Leaps of faith

When Engineer Carl Ritter von Ghega began work on the devastatingly steep stretch of track in the Austrian Alps in the mid 1850’s, there was not even a train in existence that could handle such steep terrain – but he knew it would come one day. From a technology standpoint, DocbookMD has taken a similar […]

New year, new era in medicine

Hello 2013, goodbye old technology. Will this be the year that the merits of digital technology in medicine are finally realized financially? Not many can predict where healthcare is headed, but it does seem clear that the age of paper and face-to-face meetings are slowly becoming things of the past. Items once indispensable to me […]

Holiday shopping for the doctor who has everything

With the holiday season upon us, many are thinking of new gadgets as gifts, or for ourselves. The smartphone and tablet market has never been so closely watched as now, and with the competition between Google and Apple products, no one is more interested in the latest trends than those who program for their devices. […]

Technology with humanity

The recent 2012 mHealth Summit in Washington, DC last week had the tech world buzzing about the next innovations that will change healthcare forever. What exactly are those on the cutting edge of mobile health information technology looking for – or offering – this year? As a physician, I hope they are focused not just […]

On being thankful

Mother Theresa once said, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” I can’t help but reflect today on the many things to be thankful for in this life – but today I reflect on those who I see making ripples. It is not […]

Medical Technology Innovation: Are we answering the wrong question?

Sure, we’re late adopters. Most docs would probably be happy to continue to carry the same brick-sized mobile phone, or row of pagers if it meant they could continue to focus on providing the best patient care. Keeping up with the latest in our field, cutting edge research and standards of care generally drives us […]

A Call-to-Action: Young Physicians, Join Your County and State Medical Society

Well, the election is over – and whether you’re red, blue or green, there’s a lot of work to do, and we physicians need to collaborate on the road ahead. This is true in the medical world now more than ever. The upcoming interim meeting of the American Medical Association will certainly address some of […]

SecureCare Technologies shortlisted at Greater Austin Business Awards

SecureCare Technologies, Inc. (now Scrypt) has today been shortlisted in the Technology category of the Greater Austin Business Awards organized by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. To be shortlisted, Scrypt had to explain how its technology represented a new and creative approach to solving an issue. The company drew upon its experience within healthcare to […]

SecureCare gains BBB Accreditation

This week, SecureCare Technologies, Inc. (now Scrypt) announced its recent accreditation by BBB (Better Business Bureau) serving Central, Coastal and Southwest texas. As a BBB Accredited Business, SecureCare is dedicated to promoting trust in the marketplace. According to BBB reports by Princeton Research, seven in ten consumers say they are more likely to buy from […]