Last week was quite a week. We lost David Bowie and gained another year at JP Morgan. Bowie’s passing was a big topic of discussion at the conference. GenXers and Millenials alike don’t like it when their superstar rock idols die of natural causes, and it made many feel their own mortality. We get so […]
New Tech Tonics Podcast: Live from Health 2.0 Conference
The Health 2.0 Conference is always one of the most popular in the digital health realm. Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya originated the conference back in 2007 as a small “dinner party” of like-minded friends to talk about emerging trends in what wasn’t even yet called digital health. Today they are host to thousands of […]
This Independence Day — Free the Data!
This coming weekend is Independence Day, the formal name for what we know of as July 4th. While this day has come to mean barbecue and fireworks and a day off work for most Americans, it’s original meaning, of course, was the statement that America was its own independent country, free of control of others; […]
HIMSS15: The Patient Takes Center Stage
Back in 2012 I wrote a blog post called SXSW: Woodstock for Geeks, which became the opening chapter of Tech Tonics, the book I wrote with David Shaywitz. In this piece, I pointed out the marked differences between SXSW vs. HIMSS, both of which I had recently experienced. I said that HIMSS was best described […]