Primary Care Prestige: Why EMRs Expand Possibilities

Primary Care Prestige: Why EMRs Expand Possibilities »

Electronic medical records provide new opportunities, says Dr. Anoop Raman. Ipad image via wiki. Prestige in medicine often follows research, which is why physician-scientists who do basic science research have often been considered among the giants of medicine. As the field of medicine advanced, the gap between what we knew from basic…
Now Trending: Smart Watches

Now Trending: Smart Watches »

Image via Pebble Wiki. The Apple iWatch, the Google Gem, the GearFit …  soon it may seem like every person you know has a piece of technology on their wrist. New research from Parks Associates confirms this, showing that smart watch sales will reach an all time high in 2014, with 18 million…
C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps

C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps »

11 Aug, 2014
NewsUncategorized
Developing medical apps requires harnessing data from C-CDAs. Image via creative commons. When you look at Google’s and Apple’s app stores, you'll see that they're populated with thousands of applications that have revolutionized how we communicate and think about our phones. These apps are the reason we call our phones ‘smartphones.’ When you…
New Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Pitch-Off Presentations

New Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Pitch-Off Presentations »

15 May, 2014
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See the Finalists Pitch Their Ideas in the "Final Smackdown" Two days ago we released the video of the Keynotes and Google Glass demos from our "Final Smackdown". Today we release the Smackdown itself!  (To go straight to the video, scroll down below.) Over the course of six weeks, our expert panel of judges evaluated over fifty…
Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Demonstrations

Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Demonstrations »

13 May, 2014
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See the five keynote speeches including live Google Glass demonstrations For all of you who couldn't attend the Google Glass Challenge "Final Smackdown" on April 23, we have good news! The live video of the event is now ready and available for you to watch at your leisure (to go straight to the video, scroll…
The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets

The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets »

14 Apr, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
 In my early days as a medical student, the promise of electronic health records (EHRs) was all the rage. In some circles, it was all some researchers, IT leaders, and clinicians could talk about. These enthusiastic conversations touted EHRs as a way to improve clinical decision support, centralize patient information, reduce administrative costs, and share…

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