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VIDEO from Medialink and Siemens: Doctors Trade in their Stethoscopes for Microphones
Jan 29, 2008 (12:01 PM EST)


NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over 50 Cent, there's a new rap star in town. With the chance to win a new MRI machine, physicians and technicians across the country are picking up the mic and busting a move. In an online competition, more than 100 hospitals including rapping doctors and break dancing nurses, submitted videos to Siemens' "Win an MRI" website in hopes of winning the grand prize.

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The unique contest challenged community hospitals to submit videos demonstrating why owning an MRI would benefit the patients they serve. Web users have viewed the videos more than 2.68 million times and 1.4 million people cast votes for their favorite. The hospital video that received the most votes will be announced the winner. To view the doctors in action go to http://www.winanmri.com to see all of the entries.

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CONTACT: Medialink, New York, +1-888-560-5578, mediadesk@medialink.com

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