Cutting-Edge Medical Technologies: Strange But True

2019 marks the 90th anniversary of Ripley’s “Believe It or Not,” the syndicated feature that highlighted unique and odd facts and stories from around the world. Robert Ripley subtitled his column “Strange But True,” and traveled the globe in search of the bizarre and downright ridiculous. Welcome to the curious world of healthcare technology. With…

Ashley Franco Appointed Client Relationship Manager

BaytechIT Expands Leadership Team The largest healthcare IT managed services provider in western Massachusetts is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Ashley Franco as Client Relationship Manager. A lifelong Springfield resident, Franco previously served as a Service Desk Analyst within the Informatics and Technology department at Baystate Health. “The talent and expertise of…

The Blog Days of Winter: Top Healthcare Blogs of 2019

In our list of the Top Healthcare Blogs, we scoured the internet for the most reputable, intriguing, and frequently updated Healthcare blogs. For this edition, we’ve selected our top 10; those blogs, forums, niche industry publications, and medical professional resources that just plain get it. They understand that healthcare innovation is worthless without focusing on…

Top 5 Uses of Biometrics in Healthcare

“I can tell by your voice harmonics that you’re badly upset Dave. Why don’t you take a stress pill and get some rest?” HAL, the Heuristically Programmed Algorithmic computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey used voice recognition and artificial general intelligence in some of that movie’s most memorable scenes. But what was so futuristic 50…

Dealing With Bad Online Reviews

In the days before Google (was there ever a day before Google???), business books would claim that every time someone had a bad experience, they’d spread the word to ten of their closest friends (who would then tell ten of their friends and so on). Today, bad news spreads faster than the flu and doctors…