Microsoft releases new PHR

Microsoft just unveiled HealthVault, the first personal health record (PHR) designed with an ecosystem in mind. I created mine online and it’s a bit sparse but a good start. Anyone who’s doing anything in the consumer space needs to pay attention to HealthVault because Microsoft… Read More

Personalized drug safety alerts

Medication errors account for a larger portion of deaths than they should. As part of my work for various firms I’ve been involved in designing, architecting, and installing drug safety systems in hospitals and IT systems. Reducing medication errors is a big goal for everyone… Read More

Hospital Rankings Visualized

Naoum Issa at Medical Resource Group showed me a neat little tool at NetDoc which is basically a mashup of Google Maps and HHS hospital database. It uses publicly available data from the Department of Health and Human Services, and displays a summary of the information… Read More