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March 2012 Blog Posts (6)

CYBER17 Registration Is Now Live!

Colleagues,

 
It is with great excitement that I send the following announcement on behalf of the Managing Board of the International Association of CyberPsychology, Training and Rehabilitation (iACToR), the Virtual Reality Medical Institute and the Interactive Media Institute:
 
Registration is now LIVE for the CYBER17 Conference! Be one of the first to register at …
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Added by James Cullen on March 31, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Use It or Lose It: The Price of Inactivity

Do you need a good incentive to exercise? Check out this set of pictures. They may well surprise you.

 

Tis is not a typical topic for MedTechIQ but it is relevant to all of us. I just turned 70 so I am going to the gym after I post this.

 

We all know we should exercise. It feels good during and we feel even better after. We know it burns calories and that our bodies were meant to be used. But all too many of us are sedentary; it just the result of modern life.…

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Added by Stephen C Schimpff on March 23, 2012 at 8:16am — No Comments

MedTech-IQ Member, Dr Bertalan Mesko, Launches Exciting, New Social Media Training Course

Colleagues,

Without a doubt, MedTech-IQ member, Dr Bertalan Mesko (Berci for short) is one of our leading lights in charting the course of social media and medicine, internationally.  He is now making available his online curriculum for training in social media, medicine and healthcare - for free ... Bravo!

Thank you Berci! 

Please see his announcement and links to the course below, and…

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Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on March 23, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Four Drugs – Each Creating A Tough Dilemma

For a parent of a child with cystic fibrosis, a new drug that could eradicate symptoms could be a God send. The same could be said of a parent of child with Angelman’s syndrome. For a patient with lung cancer, a drug that is more than marginally effective would be wonderful. And for a person with early Alzheimer’s or their loved ones, a drug that might actually reverse the disease would be incredible.

 

New drugs are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regularly.…

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Added by Stephen C Schimpff on March 18, 2012 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Misconception – Healthcare Reform Will Impact Medical Science

Many harbor the concept that the recently passed reform legislation – The Patient Access and Affordable Care Act – will mean even greater advances in medical science.  This is a misconception.

 

The reform bill is all about access to care – getting those without insurance to get insurance either through the commercial market place or through Medicaid. This will create at least 31 million more individuals with Medicaid, will keep young adults on their parent’s insurance for a…

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Added by Stephen C Schimpff on March 7, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

OSEHRA Announces First Board of Directors ... Open Source EHR Organization Taps Industry, Academic, Government Experts

Colleagues,

For your information, and in the continuing quest to capture the 3C's of Content, Community and Collaboration, please find the following on the Open Source Electronic Health Record effort to which I have devoted substantial effort to in recent months.

ENJOY!

Conrad "CC" Clyburn…

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Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on March 5, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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