Friday, October 23, 2009
Unbound Medicine has announced Pediatrics Central, a new group of mobile + web products with valuable information on pediatric diseases, infectious disease, drugs, drug interactions bundled with tools to access the latest journal literature...MORE
Thursday, October 15, 2009
A new study by Manhattan Research found that approximately 35% of American adults (80 million) used social media for health and medical purposes in 2009. During this period consumers created or accessed material in blogs, chat rooms, social networks, and health communities. MORE...
A project at MIT's Media Lab has established use of cell phones in rural areas to transmit x-ray images to radiologists in urban areas. This offshoot of telemedicine is improving diagnosis and care in a remote area of the Philippines...MORE
Thursday, October 01, 2009
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $4.37 million in grants supporting health care informatics in response to public health threats. Included in the funding are four new centers: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Indiana University, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Utah. One of the projects in Indiana focuses on overcoming barriers to bringing public health to the point of care...MORE