LiveMed Media is a mission-driven company that combines expertise from medical oncology, library science and technology to fill an unmet need identified by founder John Ruge, MD: the ability to access unbiased, current medical information when and where needed. The company’s innovative educational tool Medeligo™ continues to evolve as it provides physicians and front line oncology caregivers access to critical information resources used to guide the care of their patients.
LiveMed Media’s mission is to help physicians on the front line of cancer care provide their patients with the best care possible. We grew out of a simple belief: Access to the latest research and information should be at the fingertips of every physician.
John Ruge, MD, FAANS
Dr. Ruge has an international reputation as both a pediatric and adult neurosurgeon with over 25 years of clinical experience. In 2015, he was recognized in Newsweek magazine as a top cancer neurosurgeon. In 1997, Dr. Ruge founded the Midwest Children’s Brain Tumor Center – dedicated to improving the future for children with brain tumors. He has served on the editorial boards of 2 major neurosurgical journals. He is currently Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
Medeligo™ is derived from the Latin word “deligo” meaning to pick, pluck, choose, or select. Our logo evokes the Nea Onnim, an ancient symbol of knowledge and wisdom. “He who does not know can know from learning.”