Wrapping up the first full day of TEDMED yesterday, we had the opportunity to hear from a lot of interesting speakers and presenters. The aim of interdisciplinary events such as this one is to provide healthcare professionals creative ways of solving problems. One speaker in particular reminded us that no intervention or idea exists in […]
As the second day of TEDMED starts, we delve deeper into the issue of turning big data into real wisdom
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 […]
In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.
In just a few short years, the TEDMED conference has grown in size and prominence to become an annual highlight for healthcare visioneers and digerati. The list of speakers shows it to include some of the best and brightest in the nation, and spans disciplines from engineering to medicine to informatics to chemistry. As many […]