Monthly Archives: October 2008

Ramblings: House

Before I start, I must put a disclaimer – I am not affiliated nor paid to endorse what I’m about to write in this post. I’ve spend my afternoon watching “House” (in addition to performing some minor house repairs) and … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology (AOCR) 2008

“Meet the Future of Radiology with AOCR”, that’s the congress theme of the 12th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology (AOCR) that is being held in Seoul, Korea from the 24th – 28th of October 2008. For some reasons (logistic and … Continue reading

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Siemens eyes digital pathology with BioImagene investment

Just caught this on Healthimaging.com. “Siemens Venture Capital has invested in BioImagene, a provider of scalable digital pathology solutions, following a recent closing of a $26 million series D financing round led by Burrill & Company. Additionally, Ajit Singh, PhD, … Continue reading

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AHIMA Approves New Data Analyst Certification

AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association), the professional society that represents more than 52,000 specially educated HIM professionals who serve healthcare and the public by managing, analyzing and utilizing data vital for health system management has voted to develop a … Continue reading

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Ramblings: I’m in Hanoi, Vietnam

I’m in Vietnam now but PHEW, what a week it has been for me back in Thailand. I had an average of 2.5 meetings every day with (different) hospitals, both public and private and numerous meetings with local distributors and … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Off on a business trip in Thailand, followed by ACC in Vietnam

Yes, I’m going on another business trip, this time will a week in Bangkok, Thailand (someone has to bring in the revenue for the company) followed by Vietnam for the 17th ASEAN Congress of Cardiology (ACC) at Hanoi. What really excites me … Continue reading

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U.S. government taps IBM for telemedicine outreach in Pakistan

This is an excellent initiative by the U.S. Department of State and IBM. Together with; Wateen Telecom Motorola Medweb USAID U.S. Department of Defense Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (that’s a mouthful) Pakistani Government, the Holy Family Hospital in … Continue reading

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NEJM: Single CAD reading could replace double mammo readings

“A computer is as good as a second pair of eyes for helping a radiologist spot breast cancer on a mammogram, one of the largest and most rigorous tests of computer-aided detection found. “ Like spell-checkers looking for mistakes, the … Continue reading

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Ramblings: A little PACS history

I’m sure all you imaging informatics enthusiasts are familiar with Dr David Clunie’s blog so I’m not going to waste your time introducing him, I’m a personal fan of David (take some time at his web portal, you will understand … Continue reading

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Ramblings: I’m awarded the Top Health Blogger status

I’ve been awarded the Top Health Blogger status by Wellsphere and I must say I’m pretty honored. So what is Wellsphere? Well its an online community focused on helping millions of people live healthier, happier lives by connecting them with the … Continue reading

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