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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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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 »
Agility by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Agfa Agility's Mascot Following on the heels of  GE's Universal PACS Viewer , Agfa will announce its new Agility PACS (aff ... Read on »
Carestream For Sale! by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've always thought the name "Carestream" lent itself far more to a urological product than the imaging field, and perhaps there are those out there who agree. It seems that ... Read on »
From Rock Bottom To The Summit by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dalai's note:  My son, Dalai, Jr., wrote this essay for his Freshman writing class. I thought my readers might like it.  From Rock Bottom to the Summit ... Read on »
ACO's For All The Wrong Reasons by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine NOTE:  The original was made private by Atlantic, but see below!!!!!! This is a serious attempt by the Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, N.J., a member of ... Read on »
IFTTT...WTF??? by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The internet is full of strange and wonderful things. When you think about it, the possibilities are really overwhelming. Here, at your very fingertips, is the sum of ... Read on »
I'm Not Dead Yet... by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My usual apologies for not posting anything lately. I've been out of town (Christmas week cruise to Panama, Colombia, Bonaire, Curacao, and Aruba) and I've been s ... Read on »
The Belated RSNA PACS Post IV: A LarGE Surprise... by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Merge booth bordered on the edge of GE-Town, which I believe was somewhat smaller this year as compared to RSNAs of the past. In fact, there was a LOT of unused territor ... Read on »
The Belated RSNA PACS Post III: Agfa by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine When I was in school, and then in residency, I used to define the best professors those who could tell me I was full of it and make me like it. I don't think I woul ... Read on »
The Belated RSNA 2012 PACS Post II: Merge by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Being a happy Merge customer, one of my most important visits on the exhibit floor is to their big orange booth. Sadly, the orange Tesla is no longer on exhibit, although I' ... Read on »
The Belated, Limited RSNA 2012 PACS Post I: lifeIMAGE and HealthFortis by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My sincerest apologies to my readers, some of whom have nicely pointed out that I've been lax in my Post-RSNA posts. In years past, I've been very diligent about posting my ... Read on »
Teaser... by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I know RSNA was last week, and I've been bad about posting my observations. This is what happens when I you bring your wife to RSNA and your kid lives in the vicinity...inst ... Read on »
Dalai in RSNA "Wonderland" by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For the second year in a row, AuntMinnie.com has allowed me the privilege of substituting my foolish ravings for Mike Cannavo's far more thoughtful and educational RSNA arti ... Read on »
The Siemens RSNA Press Conference ...and some thoughts on IT by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dr. Requardt blended optimism with realism, noting that the healthcare market continues to expand, although we must continue to temper this with cost containment and d ... Read on »
Attention NovaRad: PLEASE STOP SPAMMING MY BLOG!! by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine YET ANOTHER Blog Spam message from someone at NovaRad in the last hour:  has left a new comment on your post "":  Thank you so much for this great information. As I wa ... Read on »
Practice SafeCT by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Axial scan, 0.6 mm slice thickness, acquired with a LightSpeed VCTTM by GE Healthcare and displayed in a Soft Tissue window of W=60; C=40. Safe ... Read on »
Siemens Hat Einen Sehr Großen Kopf by Dr. Dalai Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Welcome to RSNA 2012! I shall be serving as your intrepid reporter from the floor, acquainting you with whatever takes my fancy, and that could well stray into the str ... Read on »