The Svelte Physician – How Podio Can Boost Collaboration And Declutter Your Workday

I was recently talking to a friend, a young GP, who had just spent two hours on the phone figuring out how to help...

Video: NYTimes – Mobile Devices ‘On Call’

We recently discovered the following video from the New York Times highlighting the benefits (and potential drawbacks) of using mobile devices in hospitals. We...

Technology Will Replace 80% of Doctors The Tedious Work.

Thinking about the future of medicine can be intimidating at times. There is an accelerating pace of technology and knowledge to keep up with. Big data means that, not only will patients be objectified and quantified, but the doctor's performance as well.

We See What’s Possible

Franz and I recently had a short phone call and then Franz said something that struck me: "We see what's possible". As we are doing...

Why Medical Students Should All Have iPads – Part 2

It has been a while since I last posted about “why should all med students have iPads,” it is about time to add some...

Segway + Wheelchair = Whill

  Wheelchairs have been a tremendous help for handicapped people, yet little innovation has happened, except for chunky, big motorized versions of traditional...

Interview with Podmedics Founder, Ed Wallitt

Podmedics, founded in the UK in 2007, got started as a way for founder and former family practitioner Ed Wallitt to make use of...

How to become the medical advisor of a cool health startup?

This is the health-tech revolution and you can be part of it. Find out about the concrete steps you could take in order to become a medical advisor to a startup.

MedCrunch to cover Health 2.0 Spring Fling at Boston

MedCrunch has been an official media partner of the Health 2.0 Europe conference for some time now. But now, starting next monday MedCrunch will also...

Speak To Me: Speech recognition with Nuance Healthcare’s Nick van Terheyden, MD

With the introduction of Apple’s Siri in the last year, free-form speech recognition has exploded in the mainstream. The technology around Siri, however, has...
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MedCrunch Interview with Marc Triola and John Qualter at TEDMED 2012

During TEDMED we had the opportunity to meet, talk with and interview many interesting people and learn about what advances they are bringing to...
Mark Hyman

TEDMED 2012 Recap – Part 2

This is part 2 of our previous post. Take a look at part 1 here. Session 6: "You Get What You Select For" Frances Arnold a...

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