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Medicine Is an Information Science: We Must Grow with the Pace of Our Data

By Harlan Krumholz,MD Medicine is an information science. The volume, velocity, and variety of data and information that suffuses the medical profession are unprecedented and growing at a rapid pace. The medical landscape is changing from one in which medical … Continue reading

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How Is a GME Director Like a Border Collie?

By Diane Farineau Right before Christmas, I got a border collie puppy. Winter is a terrible time to get a puppy, but she needed a rescue, so here we are. Having been strictly a labrador kind of gal, my introduction … Continue reading

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Hopkins Leverages Innovation Hub Model at Sibley Hospital

By Jennifer J. Salopek Amid frosted glass walls and brightly colored furniture, the meeting attendees cautiously approach the tables stocked with Post-It notes, crayons, Play-Doh, and duct tape in neon colors. Although the purpose of these supplies might be obvious … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock Is Back

Several days ago, we encountered some posts on the blog that were also sent out to readers without our knowledge or permission. As soon as we became aware of the problem, we began working on a solution to eliminate these … Continue reading

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Site Update

As you might have noticed, the Wing of Zock has been sending out some spam messages over the past few days. We are aware of the problem and are currently working on a solution to stop the spam posts and … Continue reading

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“Continuity Clinical Experience” Integrates Patient Care, Knowledge for Med Students at Vanderbilt

A couple of years ago, post-graduation surveys of Vanderbilt University medical students revealed that their understanding of the health care system, especially population health management, could be more robust. Bonnie Miller, MD, associate vice chancellor for health affairs and senior … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock “Chart Review” Blog Carnival, August 2014 Edition

By Sarah Sonies How did that Abba song go? No, not that one. “If you change your mind…” Yep, that’s it. The song is about taking chances and pursuing a long-time love. In the case of this month’s post from … Continue reading

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Health Care Field Optimistic About Innovation in Telehealth Landscape With Testing of eConsult Model

By Sarah Sonies Despite concerns about possible challenges, telemedicine and other distance technologies such as e-consults, are developing rapidly, with many academic medical centers (AMCs) testing new models to improve patient care. According to Michael R. Marquardt, MBA, MPH, director … Continue reading

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