Category: Blog

Opportunities for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Medicine

According to research and consulting firm IndustryARC, augmented and virtual reality in healthcare is predicted to generate $2.54 billion globally by 2020. Augmented reality is a mix of the real and virtual worlds, like Project X-Ray. With virtual reality, the entirety of the experience is digital. In healthcare, the two areas these technologies will be most utilized… Read more »

Slow Medicine

The slow food movement started in Italy in 1983. It’s a way of saying “no” to the rise of fast food and fast life. Slow Food means living an unhurried life, taking time to enjoy simple pleasures, starting at the table.Slow entrepreneurship happens at the Good Work Institute. While entrepreneurs are encouraged to tackle big ideas, they are… Read more »

The Dark Underbelly of Medicine

The medical culture is taking it on the chin. Doctors are being accused of racism, sexism and student and trainee abuse as the veil of secrecy has been pulled back revealing “the dark underbelly.” – See more at:

Let’s Just Split It

Dr. Jones, Mr. Black, and Ms. Smith created a digital health company. Dr. Jones came up with the idea, Mr. Black invested most of the money, and Ms. Smith put in most of the sweat equity to get it going. How should the founders’ equity be divided?– See more at:

The Dictatorship of the Precariat?

We are witnessing an intensifying and transformative battle over the sick-care factors of production.   – See more at:

The Private Practice Summer To-Do List

Surviving and thriving in private practice has become increasingly challenging. Juggling all the balls while earning a reasonable profit vexes even the most accomplished small medicine physician entrepreneur. – See more at:

How Do We Create Clinical Data Navigators?

As the gap between the data and the doctor gets deeper and wider, we are faced with the issue of who and/or what will fill the gap. Some think IBM’s Watson can do the job. Others are doubtful and think biomedical data scientists or systems engineers are the answer. It will probably be a combination… Read more »

10 Ways to Reduce the Switching Costs to Physician Entrepreneurship

Doctors spend up to 15-20 years in education and training. Some train for longer than they practice. In many instances, they make more money than 99% of the world’s population.– See more at:

Do You Have a Strategic Communications Plan?

Whether you are a non-profit or a for-profit professional services organization, like a medical practice or a company, you should have a strategic communications plan. A communications strategy is designed to help you and your organization communicate effectively and meet core organizational objectives. Instead of being reactive, having a plan is proactive and forces you to… Read more »

Are You Too Old to Innovate, Doctor?

The other day I went to renew my driver’s license. I am over 65. Therefore, the fellow behind the counter asked me to put my glasses on and read the top line. I passed. – See more at: