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Global Health at the Vermont Investors Summit

October 16, 2017

While attending the Vermont Investors Summit this evening I learned about two upcoming VT companies focused on healthcare and global health. Out of the two I interviewed I was most impressed with OhMD, think WhatsApp for clinical use including HIPAA compliance. The company is demonstrating great growth with almost 5000 providers today. The second company… Read More ›

The First Annual Doximity Physician Compensation Report

The top five metro areas in which physicians are paid the highest average annual salary are: Charlotte, N.C. ($359,455) Bridgeport, Conn. ($353,925) Phoenix, Ariz. ($351,677) Milwaukee, Wis. ($345,831) Houston, Texas ($345,079). The bottom five metro areas in which physicians are paid the lowest average annual salary are: Durham, N.C. ($267,598) Ann Arbor, Mich. ($272,398) Baltimore,… Read More ›

Programmatic Framework | The Task Force for Global Health

In the same spirit that established The Task Force, we continue to engage public and private sector partners to assemble the necessary resources to improve health for vulnerable populations around the world. Source: Programmatic Framework | The Task Force for Global Health

Lost and Found with “the Most Wondrous Map Ever Produced” | Bill Gates

Bill Gates reviews “The Gene: An Intimate History” by author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Amazing interview! Source: Lost and Found with “the Most Wondrous Map Ever Produced” | Bill Gates

Philip Castle | Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health – Visiting Puerto Rico

It is an honor to have Philip Castle, Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health; Founder, Chairman of the Board for GC3 visiting Puerto Rico this week. I’m looking forward to hearing his thoughts on global health in economic challenged regions tomorrow in Rio Mar. Source: Philip Castle | LinkedIn

Four Ways Office 2016 Can Help Health Pros Work Together

Staying connected with group conversations, collaborative care plans, shared notebooks, virtual meetings and more is one of four reasons why Office 2016 is ideal for [ …] Source: 4 ways Office 2016 can help health pros work together, be more productive from anywhere – The Fire Hose

GBD Compare | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Analyze the world’s health levels and trends from 1990 to 2013 in this revamped interactive tool. Use tree maps, maps, arrow diagrams, and other charts to compare causes and risks within a country, compare countries with regions or the world, and explore patterns and trends by country, age, and gender. Drill from a global view… Read More ›

Bill Gates | The optimist’s timeline – Livemint

Bill Gates | The optimist’s timeline – Livemint.

Boston Children’s Hospital testing Telemedicine

While in Boston preparing for to give several presentations at the SpTechCon SharePoint conference I found this article online. It’s interesting in pediatrics the children are much more open to the new technology. In another plot the community doctors in the emergency room can use a video link to ICU physicians. Full story here

Healthcare Cloud to grow 20 percent Next Five Years

Great read and makes a lot of sense. With tighter budgets and new technologies this predicted growth makes sense. Story here.