What’s on the web? (28 October 2007)
- Genetic Disorders Hit Amish Hard (CBS News):
They have no cars, no electricity, no televisions. But their children have medical conditions so rare, doctors don’t have names for them yet…
- 10 DNA Testing Myths Busted (The Genetic Genealogist): Another classic from Blaine Bettinger.
- World Health Organization official calls for public health IT investments (Healthcare IT News): It would be my pleasure to help them for free.
- Lack of national e-health policies, strategies, plans and legislative frameworks
- Use of systems is limited to nurses and clerks, not used by many physicians
- Cost of computer systems compared with cost of medicines is still prohibitive for many countries and institutions
- Use of ICT for public health is limited at present
- Many populations live in rural and remote areas with little or no access to specialized health care
- E-health projects, especially telemedicine, are initiated and managed by non-health authorities.
- Personal Health Records:What is the exact definition? (Constructive Medicine 2.0): An excellent definition again from Rahul.
- SurgeXperiences 107 Blog Carnival (Vitum Medicinus): The best of the surgical blogosphere. One of my posts was included: Simulated Open Heart surgery
- At last, check out the official video of the Archon X Prize for Genomics. When will it be possible to sequence 100 human genomes accurately in 10 days? What do you think?