Let’s get holistic and treat patients based on more than their medical history alone!

Did you know that walking can cut diabetes by 50% ‐ stroke and heart attacks by 40% ‐ and key cancers by 30% or more? It can also improve depression treatments and slow Alzheimer’s progression in people at high risk! Walking is such a simple thing to do – but yet, people spend hundreds of […]

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We can’t expect doctors to be master data repositories! Here comes Dr. Watson…

One of my family members recently had a scare where she had pains in her abdomen and wasn’t feeling very well.  This went on for a few weeks and she finally went to see a doctor. With a history of breast cancer, the doctor’s first reaction was to do a PET scan to determine if […]

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Using Real Time Analytics to Improve Patients Safety

Hospitals are drowning in data.   Sure, you think, that’s why they’ve implemented Electronic Medical Records (EMR) to consolidate some of that data.   Well, yes, but also consider the typical Intensive Care Unit (ICU).   The ICU is the original...

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