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January 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Letter from the Center for Connected Health to the MedTechIQ Community

From: Kvedar, Joseph Charles,M.D.



To: cc@clymergroup.com



Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2:47 PM



Subject: Recommendations Sent to Obama Healthcare Team





Dear Conrad,



President Obama and Secretary of Health and Human Services Nominee Tom Daschle asked Americans – and we delivered – to give feedback and recommendations on ways to improve quality and expand access to care.



Per my earlier email, in late 2008, I hosted an… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 26, 2009 at 9:19pm — No Comments

"Obama’s Techonomics Program”...Call-In Today, Sponsored by Capital Formation Institute (CFI)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Just a reminder, MedTechIQ member, Dan Louague, and his Capital Formation Institute (CFI) will be hosting a free teleconference today!...



"Obama’s Techonomics Program”



Call-in number: 712-941-0216

Passcode: 371073 #

Date:Wednesday, January 21, 2008

Times:

9:00 am Hawaii

10:00 am Alaska

11:00 am Pacific

12:00 noon Mountain

1:00 pm Central

2:00 pm… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 21, 2009 at 10:31am — No Comments

Social networking sites becoming more popular among adults

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



As reported in the Pacific Business News...A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds more people are embracing social networking, but those Web sites remain most popular among the young.



Roughly three-quarters of U.S. adults go online, and 35 percent of those use social networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn, according to the report. Only 8 percent of adult Web users… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 17, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

LA Times Interview with Obama Social Networking Guru...Scott Goodstein

President-elect Barack Obama is expected to name the nation’s first-ever federal chief technology officer sometime soon. It’s not surprising that Obama plans a major emphasis on technology. His presidential campaign relied heavily on the latest forms of communication -– Internet Social Networks and Text-Messaging -– to organize volunteers, raise funds and get voters to the polls. Scott Goodstein ran the mobile communications for the president-elect's campaign. While most of this article focuses… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 3:55pm — No Comments

New Member Update - Happy New Year! (Part 2)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Please welcome the following new Members of the MedTechIQ community...





Academia:



Yvette Butler: HIV/AIDS



Alice Watland: COO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), Washington, DC



Tracy W Messer, APR: Web Development & Communications



Brendan Janishefski: Graphic Design



Jay Srini: Innovation , healthcare policy and… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 8:15am — No Comments

New Member Update - Happy New Year! (Part 3)

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Please welcome the following new Members of the MedTechIQ community...



To search all new member updates, just click "Blogs" tab on the top of thew MedTechIQ homepage, and then enter "member update" in the "Search" box...And now, the last of this crop of new members!





Academia/NonProfit:



Craig H Llewellyn: Military Medicine,… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Member Update - Happy New Year!

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



Please welcome new Members of the MedTechIQ "Networking & Learning" community...



Academia & NonProfit:



Rifat Latifi: Trauma, Telemedicine, surgery



Henry Etzkowitz: Triple Helix: university-industry-government interactions; entrepreneurial university, Women in science and technology



Chunyan Zhou: Innovation of Science and technology

University-industry-government… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 9, 2009 at 7:46am — No Comments

Invite/Call For Papers from MedTechIQ Member, Barbara Beckerman: 1st Annual Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomedical Science & Engineering Center Conference

Dear Colleagues,



We are please to announce the 1st Annual Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomedical Science and Engineering Center Conference, to be held at ORNL (Oak Ridge, Tennessee), March 18-19, 2009. The conference theme is: Innovative, interdisciplinary research trends in biomedical technologies and research for maximum application-specific problem solving. There are three key target areas: Biomedical Informatics, Modeling and Simulation, and Measurement Science and Imaging… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 7, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Upcoming DC Event: Progress of "Biodefense for the 21st Century" – A Five Year Evaluation

Progress of "Biodefense for the 21st Century" – A Five Year Evaluation



See: http://bit.ly/uR8n



January 15, 2009, 3:00 - 4:30 PM



Hudson Institute

Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center

1015 15th Street, N.W., 6th Floor

Washington, D.C. 20005



The Project on National Security Reform (PNSR) is pleased to invite you to a Roundtable on Interagency Reform discussing a case study on "Progress of… Continue

Added by Michael J. Russell on January 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) - Free Online Training - RESEARCHER COMMERCIALIZATION

A message to all members of MedTechIQ



Colleagues,



We want to bring to your attention an outstanding free training opportunity.



It will allow attendees to make an informed decision as to how to better plan their commercialization efforts, be it through employment, licensing, consulting, joint venturing or startup creation. Please forward this email to all researchers interested in learning how to commercialize their research.



The National Council of… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 7, 2009 at 9:33am — No Comments

ATA (American Telemedicine Association) on Linkedin

Colleagues,



As I have previously mentioned, Linkedin is an incredible resource for the socially networked professional. Now I have another exciting development to report to you, especially if you are a supporter of telemedicine as a means to extend healthcare to the underserved and to optimize health & fitness, the ATA (American Telemedicine Association) has launched an ATA group on Linkedin. That's right, now you can link to other telemedicine experts using the powerful network… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 5, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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