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TEDMED 2012 Recap – Part 1

Like children who were suddenly forced to go home after spending three and a half days in Disney World, the delegates slowly made their...

MedCrunch Interview with Seth Cooper at TEDMED 2012

Alejandro and I sat down for an interview with Seth Cooper, the Creative Director of the Center for Game Science at the University of...
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Live from TEDMED 2012

After two sessions of an incredibly large flow of new ideas, meeting people from around the world and from every corner of healthcare's scope...

MedCrunch Partnering with TEDMED 2012

MedCrunch will be an official media partner of the TEDMED 2012 conference being held from April 10th to April 13th at the John F....

Why Medical Students Should All Have iPads

Calling all Med Schools: the iPad is here, have you noticed? Or do you live under a rock? It’s been just a week since Apple...

MedCrunch Interview With Eric Topol MD – The Cardiologist Who Wants to Digitize You...

In this interview, physician 2.0 Eric Topol explains how technology will change the way medicine will be practiced in the future. He's is one of the most talked-about figures in healthcare at the moment so check out these pearls of wisdom!

Sabi – Solving Patient Adherence Through Design

We've just learned that patient's adherence is one of the biggest problems today's healthcare system is facing - and it is clearly a neglected one....

Smartphone, MD – A Doctor At the Tip Of Your Fingers

This ist part I in a series of posts about how technology interacts with the modern patient and physician.  I have always considered myself as...

Quantified Self & Health – Learnings From A Health 2.0 Startup

What is quantified self? How can quantified self improve health-care delivered to patients? Ubiqi Health, a health 2.0 startup, teaches us how in this post.

Pharma Should Acquire Software Startups

The pharmaceutical industry has been dormant throughout the last decades when it comes to finding new business and sales models. The big ones have been keen on keeping competitors out of their businesses by close surveillance or legal action. In order to sustain and grow their revenue, the pharmaceutical industry has one of the most effective salesforces out there, which is why those companies have been doing really well financially - and still do.

A Small Step For you, A Giant Leap For Healthcare: HealthTap

We've previously written about Healthysparx, an alleged Quora for health. But today we have to re-consider the arguments we've made in that post and take the ambitious goals and intuitive user interfaceof such a service into account when looking at Heatlthtap, which had launched only recently in public beta.

Smoking Just Got Beautiful…and Harmless

It's one of those evenings where you surf the internet, where you click through from site to site, from discovery to discovery with seemingly...

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