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  • Tech Medicine Links for 7.20.8

    Image via WikipediaFreeMD. A virtual emergency room physician. From the website:Hi, I’m Dr. Stephen Schueler, an emergency room physician, and your virtual doctor. Type a symptom or condition into the box and a menu will appear. If you select a t...

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  • Monthly Introduction to Tech Medicine

    What's this blog all about?My goal in Tech Medicine will be to explore the intersection of medicine, new technologies, and the Internet. This is a purposefully broad topic. Several times weekly I will post focused reviews of issues interesting to ...

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  • Review of Sandy (iwantsandy.com), An Online Personal Assistant

    Okay, let's say you already have a calendar, a to-do list (or perhaps multiple to-do lists organized by context), and a watch with an alarm -- why might you want to use Sandy (www.iwantsandy.com), a new online personal assistant?Sandy's goal is to...

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  • Halloween Grand Rounds

    Head on over to Dr. Hebert's Halloween poetry themed Grand Rounds - this week's best of the health blogosphere, the carnival of the caregivers. It's quite creative in presentation!Tags: Healthline, health, doctor, medical, physician, grand rounds...

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  • My Talk on "Health 2.0" for the 5th Annual Healthcare M&A and Corporate Development Conference

    This is the talk I gave at the 5th Annual Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Corporate Development Conference on September 24, 2007. I was part of a panel titled "Healthcare 2.0: Technology & Healthcare Services of the Future," ...

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  • The iStan Medical Mannequin: it Sweats, Bleeds, and Breathes.

    There's an appeal to learning medicine on virtual patient simulators, like Simantha, a simulator for cardiologists that I wrote about last week. You can practice dealing with emergencies and challenging patient situations that you might rarely enc...

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  • Medicare Will No Longer Pay For "Preventable Hospital Errors"

    Starting October 1, 2008, Medicare will no longer pay for certain hospital acquired conditions (errors, injuries, and infections) that could "reasonably have been prevented." (The New York Times article is here. The large pdf file of Medicare reim...

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  • Notable New iPhone Medical Apps: ECG Guide and Safe OR

    Many users of the iPhone — and certainly developers — view it not so much as a phone, but as a handheld computing platform. The iTunes App Store currently lists more than 200 applications in the "medical" category. "Notable New Medical iPhone Apps...

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  • Tim Gee covering AAMI Conference

    Tim Gee is a buddy who's a Medical Connectivity Consultant with hot news from the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation: - notes from day 1- notes from opening receptionWhy should you care? Yes, it's very ge...

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  • Monthly Introduction to Tech Medicine

    What's this blog all about?My goal in Tech Medicine will be to explore the intersection of medicine, new technologies, and the Internet. This is a purposefully broad topic. Several times weekly I will post focused reviews of issues interesting to ...

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

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