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  • Radiology Education Evolves with Toshiba Resources for Better Real-World Preparation New Tools and Upgrades Take Modern Approach to Educating Clinicians

    Radiology Education Evolves with Toshiba Resources for Better Real-World Preparation New Tools and Upgrades Take Modern Approach to Educating Clinicians

    Rachel Miller (Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.) - businesswire.com | December 03, 2015


    Clinicians can now more easily keep pace with new technology and deliver improved patient care with advancements to Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s educational offerings. The new tools and enhancements modernize the education process, provide better preparation for real-world clinical situations and offer access to the industry’s best set of resources and accreditation opportunities. Read More
  • Stanford Medicine debuts compelling new formats for continuing medical education

    Stanford Medicine debuts compelling new formats for continuing medical education

    Sara Wykes - med.stanford.edu | November 06, 2015


    Online courses that doctors take to learn and maintain their skills have a reputation for being tedious: They are often just videotaped lectures or PowerPoint presentations with voiceovers and not much in the way of graphic design, animation or video. The Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education, in the School of Medicine, aims to help upend that legacy: It has debuted new online continuing medical education courses that show how information freed from words-only presentation can be an effective medical education tool. It’s show, not tell, with animation and video, and a minimum of talking heads. Read More
  • How The Matrix, American Horror Story are advancing medical education

    How The Matrix, American Horror Story are advancing medical education

    Emily Rappleye - beckershospitalreview.com | November 10, 2015


    The companies that have produced some of Hollywood's best special effects are now bringing their talents to medical education simulators. For example, the talent behind the special effects in The Matrix, The Chamberlain Group, produced a mannequin with a beating heart for Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital that allows residents to perform an emergency department thoracotomy, according to The New York Times. Read More
  • Obamacare architect: High-deductible plans overdone

    Obamacare architect: High-deductible plans overdone

    Matthew J. Belvedere - cnbc.com | November 20, 2015


    With the open enrollment deadline for Obamacare looming next month, one of the chief architects of the president's health law said Friday the plans offered on government-run exchanges need to be more affordable in order to boost participation rates. High-deductible plans are part of the problem, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel added. Read More
  • Focus On Incentives, Not Budget Scores

    Focus On Incentives, Not Budget Scores

    Brian Blase - forbes.com | November 04, 2015


    In his excellent book, The Armchair Economist, Steven Landsburg writes that most of economics can be summarized in four words: “People respond to incentives.” The rest, he argues, is just commentary. Unfortunately, perverse incentives permeate our health care system, leading consumers and producers to generate mountains of inefficiency and waste, and relatively little innovation. Read More