eHealth
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Using Pop Culture to Promote Free, Open Access Medical Education [VIDEO]

Sarah Sonies - October 20, 2013

When Dr. James McCormack began producing educational videos on the concept of minimally-disruptive medicine by reworking popular Top 40 and rock songs, he had no idea they…

Person-Centered HealthCare: Empowered Patients, Empowered Care
News
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News
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Person-Centered HealthCare: Empowered Patients, Empowered Care

Sarah Sonies - July 19, 2013

(Editor's note: Excellent interview of Dr Angelo Volandes by Sarah Sonies, Associate Editor for the Wing of Zock health care innovations blog and an Innovation Fellow at…

How to Control Healthcare Costs: Lessons from Singapore
Business
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Business
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How to Control Healthcare Costs: Lessons from Singapore

Sarah Sonies - June 17, 2013

Americans pay more for their health care than residents of other high-income countries, but have greater health disparities and worse health outcomes. Singapore ranks sixth in the world in health care…

Social Media
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Wing of Zock to Host Next Health Care Social Media Review

Sarah Sonies - April 16, 2013

Wing of Zock will be hosting the next Health Care Social Media Review on April 24! Wing of Zock will be hosting the next Health Care Social…

Wing of Zock “Chart Review” Blog Carnival, April 2013 Edition
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Wing of Zock “Chart Review” Blog Carnival, April 2013 Edition

Sarah Sonies - April 1, 2013

Compiled by Jennifer Salopek and Sarah SoniesWelcome to the April edition of Chart Review. This month’s series has a great collection of posts covering Match Day, health…

Montefiore Medical Center Study Shows Strength of Simulation Training
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Montefiore Medical Center Study Shows Strength of Simulation Training

Sarah Sonies - January 18, 2013

Pilots-in-training don’t have immediate access to the cockpit of a Boeing 757. They are first placed in a simulator, navigating through bad weather, mechanical failures, and other…

Feinberg’s Simulation-Based Training Program Wins Innovations Challenge
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Feinberg’s Simulation-Based Training Program Wins Innovations Challenge

Sarah Sonies - November 16, 2012

An emergency trip to the hospital is never planned, but many doctors tell patients to do their best to avoid the “July effect”: when medical graduates begin…

Asthma Medical Home at Boston Children’s Hospital Wins Innovation Challenge
Business
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Business
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Asthma Medical Home at Boston Children’s Hospital Wins Innovation Challenge

Sarah Sonies - November 14, 2012

Childhood asthma, if not properly managed, can cause dangerous symptoms, leading to not only missed days from school, but also to expensive emergency department visits and hospitalizations.…

Mobile Health Around the Globe: Johns Hopkins Med Students Develop Symcat App for Self-Diagnosis
Mobile Health
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Mobile Health
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Mobile Health Around the Globe: Johns Hopkins Med Students Develop Symcat App for Self-Diagnosis

Sarah Sonies - July 23, 2012

Have you ever felt poorly, given in to the temptation to research your symptoms online, and pulled up a list of absolutely terrifying possible diagnoses? Many of…