Monthly Archives: November 2009

Imaging in Developing Countries Special Interest Group

Dear fellow friends, I’d like to share with you folks about the Imaging in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (IDC-SIG), a network of radiographers and other professionals working in the field of medical imaging who are working to support the … Continue reading

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Ramblings: I passed the CPHIMS exam

I posted an entry sharing on the CPHIMS exam (administer by HIMSS) that I took recently in Singapore (first time its offered in Singapore). The results just came in the mail, I got 82 out of 100, not bad given … Continue reading

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Ramblings: What a month it has been..

It has been quite a month and no, the month (of November) is not up yet but what a ‘month’ it has been since I got back from South Korea. I have basically been spending my time (and will continue … Continue reading

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Disease-matching software could save children

By matching children with rare or life-threatening diseases and modelling potential disease progression, researchers hope to find new routes forward. Software tools are being developed that can search and compare patient data at hospitals across Europe to find children with … Continue reading

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Radiologists work more to find time for more play

I got this off from Diagnosticimaging.com   Radiologists are working approximately five more hours every week, but they also take 12 more vacation days a year, according to a survey from the American College of Radiology. The results apply not … Continue reading

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Business Leadership Seminar by Singapore Computer Society

This is an important blog entry that I had to make sure I get it posted, it’s on the Business Leadership Seminar organized by the Singapore Computer Society that took place on the 7th November 2009 (on a Saturday morning) … Continue reading

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Ramblings: New short course I am taking – I bet you never saw this coming

Ok, before I start, I must put on a disclaimer – “This has nothing to do with health informatics – unless you see it from my point of view” 🙂 So I am taking up a new course – a … Continue reading

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Health IT to become 25% of healthcare market

I got this off CMIO.net, “Health IT is the fastest growing segment of the $1 trillion global healthcare marketplace, and its 11 percent combined annual growth rate is likely to continue through 2013, according to a report from the life … Continue reading

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Ramblings: ICE seminar (Innovation, Commercialisation, Entrepreneurship) at Temasek Polytechnic

I was supposed to attend a seminar on “Innovation & Entrepreneurship Fair and Seminar” organized by the Global Entrepreneurship Week at Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. I actually arrived pretty earlier – at 1pm and proceed to local an available eatery for … Continue reading

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“EMR Implementation Guide, The Link to a Better Future” by The Physicians Foundation

I just posted this on ClubPACS.com and thought I’ll do the same here 🙂 I chanced upon this interesting resource and thought I’ll put it here as the Electronic Medical Record / Electronic Health Record / Electronic Patient Record (or … Continue reading

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