Category Archives: Medical blogging

The Wall Street Journal joins the medical blogging community

Health Blog: Welcome to the Journal’s Health Blog From the skyrocketing costs of new drugs to showdowns over who should pay for health care to consumers’ confusion over their own medical bills, the pressures facing the health-care system have never … Continue reading

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Dr. Savatta’s personal blog

Thoughts from a robotic surgeon I have started this blog to express some of my personal thoughts. I started the robotic surgery blog (http://www.roboticsurgeryblog/) 16 months ago and will still write there along with several other robotic surgeons. I wanted … Continue reading

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Welcome to a medical oncology blogger

Dr.Kattlove’s Cancer Blog: If you have prostate cancer, that isn’t a bad idea. Recently surgeons from Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospitals reported their outcomes using the da Vinci robotic system in over 2500 men (European Urology 2007;51:648-58). With the da Vinci, … Continue reading

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Choosing a prostate cancer therapy option for a patient who doesn’t have the capacity to understand the options

UroStream: Does not read When I first saw this patient, there was a note in the chart from the front desk saying “patient does not read”. I asked if this was a deliberate decision from the patient, or whether they … Continue reading

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Excellent medical blog- From an excellent hospital’s CEO

Running a hospital blog entry: da Vinci Uncoded — or, Surgical Robots Unite! Here you have it folks — the problem facing every hospital, and especially every academic medical center. Do I spend over $1 million on a machine that … Continue reading

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Subscribe to individual entries to keep track of what others say

I am very pleased to announce a very nice upgrade to the robotic surgery blog. I have installed a plugin that allows users who make comments to blog entries to subscribe to that entry. You can then receive an email … Continue reading

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