My friend and fellow blogger Karen Lynn from http://www.whispersofhope.org
will be contributing articles that I will be posting on this website.
Changing Attitudes, Changing Minds
I have heard a lot of commentary about kids bullying others, and then those
same children who could not handle the making fun of any longer; killing
themselves or hurting someone. Many people do not know how much that
actually happens in the disabled community. But it does. Sometimes its
even worse than out in the "regular world." I know this because I lived
through it, and experienced it a number of times first hand.
When I was a child the kids around me would chastise me for having an
over-weight parent. Time and again, they would say mean and cruel words
that stung deeply; of which all I could do was swallow what they just said,
and turn the other cheek. Still ano... (more)
I have a pet peeve concerning two things I’ve been meaning to write about
lately, namely CRM and multi-tenancy. I recently read an excellent article
referencing both concepts and thought itmight be a good stepping stone to a
quick blog post.
In his article Don’t Get Conned – The many disguises worn by
software-as-a-service, Matt Wallach discusses CRM software and the concept of
SaaS multi-tenancy. Matt’s business is life sciences, and he discusses the
state of CRM software for his industry. His argument is along the lines of
“be wary of on-premise wolves in SaaS sheep clothing”.... (more)
When families or physicians suspect a child has autism, early intervention is
critical, yet wait lists for in-clinic assessments and diagnosis can be
several months or more than a year long. Medical technologies firm Behavior
Imaging Solutions has collaborated with Arizona-based Southwest Autism
Research & Resource Center (SARRC), Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix
Children’s Hospital and Georgia Tech to introduce NODA™, a new technology
and clinician-based autism diagnostic service that can provide families with
an autism diagnosis in two weeks or less, and at half the cos... (more)
Natus Medical Incorporated (Nasdaq:BABY) today announced that executives of
the Company are scheduled to speak at two upcoming financial conferences.
Steven J. Murphy, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the
Company, will make a presentation at the Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare
Conference 2009. The conference is being held at the Four Seasons Hotel at
200 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts on September 9-11, 2009. Mr.
Murphy is scheduled to present on Thursday, September 10 at 2:05 p.m. Eastern
Time (11:05 a.m. PT). Attendance at the Thomas Weisel Partner... (more)
MONTREAL, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/09 -- ART Advanced Research
Technologies Inc. ("ART") (TSX: ARA), a Canadian medical device company and a
leader in optical molecular imaging products for the healthcare and
pharmaceutical industries, will be featured in several scientific research
presentations based on ART's SoftScan® optical imaging device, Optix® in
vivo fluorescence optical imaging system, and Fenestra® imaging agent for
microCT, at the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC), being held at the
Palais des congres in Montreal, Canada, from September 23 to 26, 2009.
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zassi Medical Evolutions, a
privately held organization that innovates, designs and develops high
technology medical devices and software announced today that it has
successfully spun out and formed a new company with Tucson, Arizona based
Research Corporation Technologies (RCT) to pursue the continued development
of a novel electrical stimulation technology for the gastrointestinal
continence control market.
The new company called Leto Medical, will employ an innovative electrical
stimulation technology along with proprietary, ... (more)