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Space Coast Medicine Space Coast Magazine July/August : Page 36

HEALTH CARE NEWS MyMedWall To Give Away FREE IPads utpatient & Wellness Division tarting in Sep-tember, one lucky person who has registered for the medi-cal social-net working website called MyMed-Wall, will receive a FREE Apple IPad. Th e drawing will take place on the fi rst Friday of each month starting September 7, 2012. Th ere is no purchase necessary and each lucky winner will be announced on MyMedWall. “We want people to learn about MyMedWall and register for this free site as it will be a great resource for them. So we are giving away an IPad each Priyanka month to get the word out about MyMedWall and to build the network,” said Dr. Geetha Priyanka, S Épicé Dedicated To Enhanced Sun Protection É MYMEDWALL is a complete medical “home” for patients and is being likened to a medical facebook, allowing patients and providers to combine social networking with the exchange of vital healthcare information. founder of the “Medical facebook.” Designed For Patients Priyanka and co-founder Naveen Venkatachalam created this exciting new medical social-networking site which is designed for patients who want to be more pro-active and self-managing for their own medical needs, health and general well-being. Twenty physician community leaders make up the board of di-rectors of MyMedWall, and they will communi-cate with people on the site in forums and open discussions. “For physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers, MyMedWall serves as a community-focused online link that creates a valuable network for their patients and an excellent resource tool to market and brand themselves among other providers and healthcare consumers.” ■ FOR MORE INFORMATION LOG ON TO MYMEDWALL.COM picé grew out of dermatologist Dr. Michael Spicer’s concern that active men and women are not receiving enough skin protection in the sun. The im-portance of sun protection is vital to active people, and in his prac-tice and research on Florida’s east coast, he has spent many years trying to get his Dr. Spicer male patients to wear sunscreen for skin protection in the sun, but mostly, he found, they don’t like the feel of it, and it inter-feres with their active lifestyles. ■ READ MORE, SEE VIDEO AT 36 CENTRALFLORIDAMEDICINE.COM • AUG/SEP 2012

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