Carisa Cooney knew it was coming: a brand-new accreditation system to evaluate graduate medical education in 26 different medical specialties, including plastic surgery. So she and colleagues developed an online tool to deal with it.
Lectures, CT scans and research notes find new purpose in the transfer of knowledge from the Web to radiology professionals around the world.
Overnight, the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality was transformed into something resembling a Silicon Valley technology startup. The usually clean, organized work area was a whirlwind of Post-it notes, video cameras and mobile technology.
Did you take your medication today? By linking electronic personal health records with text and voice messages, ophthalmologist Michael Boland wants to help patients answer in the affirmative.