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"Crisis Commons" ... Haiti Earthquake Relief - Open Source, Real-Time Networks, Info & Maps

Colleagues,



Thank you to MedTech-IQ members Michael Russel and Bart Stidham for informing me about CrisisCommons, host of CrisisCamp, at: http://www.crisiscommons.org/. Crisis Commons is an international volunteer network that creates open source tools for responders to mitigate disasters.



Crisis Commons includes:…



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Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 21, 2010 at 8:47am — No Comments

Telemedicine in Haiti ... A Humble Assessment of Where We Are

Colleagues,



First, I want to thank the many of you who have shared your thoughts on how emerging medical technologies - Telemedicine, mHealth, Distance Learning, ect.. - can be used to support the humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti. Clearly, this community has a great deal to offer.



As we all can see, the acute phase of the disaster relief response is still coalescing. Consequently, while conditions on the ground are improving, they are still chaotic. As in all major… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on January 20, 2010 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

New Member Update...2 March 2009

Colleagues,



Thanks to your efforts, the MedTechIQ community continues to grow and attract new members, along with their talents and collective experience. We are all, in the end, potential digital resources for each other.



Please remember ... one of the most useful ways to leverage the MedTechIQ network is to explore the "Search" boxes. They efficiently open up for you multi-media information resources and potential expert contacts. Both the universal search, in the upper… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on March 2, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Institute of Med (IOM): U.S. Commitment to Global Health - Recommendations for New Administration

Colleagues,



As just released by IOM...GLOBAL HEALTH SHOULD BE KEY COMPONENT OF U.S. FOREIGN POLICY...The U.S. should significantly intensify its commitment to global health in the next four years by increasing funding and placing greater importance on health when setting overall U.S. foreign policy, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine written to inform the incoming administration's future policies. To achieve this level of commitment, a White House Interagency Committee… Continue

Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on December 17, 2008 at 5:59pm — No Comments

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