Dispelling 4 Mythological Beliefs About Innovation

Dispelling 4 Mythological Beliefs About Innovation

According to the ancient Greeks, Prometheus took pity on mankind. He walked among men and noticed that they were no longer as happy as they were when Kronos the Titan was their king. He saw them living in the dark and shivering in the cold because they had no light to help them see and no fire to help them stay warm. So Prometheus stole a spark from Zeus’s own lightning and brought fire to mankind. It was the dawn of civilization and enabled mankind to flourish. But while mankind…

Things To Do On Facebook When You’re Dead

Things To Do On Facebook When You’re Dead

Recently, a former colleague of mine posted on Facebook that a notification showed up on his page suggesting he become friends with someone who had passed away a short time ago. As poignant as a moment as that was, given how we as consumers rely more on web based services than ever before, it prompted a series of questions in my mind, namely: Who gets access to your profiles when you die? What happens to your URLs, user names, etc? What happens to your content? Who gets the rights to…

Introducing Healthy Thinkers: Doing Some Good in Healthcare

Introducing Healthy Thinkers: Doing Some Good in Healthcare

I just had a major revelation over the Thanksgiving weekend. I realized that my social network includes many people within the healthcare industry and that those people, if they worked together, could have a dramatic impact on the future of healthcare. Some of these people work for “big pharma” or medical device companies. Others run successful non-profits or have launched healthcare technology startups. Some others provide consulting to the industry and have been responsible for many of the positive changes in healthcare over the years. At the same time, I…

An Award for Dose of Digital…Thanks

An Award for Dose of Digital…Thanks

If you’re looking for a ton of social media insight or for the latest trends in digital technology in healthcare, today’s post isn’t going to cover much of that. If you want some of the former, then definitely check out “The Beginner’s Guide to Pharma Social Media.” For a bit of the latter, well, you’ll can check out pretty much everything else. Today’s post has two purposes: first, to announce a major award that Dose of Digital just received, and second, to say thank you for your support in making…