Only about 10 15%

Only about 10 15% of people who drink liquor ever become alcoholics, versus addiction rates of 80% or 90% for people who smoke.11 As an influential Canadian tobacco executive once confessed: smoking is not like ...

“CMT’s social

"CMT's social superstar? That's not what I was going for, but what the hell? I mean I like to have a few drinks and get on Twitter every now and then. But I didn't know ...

dedication

Anecdotes on his dedication and efforts to save nature are countless. In a seminal birding expedition to West Africa as a young man, he visited the Banc d'Arguin. He recognised the area's exceptional nature and ...

Electronic Medical Records – Past, Present and Future

By Dr. Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University. A board-certified anesthesiologist, researcher, medical ...

Practical Steps Addressing Healthcare Interoperability

Dr. John Loonsk’s blog, “Where’s the plan for interoperability?” posted on Healthcare IT News September 22, 2014 outlines the challenges towards healthcare interoperability: Infinite extensible architecture Discipline towards execution – “Interoperability is not about bright ...

EHR and Physician Workflow

In a recent Health Leaders post, many billions of dollar from private and government funds have been poured into electronic medical records (EHR's) yet the return on this investment has not demonstrated a return. Outside ...

Focusing on the right problems / solutions – Ebola or no Ebola!

Thanh Tran, CEO of Zoeticx Inc. Donald M. Voltz, MD, Autman hospital – Ohio.   It is preventable medical error due to miscommunication! Recent Ebola outbreak has highlighted some healthcare challenges. Finger pointing has started ...