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Should Mobile Medical Apps be ‘regulated’ by individual hospitals

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An editorial opinion on whether Medical Apps should be ‘regulated’ by individual hospitals

Pfizer to evaluate app designed to detect cognitive deficits in patients at risk for Alzheimer’s

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Pfizer announces plans to test Akili Lab’s Project:EVO app in clinical trials; the app is designed to detect deficits in executive functioning.

The best Ultrasound apps for Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Ultrasonography is an important part of an Ob/Gyn’s.This is a review of 5 ultrasound applications that include obstetric and/or gynecologic ultrasounds

Epocrates Cardio Tool asks a lot of the user without giving enough in return

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A seemingly random selection of calculators that includes some unusual tools but while excluding more common ones, this app still needs some work.

Using an iPhone app to calculate the risk of death in the operating room

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A number of studies have shown that medical calculators are extremely popular tools on mobile devices. The ability to quickly access and accurately calculate a useful result at the point of care is highly attractive to many healthcare professionals. However, many of these calculators omit the formula to calculate surgical risk of morbidity and mortality. Surgical Risk Calculator, an app from Cardiff Medical Apps, is designed to allow surgeons to calculate just that using the P-POSSUM operative mortality score system.

AcademyQ app is a great self assessment tool for ENT surgeons

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The AcademyQ Otolaryngology Knowledge Self Assessment Tool app is a great question bank resource for physicians and residents in the field of otolaryngology.

SPARX aims to use gamification to help kids manage diabetes, asthma, and other chronic conditions

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We spoke with Frank about SPARX, their future plans for addressing co-morbid medical conditions, and how a behavioral science-based video game works not just from the medical perspective, but also from a business and financial perspective.

The ABSITE Slayer app is one of the best resources for surgery training exams

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Review of ABSITE Slayer, the app version of the main resource used to review for the American Board of Surgery examination.

Utilizing Nearpod for medical education, Part 3, making the most of analytics for learning

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This article will focus on utilizing the analytic features offered by Nearpod to maximize learning.

ThaliMe is a health app that excites me as a patient and health care professional

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It is not often that I come across an app that I feel can impact me or my family directly, but companies are now reaching out to engage patient communities through mobile technology that I think will affect everyone one day.

Score95 offers over 2,000 USMLE style practice questions in a mobile app

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Purpose of App Review to review the breadth and quality of questions to review utility of the app for studying for USMLE Step I Introduction So little time and so much to learn.  We are always in search of a better, more efficient way to learn, remind, or cram all the information needed in order to not only pass, but to achieve our best score.  Score95.com aims to help USMLE hopefuls study better in order to better prepare for USMLE […]

The best medical apps for your new iPhone

With the holiday season just passing, many received new iPhones — this is the definitive guide for medical professionals on medical apps to download.