Monthly Archives: February 2009

Ramblings: SingLive 2009 – Day One

Phew, what a long day! I woke up at 6am just to beat the traffic jam (even though I am not driving today) to the exhibition centre – Suntec City Convention Hall for SingLive 2009. The day got an exciting … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare

I was informed by the selection committee from Marquis Who’s Who back in November 2008 that in review of my achievements, I was being considered for inclusion in 2009-2010 Edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare which is scheduled … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Of HIMSS Asiapac 09 and SingLIVE 2009

Two major conferences will take place next week in Asean, HIMSS AsiaPac 09 and SingLIVE 2009. HIMSS AsiaPac 09 is held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 24th -27th Feb while SingLIVE 2009 is held in Singapore from the 26th … Continue reading

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Ramblings: PACS Data Mirgation

“PACS Data Migration”, what a ‘dirty word’  🙂 I’ve been through my fair share of Data Migration, from a PACS replacement when I was working as a Imaging Informatics Systems Administrator in a hospital, to proving advice consultancy as a … Continue reading

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Software analyzes medical images while ‘thinking’ like a doctor

To reach a breakthrough in computer analysis of medical images, University of Waterloo engineering Prof. Hamid Tizhoosh and his colleagues had to acknowledge a shortcoming that is hard for engineers to admit. Engineers like consistency and objectivity, Tizhoosh says. There … Continue reading

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Updates: “I got Skype”

So it isn’t exactly the latest cutting edge innovation nor something I’ve used the first time but with the world gets ‘smaller’ by virtue of being more connected through the Internet, I guess its time I adopt it more seriously. … Continue reading

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Ramblings: MCQs on Imaging Informatics from an Imaging Technologist’s Perspective

I embarked on a mini-project a few weeks back, developing a set of Mulitple Choice Questions (MCQs) for an academia friend of mine (from the Indian Medical University that I am working with). As the intended audience are Imaging Technologists, … Continue reading

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ACR, ARRS to integrate organizations

I guess the recent merger faze in the medical imaging business has caught on with the relevant professional society (not that its not beneficial) . Both executive committees / governing boards of American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Roentgen … Continue reading

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Ramblings: The opportunities for Healthcare IT in Asia……

As an advocate of effective applied informatics in healthcare for the Asia region, it might sound like I’m blowing my own trumpet when I keep saying the “The potential for Healthcare Informatics is colossal and the growth is right here … Continue reading

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HIPAA privacy rule fails to protect patients, hampers health research

A recent study conducted by Institute of Medicine (IOM) and sponsored by; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Robert Wood Johnson Foundation American Cancer Society American Heart Association/American Stroke Association American Society for Clinical Oncology Burroughs Wellcome Fund C-Change … Continue reading

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