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The Digital Doctor

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We are a small group of doctors and IT professionals who want to help clinicians harness the power of modern technology to improve their efficiency and level of patient care. We also want to make it easier for clinicians to get started implementing their own tech ideas.

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We are a small group of doctors and IT professionals who want to help clinicians harness the power of modern technology to improve their efficiency and level of patient care. We also want to make it easier for clinicians to get started implementing their own tech ideas.

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This is the podcast I always wanted to do

By Josh Herigon - Feb 15 2013
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Great stuff from across the pond! Three excellent doctors talking about many of the shortcomings of the current iterations of technology in medicine. They do a great job of identifying issues with current tech implementations and provide insightful thoughts about possible solutions. And you get the added bonus of everything in a British accent! Great work!

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This is the podcast I always wanted to do

By Josh Herigon - Feb 15 2013
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Great stuff from across the pond! Three excellent doctors talking about many of the shortcomings of the current iterations of technology in medicine. They do a great job of identifying issues with current tech implementations and provide insightful thoughts about possible solutions. And you get the added bonus of everything in a British accent! Great work!
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The Digital Doctor

Latest release on Sep 22, 2014

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Google Glass

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Stevan and Nish sit down with Shafi Ahmed https://twitter.com/ShafiAhmed5 and talk about his experience with Google Glass. Shafi is a colorectal surgeon at Barts Health and was the first to stream a live operation using the Google platform; he believes it has enormous power to transform health and education.

Sep 22 2014

1hr 7mins

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Rank #2: Confidentiality in the Digital Age

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Wai Keong and Marcus are joined by Martin Murphy, a GP and Clinical Director and Architect, Caldicott Guardian NHS Wales to discuss privacy in the digital age.

Apr 13 2014

41mins

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Rank #3: Room 101

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Stevan and Ed are back to talk about things that belong in their personal Room 101s of Medical IT. The gloves are off in this episode as we look at issues ranging from the patient revolution to fixed-fee contracts and the mighty Internet Explorer.

Mar 26 2014

1hr 13mins

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Rank #4: Medical Wikis

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The Digital Doctor emerges from hibernation to discuss Clinical Wikis - with Wai Keong Wong and Marcus Baw. We discuss the case for using Wikis to manage local knowledge within a clinical environment - like ‘how to order X test’, ‘how to get your IT password set up’, and ‘how to refer to Y speciality…’. We also discuss the technical process of setting up a Wiki, moving from proof-of-concept stage to production, engaging IT staff in the change, capturing clinical enthusiasm and dealing with problems.

Mar 17 2014

40mins

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Rank #5: Mr Data Returns

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Stevan and Wai Keong welcome back Thomas Chu. They talk about health data use, misuse and the future.

Oct 09 2013

53mins

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Rank #6: Building an Open Source EMR

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It's episode 20! In this episode Wai Keong and Ed are joined by US family practitioner and coder Dr. Michael Chen to talk about NOSH - an open-source US EMR. We talk about the inception and creation of an EMR from scratch, built 100% by a doctor who has learnt to code. We also touch on large topics such as Meaningful Use, Medicare, Agile Development in Healthcare It, and the mighty question: Should Doctors Learn to Code? This one is a keeper, and well worth a listen.

Oct 07 2013

51mins

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Rank #7: Guidelines

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In this episode Wai Keong, Stevan and Ed look at the philosophy behind delivering guidelines in a mobile app. We also discuss how guidelines apps could be made better through the use of schemas/relational databases.

Aug 25 2013

54mins

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Rank #8: Collaboration

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Stevan, 'W2K', Nish and Ed discuss collaborative tools that you can use, both in your personal life, and also as a cutting-edge digital doctor.

Aug 16 2013

1hr 19mins

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Rank #9: Data

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Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed are joined by Thomas Chu to talk about the big issue of data in healthcare and research.

Aug 12 2013

1hr 1min

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Rank #10: Patient Clerking

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In this episode Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed are joined by Marcus Baw (a GP and digital doctor) to discuss the venerable patient clerking. We look at some of the problems with the traditional approaches, a few alternatives, and then the best digital options for both primary and secondary care.

Jul 12 2013

1hr 5mins

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