Category Archives: Industry Developments

Top 5 Medical Conferences Coming Up in 2015

Medical conferences are the best events to catch up on all the latest news and innovations in the field of medicine. As an attendee, you can get up close and personal with leading persons in your field and learn more about upcoming technologies and the developments surrounding them.

To help you plan your year ahead, we’vе put together a list of 5 of the most exciting medical conferences of 2015: Continue reading Top 5 Medical Conferences Coming Up in 2015

7 Apps That Nurses Worship

I bet that every time you want to look up something you think of the cumbersome nursing textbooks you’ve spent so much time reading. In the best case scenario you wish you had a laptop at hand to google the problem.

Is it because you think that using wearable technology is still at least a few years away? And why do we leave out phones when we talk about wearable technology?

Your phone can do much more than play Flappy Bird. Put it to a good use in your daily practice.

Your phone can do much more than play Flappy Bird. Put it to a good use in your daily practice.

Luckily, you have a secret weapon hiding in your pocket. Your smartphone has probably already proven useful enough, but you’d be surprised by what hidden potential it holds. One app you’ve somehow missed can turn you into a super-nurse and we have a whole collection of such nursing apps for you to explore. Continue reading 7 Apps That Nurses Worship

Use Wearable Technology Today to Become the Tech Savvy Doctor of Tomorrow

It’s 2014 and Back to the Future’s hoverboard is still not available, but a ton of interesting technology lurks around the corner.

For the past two years wearable technology has been on the rise. Moving away from bulky and barely wearable to sleek and functional designs, this technology has a real chance to appeal widely to the public.

As such, wearable technology should be a prime interest for all medical students. Here’s why: Continue reading Use Wearable Technology Today to Become the Tech Savvy Doctor of Tomorrow

Medical Professionals: How to Manage Your Social Media Reputation

If lack of trust and respect wasn’t enough, medical professionals have a whole new challenge to face – social media. Although many hospitals have introduced basic social media policies, these guidelines target primarily patient confidentiality. At Medisave, we’ve found 5 DOs and DON’Ts for doctors to maintain and gain reputation online. Continue reading Medical Professionals: How to Manage Your Social Media Reputation

Can Doctors and Patients Regain Trust in Each Other?

John W. Finnie, MD
Becoming a respected doctor figure doesn’t mean looking grumpy. It’s all about how you act. — Mercy Health / Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND

With persistent problems plaguing the US healthcare system, it’s inevitable to miss the the numerous negative comments about doctors on the internet.

Arguments hit hard and range from concerns of putting profits above patients, to ones regarding doctors’ competence. It almost seems as though patients’ respect for doctors is gone. But is this really a sign of hatred?

A reply to MD Shirie Leng’s comment on a New York Times article makes it painfully obvious. “It’s not hatred, but fear”, this genuine comment is a real eye-opener as to where involuntary prejudice comes from. Continue reading Can Doctors and Patients Regain Trust in Each Other?