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Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor

Specialty: Radiology, Diagnostic
Columbia, South Carolina
I am an average Radiologist in an average practice in an average town in the South. When it came time to replace an aging PACS system, I tried my best to learn as much as I could about what's out there, and it has become an obsession ever since. Obviously, I am posting my own personal opinions and... Full Bio
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"How Can Dalai Be A Jewish Conservative???" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Disclaimer Number One: This is a non-PACS post. If that bothers you, skip on to some of my older work. Disclaimer Number Two: This post favors conservative thinking. If ... Read on »
"I Say There, Scotty, Old Man, Would You Mind Beaming Me Up?" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There are those with too much time on their hands, such as the fellow who made the following model. Some of us are satisfied with the way Star Trek props look as they stand. B ... Read on »
"SO" Is, Well, The New "Like," You Know? by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine So.......................................................................................................... back in 2006 , I bemoaned the phenomenon of the overuse of the ... Read on »
"Something Big! Something New!" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have it on good authority that Merge Healthcare will be announcing "Something Big! Something New!" at RSNA. No, I have absolutely no idea what it might be. However, he ... Read on »
"Speaking Truth To Crap" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dalai's note: This piece is reprinted from today's American Thinker. It is one of the most eloquent, heartfelt, and most importantly, ACCURATE renditions of the Mideast si ... Read on »
"Stroke" Diagnosed By GI Bleeding Scan by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine 50-ish year-old male undergoing labeled RBC scan for GI bleed. Scan is positive for, well, something other than a bleed. . . Read on »
"The Only FDA Approved Remote Review System" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You might recall the " shootout" between Visage and TeraRecon we held here a few months ago. GE could not attend due to timing conflicts, but later held a separate demonstrati ... Read on »
"The Patient Wants To Talk To You, Doctor..."A Manifesto About Image Sharing by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There are those who go into radiology because they don't want to have much interaction with patients, and fortunately they are few and far between. Personally, I like to tal ... Read on »
"Banned" Budweiser Commercial...And A Parody by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I'm not sure why it's banned, but it appeals to my warped sense of humour..... Now, just to show that I can take a Jewish joke, here is a Bud parody... ... Read on »
"Geek Squad" and The Dalai Manifesto On Expert Witnesses by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Voice of Reason writes on AM.com: Sorry to get on a tirade but I just got handed a bill from the Geek Squad serviceman for a service call on my Gateway that I have ... Read on »
"i" Is For "iSite" . . . and not IMPAX by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It looks like Philips isn't interested in Agfa after all. From printweek.com's Simon Nias: Agfa-Gevaert chief financial officer Kris Hoornaert has been forced to deny rumo ... Read on »
"I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine No, I've never heard of this movie either, but I think it did well in its native UK. Still the title is rather catchy, if disturbing, and introduces today's ... Read on »
"Take One For The Gang!"...The Agfa Development Team Comes To Town by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My previous posts about Impax 6.0 have been the source of much conversation, especially in Waterloo, Ontario, where Impax 6.0 was developed. Due to various complaints, inc ... Read on »
'Splain Me Some More Ricky. . . By Mike Cannavo by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dalai's note:  I present to you another very well written and researched piece about the AMICAS buyout from Mike Cannavo, the One and Only PACSMan.  As I read through all ... Read on »
'Twas A Month Before Christmas......A Hypothetical Bedtime Story by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine 'Twas a month before Christmas, at RSNA, All the vendors were tired; they'd been there all day. The scanners were placed on the carpets with care, In hopes ... Read on »
. . . Priceless by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've just returned after a few days in Naples, Florida, where we went for my Mother-In-Law's big birthday that ended in zero. (The number was somewhat more impressive than my ... Read on »
1000 X-rays by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have got to get a Wii! AuntMinnie.com reviewed a study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine which I find rather disturbing. It seems that if you ... Read on »
1999 Happy Visitors; One Less So by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Congratulations to visitor number 2000, from Mesa, Arizona. Maybe someone from AuntMinnie.com? Sadly, not all of my readers seem to be enjoying my musings. "Anonymous ... Read on »
2009: Obama's First Year In Review by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From "Why Are We Tiring of Obama?" by Victor Hanson at Pajamas Media: Constant apologies abroad for everything from slavery to Hiroshima Bows to Saudi royalty, the ... Read on »