In the last few weeks I have been reading a lot of articles on technology, healthcare, business, marketing, and design. There has been the announcement of the new iPhone,  the Xbox One & Kinect, a disruptive lab company offering precise testing to patients/providers for 50%...

A big concern for cancer patients, consumers, and anyone ever having to seek medical intervention or care is the amount we pay for it. There is a lot of "fluff" in the media today about Obamacare, Employers, Healthcare Reform, Emergency Room visits, and many other...

A new article was published in the current issue of JAMA Pediatrics. (Abstract here) It was a retrospective look at children under the age of 15 who were administered a CT Scan from 1996 to 2010including just over 4.8M child years of observation. The researchers...

There was a post today on twitter from @HCDMagazine in regards to the $200M Proton Cancer Center that Emory Healthcare and Winship Cancer Institute broke ground on today. It will be 100,ooo+ sq ft facility with at least 5 treatment rooms and can accommodate about...

There has been a lot of articles and attention as of late in regards to the variation in hospital charge code masters. There was a great graphic in the New York Times that allows one to click and drill down to anyplace in the U.S....

Recently I had been discussing an acquisition of a healthcare system with one of my colleagues. During the discussion it came to light that a challenge for the organization was in understanding the culture and dynamics of the acquired hospitals, clinics, and associated staff. As the...

The site has been hidden since 3.2009. It is time to bring it back to the masses. The world has changed a lot in 4 years. There is more content, there are more choices, and there is more "noise" for healthcare organizations, providers, patients, and family...

There has been a lot of discussion around the CancerGeek.com website and that it serves a very unique and specific need to educate the population about current cancer topics. I have been working diligently to ensure that I keep the most up to date, comprehensive,...

I have been making observations that patients are simply waiting too long before they have the information that they need in order to make an informed decision. I have been receiving quite a few emails and phone calls talking to lots of patients and family members...