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Dr Kogelnik Wins Award For Business Model With Open Medicine Institute!

Staff Writer | Phoenix Rising | November 21, 2012

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Santa Clara County StartUp Cup held their event finals. From a pool of more than 50 applicants, three were recognized for their businesses models. The first place winner was Open Medicine Institute. Read More »

Guest Post: A Physician Rebels Against Micromanagement By "'Leadership-Trained' Management Extenders"

Howard Brody | Health Care Renewal | May 9, 2013

I recently heard from a physician whom I knew well in an earlier stage of her training—I’ll call her Pauline. She completed her training at one of the top children’s hospitals in the US, and served in several capacities in academic medical centers before her most recent job with a physician-owned for-profit practice. She called me to express her frustrations and to ask if the right course for her was to quit [...]. Read More »

Using Blender to Prepare for Orthopedic Surgeries

The planning of orthopedic surgeries is a difficult process. In a lot of ways, it's like working while wearing a blindfold; a surgeon can't see the bone that needs to be worked on until during the actual surgery, when time is most critical. Even with X-rays and CT scans, the raw data can be difficult to interpret correctly. Fortunately, open source software can (and does!) help reduce the guesswork. At the 2015 Blender Conference, Vasily Shishkin gave a very interesting talk on his research project and use of Blender and 3D printing in the planning and guiding of orthopedic surgery...You may find yourself thinking, "Wait a minute. Blender? The same Blender that's used for making pretty images and animations? That Blender?" Yes. That Blender...

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