Month: November 2014

Ambassador of the Month: Mariechen Puchert

This month’s student ambassador of the month is Mariechen Puchert, a final year medical student...


Using Drones to Fight TB in Papua New Guinea

Treating patients in rural and remote areas of the world is a challenge that Médecins Sans...


Image of the Week: Urine Discoloration

A 46 year-old female patient presented with bright reddish-orange urine. She had no recent illness...


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

Apart from being the largest organ in the human body, the skin is also the most reactive and the...


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

Since we launched Figure 1, we have received hundreds of requests to make the platform available in...


Image of the Week: Bullous Emphysema

Bullous emphysema, seen most frequently in smokers, is characterized by damage to the alveolar...


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

Jay W. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAFP, is Associate Medical Director of Practice Transformation at...


Healthcare, Privacy, and Patients in the 21st Century

The emergence of mobile technologies has changed the way healthcare professionals interact with...


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

  Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. is an interventional cardiologist, cardiovascular researcher and...


Image of the Week: Uncommon Markings

  This patient presented with these markings after falling onto something unusual.


Diabetes Awareness Month Infographic

In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, we put together this infographic. Here are some tips for...


Health Leaders Series: Interview with Bill Crounse, M.D. About Healthcare and Technology

Bill Crounse, MD, is senior director, worldwide health, for the Microsoft Corporation. He travels...


Our Partnership with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

We are proud to be partnering with FIMRC to raise awareness for their Global Health Volunteer...


Image of the Week: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

  We selected this image of the week in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month....


Figure 1 is Now Available in South Africa

  We’re excited to announce that Figure 1 is officially launching in South Africa today! We...


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Figure 1's Latest Update Today we are releasing one of our biggest updates to Figure 1 yet. This...