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Figure 1: The Flickr of Healthcare Professionals

There are more and more ways for crowdsourcing clinical questions, and the newest addition to the family of web tools and services is Figure 1, a photo sharing site for healthcare professionals. Registered physicians can share images, learn from others and bookmark useful cases.

I’m not sure this is what the medical community requires right now, but I’m always curious about further developments.

According to the co-founder, Joshua Landy, MD:

“I developed Figure 1 because I wanted a safe way to share medical images with the medical community, while protecting patients’ privacy.”

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  1. Why Type when you can Talk, Dictation made easy for Physicians with “Dictation for Doctors”, Volume 2 of “Getting your Practice Ahead” by TechnicalDr

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    May 9, 2013
  2. Dr Knowitall #

    Sounds good in theory, but you’d better check your facility’s policy first before you end getting into a lawsuit your insurance won’t cover. Not only are you out of a job now your out of pocket.

    May 10, 2013

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