One size does not fit all

One size does not fit all As many of you, I was participating in the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) event. It always impresses me the amount of individuals participating in this event and working in this space. I am grateful to be one of them, to be a cog in this continuum […]

Science talks. Collaborative partnerships make it happen.

Science talks. Collaborative partnerships make it happen. The LDT rule. It is here, it has been announced. There are many comments, blogs, websites, articles, webinars, panel sessions and posts published about it and it affects many. Therefore, I am grateful to notice that all affected stakeholders, have been, are and keep partnering in development of […]

Look backward to move forward

This can’t be it, there has to be more than this!

Today Mar 24, 2024 a year ago I founded SolarisRTC LLC with the mindset to serve and help patients. Being in the healthcare industry for over 25 years, I identified many mistakes, many impediments which all create opportunities to improve. Over the years, I noticed and realized more and more that industry is for its rightfully so and understandable reasons led by their capital investors and as result might divert from its original aspiration.

Combining medical with business

Why this blog today? To emphasize what lab medicine needs, i.e., a holistic approach from a holistic viewpoint to solve the current problems we are facing. Using technology, with a business mindset to help patients.  The other week I was honored to present my use case, a holistic approach from a holistic viewpoint “AI tools in […]

Hello 2024!

A road with 2024 displayed

May 2024 be wonderful!  Wow, 2023 has been quite a year personally and professionally. Just like most of us, I use this last week of 2023 to reflect, personally and professionally. This year professionally includes my own business, focusing on precision medicine, digital pathology and regulatory science. Having our SolarisRTC team grown and evolve, we […]

Tell me, why again?

Sunshine rays that are red and pink over a batch of water

Why do we do what we do? Last week I attended the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) conference. I ENJOYED it. The line up of presenters, panels and contents was perfect. Discussions about politics, investments, return on investment, latest device and treatment developments and their trends, and its influence on current and future healthcare AND how […]

We Build A Strong Foundation

A ball on a beach at sunset.

When you say Orlando, you think Disney, Universal…I think Pathology Visions! Last week it was Halloween weekend, and it didn’t go unnoticed at the Pathology Visions conference…walking to the conference, we had to pass a spooky event. Many spooky costumes, masks, puppets,…People invested a lot of efforts in dressing up and it was impressive to […]

Proposed LDT Rule and Patient Considerations

Two females looking in the same direction

The LDT rule. I am going to keep this blog brief, because there are many posts on several media already, all with many thoughts and considerations. What I blog about today, is looking at it from patient perspective. As FDA points out in their proposed rule (PR), “an LDT to be an IVD that is […]

Digital Pathology is here to stay

digital pathology microscope, computer keyboard, data blocks, medicine capsules.

Before start reading my blog, answer this question please:What drives patient management? Before providing my response to this question, let me start with sharing my statement, then with explaining the reasons behind my statement, providing my perspective response to the question and conclude with next steps. Statement:Digital pathology (DP) is here to stay.I am stating […]

…High on the agenda? Difficult? Important? Necessary? 

The word Interoperability on top of a white puzzle pieces.

… High on the agenda? Difficult? Important? Necessary? These are some examples of the unpublished words of the question “Why is interoperability so…?” of my previous blog. The answer to all these? Because it brings value to whom needs it! Yes, unfortunately it is also the answer to the question why interoperability is so difficult. […]