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Joris Pekel is a Berlin based Community Coordinator for the OKFN and works specifically with digital heritage. He is co-editor of the Open GLAM blog:
"Linked Open Data is getting more attention from the information world, as well as from memory institutions. But what exactly is it and more important, why is it a good thing? To explain this, Europeana has released an animation."
A great initiative coming from Mayo Clinic again: Being in the hospital after major surgery is no fun. On top of dealing with pain, patients have uncertainty. They also have to worry about getting ...
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A look at the practicalities of using an iPad in a hospital setting. Whilst the study found that health professionals who mainly used iPads for reading were satisfied with the technology, doctors and nurses who used the tablet device for data entry weren't so satisfied.
How I became a convert to Twitter • The teaching and education community on Twitter is truly inspirational...
Twitter is a fantastic collaborative tool. As teachers, how often do we get to visit other schools? In my experience, very rarely. Twitter has enabled me to collaborate with teachers in schools across the country. Combine this with cloud services such as DropBox and Google Docs and you can create and share resources and ideas quickly and easily.
The site is also a great place for discussion. It is amazing how creative you can be in 140 characters. Teachers, academics, technologists and other experts come together on Twitter to chat and discuss a whole range of topics – you can follow and contribute to these discussions by using hash tags.
Who needs governments? The ongoing trend toward mobile, social and crowdsourcing apps has led to a wealth of new community-based resources that support or supplant traditional civic and government services.
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App Review of the Week Prestigious medical journal The Lancet arrives on iPad The Lancet is an excellent app that takes full advantage of the features that digital has to offer. The user interface is excellent and this app offers more than just a PDF version of the journal. Article management is straightforward and helpful. Overall, well worth a look if you have an iPad and currently subscribe to The Lancet. Read on iMedicalApps
Military using social media and mobile apps to promote healthy living to soldiers
Improving patient health outcomes is the goal of a new initiative from the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). This culture of wellness and healthy living is being promoted to Air Force personnel. Air Force Col. Douglas Anderson, the director of the Commanders Action Group, Office of the Surgeon General is one person behind this initiative. Read on iMedicalApps
Researchers find hospital residents more efficient with smartphones than pagers
Is the day of the hospital pager coming to an end? Well, not yet, but the use of pagers in the hospital is being challenged by new wireless technological solutions. Since 1949, pagers have remained one of the most commonly used technologies among all hospital personnel. However, researchers in the United Kingdom are looking to change this. They recently assessed whether a new wireless system can decrease some of the efficiencies of pager systems. Read on iMedicalApps
If you don't have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one
In addition to books, medical librarians are checking out iPads loaded with apps to help them do their research and treat patients. Read on iMedicalApps
Rewind: Revisiting articles with special relevance today
What are the legal implications when adverse drug effects surface on social media?
This is a guest article by Dr. Joseph McMenamin, who was a practicing emergency physician before studying law. He is currently a partner at McGuireWoods LLP specializing in health-related litigation. Read on iMedicalApps
By: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP Doctor, what do you think? Doctor? Doctor? These are words uttered by a number of patients today as doctors use an increasing number of “screens” while simultaneously interacting with their patients.
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