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December 2012

The Research-Product Gap

What I will talk about at DRC is the ‘research-product’ gap. I just gave a talk at the Stanford D School about some of these issues. I discussed the research-product gap. This didn’t concern them. I said that if they were not interested in how their work got into a product, they were wasting their time. “And they said, ‘We’re just doing the research, we’re not responsible for the product.’ And
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Seasons Greetings from Pathfinder Software

Twas the night before a new release of FDA guidelines Not a developer was stirring waiting on the sidelines; The keyboards were hung by the monitors with care, In hopes that interoperability soon would be there; The physicians were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of Vinod Khosla danced in their heads; And UX with their wire frames, and agile scrums Had settled down with new problems but did not succumb.
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Trends from the 2012 MHealth Summit: Mobile Momentum

I attended the 2012 mHealth Summit in Washington DC earlier this week and came away impressed with the how fast things are moving in this space. The conference itself, now in it’s fourth year, has grown to over 3800 attendees and over 300 exhibitors. Major players like Kaiser Permanente, Intermountain Healthcare, Aetna, United Healthcare, Mayo Clinic, Qualcomm and Johnson and Johnson were well represented, as w
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What’s New at Pathfinder: Mobile, Healthcare Innovation and the FDA

It’s been a whirlwind year at Pathfinder. Our focus on bringing innovative solutions to the healthcare space has continued to bear fruit. We’ve added Fortune 500 clients and innovative startups in the device, diagnostic and health insurance industries. Mobile Our clients continue to innovate in their use of mobile technology. Many of our projects now involve developing mobile applications on iPhones, iPad
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