High noon has come and gone in Washington DC and so does the beginning of the latest TEDMED event. Almost two thousand delegates from 31 countries will be attending TEDMED 2013, an event where individuals from all sorts of disciplines gather to ponder the greatest and biggest challenges that healthcare and medicine faces.

Many exciting speakers are lined up for the event including Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and NIH Director Francis Collins, with talks ranging from the future of preventative care to the development of oxygen “micro-bubbles” for management of hypoxia in critical illness.

iMedicalApps will be providing live coverage of this event with a series of posts keeping you up to date on what’s shaking here. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for updates, interesting news, and more.

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TEDMED 2013 starts today April 16th at 6 PM EST and closes on Friday 19th, so stay sharp and be ready to be amazed.

About TEDMED: TEDMED is a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine…At its core, TEDMED is a celebration of human achievement and the power of connecting the unconnected in creative ways to change our world in health and medicine.