Microsoft Takes on Google Health with HealthVault

Submitted by Dean Giustini on October 4, 2007 - 15:29

Vault According to the New York Times, software giant, Microsoft, has started its long-anticipated move into electronic records by offering free personal health records (PHRs) to end-users of its

A severe shortage of physicians to 2010

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 30, 2007 - 22:30

Canada faces a severe shortage of doctors over the next decade unless more resources are put into medical schools, says Dr. Andrew Padmos, CEO of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The shortage is the biggest issue affecting health care today and the numbers won't improve unless governments expand medical school enrolments.

Finding Happiness in PubMed, and Life

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 24, 2007 - 00:57

Some psychologists ask patients to imagine or picture what they want in their lives - getting a new job, meeting someone special, having a child - in order to create a mental state that visualizes what is achievable.

eAccess, books online, metagenomics

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 17, 2007 - 15:23

It seems that electronic access is not only convenient, and the preferred method for many, but now forming a bigger part of business models and knowledge-sharing in medicine.


Adam Bosworth Leaves Google Health

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 12, 2007 - 22:19

As reported on Ves Dimov's Clinical Cases blog: