2006 Medblog Awards Announced- Docinthemachine Receives Special Judges Recognition

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Once of my favorite blogs Medgadget has announced the winners of the 2006 Medical Blog awards.  If you see some unfamiliar names check all the finalist blogs out.  Each of them is really fantastic. 

I am honored to have been singled out by the judges for this blog in the medical technology category

“Special mention from the judges goes to Dr. Steven Palter’s Docinthemachine, for his excellence in in-depth reporting on the latest medical technologies.

The winners are:

The winner of Best New Medical Blog is…

Flea, a weblog by an anonymous pediatrician “in solo practice in the Northeast U.S.” On his website, Flea tackles many issues facing pediatricians today: from childhood obesity to anti-vaccination moonbats and their websites that scare parents with pseudo-scientific proclamations.  Special mention goes to ScienceRoll, a weblog by Bertalan Meskó, a medical student at the University of Debrecen, Hungary

The winner of Best Literary Medical Blog is…

NHS Blog Doctor by Dr. John Crippen.  Special mention goes to Maria at Intueri who has received almost a perfect score from judges.

The winner of Best Clinical Sciences Weblog is…Anxiety, Addiction and Depression Treatments, a psychiatry website run by TreatmentOnline.  Special mention goes to Clinical Cases and Images

The winner of Best Health Policies/Ethics Weblog is…NHS Blog Doctor.  Special mention from judges goes to Kevin, M.D. for his excellent daily blog that mixes politics, ethics, clinical issues and curiosities of medicine.

The winner of Best Medical Technologies/Informatics Weblog is…  The Healthcare IT Guy by Shahid N. Shah, who is CEO of Netspective. His blog offers an insider’s view on all the fast changes that happen in healthcare IT.   Special mention from the judges goes to Dr. Steven Palter’s Docinthemachine, for his excellence in in-depth reporting on the latest medical technologies.

The winner of this year’s Best Patient’s Blog is…The Furry Monkey by Karen Theobald, a patient with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Special mention goes to Amy Tenderich for her Diabetes Mine, an excellent blog by a diabetes patient.

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