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  • Thanks to Shrink Rap for Grand Rounds

    Image by Getty Images via Daylife(Better late than never!) Thanks to Shrink Rap for an exceptional Grand Rounds and for including my post on medical applications for the iPhone.Related articles by ZemantaFriendFeed Finally Gets iPhone-FriendlyiPho...

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  • How Doctors Can Use Evernote As A Professional Memory Accessible Anywhere (Part 1 of 3)

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_ncr1Ee9e8&rel=0&color1=11645361&color2=13619151&fs=1]Evernote — a new searchable, available-anywhere, online personal database — recently became indispensable to my medical practice.Technol...

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  • Stop Going to Conferences for the Lectures. Listen to Podcasts Instead.

    Going to medical conferences has many benefits -- but with up-to-the-minute reporting of breaking medical news from conferences, the wide availability of free podcasts, and the inexpensiveness of MP3 players -- listening to lectures is not one of ...

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  • The First Medical Calculator for the iPhone: Mediquations

    I've lost count of the number of times I've been asked if the iPhone has a good medical calculator — usually by Palm Treo users who are interested in switching. My answer has always been, "No... not yet."Until now. This week, a third (!) year medi...

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  • Elizabeth Edwards: Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers

    I'm live blogging from a meeting with Elizabeth Edwards on her recent book, "Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers." Here are quotes from our interview with the Silicon Valley Moms Blog who Elizabeth reached out to...

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  • Searching for Health Information Online (Part 1)

    Unexpectedly, I was recently quoted in this year's Google Annual Report (page 3) on searching the medical literature. The quote was based on an interview I gave to the Google Scholar Blog where I mused about the ease of finding health information ...

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  • 5th Annual Healthcare M&A and Corporate Development Conference

    On September 24th, I'll be appearing on a panel at the 5th Annual Healthcare M&A and Corporate Development Conference. The panel topic is "Healthcare 2.0: Technology & Healthcare Services of the Future." I'll be speaking on online communit...

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  • Thanks to GruntDoc for Grand Rounds

    Image from WikipediaGrand Rounds, this week's best posts of the medical blogosphere, is up at GruntDoc (and eveywhere else). Thanks for including my post on The Physician Success Strategies Conference.

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  • Play is Important in Children's Development

    Children's play is a 'technology' specifically needed in children's development, according to the AAP American Academy of Pediatrics, in it's recent report, "The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Pare...

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  • Medical Apps for the iPhone: Diagnosaurus, ICD9 Consult, and WellAdult

    As of this writing, there are over 400 medical applications in the iTunes App Store. Whether you're a health care provider or patient, and whether you have an iPhone or iPod Touch or not, it's worth exploring the impressive range of applications a...

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MD, FACP, FASN

Dr. Schwimmer's blog explores the intersection of medicine, new technologies, and the Internet.

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