Friday, March 30, 2012

Stanford Medicine X - Call for Abstracts Due 4/15/12

Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The Medicine X initiative is designed to explore the potential of social media and information technology to advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be active participants in their own care. The “X” is meant to evoke a move beyond numbers and trends—it represents the infinite possibilities for current and future information technologies to improve health.

Medicine X 2012
Stanford University
Sept 28-30, 2012

The primary scientific focus of the Medicine X conference will be scientific research studies and scholarly practice-based work in the area of emerging information and social technologies and their effects on the field of medicine.

Submit across a broad range of topics including:
  • The role of Web 2.0 and Internet-based technologies and their effects on both patients and health care professionals;
  • Social/mobile technologies and their use in the areas of science, health and medicine;
  • Health information and content on the Internet;
  • Collaboration using the Internet and the use of these technologies to change health care delivery and practice.
Learn more here.

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