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Digital Media in Health Care

USF Health is on the cutting edge in using digital media, like iTunes U and mobile devices, to both serve its patients and educate its students better. This week’s University Beat takes you to a recent USF and Apple co-produced Leadership Symposium that showed more than two-hundred participants from around the world the latest technology and the ways they can use it in health care.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
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Video extras

Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and Dean of the College of Medicine, explains how USF is using electronic prescriptions to reduce pharmaceutical errors.

A demonstration of USF Health’s “Second Life” application (www.secondlife.com), where patients can ‘walk through’ their surgical procedure online.


A demonstration of the iTunesU application (http://itunes.usf.edu/), featuring Dr. Jay Wolfson, a professor in USF’s College of Public Health and Director of the Florida Health Information Center and the Suncoast Center for Patient Safety Evaluation and Research.

For more information

Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and Dean of the College of Medicine
E-mail: sklasko@health.usf.edu or 813-974-2196



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