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HIMSS18 – A Cacophony, Not Yet a Symphony

My post before HIMSS talked about how jazzed (not jaded) I was to be attending my 20th HIMSS conference. Now […] The post HIMSS18 – A Cacophony, Not Yet a Symphony appeared first on Chilmark Research.

HIMSS18 – A Bipolar Experience

HIMSS18 Review 3 of 3 A decade of attending the annual HIMSS conference and I leave both excited and depressed. […] The post HIMSS18 – A Bipolar Experience appeared first on Chilmark Research.

HIMSS18: Care Management and Engagement

HIMSS18 Review 2 of 3 By Matt Guldin and Brian Eastwood Having returned and (mostly) recovered from HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, […] The post HIMSS18: Care Management and Engagement appeared first on Chilmark Research.

Give Us Your Data – Is it Really That Easy?

HIMSS18 Review 1 of 3 By Ken Kleinberg, Brian Murphy, and Brian Edwards During Eric Schmidt’s opening keynote at HIMSS18, […] The post Give Us Your Data – Is it Really That Easy? appeared first on Chilmark Research.

Traditional Physician Recruitment Strategies that Still Work

In an age of recruitment by algorithm, many look at hiring as an exercise in mathematics. There’s sourcing ROI, funnel metrics, cycle times, and dozens of other calculations we’re told to examine to raise our level of success in the hiring arena. Show More Summary

The SEC Says Elizabeth Holmes’ Fraud Was Worse Than Anyone Thought

An SEC fraud complaint paints a picture of the Theranos founder as an even smoother scamster than previously reported. But in settling the charges, Holmes is getting to keep her job.

In "Trump Town," the Revolving Door Runneth Over: Yet More Ex-Lobbyists as Political Appointees at the Department of Health and Human Services

We have accumulated a remarkable number of stories of people transiting the revolving door from high-level positions in health care corporations to high-level positions in health care policy or regulation for the Trump administration. Show More Summary

How to Give Feedback Even When You Hate Conflict

An online poll conducted by Harris Poll found that 69% of managers stated that they are uncomfortable communicating with employees. A whopping (but not surprising) 37% said they dislike giving direct feedback to an employee.

32-Year-Old Professor Raises $50 Million To Make Drugs To Control Genes

At 32, Cigall Kadoch is one of biology's rising stars. An assistant professor of pediatric oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Kadoch runs a 24-person laboratory that delves into how altering the chemical packaging surrounding DNA can alter the way genes work.

Quattro! More from the DOG Patch.

Some more offerings in our fourth effort in these pages to get rid of this damned dander. It's still up! Here in the DOG Patch, D is for Dander, and the dander, in spite of smatterings of good new lately, has still got itself up.Vive le Québec! Nodbody's taking sides in Canadian separatism, if it's still brewing north of the border. Show More Summary

In The War Against High Drug Prices, Some Patients Are Collateral Damage

A dramatic gambit to bring down drug prices did the job. The problem? It's awful for the patients caught in the middle.

Sarepta Says FDA Welcomes Review Of New Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Sarepta Therapeutics says regulators at the Food and Drug Administration have told it they were open to reviewing its next experimental treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, meaning that it could file an application for the new medicine by the end of this year.

You Hate Martin Shkreli. That’s Sort Of The Problem

There's nothing wrong with some well-placed rage, but the celebration over the jailing of Martin Shkreli ignores the fact that the loopholes that allowed him to jack up the price of drugs remain wide open.

Cigna’s $54 Billion Purchase Of Express Scripts Could Upend The Prescription Drug Market

The health insurer Cigna announced that it plans to buy pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts for $54 billion. The big question: Will patients benefit, or will this just protect insurance company bottom lines?

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 19th March, 2018.

Here are a few I have come across the last week or so. Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require...Show More Summary

There Is The Germ Of A Really Good Idea Here And One That Really Shows How Obsolete The MyHR Will Be Very Soon!

This appeared from the new New Zealand Health IT News Site A few days ago.Cross-Tasman tech leaders consider creating a health ‘passport’ Wednesday, 14 March 2018eHealthNews editor Rebecca McBethDevelopment of a consumer app that holds...Show More Summary

Just For Fun - This Looks Like A Really Quick Implementation Of Digital Health! – ADHA Eat Your Heart Out!

This popped up last week and caused me some amusement:Armenian PM instructs to introduce e-health system in 15 daysMarch 15, 2018 14:08YEREVAN. – Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan instructed to ensure full implementation of the...Show More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 414 – Results – 18th March, 2017.

Here are the results of the poll.Overall, What Do You Think Of The ADHA's Draft Framework For Action (2018-2022) - The Implementation Plan For Their Strategy? Great 2% (3) OK 5% (8) Neutral 19% (29) Not Much Good 44% (68) Poor Or Worse...Show More Summary

PDUFA Dates, AdComms and Approvals – 2018 So Far

There would seem to be a momentum for new approvals brought on by a number of circumstances, not the least of which is the fact that last year saw a record number (47) of approvals for new molecular entities (NMEs), … Continue readi...

Notes from WIRED Health 2018 at Francis Crick Institute

19 hours agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Set in its new home of the Francis Crick Institute, WIRED Health 2018 brought together world leaders and change-makers in cancer, aging, artificial intelligence, government, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few. Alongside...Show More Summary

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