Call for abstracts for mHealth Summit: deadline approaching

The premier US event for mobile health technology, the mHealth Summit, is calling out for physicians and health technologists to submit abstracts for the upcoming December conference. The abstract submission page is here but you have to hurry up ! The deadline for abstract submission is July 8. Topics of interest include Research Tools for […]

Clinical Exam helps students prepare for OSCE and USMLE Step 2 exams and more

By: Tom Lewis, MS 2 Traditionally, medical education has been essentially an apprenticeship, with trainees largely learning by doing. More and more however, medical programs are utilizing simulation environments to teach students in safe environments. For the physical exam, that is the OSCE – objective structured clinical exam. Intended to teach students exam skills in […]

Pill Identifier Lite : Head-to-Head comparison against pill identifiers in Epocrates and Lexi-Comp

Pill Identification can represent a challenging but occasionally even life-saving endeavor for healthcare professionals, examples include: an ER physician diagnosing beta-blockade toxicity in a bradycardic patient or oral hypoglycemic toxicity in a seizing patient or parents discovering an unknown stray pill in their teenager’s belongings. Read how Pill Identifier Lite stacks up against similar free offerings from Epocrates and Lexi Comp.