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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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  • New Drug Information Portal from the National Library of Medicine

    The National Library of Medicine just released a new Drug Information Portal for patients and health care professionals. From the announcement:More than 12,000 drug records are available for searching. The search interface is straightforward, requ...

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  • Mobile Medical Devices During Disaster: Treating Snakebites

    The following is my sixth and final comment in a series of articles reviewing FDA guidelines on using Medical Devices in a disaster, with my comments in italics from my reflections about volunteering in medical clinics following Katrina. Concernin...

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  • Medical In-Flight Technology Amenities

    The recent scare with my father in law reminds me to do something I haven't for the last few transpacific flights. I usually let the stewardesses know I'm a physician. I've had to come to a half dozen folks' aid over the years, but none of them ...

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  • Welcome to Techmedicine

    Hi! I'm Enoch, and I've been an enthusiast of using technology in medicine ever since as a kid, my dad risked the workings of his allergy practice to the shenanigans of my brothers and I jerry-rigging practice management and electronic medical re...

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  • How Doctors Can Use Evernote As A Professional Memory Accessible Anywhere, Part 2: Using Evernote as an Electronic Health Record (EHR)

    Evernote is a new searchable, friendly, available-anywhere, online personal database — and for many health care providers, it's rapidly becoming indispensable. Part 1 provided an introduction to Evernote and described how to use it to file away jo...

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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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