Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ramblings: Changing Paradigms in Health Information Technology

An article of mine titled “Changing Paradigms in Health Information Technology” has been published at eHealth, a magazine launched in December 2006  that focuses on ICT applications in Asia’s healthcare scene. You can access the article online (click here), download the softcopy or buy … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Excuse me, are you a Doctor?

Someone asked me a couple of days (while waiting for a meeting to start) if I am a ‘real doctor’ – I replied that ‘if it helps, I am not a medical doctor’. Now this is not the first time … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Social Change Makers and Global Health Bridge

I had an interesting week, in fact, make it two weeks. In my day job, I attended several meetings (some in person, some via the phone and some via skype) for multiple projects spanning across Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The … Continue reading

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Ramblings: HL7 Singapore’s first Networking Event for 2011

The first  networking event in 2011 for HL7 Singapore took place yesterday and the event went pretty well. The venue was Fabrika at Klapsons, The Boutique Hotel (beautiful place) and a total of 29 people attended the event, including 6 HL7 E-Learning Course  graduates … Continue reading

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Ramblings: 20% off “So You Want To Be a PACS Administrator”

Ok, I confess, its actually 20% off any (print books) order at Lulu.com via this promotion code issued by the company itself. The actual message that came in the mail reads; Enter coupon code TREASUREAUS305 at checkout and receive 20% … Continue reading

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AJR: Imaging growth slows to a crawl

Interesting article from CardiovascularBusiness.com on the growth of imaging demands, the authors should see the growth rate here in Asia… 🙂 Heightened attention to imaging appropriateness and radiation exposure along with a sluggish economy and slashed reimbursements have slowed the … Continue reading

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JAMIA: Pharmacy CDS tools spotty at identifying drug-drug interactions

I had wanted to write an article on CDS (a previous project I worked got me involved in CDSS for quite a fair bit), hence I thought this article from CMIO would serve as a great way to introduce the topic to … Continue reading

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Dell to buy SecureWorks

Updates from HealthImaging.com on DELL’s foray into Health IT. Dell’s buying spree continues as the company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SecureWorks, an Atlanta-based provider of information security services. The acquisition expands Dell’s global IT-as-a-Service offerings and information security … Continue reading

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Ramblings: 2010 in review (by WordPress)

Dear all, First things first – Happy New Year! I hope all of you enjoyed the holiday sessions and didn’t end up working like I did (I did have some rest but…..) Anyway, I received this email earlier today and … Continue reading

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