Monthly Archives: September 2009

Voted *one of the best* surgical blogs… ?

Bertalan Meskó, MD who graduated from the University of Debrecen, Medical School and Health Science Center in 2009  has been running the award-winning medical blog, Scienceroll, for almost 2 years now. He thinks medical education and communication between physicians and … Continue reading

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Health Care and Social Media… #hcsm weekly recap

Now that I have been closely observing the various interactions (and their origins) I have been having with patients, administrators, consumers, physicians and other health care professionals— it is clear that the impact of digital communications and social media is … Continue reading

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Warning: The Deficits Are Coming! – The Wall Street Journal.

I thought you would be interested in the following story on WSJ.com. Warning: The Deficits Are Coming! http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203585004574392620693542630.html The Wall Street Journal Mobile Reader for iPhoneTM delivers the latest global news, financial events, market insights and information to keep you … Continue reading

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A Laymans view of the Health Care landscape and the need for reform… including his well formualted plan.

After the needless death of his father, the author, a business executive, began a personal exploration of a health-care industry that for years has delivered poor service and irregular quality at astonishingly high cost. It is a system, he argues, … Continue reading

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Health Care and Social Media #hcsm #hcr A Breakdown from *the trenches*. Part II

We were busy tonight… after seeing patients we were tabulating poll results and looking deeper into the agism concept that older individuals will not utilize Soc Med with the same zest as younger generations.  Social Media Update: Yesterday two patients … Continue reading

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