Electronic Medical Records: Love Them or Hate Them?

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I recently read a classmate’s post about how she prefers to have a pediatrician who uses electronic medical records (EMR). I thought this was an interesting idea, and a great way to track your medical history. I imagine it’s especially useful when you’re tracking your child’s vaccinations and other milestones. Continue reading


New Software Connects Computer to Human Brain

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Researchers at the University of Miami have discovered a way for a computer to be hooked up and take cues from a human brain. Continue reading

“Social Media in Social Work”

This week I came across a blog, called “Social Media in Social Work,” written by a social worker in the UK. The blog post talks about the authors experience with blogging over the past three years and how it has helped him grow as a practitioner, and also gives guidelines to those interested in taking up blogging. Check out the post here and visit the blog for more details on the blogger.

Twitter to the Rescue…in the OR?

I wanted to take a look back to the episode of Grey’s Anatomy that helped spark the idea of this blog. In the episode, Dr. Bailey allowed Lexie to tweet updates as she performed surgery. Upon discovering this, Dr. Weber demanded that she discontinue this until he could look into the ethical implications. Continue reading