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Featured Blog Posts – January 2009 Archive (3)

Letter from the Center for Connected Health to the MedTechIQ Community

From: Kvedar, Joseph Charles,M.D.


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

Social networking sites becoming more popular among adults

A message to all members of MedTechIQ


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

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