Tag: health IT

Case Study: When does “technology” turn into medical device

This semester I’ve embarked on an adventure to co-teach a class in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Masters in Biotechnology program. What sold me on the experience was the majority of my responsibility is interacting with second year students on their final major project (essentially their thesis). That said, I will give one lecture, which will be “health

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Banding Together to Drive Clinical Utility in Health IT

*This post is also on the Bio in Wisconsin blog.* One of the first things I learned about Srini Kalluri, founder, president, and CEO of Forte Research Systems, was that the ring tone on his phone is New York, New York. For those of you not familiar with the lyrics, the song includes this classic verse:

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Visonex: Nephrologist Brings EMR Vision to Life

*This piece was cross posted on the Biotech in Wisconsin blog.* In 2002, a nephrologist in Green Bay, Wisconsin founded Visonex with the goal of creating a software package that would capture the true clinical workflow dealt with in his everyday practice. The result is Clarity, an electronic medical record for dialysis clinics, which was

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Drug Development & the User Experience

What is Tech UX? I was recently at a local event for entrepreneurs (thanks Capital Entrepreneurs) and struck up a conversation with someone I didn’t know. His response to my standard intro question — “So, what do you do?” — was “I’m a UX guy”. Based on my “smile and nod” response, I was fortunate

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Moxe Health – Getting to the Health in Health Tech?

What do you get when you cross a health-based community engagement experience, a team with experience implementing health IT solutions and problems from a real world provider? Triage.me Recently, I shared a (growing) list of health IT companies in Wisconsin, channeling my side interests of technology and health. In the weeks since, there seems to

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Madison – Health IT Hot Spot?

My personal curiosities include the intersection of technology and medicine (often referred to as health/healthcare/medical information technology, health 2.0, eHealth, etc.). Lately, I’ve been looking into what is happening in health IT around Madison* and found some interesting things. An Epic Connection? If you have an interest in Electronic Health Records (EHR), you have certainly

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