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Putting together Health 2.0 Sacramento’s inaugural kick-off

Putting together Health 2.0 Sacramento’s inaugural kick-off

Posted on Apr 3, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

Last Wednesday, we hosted the Health 2.0 Sacramento’s inaugural kick-off to a crowd. I couldn’t believe the energy in the room. A few of my new friends in Sacramento and I put together a new group, Health 2.0 Sacramento, to bring together people interested in mobile devices, Internet technologies, and healthcare. With some generous financial support from...

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New meet-up group Health 2.0 Sacramento launches with end-of-March party

New meet-up group Health 2.0 Sacramento launches with end-of-March party

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

I’m proud to announce that a group of talented inviduals — plus myself — have started a new volunteer-run group in Sacramento for people who are interested in the intersection of healthcare plus Internet and mobile technology. Keisuke Nakagawa (a UC Davis medical student who founded his own DC-based nonprofit that uses interactive voice tech to advance...

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Why aren’t medical systems more usable? Stanford medical informatics director on designing health IT systems

Why aren’t medical systems more usable? Stanford medical informatics director on designing health IT systems

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in Weblog | 0 comments

Ron Jimenez, MD, FAAP, one of Stanford Medicine’s medical informatics directors, brought together the concepts of usability, technology, and medicine at the monthly UC Davis Health Informatics Seminar. His goal: make Epic, one of the leading electronic medical record (EMR) system providers, usable for Stanford’s numerous clinics and hospitals. Why...

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My progress in losing weight: 20 pounds gone!

My progress in losing weight: 20 pounds gone!

Posted on Apr 6, 2009 in Weblog | 1 comment

I’m very happy with a personal goal I set out for myself this year: to lose weight, despite the crushing workload of med school! Although I definitely don’t have, like, big muscles, I’ve noticed I fit comfortably in medium-sized shirts. My clothes have gotten considerably baggier. I’m also surprised I’ve been able to commit at...

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