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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.

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.


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.

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.  

Healthy Living in Hollywood: Jessica Alba’s Honest Enterprise

I attended Vator Splash LA, held in Santa Monica, CA this past Thursday.

Sofft to Reduce Biohazard Blood Stains in Healthcare?

A new startup company called Nirvanatex and CEO, Vinod Nair, PhD has produced a new laundry softener called Sofft. After talking to Vinod and seeing the unique value proposition of this technology, amazing stain repellant properties, I focused on the applications in healthcare. Every hospital, clinic, surgical center, skilled nursing facility encounters problems with biohazard materials and fluids.

Are You Ready for Some CES? You Have to Be If You Are in Consumer Health

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the largest event that ties technology to consumers in the US. Over the past 3 years, the section covering health, fitness, and health care has exploded. Everyone wants to have control of their own bodies and health. We are all looking for ways of monitoring, analyzing, and improving our health – whether it is through better communications with our doctors and medical support, our personal fitness, or …

8 Tips for “Second Career” Healthcare Entrepreneurs, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we covered some important first steps to take as you embark on your second career: your foray into healthcare entrepreneurship. What are some of the other critical things you should do to set yourself up for success as you launch your new venture? However, launching any startup involves risk, no matter how sure you feel about your idea’s viability, so ensuring that you have a solid runway…

8 Tips for “Second Career” Healthcare Entrepreneurs, Part 1

So you’re thinking about becoming an entrepreneur after a career in healthcare, but don’t know quite where to begin?  Here are the first 4 of 8 solid tips to get you on your way – but first, a bit of context-setting… You’re not alone!  According to a survey done by and Millennial Branding, 45% […]