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Map of Medicine 3.0

It’s an exciting week for our friends at the Map of Medicine. They have just launched their new look Map 3.0 product, making it easier and faster to find local and national care pathways. New features include: – Intuitive ways of searching for pathways including A-Z and specialty searching – The ability to bookmark your…

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The ZPB team is delighted that our former colleague and mentor at Dr Foster, Tim Kelsey, has been appointed to the National Commissioning Board as Director of Patients and Information. In one of his first interviews he tells the Nuffield Trust of his vision for the future. We will be working to support these aims….

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Apps in Healthcare

The Guardian posted an interesting article on the benefits of apps in healthcare. The article states that 40% of smartphone and tablet apps currently being produced are connected to healthcare. It goes on to discuss the potential impact of apps for training and professional development. What is not discussed in depth is the potential practical…

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Have a look at Todd Park’s TEDMED talk about the vast stores of unused national health data and its virtually unlimited potential as a resource for new healthcare solutions. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)