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  • Millennials in medicine - How today’s youngest physicians are shaping tomorrow’s practices

    Millennials in medicine - How today’s youngest physicians are shaping tomorrow’s practices

    Jeffrey Bendix - medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com | November 25, 2015


    John Prescott, MD, who graduated from medical school in 1981 and is now chief academic officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), has seen how technology has changed the way students learn. “My generation learned through books and slides and lecture presentations, but the generation since then has grown up using the Internet,” he says. “They’ll download lectures and maybe review it while exercising on a treadmill and use other tools to highlight certain aspects of their courses. “They’re accustomed to having information at their fingertips,” Prescott adds. “Whereas before if you didn’t know something you had to go look it up, for this generation looking it up means taking a device out of our pocket and getting the information they need right away.” Read More
  • EHR Meaningful Use Often not Worth the Effort, Radiologists Say

    EHR Meaningful Use Often not Worth the Effort, Radiologists Say

    Fred Bazzoli - www.healthdatamanagement.com/ | December 02, 2015


    Radiologists have had varied success with becoming meaningful users of electronic health records. Results with initiatives depend on a variety of factors, but economics have in many cases affected the results. “We’re not a meaningful user; in fact, I’m embarrassed about that,” says Keith D. Hentel, MD, associate professor of clinical radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and executive vice chairman in the department of radiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. Read More
  • Bundled payments startup supporting home hospitalization secures funding

    Bundled payments startup supporting home hospitalization secures funding

    Stephanie Baum - medcitynews.com/ | December 02, 2015


    Health IT startup Contessa Health has raised $3.5 million from a mix of corporate and venture investors as part of a Series A round, according to a company statement. The first part of the bundled payment program for Medicare patients set to start in January next year will focus on hip and knee replacement surgery. Health IT startups have been staking a niche in areas that support the shift to bundled payments such as revenue cycle management, remote recovery support and predictive analytics to identify patients at a high risk of readmission. Read More
  • The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine – Tony Wagner and Ted Dintersmith

    The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine – Tony Wagner and Ted Dintersmith

    C. M. Rubin - www.cmrubinworld.com/ | November 22, 2015


    The Global Search for Education consistently focuses on how to better prepare students for the 21st century — an age which will be all about innovating and building. Today, we’ve invited education expert Tony Wagner and entrepreneur and filmmaker Ted Dintersmith to imagine the school of the future. Tony is currently the Expert In Residence at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab. Previously he has worked as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility. He is also the best-selling author of Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World, and The Global Achievement Gap. Read More
  • RISE: Radiology International Student Educational Platform Allows Global Teaching; Launches at RSNA

    RISE: Radiology International Student Educational Platform Allows Global Teaching; Launches at RSNA

    Bhavya Rehani, MD - radiology.ucsf.edu | December 04, 2015


    A technology platform that enables live virtual radiology lectures for international radiology residents is among the first grant recipients of “Inspire-Innovate-Invest, The Campaign for Funding Radiology's Future®.” The campaign is an ambitious effort by the RSNA’s Research & Education Foundation to raise $17.5 million to bridge the gaps in funding for promising researchers and educators. It was launched at the RSNA convention a year ago, and the R&E Foundation reported at this week’s 2015 convention in Chicago that it is funding 92 initial grants this year for a total of $3.6 million. Read More