog teleradiology

The best things in life need not necessary cost alot of money, this applies too, to the interesting world of TeleRadiology. A group iof german researchers have found that a technically simple low-cost teleradiology system is sufficient to provide appropriate treatment … Continue reading

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FDA warns that deaths continue with heart imaging agents

“FDA regulators reported Friday that since October 2007 the agency has received four reports of patients dying after receiving injections of the drug Definity when used in medical imaging of the heart.” This is not a joke, according to an … Continue reading

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