Radiology residents increasingly using electronic devices for learning; InterSystems to power Missouri's statewide health information network;

> Radiology residents spend just as much time learning from online or electronic resources as they do from good old-fashioned printed textbooks, according to the results of a survey published in the June edition of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, Health Imaging reports. The study's authors specifically pinpointed tablet technology as having the potential to enhance education. Article

> Cambridge, Mass.-based InterSystems will power Missouri's statewide health information network, according to a joint announcement released this week. The latter's InterSystems HealthShare technology is a strategic healthcare informatics platform that allows sharing of patient data across multiple systems. Announcement

> New microscale devices that enable researchers to test pharmaceutical products on human cells "that exhibit organlike structures and functions" are in the works, according to an article in Technology Review. Such technology allows scientists to avoid animal testing, and could provide more accurate and relevant results. Article

And Finally… Guess the third time isn't the charm after all. Article


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