Internet in Medicine Company Profile

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The Society for the Internet in Medicine was formed at MedNet 96. The purpose of the Society is to promote the education worldwide of the public and medical communities in the application of Internet and related technologies in the fields of medical sciences, healthcare practice and healthcare management.
The main activity of the Society to date continues to be the organisation of the annual World Congress on the Internet in Medicine (see MedNet).

However, the Society has also been active in creating a folio of services both for its members and the wider public. Initially it produced a web-based publication called the SIM Quarterly, which carried a range of material including news items, editorial, short papers, correspondence and technical tutorials, which may still be found in the Archive section. Many of these activities are now covered by the Journal of Medical Informatics Research JMIR, which is the official journal of SIM. The Society's web pages also contain news and useful information including a guide to searching the Internet for medical information aimed at newcomers to the field. The Society's international focus includes close links with the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) and the Health on the Net Foundation (HON).

News Articles [813 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Tip: Keep Your Kids Safer on the Internet

-- For most people, the internet is a key source of information and a meeting place for social networking and chatting. But with all of that interaction comes risks of child predators. The U.S. Nation...

Questions Surround Concept of Internet Gaming Disorder

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- The concept of internet gaming disorder (IGD) and the pathways leading to it are unclear, according to a review published online April 6 in Developmental Medicine & Child...

Apple Gets It Just Right -- From The Internet Of Things To the Internet Of Life

Apple asks a powerful question and in the process changes the Internet of Things to the Internet of Life!

Internet Use May Trigger Psychosis Relapse

Young, unemployed patients with psychosis can get drawn into excessive Internet use that can lead to bad online experiences and even trigger Internet-related relapses, new research suggests. Medscap...

SGIX Local Peering Now Available at Digital Realty Singapore Data Centres Jurong West and ...

SGIX is an open and neutral internet exchange in Singaporethat offers internet peering services to companies that aim to provide fast and cost-effective internet Read more...

Creepy Scam Targeted Young Female HCPs

(MedPage Today) -- 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog.' Now some women in medicine are feeling the bite

The sale of medicines via the internet in Spain

In Spain, the sale of medicines via the internet is dealt with by Law no. 34/2002 on Information Society Services and E-commerce, which transposed the Directive 2000/31/EC and which envisaged the use ...

Nurses check on patients via Internet

This is my kind of medicine: Nurses check on patients via Internet. From the article: Operated through a phone line, “home telecare” devices are hooked up to stethoscopes and blood pressure and o...

PubMed Articles [1196 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Using the Internet to access health-related information: results from a nationally representative sample of New Zealand secondary school students.

Objective To determine if secondary school students in New Zealand who report greater health concerns (e.g. significant depressive symptoms) are more likely to use the Internet to access health-relate...

Shyness, Loneliness Avoidance, and Internet Addiction: What are the Relationships?

Given that shyness has been consistently linked to Internet addiction in youth, an examination into the mediating effect of a desire to avoid loneliness on the shyness-Internet addiction link could of...

Lack of sleep is associated with internet use for leisure.

Previous studies have suggested that excessive internet use may cause lack of sleep. However, recent studies have hypothesized that lack of sleep may instigate internet use for leisure. To elucidate t...

Prevalence and risk factors for problematic Internet use among rural adolescents in Korea.

The number of Internet users is increasing dramatically due to high-speed Internet connections and the use of cellular Internet service among rural adolescents in Korea. This study examined the preval...

The role of social support on emotion dysregulation and Internet addiction among Chinese adolescents: A structural equation model.

Internet addiction is prevalent among adolescents and is associated with various negative outcomes. Relatively few studies examined the role of emotion dysregulation and social support on Internet add...

Clinical Trials [1763 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment

High quality behavioral weight loss programs are not widely accessible. The Internet offers one way to deliver health behavior programs to a wider audience. However, effective weight los...

Internet Intervention for Childhood Encopresis

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an Internet intervention designed to reduce the behaviors and symptoms of pediatric encopresis.

Evaluation of Internet Access and Use in Adolescent Women Initiating Contraception

This purpose of this study is determine whether the use of internet technology to communicate with adolescents about contraception is feasible and to determine whether it is more effective...

Regulation of Craving in Internet Gamers

This project aims to investigate (1) the behavioral and neural mechanisms of regulation of craving in Internet gamers; (2) effects of tDCS over the dorsal lateral cortex on craving and reg...

Efficacy of Escitalopram in the Treatment of Internet Addiction

The purpose of this study was to determine whether Lexapro (Escitalopram) is safe and effective in treating problematic internet use.

Companies [1083 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Industrial Internet Consortium

The Industrial Internet Consortium® is an open membership organization with over 200 members from 26 countries, formed to accelerate the development, adoption, and wide-spread ...



Infinity Internet

Infinity Internet provides Internet access solutions for Washington, Oregon, Southern California and across the United States. Choose from a variety of home and business options: Basic and unlimited d...

Aeskulap Klinik

Where traditional medicine and complementary medicine combine to healThe Aeskulap Clinic combines conventional traditional medicine with complementary methods in the form of clinical holistic medicine...

Dr. Delany

Dr. Delany is a multiple board certified ( Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care, and Geriatrics) integrative medical physician who has been in the private practice of medicine for over 20 yea...

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