Posts Categorized: August 2012

August 2012 eNewsletter

Welcome, Readers!

By Nitish Thakor
Welcome to the August 2012 issue of the Life Sciences Newsletter! We have some interesting and provocative information for you in this issue! Read on for an overview of this issue’s content, and an invitation.

The Global Need for Distributed Healthcare

By Olaf Such
Globally, we face a crisis as countries attempt to deal with a continually increasing need for healthcare. A change to a distributed healthcare system can address this problem.

Featured Interview – Olaf Such

Olaf Such, PhD, MBA, is Global Head of Clinical Science for Philips Healthcare. Interviewed at the recent 2nd Annual IEEE Technology Time Machine Symposium, he gives his predictions on how today’s technology breakthroughs will influence the practice of medicine 10 years from now.

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August 2012 Contributors

Olaf SuchOlaf Such is currently the Global Head of Clinical Science, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems, Philips Healthcare, based in Best, the Netherlands. Read more

Atam DhawanAtam P. Dhawan, Ph.D., obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, in Electrical Engineering. Read more

Mary Capelli-SchellpfefferMary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, MD, MPA, is Medical Director of Loyola University Health System's Occupational Health Services, and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine... Read more