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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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Nuclear Death by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A very sad tale from the Wall Street Journal Equipment Collapses, Killing Patient By TAMER EL-GHOBASHY and CHRISTOPHER WEAVER A patient at a veteran's hospital in the Bro ... Read on »
NEWS FLASH! TeraRecon Drops Taylor! by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Earlier this week, the Board of Directors of TeraRecon has decided to take a new direction, releasing longtime President Robert Taylor, Ph.D., according to several o ... Read on »
THIS Is What Happens When Patients Have Access To Their Reports by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From Aunt Minnie's European Division : June 5, 2013 -- Earlier this year, two radiologists were physically attacked as they worked in their hospital in Belgium. One o ... Read on »
NEWS FLASH!!!! by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Please stand by for a Doctor Dalai Exclusive!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 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 »
Naughty Curiosity!!! by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It seems that Curiosity, the Mars rover, thought no one was looking, so.... Read on »
Adding A Trackpad, or (Jail)Breaking iBad by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As a reward for surviving his operation in 2010, we gave Dalai, Jr. one of the original iPads. He never really took to it, preferring his laptop instead. Even so, in  those ... Read on »
The Final Four And Other Unfairness by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine While I'm not that much of a sports fan, Mrs. Dalai and I bid successfully on tickets for the Final Four offered by one of our favorite charities, Camperships For Nebagamon ... Read on »
Did You Ever Wonder... by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Mark down Thursday, May 23, on your calendars...that's the date of the next AuntMinnie.com Virtual Conference, and your favorite Doctor Dalai of PACS will have a supporting ... Read on »
Merge Re-Refinances by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine While it's not yet up on Merge's website, the company has sent out a press release to those of us on their  email list announcing a new "Tender Offer" and "Consent Solicit ... Read on »
The Apple Of My iEye: iVision by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine With all the hype about Google Glass and Pebble watches, it would appear that Apple has been left far behind in the innovation game. Nothing of this caliber seems to be comi ... Read on »
Takedown Breakdown by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My previous post about a page takedown due to a supposed DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) violation attracted a comment: I am going through the appeal process reg ... Read on »
Dalai Speaks! No One Falls Asleep! by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I had the honor of speaking to the South Carolina Radiological Society Annual Meeting yesterday. Clearly, the organizers wanted to intersperse some entertainment and low-bro ... Read on »
Lessons From Steubenville by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dalai's Note:  It seems that Dalai, Jr., has discovered the cathartic effects of writing, especially after a brutal Chem exam! Here is is latest, and I agree with every ... Read on »
Lipitor of the Soul: One Man's Response to Society's Heart Problems by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dalai's Note:  My son, Dalai, Jr., offers this response to my recent post... Recently, my father, Doctor Dalai, wrote an article entitled “Atherosclerosis of the Soul” in ... Read on »
Smart Watches: Pebble, Vea Buddy, and iWatch by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Most everyone has heard of Kickstarter , the crowd-funding site that most recently delivered us the Pebble watch Yes, I'll be first in line at the ... Read on »
Atherosclerosis of the Soul by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As you may recall, my daughter, Dolly, is a medical student in at a Big (read: expensive) school in the Midwest. She's now in her third year, experiencing the joys of the cl ... Read on »
The Sistine...Temple? by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In the frenzy of activity since the historic resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, we have heard mention more than once of the Sistine Chapel within the Vatican. I've had the pr ... Read on »