New stethoscope designed for hearing impaired docs; Seattle Children's names new CIO;

> A new stethoscope designed specifically for doctors who have difficulty hearing offers amplified audio and displays sound as images, according to a recent Medgadget post. The device--the ViScope from medical devicemaker Cardionics--allows doctors to connect with hearing aids to boost the sound of a signal and also displays that audio signal visually. Post

> Surgical training increasingly is going digital, with more and more medical centers opting to use simulators to train residents, according to a recent post to MedCity News. One big reason: the ability to measure quality. Such tools can help determine, among other things, the accuracy of a resident's actions, according to the post. Article

> Seattle Children's Hospital today named Wes Wright senior vice president and CIO. Wright, who previously served as the hospital's chief technology officer, replaces Drex DeFord, who left last month to become the CIO at Boston-based Steward Health Care. Announcement

And Finally… I wonder if he gets rewards points for using his credit card to post bail? Article

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