Inspiration

Sen. Elizabeth Warren- HELP Hearing on Health IT

While it is sad that in 2015 we need a hearing outlining the importance of sharing patient’s medical info among their various medical providers, the truth is, we do. Thankfully, we have Sen. Elizabeth Warren  spearheading the movement to bring...
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Better Health: One Step At A time!

FitBit makes getting in shape as addictive as checking Facebook and Twitter. Clip the tiny pedometer-like device to your belt, and each time you walk past the base station connected to your computer, it’ll upload how many steps you’ve taken,...
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Electronic Health Info Petition

Have you always wanted easy, online access to your medical records? Did you know that in every state but one, someone else owns YOUR medical records? Take a look at this chart, which outlines exactly who owns your medical records. Are you as shocked and...
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Is Patient Engagement really just one simple question?

After reading this article by Dr. Mitch Kaminski in the Washington Post, it’s hard to argue the validity. This is a great reminder to all Medical Practitioners that asking your patient a simple question like, “what are your goals for care”,...
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MDCapsule CEO panels Schwartz Center “Thought Leadership Breakfast” on technology and the patient-caregiver relationship.

The Schwartz Center  was founded by cancer patient Ken Schwartz, who desired to strengthen the relationship between patients and caregivers through compassionate health care. The main mission of the Schwartz Center is to preserve and protect the human...
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New Year’s Resolution a MUST for chronic illness.

By Cindy Swett As Lottie V Ryan, writes, this is one New Year’s Resolution everyone living with a chronic illness must make. “Every day I will concentrate on what I CAN do (and never dwell on what I can’t do). If this is your only intention for...
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The Great Divide: Dr/Patient Relationship

“Joan Eisenstodt didn’t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear-nose-and-throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. He looked up my nose, said it was...
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Who taught you what it means to be an entrepreneur?

  At the Idea Fest this fall, Roger Newton, founder of Esperion Therapeutics started his talk by thanking his mentors. He started in college with the person who taught him bench science and named individuals who have helped him during his entire...
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