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Fast Company: Emergency room communication sucks. Could this twitter-like tech save lives?

At the Disrupting Medicine Hackathon sponsored by Brigham and Women’s hospital, Law met Yi Ding Yu, a doctor who had similar frustrations with emergency communication, and John Rodley, a developer eager to use technology to solve medical problems.
The outcome: Twiage, a platform that allows first responders to send tweet-like messages and pictures from their smartphones straight to the emergency room.

Twiage has already rolled out in beta at Cape Cod Hospital and it is expanding into five other Massachusetts hospital this year.

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