Tag Archives: healthcare

Triage.me: Helping the Underinsured Through Technology Roughly 48.6 million Americans are uninsured, while about 25 million are underinsured. Without access to primary care providers, the uninsured and underinsured are often forced to visit an emergency room, which costs an average of $700 a visit. Furthermore, the CDC estimates that 50% of all emergency room visits [...]

docBeat Aims to Improve Communication Among Physicians   A new patent-pending medical app called docBeat, still in beta form, may turn out to be every physician’s best friend. The app, created by former gaming technology executive Sunny Tara and cardiac electrophysiologist  Dr. Dhiraj Narula, aims to facilitate more efficient communication among healthcare professionals through a [...]

A Guest Post from the Founder of Remote Area Medical Last week we published a post about a new film that highlights the volunteer healthcare work of Remote Area Medical (RAM). We contacted Stan Brock, the organization’s founder and Director of Operations, and he was kind enough to provide us with a guest post. Stan, [...]

Philanthropy Spotlight: Remote Area Medical   It’s no secret that access to healthcare is a major issue for many people in this country. With nearly 50 million Americans uninsured, seeing a doctor is often out of the question for a large portion of the country. Regardless of where you stand on the issue of healthcare [...]

20 Creative Healthcare & Pharma Ads   We’re back with a second round of creative healthcare and pharma ads to give you some inspiration. Healthcare and pharma companies don’t usually produce the sexiest products, but that hasn’t stopped some talented designers from creating tons of clever and eye-catching ads for the industry. Check out our [...]

My Observership in India (Part 3): Surgery Our guest blogger and new Industry Relations Associate, Ashruti Hajari, continues with Part 3 of her experience volunteering in an observership program at a government hospital in Western India. Click for Part 1 and Part 2. During my last week, I rotated through the surgical department. Much like [...]

Miguel Nicolelis at TEDMED 2012: The Melding of Machines & the Brain Back in December, we published a post highlighting Sheila Nirenberg’s TED Talk about breakthrough retinal prosthetic technology, which breaks down the process by which our brains interpret visual stimuli into mathematical code. Naturally, this concept is also being used to research other functions [...]

My Observership in India (Part 2): Pediatrics Our guest blogger and new Industry Relations Associate, Ashruti Hajari, continues with Part 2 of her experience volunteering in an observership program at a government hospital in Western India. Click here to read Part 1. Week 2: Pediatrics  My second week was spent in the pediatrics department. In [...]

My Observership in India: The Experience of a Lifetime (Part 1) This guest post is written by our new Industry Relations Associate, Ashruti Hajari. She shares her experience of what it was like volunteering in an observership program at a hospital in Western India last summer. I never imagined that before medical school, I would have [...]

Dry Eye Infographic Dry Eye is one of the most prevalent eye conditions in the world, affecting millions of people, with billions of dollars spent on treatment every year. We’ve been seeing a lot of infographics circulating around the web, so we thought we’d try our hand at creating our own about Dry Eye. Enjoy! [...]

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