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.
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.…
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.
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.
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 sett…
Stevan and Wai Keong welcome back Thomas Chu. They talk about health data use, misuse and the future.
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 Developmen…
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.
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.
Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed are joined by Thomas Chu to talk about the big issue of data in healthcare and research.
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.
In this episode Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed are joined by Nish to talk about Induction. Induction is an open-source and free app created by Ed that gives healthcare professionals the information they need for their local hospital e.g. extensions, bleep numbers, private codes and guidelines/FAQs.
Stevan and Wai Keong look at a novel way to record the respiratory rate of a patients - 7breaths. Sounds simple - but lots discussed in this podcast including agile development in healthcare and open-source.
In this episode Wai Keong, Stevan and Ed discuss styles of learning, tools and aspirational ideas about the future of learning as 'digital doctor'.
Stevan and Ed spend 90 odd minutes discussing useful hints and tips for managing email, tasks, references and writing. More informal than our usual episodes, but fun nonetheless.
Wai Keong, Stevan and Ed sit down with Mr Bill Aylward, creator of OpenEyes, to discuss open-source healthcare apps, building effective development teams, the amazing OpenEyes and much more.
In the light of new professional guidance some of the Digital Doctor Conference 2012 team discuss social media. Why use social media and some dos and don'ts.
Stevan is joined by his friend and colleague Tim Rittman. They’re both academic neurology registrars working at the University of Cambridge. They talk about research, open source software, communities and writing academic papers.
In this joint episode with our US counterparts at Medicineio we discuss the importance of IT literacy in healthcare, its challenges and solutions.
In this episode we discuss the controversial question of whether doctors should learn to code and how they might start.
Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed interview LJ Smith about the current state of the ePortfolio, The NHS Hack Day, and what the future holds for online learning.
Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed review #digidoc12. We look at what went well, what surprised us and the lessons we learnt through putting together a conference online
In this episode we take a deep dive into the problems of data visualisation - focusing particularly on lab data.
In this episode we talk about the dreaded bleep! We discuss pros and cons of the 'bleep system', how bleeps can be better used and finally some new alternatives to the venerable bleep.
Stevan, Wai Keong and Ed present the second digital doctor podcast. In this episode we discuss an issue about which we all feel very passionate - the paper patient list. We look at the good, the bad, the ugly and even a little at the metaphysical! We hope you enjoy the podcast, and please do feel free to post your comments and thoughts.…
Welcome to the first episode of the digital doctor podcast. It is our aim to help clinicians use technology to become better doctors. In bi-monthly episodes Drs Ed Wallitt, Stevan Wing and Wai Keong Wong will host a series of discussion, reviews and interviews on all things related to medical IT.