Tags » UDI

William Hyman: Despite the Hype, UDI Remains a Work in Progress

As I noted in a June blog on unique device identification (UDI), there was a proposal under consideration that would have required electronic health records (EHRs) to have the ability to capture UDIs–at least for implantable devices which are the first devices mandated to have UDIs. 531 more words

Healthcare IT

Will Scotland’s independence lead to civil war?

I hope the Scots vote for independence, I really do. However, if they seriously think that Cameron and Co. are going to roll over, play dead, and just let them go, they are – in all probability – sadly mistaken. 339 more words

Britain's Caribbean Rhodesia!

Britain came across to the islanders as a Mother who refused to care, even when they felt most down and out and abandoned. In their collective mind, by forcing them into associate statehood (semi-independence) with St Christopher-Nevis, she had demonstrated her lack of care and sensitivity. 254 more words

August 9: Working Class

Felipe Cuevas, a Chilean political activist, returned home after being released from a Venezuelan detention centre, where he had been held since Thursday. Cuevas was arrested for taking pictures in an area where photography was not allowed, and failing to provide identification when prompted by security forces. 406 more words

Daily Update

Disenchantment with Britain

By late 1966 and early 1967 –  the eve of impending semi-independence – the islanders’ disenchantment with Mother Britain had intensified greatly.

It all came to a boiling point with the disruption of the Queen Show to celebrate the start of semi-independence (associate statehood) with Britain in 1967. 197 more words