03/11/97 RMIUG Meeting
- How the Internet is Irrevocably Changing
both the Medical Profession and Consumer's
Approach to Health
The Tuesday, March 11th meeting of the
Rocky Mountain Internet Users Group (RMIUG)
will feature a panel discussion on "How
the Internet is Irrevocably Changing both
the Medical Profession and Consumer's Approach
to Health." Sandra B. McCray (email@example.com),
Executive Director of Colorado Health Net,
will discuss use of the Internet from a
patient's standpoint, and how use of the
Net is empowering individuals in their own
health care. Dr. Thomas Kunstman (Thomas.Kunstman@Colorado.edu),
Staff Physician at CU's Wardenburg Student
Health Center, will discuss patient use
of the Internet from the physician's viewpoint.
Finally, Kent McBride (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Vice President Learning and Performance,
MD Gateway Health Care Division of Online
System Services, will speak on how the Internet
is being used for continuing medical education
of physicians, and how health care organizations
are utilizing web sites.
Web sites for our speakers:
- Colorado Health Net http://bcn.boulder.co.us/health/chn/
- Wardenburg Student Health Center http://www.colorado.edu/wardenburg
- MD Gateway http://www.mdgateway.com/
The meeting is Tuesday, March 11th from
7:00 - 9:00 pm (with optional 6:30 pm start
for informal networking and refreshments).
The meeting will be held at the Department
of Commerce (NIST) Building at 325 Broadway
in Boulder, one traffic light South of Baseline.
This facility holds 510 people. Park in
the Dept. of Commerce lot, go in the main
door (faces East), and find the main auditorium
just to the right of the main entrance.
The meeting is free and open to the public,
but we may pass the hat to help defray expenses.
Two misc. notes about RMIUG.
- RMIUG will have a Ski Day on Saturday,
March 15th at Winter Park. Alek (email@example.com)
will be sending more details early next
week, but mark your calendars now. This
will be similar to what we did two years
ago; pls see http://www.rmiug.org/rmiug/special.html
- RMIUG will be exhibiting at the Rocky
Mountain Internet Expo (see http://www.winningevents.com/inetexpo.htm)
on Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March
22. For more information on the Expo,
contact Skip Hawk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
phone 456-6979. Take a look at the newly
posted seminar/class schedule - many RMIUG
members and past speakers will be presenting.
RMIUG appreciates the ongoing support
from XOR Network Engineering for administration
of RMIUG's electronic discussion lists &
WWW site and Internet One of Boulder for
Consultants and companies are invited
to bring Internet-related product information,
brochures, and business cards which will
be displayed on an information table.
There is an email mailing list set up
for this group. General information can
be obtained by sending an Email to email@example.com
which will generate an auto-reply message
that tells you about the lists and how to
subscribe. You can also reach the RMIUG
"Executive" Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our WWW site is at http://www.rmiug.org/
Tentative schedule of upcoming RMIUG topics:
(To suggest a topic, send your idea to email@example.com)
- May: Games on the Internet - Panel
- July: Email Publishing and Marketing
- "Boring Old Timer or the Killer App
of the Net?" - Industry Panel Discussion
- Sept: Local Web Content -- City-centered
Web sites coming to a metropolitan area
near you (ie, Denver)
- Nov: Financing (VC, IPO, private funding,
etc.) for Internet companies in Colorado