SPOTLIGHT: Quaid pushes for more efficient use of technology

In the initial keynote address of HIMSS09 on Sunday, actor Dennis Quaid made a plea similar to the one he made at an annual meeting of the Association of Healthcare Journalists last March, imploring all healthcare professionals to become more technologically efficient. Quaid's twin babies, Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace, were nearly killed by an overdose of Heparin shortly after birth at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2007; the children were given 1,000-times the common dosage recommended for infants. HIMSS09 Coverage