Is the U.S. Having a Flu Epidemic?

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Influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been over baseline for the past several weeks, virological surveillance shows a lot of flu is circulating, and the hospitalization surveillance system shows increasing hospitalizations rates, especially in people 65 years and older.

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2015 in San Francisco

If you have ever attended the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference and Biotech Showcase, you know how big it is. This is the 33rd Annual event from January 12-15 and is focused on the greatest developments in healthcare will bring more than 5,000 representatives of drug companies, investment bankers, venture capitalists, lawyers and scientists. Union Square will be teeming with energy and excitement.

Hospital Design – Innovations and Trends in Healthcare Delivery

LPA is bringing innovation in hospital design through technology, creativity, and design to enhance a healthy and healing process.

Innovative Changes of 2014 & Drivers of Consumer Health in 2015

As the new year begins, it is worth looking at the dynamics that we just went through to see what is impacting the healthcare ecosystem today.

How Are You Staying Current with Health Innovation?

Vator Splash is hosting a new event on health innovation on Feb 12, 2015 in Oakland, CA.

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Ezebrush a Triumph of Perseverance

I want to tell you a story about Michael Ziadeh, CEO of Ezebrush. I have been working with Michael for 1.5 years advising as he developed his product.

One on One with a Designer – Designing Brain-Sensing Technology

“My background is neuroscience, design and psychotherapy. I was a practicing therapist. I would see person after person with anxiety, depression and the inability to manage their mental state. I started working in the research lab of Dr. Steve Mann, a professor at the University of…”

Physician Unhappiness

There has been much concern regarding physician unhappiness. Recent article by Dr Arlen Myers was excellent called “Take this coat and shove it”. Here is my contribution and concern. The high levels of physician unhappiness are many, overworked and under-respected. Employed physicians are being driven to comply with Six Sigma lean efficiencies, no more private […]

Happy Thanksgiving! God Bless!

Happy Thankgiving! May God bless you and your family. May you give thanks for what you have and may we share with those who are hungry and have not. Proverbs 22:9 ESV / God Bless the Hungry. Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.  

Calling All Health Startups! Hot New Pitch Competition – Deadline is December 19th!

Vator Splash Health, and it is a high profile health startup pitch competition, combined with inspiring “TED talk-like” segments of top-notch speakers and panelists, such as the CEOs of Doximity, Practice Fusion, GetWellNetwork and Kaiser Permanente’s physician group (TPMG).