Leading Edge in Medical Education
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Leading Edge in Medical Education
A gallery of innovative developments in medical education and associated research.
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Autism Glass Takes Top Student Health Tech Prize [Slide Show]

Autism Glass Takes Top Student Health Tech Prize [Slide Show] | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
A Stanford grad student's invention uses Google Glass to help autistic children recognize facial and social cues in real time
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Apple hires VR expert to take on Oculus

Apple hires VR expert to take on Oculus | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Apple has hired one of the world's leading virtual reality researchers in a clear sign the firm is developing its own VR systems to take on Oculus, Google and others.


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The battle's getting more interesting! ;)

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London air ambulance trials hand-held brain scanner - BBC News

London air ambulance trials hand-held brain scanner - BBC News | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
London's air ambulance is trialling a hand-held scanner which can detect potentially life-threatening brain injuries.
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Medical Education Videos

The Medical Education Videos channel is giving you the world’s best medical e-learning videos. Our video lectures cover all important medical topics–so you c...

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3D Modeling Startup BioDigital Launches An API For The Human Body | TechCrunch

3D Modeling Startup BioDigital Launches An API For The Human Body | TechCrunch | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Imagine a reality where surgeons practice difficult procedures on virtual renditions of their patients before walking into the operating room, and..
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The time for academic medicine to embrace social media is now

The time for academic medicine to embrace social media is now | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Why has academic medicine not evolved to keep up with advances in social media?
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The apps giving hospitals a cutting edge - BBC News

The apps giving hospitals a cutting edge - BBC News | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
The way hospitals communicate with clinicians and monitor patients is getting an overhaul thanks to smartphone apps and secure communications.
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Modern medicine comes online: How putting Wikipedia articles through a medical journal's traditional process can put free, reliable information into as many hands as possible.

Modern medicine comes online: How putting Wikipedia articles through a medical journal's traditional process can put free, reliable information into as many hands as possible. | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
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Can Big Data Help Cure Cancer? - InformationWeek

Can Big Data Help Cure Cancer?  - InformationWeek | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Genomic research and precision medicine are on the leading edge of cancer research and treatment, but the huge size of the data sets and the complexity of sharing those data sets among researchers thwarts progress.
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Wii Surgery: Nintendo Game Console Boosts Surgeons’ Skills

Wii Surgery: Nintendo Game Console Boosts Surgeons’ Skills | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Motion-sensing Wii video games help surgeons practice complicated surgeries.
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Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Vs. HoloLens Augmented Reality

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Vs. HoloLens Augmented Reality | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are not in the distant future anymore, thanks to Facebook's Oculus Rift and Microsoft's HoloLens. When we talk

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The doctor can see you now: The surgeons using Google Glass in the operating theatre | ZDNet

The doctor can see you now: The surgeons using Google Glass in the operating theatre | ZDNet | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
With an 'enterprise edition' of Google on the way and likely to be focused on healthcare, medics are already showing wearables have a future for teaching and more.
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7 of The Best iPad Apps for Learning Human Anatomy in 3D ~ EdTech and MLearning

7 of The Best iPad Apps for Learning Human Anatomy in 3D ~ EdTech and MLearning | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Following the publication of ‘TED Talks on The Workings of Human Body’ we received a request to features apps for human anatomy. We went ahead and curated this collection comprising some of the most popular apps in this category. The apps will particularly help students explore the human body through 3D  graphics and interactive content. The list also includes some of the best anatomy reference apps out there.


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Bodies Bought and Sold: What Big Data Means for Healthcare - Capterra Blog

Bodies Bought and Sold: What Big Data Means for Healthcare - Capterra Blog | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Healthcare big data: How health data is transforming health care.
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Study desribes use of iPad in medical education - iMedicalApps

Study desribes use of iPad in medical education - iMedicalApps | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Dr. Warren Wiechmann and Dr. Julie Youm, education leaders at UC Irvine, describe their experience and insights in the use of the iPad in medical education
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A case study of Socrative: Employing students’ smartphones/tablets to create an interactive lecture

A case study of Socrative: Employing students’ smartphones/tablets to create an interactive lecture | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Lisa Szatkowski, an Associate Professor in Medical Statistics (School of Medicine Division of Epidemiology and Public Health), aimed to bring an interactive element to her large group lectures (to ...
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Hospitals Set to Be Early Enterprise Adopters of Apple Watch to Improve Patient Care

Hospitals Set to Be Early Enterprise Adopters of Apple Watch to Improve Patient Care | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Across Healthcare, a healthcare innovation company, will assist...
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WhatsApp, doc? Social media becomes a new platform for medical advice - Firstpost

WhatsApp, doc? Social media becomes a new platform for medical advice - Firstpost | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook, among others, are helping doctors to reach out to patients, guide them for treatments, provide counselling post-surgery and create close-knit support communities, as more Indians join social media platforms.
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The Fatal Cost of Hospitals’ IT Ignorance

The Fatal Cost of Hospitals’ IT Ignorance | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
LEAH BINDER: The most significant issue with health-care technology in the U.S. is a humble problem: how to manage all the new stuff. The health-care industry lags behind most other industries in technology, so health administrators lack experience operationalizing new systems.
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