A slide set posted last week on the Medscape web site provides an interesting update on new and “soon to be new” wireless devices, apps, and services that the authors consider to be of significant or potentially significant value in oversight and management of a (more…)




A commentary by Blendon and Benson in this week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine provides some interesting findings about public trust in American doctors and the American healthcare system as compared to another 28 industrialized nations. Just to give you a flavor: (more…)


“Internet addiction disorder” is not an “official” clinical diagnosis listed in the most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). However, it is also not exactly a newly recognized problem, and characteristics of the spectrum of this disorder appear to (more…)