September 15, 2022

Below are the Contents of our current ABL Technology Online News & Trendletter + Mimi Grant’s Blog & Vlog

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UPCOMING ABL EVENTS

Sept 20, 9-11 a.m.“AFTER THE SALE” ABL MEMBERSHIP- WIDE ZOOM EVENT: This Event’s three Featured Members will share their personal stories about their “Roads to the Exit,” and the Post-Exit Realities they’ve faced – including what’s worked better (and worse) than expected, and what they’d do differently next time. Bring your questions – because our speakers are bound to have plenty of answers!

  • Featuring…

Bob Richardson, Sumit Mahendru & Thomas Leffler

UPCOMING ABL-TECH ROUND TABLES

In October’s Zoom Tables, we’ll be discussing “Providing Employee Feedback – What’s Working?”

Oct 6 – ABL-Tech OC ZOOM Table – featuring Satnam Gambhir, Co-Founder & CEO of Envision Financial Systems

Oct 7 – ABL-Tech SGV ZOOM Table – featuring Extended Discussion

Oct 14 – ABL-Tech WLA ZOOM Table – featuring Ali Payani, Co-Founder & CEO of LookinLA

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Blog by Mimi Grant, President of ABL Organization

Re-Cap of Mimi’s Recent Participation at the FUTURES Exhibit at the Smithsonian

FUTURES Exhibit

Mimi recently participated in the “Living Longer Festival: Health + Wellness 2050,” held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building on the National Mall. Here, Mimi shares a brief photo journal, with captions, of her incredible experience.

National Museum
In 1879, the “National Museum” – the nation’s first, was “crowned” on the Washington Mall. Last November, after being closed for the past 20 years, the renamed Smithsonian “Arts + Industries Building” (AIB) reopened its doors to host the “FUTURES” exhibit. Over the eight months of the exhibit, FUTURES looked at a number of themes, including the future of AI, Generative Design, Conservation, Energy, Transportation, Work, Fashion, Gaming, and “Healthcare – in 2050.”

The Doctor is In (Space)
On June 25th, the “Living Longer Festival: Health + Wellness 2050,” highlighted a special demonstration entitled, “The Doctor Is In (SPACE),” “demonstrating” how an astronaut using a MedWand on a patient in space could conceivably link with a terrestrial doctor for an exam. MedWand’s Co-Founders, Bob Rose, CEO, and Samir Qamar, MD, CMO, were frequently seen on-hand answering questions from the 12,000 visitors who toured the Exhibit on “Solstice Saturday,” when several of the Smithsonian museums, including AIB, stayed open late – some till midnight.

Living Longer Festival
Later, I had the honor of moderating an outstanding panel of experts, supplemented with questions from the audience who “Interrupted Your Regularly Scheduled Panel” throughout “WIYRSP: Living Longer in the Future.” To kick it off we introduced “Elizabeth,” a great grandmother, who was captured on her grandson’s iPhone for the masses when she demonstrated her impressive moves as she got down to Bruno Mars at her 100th birthday party surrounded by friends and family…

CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF MIMI’S BLOG WITH MORE, LARGER PHOTOS

WELCOME NEW MEMBER! 

>>>Mark Parinas is Founder & CEO of Curaesoft, which he launched in 2015 after completing a three-year study of the critical software solution needs in the healthcare industry. Curaesoft specializes in custom software built for healthcare, social services, and workforce management. They also build electronic health record systems that cover a healthcare service company’s many different but interdependent functional needs, including clinical recording, healthcare business management, clinical compliance, recruitment, HR and financial management, clinical billing, payroll, staff performance evaluation, care coordination, wage/hour, and more. Curaesoft uses a highly agile process to extract the business, clinical, and process support needs from its clients and builds working software assets that can pay back in enhanced operational efficiency and clinical effectiveness. Mark is also CEO of CVHCare, a home health agency which he co-founded in 2005, which serves the San Francisco Bay, Greater Sacramento, and Greater Los Angeles areas. Previously, Mark was an ICU RN for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and a CCU/ Tele/MedSurg RN for Sutter Healthcare. Earlier, he was a Key Channels Development Specialist for Nestle, SA. Already a long-time Member of ABL-Health’s Oakland Round Table, Mark has now also joined the ABL-Tech West Los Angeles Round Table.

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Vlog by Mimi Grant

To Boost or Not to Boost?: That is THE Question

Since to Err is Still Human, Healthcare Could Use a Little Help

In this short video, Mimi shares the top FAQs you might consider before getting your second booster.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH MIMI GRANT’S 4:32-MINUTE VLOG.

 

Round Tables

Beyond their Round Tables, ABL Members stay connected with each other through the ABL Technology Online. This bi-weekly emailed publication provides Member News and Technology Industry Trends. And, for those interested in the latest in Healthcare IT Member News and Trends, the ABL Healthcare Online is also available.  For a complimentary subscription, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.