In 1990, Harry Lydiksen, a recognized technology innovator,
directed his creative efforts toward ways to provide substance
to the widely accepted and fast growing Internet. At that
time, Lydiksen recognized the Internet to be a rapidly expanding
information distribution vehicle, which attracts vast amounts
of subject material. It was obvious that there was a significant
opportunity for business to harness this huge reservoir of
information and apply new technology that focuses on the "effective
use of knowledge".
recognized that this could be accomplished by using techniques
and newly developed tools that can turn incoherent information
into readily usable and interactive sources of knowledge.
In an effort to focus the process, he selected the healthcare
industry because of its inherent potential. No other industry
is more dependent on the exchange and interaction of critical
care is the fastest evolving industry in the global spotlight.
Its actions impact every sector of the population. Increased
emphasis is being directed toward patient awareness in the
form of the "Knowledgeable Patient Initiative". This effort
is intended to empower the patient to become an integral part
of his/her own medical decision process and is being driven
by government and every private sector of the healthcare industry.
The objective of this movement is to shift the financial risk
and responsibility away from the payor in order to spread
the cost burden to the patient and health care providers.
The "effective use of knowledge" is at the center of these
issues and the key ingredient in achieving this goal.
has assembled seasoned technology experts and healthcare specialty
professionals. Independent technology contractors and consultants
from across the U.S. are working as a telecommuting network
to assist in the culmination of this unique Internet healthcare
technology product. Most of the participants have between
ten to twenty years' of experience in their various fields