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  1. "It's like Google Earth for the Body"

    IBM announced this week what they call an Anatomic and Symbolic Mapper Engine (ASME) that allows doctors to visualize patient medical records in 3-D using an avatar. Using a mouse, a doctor can click on a particular part of the avatar's "body" to trigger a search of medical records to retrieve relevant information. The idea is to be able to display information contained within electronic health records in a way that a doctor can make sense of quickly, and is specific to the ailment a patient is currently complaining about. You can go to the press announcement link above …

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