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Can we build a digital 'community of practice' in medicine? by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy "...CoPs are groups of people who come together to share and learn from one another - either face-to-face or virtually - are held together by a common interest in a ... Read on »
Scientific peer review provides .5 billion dollar public subsidy to commercial publishers by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In 2009, of an international 'peer review' survey of authors and reviewers was published (see ). As many of you know, is central to biomedical publishing and scientific ... Read on »
Here comes Apple's iPhone IV (soon!) by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy See also , and In June 2010, Apple announced its next major upgrade to the iPhone platform calling it the "." The iPhone 4 features an all-new design: two cameras, o ... Read on »
U.S. NLM and MLA presentations for medical community by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following ’s presentations are from the recent . They range in length from 14 to 27 minutes, provide overviews and updates on NLM databases and services, PubMed, Medl ... Read on »
Open Medicine June 2010 - eBulletin by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I. ANALYSIS & COMMENT: Governance of conflicts of interest in postmarketing surveillance research and the Canadian Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network. Lorraine E Fe ... Read on »
Open data is part of the open access movement by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy See also , and Open data in government and health is a relatively new concept that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. Linked to (and other open movem ... Read on »
Open Medicine - May 18, 2010 E-Bulletin by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I. Systematic Review (SR) ~Efficacy of self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus managed without insulin: a systematic review and meta-ana ... Read on »
World Health Statistics 2010 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy World Health Statistics 2010 “……contains WHO's annual compilation of data from its 193 Member States, and includes a summary of progress towards the health-related Mi ... Read on »
McDougall, collateral damage and conflict of interest by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy "...discussion of conflict of interest is not new to [Open Medicine]. One variation on the theme concerned the appointment of a pharmaceutical industry executive to the g ... Read on »
Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts. by J Mikkonen & D Raphael Foreword by Hon. Monique Bégin (Former Minister of National Health & Welfare of Canada) Publis ... Read on »
PubMed Central Turns Ten - Dr. David Lipman by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy , a session hosted by Columbia University Libraries () on March 23, 2010, given by David Lipman, NCBI Director: What’s next for PubMed Central? David Lipman, Dire ... Read on »
TRIP Database & TRIP Answers by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy See also PubMed - MEDLINE and SumSearch The is a freely-available metasearch tool used to find medical evidence. Although international, it presents considerab ... Read on »
Published March 24th @ Open Medicine by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy CONSORT 2010 Statement: updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomized trials March 24, 2010. Vol. 4(1), pp.60-68 Kenneth F Schulz, Douglas G Altman, ... Read on »
CONSORT Statement 2010 - Trials Reporting by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The updated CONSORT Statement -- which provides guidance for the reporting of randomized trials -- was simultaneously published yesterday by nine leading medical journals ... Read on »
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “….On March 8, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched its report, The Global Fund 2010: Innovation and Impact, presenting results so far and ou ... Read on »
Searching for grey literature in medicine 2010 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Finding the hard to finds: searching for the grey literature in medicine View more presentations from Dean Giustini .  Read on »
Composite outcomes in cardiovascular studies by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Analyzing composite outcomes in cardiovascular studies: Traditional Cox proportional hazards versus quality-of-life–adjusted survival approaches February 22, 2010. Vol. 4 ... Read on »
Medical video-sharing sites for 2010 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Introduction See also Podcasts and Videocasts and Top Web 2.0 Services in Medicine - 2010 Video-sharing in medicine is extremely popular due to the portability o ... Read on »
This week at Open Medicine - new research by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Access to Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Canada: A Geographic Analysis. Alka Patel, Jack Tu, Nigel Waters, ... Read on »
Haiti - Searching for reliable information after an earthquake by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Introduction On January 12th, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the country of Haiti with an epicentre near Port-au-Prince. In the coming weeks and months, healt ... Read on »