I’ve yet to see a driverless car, but I bet that it’s headed to the funeral of some hospital.
Dr. Bob, the group’s compliance officer, has HIPAA on his mind almost all the time, that is, when he’s not thinking about coding or Stark or the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. So he made sure that his notebook computer’s disk drive was encrypted. And, at the end of the computer’s useful life, he took care to […]
Back in the dark ages of medicine, I mean, in 2014, I wrote about competition from Dr. Nurses and Assistant Physicians. Now I’m writing about Dr. Robot. Same issue. Just on steroids. An article by Michelle Starr published last week on Cnet.com reported that a team of scientists at Children’s National Medical Center has created […]
If the future of surgery is medicine, then the future of medicines is compounding, the individualization of dosages and drug combinations. Earlier this month, the FDA approved the first 3-D printed drug product, Spritam, developed by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals. The layering process of 3-D printing allows Apecia to tightly package active ingredients in precise dosages. A […]
Google’s driverless cars have logged over 100,000 miles without incident. I don’t know how many car drivers will want to give up the control, but I’d bet that large trucking companies are doing the calculations.