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Donate Airline Miles to Make-A-Wish Come True

Donate Airline Miles to Make-A-Wish Come True

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April 22, 2015

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Family and kids, Salber:

The Give Wishes Wings campaign encourages travelers to donate airline miles to Make-A-Wish to help make wishes that involve travel possible.

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How Much Money Do US Doctors Make?

How Much Money Do US Doctors Make?

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April 21, 2015

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Health care professionals, Physician reimbursement, Salber:

The 2015 Medscape Physician Compensation Survey answers the question “how much money do US doctors make,” inclduing who makes it and for what

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Patient Engagement Top Issue For IT Professionals

Patient Engagement Top Issue For IT Professionals

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April 13, 2015

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Challenges, IT, Salber:

Every year, HIMSS invites the press to a full-on breakfast to learn about the results of the HIMSS Leadership Survey. No surprise, patient engagement is top of mind for the 330 IT professionals who responded to the survey.

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Emergency Contraception – an Update

Emergency Contraception – an Update

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April 3, 2015

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Fertility, Prevention, Salber, Sex & reproduction, Women's Issues:

For women who got pregnant because, for whatever reason, they could not consistently take birth control bills as prescribed, the copper IUD may well be the emergency contraception of choice because it prevents further unintended pregnancies.

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Maggi Cary MD and Pat Salber MD

Four Promising Innovations in Medical Education

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April 1, 2015

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Cary, Medical Education, Salber:

Four innovations that have the potential to transform medical education making it better, faster, and cheaper.

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E-Cigarettes: Good or Bad?

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March 30, 2015

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Alcohol, drugs & addiction, Fox News, Salber, The Willis Report:

Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are devices that deliver vaporized nicotine liquid into your lungs. They consist of three parts: 1) A cartridge…

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David Rhew, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Samsung

Dr. David Rhew’s Journey from ID Doc to Samsung CMO

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March 24, 2015

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Digital health, mHealth14, Salber:

David Rhew is another example of docs popping up in organizations that, in the past, we would not have associated with the need to have physician leaders.

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Ralph Snyderman, MD, Chancillor Emeritus, Duke University

My Conversation With The ‘Father of Personalized Medicine’

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March 18, 2015

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Personalized (Precision) Medicine, Personlized Medicine World Conference, PMWC15, Salber:

Although we are still early in the genomic revolution, Dr. Ralph Snyderman, the ‘Father of Personalized Medicine,’ says we already know enough to practice personalized predictive care right now

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Madame Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Improving Ebola Response Through Partnership

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March 16, 2015

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Activism, Ebola, Salber, Videos&Vlogs:

By partnering, MedShare & the Gbowee Foundation improved ebola response, getting medical supplies to front lines where community care was taking place

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Wade Hayes’ Advice After Cancer: “Go Live Your Life”

Wade Hayes’ Advice After Cancer: “Go Live Your Life”

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March 12, 2015

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Activism, Cancer, Salber:

Country music star, Wade Hayes, was 42 years old, on tour, and at the top of his game when he was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. Now he works
to make people more aware of the disease.

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