iPod technology saves hospitals thousands of $$$ in expensive equipment

April 2, 2006

If you think radiologists are still dealing with black & white 2D images – think again! Radiologists now also use expensive equipment to display multi-dimensional imaging, 4D and 5D images, which is moving imagery in 3D.

MedicalImagingA radiologist and a professor of nuclear medicine have discovered that iPods are a practical storage device for medical images. Since other medical professionals, not only radiologists, need access to this data, the iPod technology can replace the more expensive equipment, saving hospitals thousands of dollars.

Another example that shows how important it is for physicians to be aware of the latest technology available!

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UBC Podcasts

April 2, 2006

iPod
So it looks like UBC actually has some podcasts posted on their site (how trendy is that!). It’s a fairly small collection right now, nine to be exact, and hopefully growing. Looking forward to some day having my biochemistry lectures on podcast. 😀 (hint, hint UBC!) That way I can pause to take a nap.

UBC Podcasts

For the uber-geek in you, you can also subscribe to UBC’s iTunes feed.

Read about Podcasting in Education.