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UCSF + Wikipedia: Improving Med Student Health Literacy Awareness

on October 5, 2013 Medical Education with 0 comments

I remember vividly the first few days of medical school, “Do not consult Doctor Google,” our professors (who long pre-dated the internet) ingrained in our head. Their concerns were that we were to become the experts — as we “drank from the fire hose” (colloquially what the first two years of medical school are referred to), […]

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We’re headed to Allscripts ACE 2013

on August 19, 2013 Conferences with 0 comments

This week, the Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) 2013 conference will kick off in Chicago on Aug. 21. Matt Mombrea and Greg Finn will be presenting a panel about the current state of patient handoffs (also referred to as “sign out” in academic settings) and how we (Smart Sign Out) use structured data to streamline care […]

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Smart Sign Out 2.0 Brings Responsive Design, Makes App Beautiful on Any Device

on March 13, 2013 Software Updates with 0 comments

You may have noticed some big changes to Smart Sign Out over the past couple of weeks. Our team is excited to announce Smart Sign Out 2.0, the first major upgrade to the web application since our initial launch. Not only did we greatly enhance the software with new features, we worked tirelessly to bring a […]

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Smart Sign Out Among Allscripts Open App Challenge Phase 1 Winners

on March 4, 2013 Conferences, News with 2 comments

This past October, Allscripts, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced the Open App Challenge that urged developers to “Start A Revolution.” Well, here at Smart Sign Out, we accepted the challenge and embraced the revolution. Smart Sign Out was entered under the line of “innovating value-based health care imperatives,” particularly in the patient handoff/transition […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day to My 5 Favorite Medical Apps

on February 14, 2013 News with 0 comments

It’s Valentine’s Day. I’m not particularly a fan of the romance and flowers and chocolates. However, I do recognize some of the sentiment of the day to tell those around you that you appreciate them. This can often be forgotten when you’re working 80 hours a week and are physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausted, as […]

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