Conventional wisdom points to a shortage of nurses in healthcare.  The number of elderly is climbing and so is the number of retiring nurses.  The Wall Street Journal this morning reported that one percent of chronically ill patients consume 22% …

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A textbook on telemedicine (Fong, Fong, & Li, 2011) was quite interesting. I am especially interested in telemonitoring for the purpose of recording cardiac activity for the purpose of predicting impending heart failure. I expect a huge growth in the …

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Microsoft this week displayed a stark contrast in their marketing strategy versus Apple.  With great fanfare Microsoft announced their new tablet computer called the Surface.  CNET described it as an “attempted market freeze” (See Microsoft attempts market freeze with Surface …

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Ars Technica reported this week that the FCC has approved some spectrum changes that will allow Sprint to improve their wireless service (See FCC approves spectrum changes for Sprint and hospitals for details.)  The more interesting news is that the FCC also …

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I was not exactly sure what to expect when I arrived at the world famous T. J. Watson Research Center at IBM last week. I have been there many times over the years but never to a birthday party. I …

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