Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Ode to Electronic Health Records - Not everybody is happy with them...

Drs Ken Roberts and Jim Granfortuna on problems with electronic health records (from a debate on whether EHRs enhance patient care and education or not, 5/5/2013)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

TED: Printing human organs

And at TED there was a presentation on actually printing human organs:

3D printing is really entering the medical arena

Some hospitals are now moving to really using 3D printing in day-to-day practice. 3D printing is used to print a model of complex anatomy to help surgeons in planning their interventions. Read more at the Health&Science webpage of theWashington Post.