Dancing with the Deval

Dancing with the Deval »

3 May, 2014
Opinion/Editorial

Late last year the FDA approved a powerful painkiller called Zohydro—a pure hydrocodone drug. And immediately there was a swell of backlash.

The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets

The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets »

14 Apr, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
 In my early days as a medical student, the promise of electronic health records (EHRs) was all the rage. In some circles, it was all some researchers, IT leaders, and clinicians could talk about. These enthusiastic conversations touted EHRs as a way to improve clinical decision support, centralize patient information, reduce administrative costs, and share…
The Cost of Doing Business

The Cost of Doing Business »

3 Apr, 2014
Opinion/Editorial

The statistics tell you that the rising cost of health care is due to a number of factors including, the cost of drugs and devices and the cost of labour inputs to provide health care services.

The ‘One Thing’ when Starting a Healthcare Venture

The ‘One Thing’ when Starting a Healthcare Venture »

27 Mar, 2014
Opinion/Editorial

Can your idea become a successful business? – Do nothing else until you answer this question, as it will determine your success or failure. This is the “one thing” to channel your energy on first.

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