Tom Lewis

The best anatomy app for physicians and med students on the iPhone: Visible Body

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Visible Body for iPhone is just as impressive as the iPad version. The level of anatomical detail is very high and nothing major has been lost in the transition to the smaller device. At $9.99, Visible Body is a steal when compared to other decent anatomy apps available for the iPhone. Visible Body has many uses from patient education, to medical students and medical educators. Hands down one of, if not the best, anatomy app available for the iPhone.

Apple Announces iBooks 2 – Huge Potential for Medical Educators and Med Students

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Apple have announced iBooks 2, iBooks Author and updated iTunes U with a range of new interactive content which is sure to benefit medical students

The First Academic Journal on Apple’s Newsstand is a Medical One

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The introduction of the British Medical Journal to Newsstand marks an interesting point in the world of academic journals. Using the iPad as a content delivery platform ensures that
access to essential information is now quicker, simpler and most importantly easier than ever before. By improving content delivery, the BMJ, Newsstand and the iPad ensure that the latest evidence based information is in the hands of physicians in the most important place: on the front line

Inkling Webinar offers insights into the future of medical education and training

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The Inkling webinar is a really informative, inspiring vision for the future of medical education through mobile technology. The webinar covers a brief history of textbooks, live demonstrations as well as guest speakers who have successfully implemented Inkling into their medical curriculum.

How will Apple’s media event affect the digital publishing industry?

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Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, thoughts have focused on Apple improving the iTunes U platform and trying to use this as a gateway into educational institutions. Others believe that Apple […]

Top 4 iPad anatomy medical apps

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A detailed comparison of the top anatomy apps currently available for the iPad based on the following essential functions: content, ease of use, quality of anatomical illustrations and overall benefit to practicing physicians

Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology medical app is a great example of how to go from print to digital

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Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology is an excellent reference resource for dermatologists who are looking for a complete yet concise guide to a wide range of cosmetic disorders. The user interface is focused and presents information covering diagnosis, treatment, and procedures in an easily accessible format.

Apple preparing to revolutionize digital textbooks, medical texts included?

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New sources indicate Apple’s January media event is likely to focus on iTunes University and Apple in education suggesting an eTextbook revolution

The future of online digital textbooks, interview with Jill Ambrose, CMO of CourseSmart

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An interview with CourseSmart’s Chief Marketing Officer, Jill Ambrose

CourseSmart presents a great, comprehensive model for the digital future of medical education

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CourseSmart have certainly put their stamp on the particularly exciting development of online textbooks and resources. The wide range of medical textbooks available and ease of accessibility are sure to help ensure CourseSmart become a popular resource for both students and educators.

Top Anatomy Apps series starts with Anatomy Lectures: Topics In Focus

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This is a great app for students learning anatomy for the first time and healthcare professionals looking for a quick refresher. The combination of audio and visual stimulus will appeal to those who may have different learning styles whilst the low price will appeal to everyone.

Finding the Best PDF Management App for Healthcare Professionals [Part 2]

A look at the best PDF management apps for managing your medical literature library. There are a lot of great apps out there, but here we pick our favorite.