The move makes NIMHANS on par with All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry.
The Cabinet also approved introduction of the “National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore Bill, 2009” in Parliament. This will facilitate NIMHANS to develop patterns of teaching, with the flexibility to device new courses, constantly evolving syllabi. The Institute will be able to take up new courses that are required and are not currently part of the Medical Council of India (MCI) approved courses.
The department of radiology and medical imaging, Yenepoya Medical College, a constituent of Yenepoya University, here is organizing a one day Continuing Medical Education (CME) in radiology and medical imaging on Sunday October 24. Experienced and eminent faculties in the speciality will deliver guest lectures with stress on newer imaging technology.
Dr Sri Kumar, consultant radiologist AIMS Cochin, Dr Sushila K V, consultant radiologist Apollo Hospitals Chennai, Dr Rajgopal consultant radiologist KMC Manipal, Dr Santhosh Rai consultant radiologist KMC Mangalore, Dr Sajan consultant radiologist FMCH Mangalore and Dr Vidya Upadhyaya consultant radiologist KSHEMA Mangalore will be the guest speakers.
The CME details like list and gist of topics discussed ( and photographs) shall be posted here shortly, as and when they are released by YMC Department of Radiology.
Doximity is a private network for verified physicians and medical professionals to connect, refer, and securely communicate on either the iPhone or Web.
The main focus of the app is physician communication and for this, it incorporates an innovative, secure SMS-like text service. Physicians can also build profiles, add their specialities and publications, “advertise” their timings and add all sort of information to let their colleagues search for niche services they may need to refer to.
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Increasing numbers of consumers manage their own health care through Internet and other health information technology activities, including chat rooms and communications with health care providers.
From January through June 2009, almost 5% of adults aged 18-64 had communicated with a health care provider by e-mail in the past 12 months .
From January through June 2009, 51% of adults aged 18-64 had used the Internet to look up health information during the past 12 months.
No matter how you parse it, doctors don’t avoid the Internet and social media because they’re simply Luddites,” Westby Fisher, an Evanston, Ill., cardiac electrophysiologist, wrote last month on his blog, Dr. Wes. “They avoid the Internet because they enjoy the benefits of anonymity, privacy, efficiency and legal protection that come with dropping off the grid.”
Like Governments, physicians need to open up and become more accessible to adapt to current culture.Ivory towers are passe.
The report listed the 10 most expensive types of errors in 2008, the number of errors, the cost per error, and the total cost. The first five make up 55% of the total error costs.
The list is as follows:
1. Pressure ulcers—374,964 errors, $10,288 per error and $3.858 billion total
2. Postoperative infections—252,695 errors, $14,548 per error, $3.676 billion total.
Post operative/ Post procedural infections seem way to high.Also, costs per error for this category is as high as 83,000 USD per error. And this error ought to be one potentially better-controllable error.
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