Religion, Science, Freedom: The Independent Institute

David Beckam

Delivered at the Session on “Religion: Good or Evil?”, FreedomFest, Las Vegas, NV, July 7, 2007. “Good is indeed something objective, and reason the organ whereby it is apprehended.” —C.S. Lewis “Religion without science is lame, but science without religion is blind.” —Albert Einstein Unlike any other creature, man seeks […]

How Personalized Medicine Is Transforming Healthcare

David Beckam

Over the last few decades, medical treatment programs have mostly been one-size fits all. Clinicians prescribe different medication or treatment options to patients based on that disease category. However, patients often respond differently to different treatments, so part of the process is working out the most effective treatment with the […]

4 Takeaways for the Future of Healthcare IT

David Beckam

FACT: Interoperability Is Getting Better Seasoned healthcare IT professionals know that medical system vendors have been promising interoperability among tools and products for years — and have rarely delivered. The rise in consumer acceptance of technology has shifted the playing field, and interoperability of electronic medical records is finally getting […]

France issues arrest warrant for Carlos Ghosn

David Beckam

French investigators issued international arrest warrants for former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn and four others who allegedly helped him siphon millions of euros from partner Renault SA. One of the warrants targets billionaire Suhail Bahwan, who owns a vehicle distributor in Oman that prosecutors suspect was used to funnel […]

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand

David Beckam

Asia Bangladesh Railway running staff strike over allowances Bangladesh Railway running staff, which includes loco-masters, assistant loco-masters, guards and ticket-checkers, called a snap eight-hour strike on Wednesday over wages and a cut in benefits. All rail traffic came to a halt leaving passengers stranded at rail stations. The workers have […]

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