The front line of HIPAA is a whisper

I had occasion to see my doctor this week.  What for is irrelevant, but somewhat the premise of this discussion. When I approached the registration desk of my physicians practice I was asked, in a loud voice: “Name”?  I respond, “Les Jordan”.  “What doctor are you here to see”?  I respond with my physician’s name….


Connected Health in Action… or “Forgetful Les”

I had the opportunity last week to travel to Minneapolis to be a conference keynote speaker for a session on the Trends in Life Sciences.  Little did I know that I would be a walking example of the points I was about to make.   As I sat in Terminal C over at Logan Airport,…


MS-HUG Call For Proposals

  Call for Proposals for Microsoft HUG Exchange 2010 Now Open! Of special interest to Medical Device companies, the Microsoft Health Users Group (MS-HUG) holds two meetings per year: one in the fall, and the other in the spring (at HIMSS).  The group is made up of health informatics organizations and professionals from around the…


PDUG and Cloud Computing in Life Sciences Event

Many of you will know that we host the Microsoft Pharmaceutical Deployment Users Group, a group of IT professionals that meet on the first Tuesday of every month.  We’ve had some great topics over the last 8 months (or so) that we’ve been doing this – and we’re looking forward to more! We are particularly…


ShareFEST Conference Notes

At the Share FEST conference hosted by NextDocs at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia this week.  For those of you following me on Twitter, you’ll know that there are some interesting things happening today and tomorrow.  I’ll give a full recap of the show in a blog post tomorrow, but figured I’d share the highlights….