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Figure 1 Expands in Western Europe

December 3, 2014


This morning, we continued Figure 1’s expansion into Europe by launching in both France and Germany. We chose France and Germany as our… Read More

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Ambassador of the Month: Mariechen Puchert

November 28, 2014


This month’s student ambassador of the month is Mariechen Puchert, a final year medical student at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.… Read More

Medical Insights

Using Drones to Fight TB in Papua New Guinea

November 27, 2014


Treating patients in rural and remote areas of the world is a challenge that Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) faces ev… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Urine Discoloration

November 26, 2014


A 46 year-old female patient presented with bright reddish-orange urine. She had no recent illness and was otherwise asymptomatic. Upon furt… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Coining, Lightning, and Henna: 3 Medical Images of Skin Reactions

November 25, 2014


Apart from being the largest organ in the human body, the skin is also the most reactive and the most visual. The changes we see on people’s… Read More

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Taking Figure 1 Around the World (with a Little Help from IBM Bluemix)

November 20, 2014


Since we launched Figure 1, we have received hundreds of requests to make the platform available in different countries around the worl… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Bullous Emphysema

November 19, 2014


Bullous emphysema, seen most frequently in smokers, is characterized by damage to the alveolar walls, causing the formation of large air spa… Read More

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Health Leaders Series: Interview with Dr. Jay W. Lee about PCMH, Healthcare Policy, and Technology

November 18, 2014


Jay W. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAFP, is Associate Medical Director of Practice Transformation at MemorialCare Medical Group and Assistant Program Dir… Read More

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Healthcare, Privacy, and Patients in the 21st Century

November 14, 2014


The emergence of mobile technologies has changed the way healthcare professionals interact with their colleagues, and importantly, with thei… Read More

Medical Insights

Health Leaders Series: Interview with C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. About Healthcare, Education and Technology

November 13, 2014


Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. is an interventional cardiologist, cardiovascular researcher and educator who pioneered our understanding of the… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Uncommon Markings

November 12, 2014


This patient presented with these markings after falling onto something unusual. He reported that the mark was accompanied by a burning and… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Diabetes Awareness Month Infographic

November 11, 2014


In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, we put together this infographic. Here are some tips for how healthcare professionals can empowe… Read More