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Technology for Family Physicians in India: The art of becoming a tech-savvy Family Physician

Technology for Family Physicians in India: The art of becoming a tech-savvy Family Physician

I recently had an opportunity to speak at the First State Conference of Academy of Family Physicians of India- Karnataka chapter on the adoption of technology by family physicians. During my post-graduate training in Family Medicine, I was given a mantra by my mentor that he considered very important for being a successful Family physician....
Using the internet for patient education

Using the internet for patient education

I am an evangelist for patient education and I think the internet is a great resource for patients, because it allows them to learn more about their problem and their treatment options . I encourage patients to make the most of the fact that there is a wealth of information available online. While a lot...
House: Or the impact of Television on Teleradiology

House: Or the impact of Television on Teleradiology

One of my favorite pastimes in recent days has been watching the medical television show House, along with my 17 year old daughter, herself an optimistic and bright-eyed medical school aspirant. Although there are some things about this show that are comical (if that be the appropriate term) from a medical standpoint, there is also...
Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur's blog: Teaching for the love of it

Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur’s blog: Teaching for the love of it

We recently signed an MOU with the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences for collaborating with them to train their radiology postgraduates. A lot (!) of effort happened and time passed before this landmark event occurred. Some would ask (and have asked in the past) – why bother? Why not just do the...
Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur's blog: Trends in Teleradiology

Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur’s blog: Trends in Teleradiology

My list of the recent and upcoming trends in Teleradiology is below. Many of these have been and are applied within our own organization and so I have had the good fortune of using them and/or observing their value. All of these trends, in my opinion, represent paradigm shifts within what is itself a relatively...
In conversation with Dr. Sunita Maheshwari: Part 1: Women in Healthcare

In conversation with Dr. Sunita Maheshwari: Part 1: Women in Healthcare

  Meet Dr. Sunita Maheshwari: A dreamer with a difference She is a wearer of many hats- is a mother of two, a Yale trained Pediatric Cardiologist, Chief Dreamer, Teleradiology Solutions (a company she co-founded with her husband- Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur), an educator and an innovator. Having received medical training in Osmania University and AIIMS...
In conversation with Dr. Sunita Maheshwari: Part 3: Culture of Giving back

In conversation with Dr. Sunita Maheshwari: Part 3: Culture of Giving back

Meet Dr. Sunita Maheshwari: A dreamer with a difference She is a wearer of many hats- is a mother of two, a Yale trained Pediatric Cardiologist, Chief Dreamer, Teleradiology Solutions (a company she co-founded with her husband- Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur), an educator and an innovator. Having received medical training in Osmania University and AIIMS in India, she...