I upgraded WordPress from RC1 to RC2 with a click of a button. Kudos to the WordPress team for making an upgrade so easy.
I can feel this one in my bones. This piece needs more work but I think it has potential… Burton group writes, “Open source software (OSS) is here to stay ”most enterprises can no longer afford to ignore the advantages of low up-front costs, quality code, and a labor pool of software developers and system … Read More “Open Source Software, globilization and super capitalist” »
I decided this year not to go chasing elusive deals on black-Friday this year. I would like to say this decision stems from some inflated sense of morality regarding the deleterious effects of super-capitalism on the working class. However, truth be told, I spent my Friday on a mini-vacation with my family. Was it … Read More “No black-Friday or cyber-Monday” »
Led a game design session for obstetrical haemorrhaging. Gave a tour to a group from Norway that included their minister of health. Got grumpy at my kids for not paying attention to me and Regina. Worried about the state of the economy. Wrote a list of things that happened in my blog. What? Not the … Read More “Things that happened” »
It is Halloween, it is rainy and I’m sick. Thanks to a change of season and some unnecessary stress at work I’m now sick with a cold. Hopefully it is minor and I can get back to my cheery self soon. One thing I won’t be doing is calling into any health related telephone numbers.
It appears that a true user centered identity management solution for the healthcare market is on the cusp of reality. In June Microsoft with little fan fair incorporated OpenID into the PHR HealthVault. A health care company and Microsoft recently demonstrated (or at least attempted) their joint collaboration of PHR/EMR interoperability between the electronic medical … Read More “OpenID, Microsoft and health care” »
The CEO of Aetna presented which gave some gravitas to the presentation. However he started off by bragging about how big they are. 3200 employees in information technology, fifth largest data warehouse and third largest health plan. When you sign in you can go to your PHR by member. Funny guy the president of Aetna … Read More “Health 2.0: Aetna” »
Microsoft HealthVault and another company jointly demonstrated their collaboration of exchanging a health summary from the health care company to Microsoft HealthVault. The solution requires patients create accounts at the health companies website and MS HealthVault. Once logged into the health companies site a link enabling the exchange of health information from electronic medical record … Read More “Health 2.0: Microsoft HealthVault and a health care company” »
WebMD WebMD health record enables printing and faxing records to health providers. It can track basic labs. The information can be imported by screening exam done at the work site or the reference lab. WebMD PHR has a medication list. It flags allergies. WebMD will work with employer to incorporate drug health plan benefits of … Read More “Health 2.0: WebMD” »
Today is Sunday Oct. 19 2008. I tried calling in to the appointment and advice phone bank for my wife. She has a seriously bad sore throat. The representative stated their computer system is down and they are unable to retrieve any information. They said it had been down for awhile this morning and to … Read More “When the phone bank is offline” »