Wellness
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5 Tips for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Kevin Campbell - January 6, 2013

Almost 50% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions.  The most common resolutions include weight loss (through dietary changes and exercise) and smoking cessation.  As the New Year begins,…

eHealth
418 views

Please Log On and Focus Your Webcam: The Doctor Will See You NOW!

Kevin Campbell - January 4, 2013

First posted on his blog on 12/31/2012 First posted on his blog on 12/31/2012It may seem like science fiction from an episode of the once popular futuristic…

Medical Education
324 views

Primary Care Shortage? It’s Time to Examine Medical Education in the US

Kevin Campbell - December 25, 2012

   When I was in medical school in the 1990s, students were given a bleak picture of the life of a subspecialist. We were told that there…

Geriatrics
428 views

Singing the Blues: Stress, Depression and Risk for Stroke

Kevin Campbell - December 19, 2012

Depression is common in US adults over the age of 65.  As we age, we are faced with our own mortality and often lose family and friends…

Health Reform
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Healthcare Reform and The Cost of Prescription Drugs: Price Gouging or Providing Hope?

Kevin Campbell - December 15, 2012

There are many factors that have contributed to the massive healthcare expenditures in the US today.  Costs of technology, costs of hospitalizations and hospital based services, physician…

Eat, Drink and Be Merry (But Choose Wisely): Taking Individual Responsibility to Reduce Healthcare Costs
Wellness
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Wellness
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Eat, Drink and Be Merry (But Choose Wisely): Taking Individual Responsibility to Reduce Healthcare Costs

Kevin Campbell - December 10, 2012

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the US today.  Medicine has many advanced therapies to treat heart attacks and strokes.…

Social Media, mHealth and Medicine: 2012 in Review and Hopes for the Future
Social Media
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Social Media
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Social Media, mHealth and Medicine: 2012 in Review and Hopes for the Future

Kevin Campbell - December 9, 2012

Social media is the future of medicine. Patients, providers, pharma and industryare becoming increasingly connected. mHealth (mobile health) is the practice of medicine using technology such as…

Diagnostics
470 views

The Ultimate Battle for Supremacy: Doctor versus Machine

Kevin Campbell - December 5, 2012

     For many years, authors and movie studios have imagined a world where humans are replaced by mechanized overlords–think Terminator and Matrix.  In medicine, as technology continues to evolve,…

Social Media
550 views

Teaching Social Media to Cardiologists: Opening (My) Eyes and Dropping Jaws in Gotham

Kevin Campbell - December 3, 2012

This week I had the privilege of serving as the academic program director for a medical conference held in New York City. Traditionally, these events are held…

Think Like A CEO: Must-Have Skills For Business AND Medicine Today
Business
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Business
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Think Like A CEO: Must-Have Skills For Business AND Medicine Today

Kevin Campbell - November 20, 2012

  Kevin R. Campbell, MD, FACC   Kevin R. Campbell, MD, FACCNow, more than ever, the practice of medicine has become a business.  Traditional business skills and strategies are…