"You can sleep when you’re dead,” the surgery attending said to me in 1989 when I showed up from the call room a minute late for rounds. As funny as it sounds, I believed him. ... Continue Reading about Surgery ￼Work-life Balance Reconsidered
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When it comes to TikTok and health is it just for teaching and reaching teens? It looks that way. But don't count on it. Twitter was launched as a tool for ‘status ... Continue Reading about TikTok and Health — How Will it Be Used?
Following a post last week about the benefits of immunization, Ohio pediatrician Nicole Baldwin became the target of a coordinated anti-vaccine attack on TikTok, Facebook and even ... Continue Reading about Anti-vaccine Attack on TikTok – Is Facebook Complicit?
This quote from Jeff Howe and Joi Ito in Whiplash is worth a look. It references the birth of film as a technology and reminds us that technology is useless until fueled by human ... Continue Reading about Technology is Useless Until Fueled by Human Ideas
In a field now awash with data and technologies, physicians are preparing for the transformation of patient care, according to the 2020 Health Trends Report, The Rise of the ... Continue Reading about Data-Driven Physician – 2020 Stanford Med Health Report
Dr. Saurabh Jha (aka @roguerad) recently posted this comment on the limits of Twitter: No controversial topic can be adjudicated, or meaningfully discussed, on Twitter. My ... Continue Reading about The Limits of Twitter for Debate
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With a mashup of curated and original content that crosses the spaces of digital health, media, communication, technology, patient experience, digital culture, and the humanities, 33 charts offers unique insight and analysis on the changing face of medicine.
Founded in 2009 as a center of community and thought leadership for the issues doctors face in a digital world, 33 charts was included in the National Library of Medicine permanent web archive in 2014.