The exam period is finally over for the year. Many a time I found myself sitting in an exam hall cursing my bad memory as details slipped away from the clutches of brain...... If only I had my notes. It was this desire that struck me with a realization as to why I see computing … Continue reading Competing with computers? You’re looking at it wrong.
Reframing Suffering When It All Feels Like Too Much Dr. JFW Ndikum Author: Words of A Feather. The Mystic Musings of A Medical Man "If that bleep goes off one more time, I swear to God I'm going to explode".Sound Sound familiar? Of course, it does. It's you. It's me. And it's likely also every … Continue reading PHYSIOLOGICAL POWER IN CHAOTIC CLIMES
We all have been there. We have all been at work and thought of an app idea that could improve a clinical outcome or make the work run smoother. So how do you go about it? The problem is that if you ask any clinician, chances are that they will have some form of app … Continue reading Got an app idea but can’t code? 5 areas to read up on
Today the NHS fell victim to a ransom hack by the “Wanna Decryptor” virus. A large number of NHS trusts have been affected by the virus that has disrupted services, and harmed patient care. The ransom hack demanded payment in the form of bitcoin, a digital currency to end the ransom. The Clinical Developers Club … Continue reading NHS Bitcoin Ransom Hack: The Facts
Exams have been strenuous. On the day of my birthday, I found myself sitting in an exam hall trying to work out the derivations on non-linear acoustics in ultrasound and feeling like the stupidest guy on earth. For a birthday celebration I met up with a friend and we walked along the river before I went … Continue reading Were you really in a startup?
The start-up enthusiasm has seemed to have taken the NHS by storm. It's exciting to see so many people coming up with ideas and trying to make them work. Sadly I've got to be frank, a fair number of the ideas that are pitched to me are just not practical. Whilst I have come across … Continue reading 3 reasons why clinicians should dabble in code
I became aware of John Sonmez when I started watching his youtube videos [Link]. This guy is a good person to follow. He is a seasoned developer in the silicone valley and is always positive with good hard work as his main motto. If you are looking for well-rounded general advice in software development you … Continue reading Book suggestion: The software developer’s life manual
I remember falling in love with the idea of big data and computational modeling 5 years ago. Back then I was isolated. I was starting my physics degree and working in A and E. Both were good in themselves but they never crossed. When I spoke to doctors about big data and number crunching they simply … Continue reading The split: techy doctors/traditional doctors
We've all been there. We've all used a piece of equipment or clinical software and thought, if only the developers and engineers understood how a hospital worked. Now there's a growing community of clinicians who can code. The interesting thing is that they are now saying, if only other clinicians understood tech. I don't mean that … Continue reading Surprisingly clinicians also hold back tech innovation
If you’re a clinician who wants to innovate in tech the most important concept you should understand is API. Once you understand how APIs work in clinical tech you will not only see ideas but simple solutions. You will be able to make those solutions a reality with the limited resources that you have at … Continue reading Clinician’s guide to how apps talk to each other