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"The Creative Intersection of Medicine and Technology"

“Medicine is not often thought of as a creative industry. We focus instead on science and evidence. Behind the science is a group of driven individuals who are focused on problem solving.

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What Percentage of Cell Phone Owners Use Their Phone To Look Up Health Information? - Data Points - iHealthBeat

Forty-two percent of U.S. cell phone owners ages 18 to 29 used their phone to look up health information in 2012, up from 29% in 2010, according to a…

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iHT2 Health IT Weekly Digest

January 18, 2012

This week’s iHT2 Health IT Weekly Digest features an exclusive interview with iHT2 2012 faculty member Gifford Leoung, Director, Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America.   127 more words


iPad to be used in Telemedicine

According to this report  from iHealthbeat, the iPad is one of the technologies that may fuel the coming (projected) growth of telemedicine.  Telemedicine is where a remote provider using email, telephone and video is able to provide healthcare services to patients.  46 more words

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Rx Translation Software Can Cause Errors on Drug Labels

Pharmacy computer programs frequently make errors when translating prescription labels from English to Spanish, some of which could put patient safety at risk, according to a study… 89 more words

Translation & Interpretation Industry