One of the most well known anatomy textbooks is Gray’s Anatomy. This textbook was first published in 1858 and has remained one of the best anatomy reference texts since. Elsevier have released three versions of this venerable text in app format, Grays Atlas of Anatomy, Grays Anatomy for Students and Grays Anatomy Head and Neck. […]
In just a few short years, the TEDMED conference has grown in size and prominence to become an annual highlight for healthcare visioneers and digerati. The list of speakers shows it to include some of the best and brightest in the nation, and spans disciplines from engineering to medicine to informatics to chemistry. As many […]
From April 28th – May 1st, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) will have their annual meeting in sunny San Jose, California.
The Lancet is an excellent app that takes full advantage of the features that digital has to offer. The user interface is excellent and this app offers more than just a PDF version of the journal. Article management is straightforward and helpful. Overall, well worth a look if you have an iPad and currently subscribe to The Lancet.
By: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP From April 10 – 13, 2012, the TEDMED conference will be held in Washington, DC at the Kennedy Center. Look for reports from iMedicalApps.com attending on site. The concept for this conference comes from the TED Talks. TED stands for Technology Entertainment Design. The TEDMED conference can be described […]
Health 2.0, an organization/movement that wants to bridge the gap between technology and healthcare, recently announced that the Hokie Health Code-a-thon which will be held April 13-14 in Blacksburg, Virginia. This two day challenge will bring together people and teams from a variety of professions and talents with the goal of developing applications that enhance care quality, safety and efficiency. This contest will require teams to develop prototypes of the apps they are creating and will be given the opportunity to show off their product.
ONC Director Farzad Mostashari, MD announces winners of the Heart Healthy Challenge at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Conference in Chicago.
MPR’s Drugs and Bugs provides information regarding antibiotic sensitivity for a comprehensive list of pathogens and antibiotics, but falls short in utility in the clinical setting
The Nike FuelBand takes a simple yet trendy approach in fitness tracking that should prove popular among enthusiasts, but suffers from a lack of diet and sleep quality tracking.
by: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP Is the day of the hospital pager coming to an end? Well, not yet, but the use of pagers in the hospital is being challenged by new wireless technological solutions. Since 1949, pagers have remained one of the most commonly used technologies among all hospital personnel. However, researchers in […]
In addition to books, medical librarians are checking out iPads loaded with apps to help them do their research and treat patients
Todd Park (@todd_park), newly appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Federal government, gave an inspiring keynote address at Healthbox investor day in Chicago this week. Park, co-founder of athenahealth in 1997, is clearly very passionate about entrepreneurs and a big believer in the entrepreneur’s ability to effect tremendous disruption through invention. There has never been […]