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20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterImagine this scenario: A doctor tends to an emergency room patient, but instead of logging onto a computer or iPad for information about the patient's circumstances, she taps her Google Glass. Up pops triage details, nursing documentation, vital signs, and lab and radiology results to help the doctor with an assessment.

It's still in testing, but that's what Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is working toward in its ongoing experiment with Google Glass. 'Emergency physicians work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment and must be able to quickly access information, filtering relevant information and making decisions based on evidence,' the company said.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Imagine this scenario: A doctor tends to an emergency room patient, but instead of logging onto a computer or iPad for information about the patient's circumstances, she taps her Google Glass. Up pops triage details, nursing documentation, vital signs, and lab and radiology results to help the doctor with an assessment.

It's still in testing, but that's what Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is working toward in its ongoing experiment with Google Glass. "Emergency physicians work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment and must be able to quickly access information, filtering relevant information and making decisions based on evidence," the company said.

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4/19/2014 | 7:55:24 AM
Naive nerds
What is all of this talk about losing and replacing jobs with Technology Advances? What do you think has been going on since the invention of the Cotton Gin? Typical nerd naivete. Sheeeeesh.
Laurianne
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4/7/2014 | 3:10:33 PM
New York-Presbyterian: Up Next
Talked with some of the IT leaders from New York-Presbyterian at the InformationWeek conference last week; they recently did a hackathon to come up with even more things to do with the tablets and software-- including a special interface for pediatric patients in the hospital.
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4/3/2014 | 10:53:20 PM
Re: Good Idea Bad Idea
The new technology eliminates many jobs but also create new positions. Few years back we have not heard about the position like "Big-Data Architect", "Cloud computing developers". But indeed the new tech eliminates traditional jobs and create new ones with more demanding requirements.
anon5774772371
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4/3/2014 | 2:31:02 PM
Good Idea Bad Idea
I'm just wondering how many people lost their jobs because they got replaced by technology? I just hope that it creates more jobs than it takes away...
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4/3/2014 | 12:47:21 PM
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I especially like the health industry applications. More efficiency and better patient care. That's a great combination.
Madhava verma dantuluri
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4/2/2014 | 7:12:50 AM
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This is good list of wonderful ideas and should be focussed on.
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