We need to find the Steve Jobs of health care tech


As an early adopter of EHR since 2003 and a self-avowed "techie," I can vouch for the fact that many of the government initiatives in HIT, like "meaningful use," […].

Combating the spread of Coronavirus in China through continuous temperature monitoring

Mobi Health News

Modeled after the previous SARS outbreak in 2003, SPHCC contains special wards designed to limit cross infection and to provide more efficient treatments.

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Study finds that shortening residents’ hours didn’t affect doctor performance


A move that capped residents’ work hours at 80 hours a week in 2003 did not make a difference in terms of patient mortality within 30 days of being hospitalized, readmissions or inpatient spending, according to the study published in the BMJ


Keeping BlueKeep Away: What Every Healthcare Organization Needs To Know To Mitigate the Risk

Electronic Health Reporter

BlueKeep is a vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) that affects Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2003, 2008 and 2008 R2, which many feel will be exploited soon. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chris Goettl, director of product management, security, Ivanti. The first months of 2019 have seen a record number of reported security vulnerabilities. But potentially the riskiest, is BlueKeep.

Wistful Thinking: The National Health Spending Forecast In a Land Without COVID-19

Health Populi

medical spending in Health Affairs in 2003. health care spending will grow to 20% of the national economy by 2028, forecasted in projections pre-published in the April 2020 issue of Health Affairs, National Health Expenditure (NHE) Projections.

Waking Up a Health Consumer in the COVID-19 Era

Health Populi

FYI, Dr. Anderson was co-author with Uwe Reinhardt of “It’s the Prices Stupid,” the landmark Health Affairs essay from 2003 that pointed out the key difference between U.S.

“Training medical students how to communicate with E-patients”

Society for Participatory Medicine

The introduction of course cites Doc Tom’s e-Patient White Paper, but also cites a 2003 paper in JMIR about e-patients, which in turn cites three papers co-authored by Susannah Fox at Pew and numerous other resources.


Guns, Jobs, or Health Care? In 2018, Voters Split as to Top Issue

Health Populi

One-fourth of insured Americans, about 41 million people, were defined as under-insured in late 2016, double the 2003 rate when The Fund began to poll on this question. It’s a fairly even split between voting first on gun policy, jobs, or healthcare for the 2018 mid-term elections, ac.

Telehealth and COVID-19 in the U.S.: A Conversation with Ann Mond Johnson, ATA CEO

Health Populi

The article returns to the advent of the SARS epidemic in China in 2003, which ushered in a series of events: people stayed home, and Chinese social media and e-commerce proliferated. Will the coronavirus inspire greater adoption of telehealth in the U.S.?

Most Americans Want the Federal Government to Ensure Healthcare for All

Health Populi

This sentiment has been relatively stable since 2000 except for two big outlying years: a spike of 69% in 2006, and a low-point in 2003 of 42%. Most people in the U.S. believe that the Federal government should ensure that their fellow Americans, a new Gallup Poll found.

Patients, Health Consumers, People, Citizens: Who Are We In America?

Health Populi

“Patients as Consumers” is the theme of the Health Affairs issue for March 2019.

#090: Ending the HIV Epidemic with guests Dr. John Sargent and KP Yelpaala

Digital Health Today

John co-founded BroadReach with Dr. Ernest Darkoh in 2003, and John serves as co-CEO overseeing the development of technology enabled solutions for the consulting business.

Considering Technology Adoption -- AARP’s 2008 Healthy@Home

Aging in Place Technology Watch

They were also less willing to use a computer to interact with people at a distance ( Skype had just surfaced in 2003 ). ? AARP research h ighlights changes in technology adoption. What a difference more than a decade makes.

How Albertsons Grocery Stores and Rite Aid Can Help Remake Healthcare

Health Populi

Albertsons opened its first retail clinic in 2003 in Boise, Idaho, reported here in Supermarket News. Albertsons, the grocery group with popular brands like Acme, Safeway, and Vons, announced a merger with Rite Aid , the retail pharmacy chain.

Strengthen America’s Mental Health Workforce Together

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

With more than 44 million Americans having a diagnosable mental health condition—56 percent of which do not receive treatment—taskforces unite from various sectors in strengthening the nation’s mental health workforce.

Conferences / Unconferences


What surprised me is that one of the first unconferences in “modern” times was in 2003 and. Our (amazing) team at Alliance for Better Health is planning an event in June. The purpose is to bring together people in our community who are using the Healthy Together platform , celebrate the community’s accomplishments, and strengthen the connections so that we can find greater success in the future.


How do Startups Benefit from Technology Outsourcing?


For instance, when Skype launched its operations in 2003 in Luxembourg, its founders hired a development team from Estonia. Times we live in are extremely exciting for any startup company. They are not bound by technological inhibitions and can achieve whatever they set their mind to.


National Wear Red Day #GoRedForWomen

Medicine and Technology

Here's some history about this day: In 2003, the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute took action against a disease that was claiming the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year – a disease that women weren’t paying attention to. Today is National Wear Red Day. Are you wearing red?


Generation Hope’s Two-Generation Solution to Poverty

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

In 2003, Nicole Lewis walked across the graduation stage at the College of William & Mary as a former teen mom who overcame homelessness and a drug-infested environment to beat the odds and receive her college degree.


Perficient Team Gifts Hundreds of Shoes Through Samaritan’s Feet


Since its founding in 2003, Samaritan’s Feet and its partners have distributed more than seven million pairs of shoes in 108 countries and 395 U.S. Charlotte Team Volunteers for Samaritan’s Feet.


The T1 Tech Roundup

Insulin Nation

According to the report, the FDA almost doubled its number of device recalls annually from 604 in 2003 to 1,190 in 2012. It also trumpeted the fact that recalls happen a lot quicker than before; Class I recalls happen 9 days quicker than in 2003, while Class II recalls happen 26 days quicker.

My T1D Journey as a Systems Engineer

Insulin Nation

In 2003, extra long-acting insulins Detemir and Glargine became available for T2D, but it didn’t take long for them to be inappropriately used as T1D basal insulins as well, perhaps because my Controlling Blood Glucose article was not widely read (it was not published in a clinical journal, either), and the role of basal insulin in the basal-bolus regimen was not well understood. Epidemiology extension course [TV Audit] (2003), University of Washington. Systems Education.


How Health Systems Can Address Consumerism Trends with Telehealth

American Well

1: World Health Organization, World Health Survey , 2003. As goes everything else, healthcare is increasingly being impacted by trends in consumerism as patients seek to make the best decisions for cost and quality.

How Health Systems Can Address Consumerism Trends with Telehealth

American Well

1: World Health Organization, World Health Survey , 2003. As goes everything else, healthcare is increasingly being impacted by trends in consumerism as patients seek to make the best decisions for cost and quality.

Advocate Counters the Fake News About Buying Insulin Online

Insulin Nation

In 2003, The Wall Street Journal reported that industry leaders had hired the public relations firm Edelman to address industry competition from importation. We recently surveyed Insulin Nation readers about what they have done to obtain insulin and make it last.

Connected Health Initiative Congratulates the University of Mississippi Medical Center for Recognition as a Telehealth Center of Excellence


Bringing telehealth to scale : Since 2003, UMMC has treated more than 500,000 patients in more than 200 locations across Mississippi by bringing telehealth solutions into patients’ homes and healthcare possibilities. Today, Senator Thad Cochran announced that the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) was awarded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Telehealth Center of Excellence.

How to Reach Parents Who Refuse to Believe in Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

This wasn’t the first time they had attempted this, as Alex was taken away from them in 2003 for the very same act of neglect and placed in a foster home, where he thrived. Commentary.


Trump’s OMB Director Wasn’t Alone in Denigrating Diabetes

Insulin Nation

It was first brought up by a Democrat, Gray Davis, a onetime governor of California who was recalled by California voters in 2003.


Parents Who Withheld Insulin Guilty of First Degree Murder

Insulin Nation

Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 2, he was hospitalized in 2003 because his parents weren’t adhering to his insulin therapy. It would seem as if Alexandru “Alex” Radita, who had Type 1 diabetes, had lived in a time before insulin therapy.


Legal liability of an online curbside consultation

Medicine and Technology

In a 2003 article from Family Medicine (Fam Med 2003;35(7):476-81.),

Opioid Use Before Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery Increases Risk of Poor Outcomes

BHM Healthcare Solutions

The study included approximately 324,000 patients who underwent TKA (233,000 patients) or THA (91,000) between 2003 and 2014.

The Funding Spree for Neuroscience Startups: Venture Capital, Angel Investors, and Big Pharma betting big on Neuroscience

Lloyd Price

The late billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen invested $500 million in the Allen Institute for Brain Science, a Seattle-based non-profit that he founded in 2003, with the purpose of accelerating our understanding of the human brain.

Is an Asylum-Seeker’s Diabetes Being Dangerously Mismanaged?

Insulin Nation

One such request found that 172 detainees died in ICE custody from October 1st, 2003 through June 5th, 2017.

Why We Stopped Paying Tuition for Our Son With T1D

Insulin Nation

My son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2003, when he was six years old. We were told that a cure was “right around the corner—like, five years out.” Believing this, we faithfully attended all the walks and conventions in our area.


GlobalMed Achieves Recertification of ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Standards of Quality from NQA


GlobalMed had successfully maintained certification under ISO 9001:2008 and ISO13485:2003 prior to this transition. National Quality Assurance recertifies. GlobalMed’s telemedicine hardware and software. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.

How would you like to change HIPAA?

Health Blawg

The regs were finalized in 2003.) The regs were finalized in 2003.) HIPAA, everyone’s favorite scapegoat for all (OK, most) of the ills of the modern healthcare-industrial complex, is perpetually called out as being in dire need of a rewrite. Well, that moment has arrived (maybe).


Drawing Courage After a T1 Diagnosis

Insulin Nation

Louis in 2003, 9-year-old Kamaal Washington was constantly thirsty, thirsty to the point of downing 42-oz. In the book typecast, Andrew Deutscher profiles everyday heroes in the T1 community. The following is an excerpt from that book: Kamaal and Malcom Washington.

IHE PDQm and MHD - FHIR conformance resources

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Thus, they are historically in IHE from 2003 (14 years ago). I have been pushing IHE to add FHIR conformance resources to their publication mechanism. I now have published the full set of FHIR conformance resources for PDQm and MHD profiles. Also available is mCSD by Luke. A bit of background.


The Mouse Trap

Insulin Nation

This complexity helps explain how illusionist and endurance artist David Blaine spent 44 days inside a Plexiglas cube in 2003, with no food or nutrients and drinking only water, and emerged with normal metabolic function, Dr. Levetan says.


The Dangers of Hypoglycemia in the Hospital

Insulin Nation

In his study, Turchin and a team of researchers examined more than 2,500 medical records of diabetics admitted to the general ward of a teaching hospital in 2003 and 2004, and found that 7.7%