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Wednesday, 13 May 2009 14:19

What does it mean to innovate? How do you meet the goals of the present while preparing for the future? It's an important question and it needs addressing. In our day-to-day lives we encounter problems seemingly more than we encounter answers and alternatives. To innovate is to approach these problems with creative solutions or simple alternatives. This page was created to give a little bit of insight into some of the exciting projects, practices, and theories we've created in the Emergency Medicine Department here at Vanderbilt. We'll discuss ideas, new technologies, common problems and new solutions here as we tackle some of the most important issues in IT and technical design. 

About the Authors:
Richard Lascallette and Joshua Keckley are the creative team behind the multimedia in the department of emergency medicine. They will discuss each of their unique visions for technology as well as current projects and ideas. If you have any questions feel free to email them using the contact information provided in the contacts page of this site. 

Hot Topics:


What should an Emergency Medicine website have on it? 

We'll walk you through what should be on an emergency medicine website and talk about why. We'll also walk you through some of the basic things you're going to want to include in your site for good measure.  


How Google can help you track and improve your traffic.

In this article we'll take an in-depth look at Google Analytics and we'll discuss what the all the information actually means. We'll also talk a little bit about how to tell if your site is successful or if it can be. 


Search Engine Optimization 

Here's one of the most common topics asked to developers: how do I get my site a higher ranking on Google? It's not as easy as you'd think, but we'll demystify some of the common issues you're going to want to address when you're building or updating your site.


Content Management Systems 

This article goes into the importance of a CMS. We'll talk about how it can keep your content up to date and dynamic to keep users coming back for more! 


Will YouTube, Facebook, Myspace etc. really increase traffic to my site?

We'll take a look at one of the most common theories on getting more bang out of your site's performance in this article. We'll also discuss other trends in networking that can get you some pretty exciting results! 



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