Why Healthcare No Longer Dominates Health

Why Healthcare No Longer Dominates Health In undergraduate cell biology class, my professor had made an outrageous and serendipitous statement: if science could solve the mystery of shortening telomeres, theoretically, one’s life could be extended indefinitely or even restored. Telomeres are stretches of DNA at [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:34:53+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Tags: , , |

Technology: The Whipping Boy for Mistakes Made by Committees

Technology: The Whipping Boy for Mistakes Made by Committees A Texas hospital was quick to claim a technology defect for the miscommunication that led to the death of an Ebola patient and subsequent infection of health care workers.  The deaths were tragedies, but [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:35:16+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Too Big to Fail: Why Clients Pay Too Much

Too Big too Fail: Why Clients Pay too Much When a projects budget exceeds 50m, there should be at least three separate implementation vendor contracts and the projects functionality should be broken into two or three components, with each component drawn up in its own [...]