Tag Archives: Toward

Vocera to buy PatientSafe Solutions, with eye toward small and mid-sized hospitals

Vocera to buy PatientSafe Solutions, with eye toward small and mid-sized hospitals Its addition will boost its ability to combine secure messages, nurse calls, checklists and other notifications within the electronic  health record at the point of care. Vocera Communications on Thursday announced its acquisition of San Diego-based PatientSafe Solutions. Terms of the deal were… Read More »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

The path toward your ideal life

You are a physician. You have put in years of hard work and sacrifice getting here. Now what? Does your life look and feel exactly how you imagined it would? If not, what does your ideal life look like? Certainly, answers to this question are deeply personal, and will vary depending on the individual. As… Read More »

Bicycling Toward Minimalism

“You are riding to Ohio?  On a bicycle?”  My dentist was almost speechless.  Reversing the typical pattern was fun.  We all know what it’s like trying to answer questions while in the reclining chair. The plan was simple.  Meet my friend Kurt, pack up a tent, a sleeping bag, a change of clothes, an extra inner tube and ride. … Read More »

$50K Grant Toward an HIV and Sexual Health Program for Young Women

A program that bolsters leadership skills and sexual health education among young, low-income women of color in New York City received a $ 50,000 grant from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. Specifically, the grant was awarded to the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) Centers at Gay Men’s Health… Read More »