Leading Edge in Medical Education
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A gallery of innovative developments in medical education and associated research.
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Augmented-reality system lets doctors see medical images projected on patients’ skin | Kurzweil

Augmented-reality system lets doctors see medical images projected on patients’ skin | Kurzweil | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Projected medical image (credit: University of Alberta) New technology is bringing the power of augmented reality into clinical practice. The system, called

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Is social media a viable method to share health policy info?

Is social media a viable method to share health policy info? | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
The power of social media has been accredited to reducing knowledge gaps, building communities, contributing to social movements and connecting individuals personally and professionally. But the online networking tools may be lacking in disseminating additional information that is vital to public knowledge.
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Virtual Reality technology arrives at GW Hospital for neurosurgery

Virtual Reality technology arrives at GW Hospital for neurosurgery | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Precision Virtual Reality technology, created by the company Surgical Theater, arrived at GW Hospital in April and gives doctors a view inside the body.
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DeepMind's Streams app is reportedly 'saving NHS nurses two hours a day'

DeepMind's Streams app is reportedly 'saving NHS nurses two hours a day' | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it

The data-processing deal has proved controversial with privacy advocates

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Virtuali-Tee: The Ultimate Way to Learn About the Body!

Curiscope is raising funds for Virtuali-Tee: The Ultimate Way to Learn About the Body! on Kickstarter!

Kids switch on when you bring a subject to life. For just the price of a t-shirt, teach your kids about the anatomy.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 15, 2016 6:31 PM

How cool is this?? ;)

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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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5 Superb Augmented Reality Healthcare Applications | Augrealitypedia

5 Superb Augmented Reality Healthcare Applications | Augrealitypedia | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Uses of Augmented Reality Healthcare Applications are Tremendous Starting from Medical Training to Real Medical Diagnosis. These Simple yet Effective AR Apps Have Proved their Usefulness With Successful Entry into the Medical Education and Healthcare Industry.

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The Future Is About Empathy, Not Coding - The Medical Futurist

The Future Is About Empathy, Not Coding - The Medical Futurist | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Medical professionals should rather improve their empathy and social skills than go for coding if they want to prepare for the coming decades.
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Texas Researchers to Use 3D Imaging and 3D Printing to Help Pelvic Surgery Patients Recover Faster

Texas Researchers to Use 3D Imaging and 3D Printing to Help Pelvic Surgery Patients Recover Faster | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Dr. B.J. Fregly is a mechanical engineer by background, but his work has affected the medical field as much as that of some medical doctors. Dr. Fregly has spent decades building computer models that predict how patients will function after surgical or rehabilitation treatments.
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360-degree immersive video for learning

360-degree immersive video for learning | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
On 14 April 2016 at the Royal London Hospital, Dr Shafi Ahmed performed surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. While the surgery itself may have been routine, its broadcast medium was anything but; this was the world's first surgical procedure to be live-streamed in 360-degree video. I was one of those watching the live-stream that…
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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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