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Are we ready for Personalized medicine

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Dr. Shabbir replied to Chris Paton's discussion Do We Need Doctors or Algorithms?
"I feel computers will not and cannot substitute doctors. In fact, Yes, i do agree that computers can supplement by providing clinical decision support. Same thing goes with Telemedicine services.. here also many argue that we are substituting…"
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Dr. Shabbir replied to Abid Hussain's discussion PhD Telemedicine research Problem Domain - Ideas required
"Hi Guys   I am Shabbir from Taipei Medical University. I am doing research exactly as Abid wants to do. I am now in Beijing.. Here these people are using cloud computing EHR to reach rural population... as i am still working on the data..…"
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Ben Loeb commented on Dr. Shabbir's blog post Taiwanese are ahead to meaningfully use facebook for health-care reform :-)
"Good Luck and I hope more people will be using the media for good purposes like that.:)"
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Dr. Shabbir commented on Dr. Shabbir's blog post Taiwanese are ahead to meaningfully use facebook for health-care reform :-)
"Thanks.. more interesting is the  local media got involved after publication of this letter and i am very excited to see.. how things will be changing..."
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Ben Loeb commented on Dr. Shabbir's blog post Taiwanese are ahead to meaningfully use facebook for health-care reform :-)
"The idea of using Facebook as a media to reforming in Taiwan health care system is very nice especially when it is done innocently by one of the members. Also it's remarkable that the minister is involved and updated with the web technology.…"
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Dr. Shabbir replied to Dr. Shabbir's discussion Are we ready for Personalized medicine
"  Appropriate use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been designated as the most important strategy for “better access to health care and access to better health care, cost effectiveness, equity and efficiency of health…"
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About Me:
Dr. Shabbir Syed-Abdul is a citizen of India. He is an assistant professor at Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics at Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. He holds his Doctorate degree from National Yang Ming University in Biomedical Informatics; he earned his master's degree in Telemedicine and eHealth from University of Tromso, Norway and graduated as medical doctor from St.Petersburg medical Academy, St.Petersburg Russia. Presently, he is a researcher and a project manager of various Health IT projects like TrEHRT, LabPush, Sana -Mongolia and Sana-Swaziland. He has experience of 6 years as resident doctor and medical officer in India and Republic of Maldives. He was managing director of Surya eHospital, where he initiated telemedicine services at remote village 200 Kms away from Hyderabad in India [1]. His research interests are mHealth [2], Personal Health Records, integrating them to Electronic Medical Record of Hospital Information System. He wants to focus on the management and flow of the medical information among health care provider. Ultimately his goal is to find best possible methods of providing the right information to the right person at the right time and at the right price!
In his Doctorate dissertation Dr. Shabbir has used a reverse translational approach by applying Knowledge Discovery from Databases (KDD) and novel visualization techniques on healthcare data, thus resulting in a creation of an interactive disease-wide association map.

Dr. Shabbir has received scholarships like International Scholar Ex-Change programme by Norwegian Research Council in 2009 and New Investigator of Global Health by Global Health Council conference in 2010. He participated in several International Telemedicine & eHealth conferences at Russia, Luxembourg, Norway, Brussels, Malaysia, India and US. Recently his viewpoints were published in prestigious journals like British Medical Journal [3] and The Lancet [4].


[1] Making telemedicine effective in rural India. Available at http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/2009/nov/13/effective-telemedici...
[2] A pocket full of e-Health. Available at http://www.telemed.no/index.php?id=4465517&showtipform=1&ca...
[3] Shabbir, SA. et al., Leaks and the new threats towards patient data, BMJ 2011; 342:d871 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d871 (Published 11 February 2011) Available online at http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d871.full
[4] Shabbir, SA et al. Facebook use leads to Health-care reform in Taiwan. The Lancet, Volume 377, Issue 9783, 18 June 2011-24 June 2011, Pages 2083-2084 Available at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(11)60919-7/fulltext
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