Tom Lewis

Podmedics launches app full of useful podcasts for residents and medical students

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Podmedics have come up trumps with this app which makes accessing their content easy and straightforward. An essential download for any Podmedics subscribers and worth a look for any resident or student wanting a decent source of podcasts

Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review app ideal preparation for surgical exams

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This is a decent yet pricey conversion of a useful question review book for any surgeon preparing for boards. The combination of high yield content with a simple user interface means that this app is a great purchase for those who would rather revise off their mobile device.

Study shows Apple iPad potentially linked to implantable cardiac-defibrillator dysfunction

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Study shows Apple iPad potentially linked to implantable cardiac-defibrillator dysfunction

UK NHS launches 12 patient decision support apps

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The United Kingdom NHS has launched a series of patient decision support apps for a range of common diseases to help improve patient education and understanding

Edwards Heart Master app combines video and anatomical models for cardiothoracic surgery education

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This is an essential app to download for cardiothoracic surgeons as it will help them explain procedures and anatomy to their patients. The quality of the content and use of interactive media is to be commended with perhaps the main drawback being the limited range of content.

Interview with John Cox, CEO of VisibleHealth, founder of drawMD on patient education apps and more

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John Cox is CEO of VisibleHealth and has been directly involved with drawMD since their founding in 2010. He was kind enough to take the time to talk to iMedicalApps about drawMD and other issues related to mobile technology.

3D4Medical launch unique 3D essential anatomy app [exclusive demo]

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Essential Anatomy by 3D4Medical is another strong step forward for the company and anatomy apps in general. The 3d anatomy engine and impressive graphics bring a new clarity to anatomy education. The addition of further anatomical structures will continue to enhance the utility of this impressive app.

All drawMD patient education apps go free to celebrate drawMD 3.0

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iMedicalApps has recently done a number of articles on drawMD as they build up to their big 3.0 launch. To celebrate the launch of their new software, drawMD have made all their existing apps free so be sure to check them out in the App Store now. We have reviewed a number of the drawMD series here and here and will soon be publishing an interview with the CEO, John Cox.

Apple launches dedicated ‘Apps for Healthcare Professionals’ collection

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Apple launches dedicated ‘Apps for Healthcare Professionals’ collection

Announcing the second iMedicalApps Medicine 2.0 mHealth Research Award

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iMedicalApps and the 2013 Medicine 2.0 congress are announcing the second iMedicalApps & Medicine 2.0 mHealth Research Award, to be presented at the September 2013 conference.

Students with iPads do better on USMLE, UC Irvine iMedEd initiative wins Apple educational award

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iMedicalApps has previously reported on the growth of mobile tablet technology in medical schools such as UC Irvine. It seems this has not gone unnoticed by Apple who awarded UC Irvine a Apple Distinguished Program for their innovative medical education program based on iPad tablet computing. According to Apple,  The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that integrate Apple technology into education and meet criteria for visionary leadership, innovative learning and teaching, ongoing professional learning, compelling evidence of success, and […]

AO Surgery HD app brings detailed fracture management to the iPad

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The AO Surgery Reference HD brings all the excellent content and detail from the iPhone version and merges it with a well thought out user interface which maximises all the screen space available. An essential app for any orthopaedic surgeon.