Monthly Archives: April 2009

Ramblings : Updates on my recent trip to the Philippines

My recent trip to the Philippines was nothing short of fulfilling. While the scope of duties spiralled from Product Training and Sales demonstration (application) to the same plus project scoping, integration and customer awareness training, it was still manageable (the … Continue reading

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FDA approval brings GE portable ECG to U.S.

The convergence of mobile devices with computing platforms has introduced new alternatives / developments. The first wave came with modalities started to become PC based (ultrasound etc) and the latest seems to be mobile phones (well, the computing based ones). … Continue reading

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Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

This blog post is similar to a previous entry on Cell Pphone Technology Set To Deliver Diagnostic ImagingĀ (back on the 8th May 2008). It would seem that the Washington University in St. Louis have coupled a USB-based ultrasound probe with … Continue reading

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Medicine goes digital

I like this article. The convergence of biology and engineering is turning health care into an information industry. That will be disruptive, says Vijay Vaitheeswaran (interviewed here), but also hugely beneficial to patients INNOVATION and medicine go together. The ancient … Continue reading

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Big Challenges Await Health-Records Transition

Ā  The physician in charge of the federal government’s massive push to move health care to electronic records from paper files faces “huge challenges” as he starts his new job in Washington this week. That phrase comes from a paper … Continue reading

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Ramblings: I’m flying off to the Philippines

Hi folks, I’m heading off to theĀ Republic of the Philippines for work and may be a little ‘quiet’ here (but I’ll check my emails). I personally feel that the potential (and hunger) for health informatics in Philippines is huge and … Continue reading

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Ramblings: What a week

For those who noticed, I didn’t blog a single post on HIMSS 2009 (the Chicago version). Well, I reckon that since everyone else is already blogging on it, I’d do research on other stuff instead šŸ™‚ The good news is, … Continue reading

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Ramblings: PACS in the Asia Pacific

Herman Oosterwijk made a recent trip to Singapore for the 3rd International PACS and Teleradiology Symposium and I metup with him for a chat. We touch on many subjects within the area of medical imaging informatics and the need for … Continue reading

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Ramblings: International PACS Administrator Appreciation Day

To all professionals working with medical imaging, please update your calendars for the 28th August 2009 (last Friday of August), itā€™s the inaugural International PACS Administrator Appreciation Day! Inspired by the World RadiographerĀ Ā Ā  Day (for radiologic technologists) and Systems Administration … Continue reading

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Ramblings : HospitalBuild Asia 2009

For those who wondered – the answer is no. I did not forget to blog about HospitalBuild 2009, I was however, quite busy with work (and a few interesting side project that is helping shape the medical informatics industry in … Continue reading

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