Monthly Archives: December 2013

FutureMed, Day 4

Here is the last day: Lucien Engelen was the first speaker today.  He emphasized the importance of listening to what patients have to say rather than making assumptions.  The only constant in healthcare is the patients.  In addition, remember the … Continue reading

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FutureMed Day 3

Here we go, The first speaker today was Dr. Catherine Mohr.  She talked about telemanipulation, which turned out to be a breakthrough in surgery.  The most recent robotic interface is the DaVinci robot, which aids in keyhole surgery, namely laparoscopic. … Continue reading

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FutureMed Day 2

Hello again, The first speaker today was Ray Kurzweil, who was virtually present.  He talked about how medicine is turning into a field of information technology.  Genes can be looked at as a type of software.  Then, he started to … Continue reading

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FutureMed Day 1

Hello again, As of late, I have been attending a medical conference in San Diego from November 3rd through the 6th.  The first speaker was Dr. Daniel Kraft, who started out by introducing the participants to several examples of exponential … Continue reading

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