Navigation Links
The Doctor's Channel Launches New Videos from Three Top Hospitals
Date:5/27/2008

Dozens of Videos from Doctors and Students at Seattle Children's Hospital,

Swedish Medical Center and Medical University of South Carolina Now

Available Videos Offer Insight and Advice on Topics Ranging from Pediatrics to Cancer

Screening to Novel Surgical Techniques

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doctor's Channel (http://www.thedoctorschannel.com), hailed by CNBC as the "educational YouTube" for doctors, today launched more than 100 new videos from doctors at three of America's top hospitals and medical centers: Seattle Children's Hospital, Swedish Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071211/NYTU089LOGO )

Doctors at each facility are providing clinical updates to The Doctor's Channel in the form of short, one- to two-minute streaming videos in which they share their findings, ideas and opinions. They join Temple University Medical Center, Tulane University Medical Center and University of Chicago among top hospitals and medical centers whose doctors are providing content to The Doctor's Channel.

The newly-posted videos cover an array of topics including pediatrics, surgical techniques, cancer screening and novel treatments for tumors. The clips are available not only to doctors but to anyone who visits The Doctor's Channel. Since its launch in August 2007, The Doctor's Channel has added more than 700 videos from physicians across the country.

"The most effective way busy physicians learn from each other is through quick conversations in which they share their knowledge," said The Doctor's Channel President David Best, MD, MBA. "The goal of The Doctor's Channel is to bring that process online, allowing doctors to watch one-to-two minute videos that are educational, informative and entertaining. We're pleased that the doctors at Seattle Children's, Swedish Medical Center and Medical University of South Carolina, have joined physicians from other top universities and medical centers in using our site to spread the word about the great work they're doing so others can learn from their experiences."

"Our doctors are constantly discovering new things and gathering knowledge, as are doctors at other top hospitals," said Albert B. Einstein Jr., M.D., executive director of the Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. "The Doctor's Channel allows physicians to share information in an interesting format, and physicians and students across the country can learn from each other and exchange ideas. I'm excited our doctors can use this site to tell others about the work we're doing and find out about the great work other hospitals and medical centers are doing."

"Because of new knowledge and technology, physicians must continually learn," said Patrick J. Cawley, MD, Executive Medical Director, Medical University of South Carolina. "But between patient visits, educating residents and medical students, and pursuing research, it's very easy to get so bogged down that you don't have time to converse with your colleagues. The Doctor's Channel provides an easy way for physicians to learn from each other without leaving their desks. This site helps us stay on the cutting edge of medicine and highlight the incredible work our staff is doing."

Doctors who register on The Doctor's Channel can personalize their experience by joining groups related to individual interests, sending and receiving personalized messages, storing their favorite videos and creating playlists. Users can also subscribe to The Doctor's Channel RSS feeds, which provide regular updates about news in medicine.

The Doctor's Channel and thedoctorschannel.com are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Doctor's Channel, LLC in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

About The Doctor's Channel

The Doctor's Channel (http://www.thedoctorschannel.com) is a Web site that allows doctors to "Learn from each other. Fast." The site includes short, concise, one- to two-minute streaming video clips designed to get to the point with insights and opinions from experts in 35 different specialties as well as community and lifestyle features that help doctors stay on top of the latest news, ideas and information. The Doctor's Channel is based in New York and was founded by David Best, MD, MBA, and Michael Banks, MD. David Best serves as the company president. Dr. Best has worked in health care advertising, marketing and education for 25 years and founded Saatchi & Saatchi's medical education company BESTMED. Dr. Best was Medical Services Director at Bristol-Myers Squibb and Dr. Banks has worked for Pharmacia and Pfizer.

Contact - The Doctor's Channel

Nicole Laster

Maloney & Fox

646-356-8339

nlaster@maloneyfox.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Doctor's Channel
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. UK junior doctors gaining less experience of common procedures
2. Doctors Often Miss High Blood Pressure in Kids
3. One-fourth of HIV patients believe their doctors stigmatize them
4. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
5. Teens need to see their doctors more often
6. Doctors and medical ethicist discuss whether doctors should participate in capital punishment
7. Doctors and Medical Ethicist Discuss Whether Doctors Should Participate in Capital Punishment
8. South Texas Doctors Report More Severe Cases of Community Staph Super Bug Hospitalizing Children
9. Maimonides Expands Circulation of Physicians Practice Journal to Staten Island Doctors
10. Doctors Debate Drugs vs. Surgery for Angina
11. UCI Medical Affiliates Inc. Opens a New Doctors Care Center in Anderson
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... . These lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution for F32T8 fluorescent lamps on ... or disconnect ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize the existing electronic ballast, ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... , ... The Texas Cord Blood Bank (TCBB), a program of nonprofit biomedical ... Women’s Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg for their outstanding efforts in collecting umbilical cord ... donate. , “Women’s Hospital at Renaissance has been a collection partner for the ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Bill Howe started his sewer ... coastal communities. After Tina Howe joined the team, the Bill Howe brand was born ... at affordable rates, and giving back to the San Diego community in which they ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... assisting the Brooke Grove Foundation implement a Microsoft Dynamics GP solution that integrates ... leading ERP expert that specializes in long-term care, Brooke Grove now has the ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 28, 2017 , ... Semrock’s highly popular SearchLight Spectra Viewer ... resource for fluorescence microscopists and optical system designers, enabling The Right Solution, Right ... the globe, SearchLight has become a tremendously popular tool for the fluorescence imaging ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... WOONSOCKET, R.I. , April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... (NYSE: CVS), today unveiled a new store design ... new assortment of healthier food, health-focused products and ... the store to help customers discover new offerings. ... represent the next evolution of the customer experience ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017 Eyevensys, a private biotechnology ... gene expression technology that enables the safe, local, sustained ... a wide range of ophthalmic diseases, announces it has ... Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to advance its technology into clinical ... The ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... YORK , April 19, 2017 Cardiology devices ... the projected period The Cardiology Devices segment is ... than US$ 15 Mn in 2018 over 2017. By the ... a market valuation close to US$ 700 Mn, expanding at ... Devices segment dominated the Asia Pacific ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: