ipad medicine

Security risks in today’s mobile medical devices may threaten more than work productivity

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As the medical community becomes more electronically connected, the risk of loss of information, especially PHI, also rises.

University of Minnesota medical students using the iPad for medical education

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The medical students at the University of Minnesota’s Duluth campus have all been given iPads to help with medical education — adding to the growing list of medical schools implementing “iPad medical curriculums”.  Medical schools we’ve already covered that have given their students iPads are Stanford, University of California-Irvine, and the University of Central Florida. Why the iPad? The University of Minnesota’s Duluth medical school had received a $2.3 million Health Resources and Services Administration grant to fund efforts to increase the […]

The iPad in the Operating Room: A surgeon’s perspective [Part I, iMA article in Journal of Surgical Radiology]

The iPad can be used in the OR and can even brought into the field inside an xray sterile bag. Its uses are myriad and include reviewing anatomy and patient imaging.

HCP Live Webinar on iPad and early adopters

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HCP Live Webinar on iPad and early adopters

iPad customized medical apps already in the Apple App Store

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Developers for some of our favorite medical apps have been working at a fever pitch to have their apps utilize the extra functionality and screen space offered by the iPad.  Just to be clear, all your iPhone medical apps will run on your iPad.  But, some developers have made “iPad versions” of their medical apps.  The following are some of our favorite medical apps that have done this conversion, and screenshots of how they have utilized the extra space and […]

Apple iPad set to launch – What do you, Medical Professionals, think?

The Apple iPad is set to launch, and right now, most of the early reviews of the product have been positive.  The NY Times has a fantastic piece looking at the iPad from two angles – An everyday user verse a more technically inclined user, and both have differing opinions on the eventual success of the iPad. But what about a medical professional or a medical student.  From the reviews I’ve read so far, the screen is gorgeous and easy […]