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Why Online Medical Education Is Here To Stay: Part II

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Technology

May 12, 2014

Online Medical Education
Part II of the series on online medical education focuses on the future structure of digital instruction in healthcare, and what we can learn from the successes of Khan Academy and Moocs. In 2004, Salman Khan was living in Boston while remotely tutoring his cousin in New Orleans via telephone and Yahoo Doodle. Once her grade drastic...

Why Online Medical Education Is Here To Stay: Part I

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Technology

May 5, 2014

Online Medical Education
Recent technological advances have created a variety of opportunities for online medical education. While modernized schooling methods continue to gain steam, let’s dig deeper into the reasons why digital learning has been so effective, and why we believe the use of online medical education will continue to grow. Before we begin, it is import...

Top 100 Twitter Accounts For Healthcare Professionals To Follow

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Social Media

Apr 28, 2014

twitter accounts for healthcare professionals to follow
Many healthcare professionals are now turning to Twitter as a valuable resource to add to their knowledge base. Staying updated on the latest happenings within the healthcare world is a necessity for all medical professionals. New intelligence continually arises from the constant research and fieldwork being conducted. It is essential for all...

3 Main Reasons Why Healthcare Professionals Should Use Twitter

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Social Media

Apr 21, 2014

Why Healthcare Professionals Should Use Twitter
The reasons why healthcare professionals should use Twitter for career purposes has been a highly debated topic for a few years now. The well-documented precautionary tales still cause many to shy away from the thought. While these risks are certainly justifiable, the power of social media platforms – specifically Twitter – are simply too ...

How To Handle A Heart Attack

Posted by Adam Rapp | Medical Education

Apr 7, 2014

Heart Attack Helper Infographic
Although heart attacks are one of the most common causes of death in the United States, many people do not know what to do if the situation arises. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 47% of sudden cardiac deaths occur away from a hospital. This number suggests that many people do not understand t...