How doctors prefer to engage with pharma part five - Articles In the fifth and final part of this anonymous doctors' series, Hannah Blake interviews an oncologist (who will be referred to as Doctor E) about the information he needs regularly from ...
In healthcare, we're always looking for new ways of using digital, and all too often walk away from them too nervous to go ahead. Gaga's social media agency took a risk and did it differently. It worked. If you're going to innovate, you have to be the first.
SixthSense is a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use natural hand gestures to interact with that information. Pranav Mistry of MIT Media Lab is the inventor of the SixthSense.
After launching a new iMedEd initiative built around Apple's iPad, the University of California at Irvine reports that students in the program have now scored "an average of 23 percent higher on their national exams" than previous classes, "despite...
Key medical institutions have joined forces to liberate health education from its current physical limitations and have secured $4.5 million to develop online teaching tools that can be accessed via the national broadband network.
The Biomedical Education Skills and Training network (BEST) will create online training simulations to educate students in rural and remote locations. The proposed virtual education facility includes: a dissecting room, lab space, national medical image bank, patient clinic, and a diagnostic case book.
The medicine faculty of the University of NSW, a BEST member, has used virtual microscopy for the past four years, according to head of medicine Dr Nicholas Hawkins. It uses a virtual patient with symptoms to teach exercise physiology students. Depending on how the "patient" is treated they can be healed, hurt, or even killed.