Amputee Gait Analysis – in a Music App?

Amputee Gait Analysis – in a Music App?

Learning to walk with a prosthetic leg is a challenging endeavor, and a team of researchers from the University of Miami is testing an app to help with this process. Called ReLoad, the app uses music to synchronize and correct the participant’s gait. While many technological advancements have been accomplished with lower limb prosthetics, they […]

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Top Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Top Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. AMA Connect The AMA Connect app offers the latest clinical research and news from the American Medical Association (AMA), the largest association of physicians and medical students in the United […]

5 Takeaways from the 2018 Virtual Medicine Conference

5 Takeaways from the 2018 Virtual Medicine Conference

I recently attended the Virtual Medicine 2018 conference, held in Los Angeles, California, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. With physicians, technologists, and other healthcare professionals from 13 countries present, this was one of the first medical conferences focused purely on virtual reality (VR). Over the course of two days, I heard from a variety of speakers, both […]

Review: The Sublux App for Plain Radiography

Review: The Sublux App for Plain Radiography

One of the steepest learning curves in residency education is plain X-ray interpretation. Nearly every medical specialty requires providers to interpret everything from chest X-rays to long bone films to abdominal X-rays. I vividly remember “radiology rounds” during my ICU rotation as a resident and getting “pimped’ endlessly over every patient’s AM chest X-ray. Orthopedics […]

iOS/Android Best Apps this Week – April 6, 2018

iOS/Android Best Apps this Week – April 6, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. SBIRT app Drug and alcohol abuse is a major health risk, and it’s sometimes left up to healthcare providers to reduce and prevent health-related consequences for their patients who take […]

Review: Sanford Guide to Hepatitis Therapy

Review: Sanford Guide to Hepatitis Therapy

Hepatitis is a feared medical condition due to the risk of fulminant liver failure, hepatic carcinoma, and concerns for liver transplantation. Previously, hepatitis B and C were considered incurable and frequently fatal diseases. In the last 5 years, the treatment of hepatitis has reached new medical heights, and now both can be completely cured. No […]

Best New Medical Apps for iPhone and Android – March 29, 2018

Best New Medical Apps for iPhone and Android – March 29, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. MedStar Transplant Link The MedStar Transplant Link app enables physicians and patients to communicate directly with the transplant specialist team of the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. Available 24/7 via phone […]

Review: ACP Guideline App

Review: ACP Guideline App

The American College of Physicians (ACP) represents one of the largest specialties in the country –general internal medicine. They are one of the most powerful physician advocacy groups along with the AMA and AAFP. Recently, they have come under fire for their initial support, then turn, regarding maintenance of certification programs required by the American […]

Best New Medical Apps of the Week – March 9, 2018

Best New Medical Apps of the Week – March 9, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. AAN Continuum Audio This ACCME-accredited app provides expert lectures to healthcare professionals on their smartphones or tablets. Each lecture is presented with a written summary. Users can earn CME/CE credits by taking tests […]

PCRM’s Nutrition Guide for Clinicians: A Comprehensive Resource For Providers Wanting to Add to Their Toolbox

PCRM’s Nutrition Guide for Clinicians: A Comprehensive Resource For Providers Wanting to Add to Their Toolbox

Despite the overwhelming evidence linking nearly every chronic medical disease (and many acute ones) to our diet, medical providers receive very little education on the topic. In 1985, the National Academy of Science published a landmark paper citing the lack of education on nutrition in medical schools. A 2010 follow-up study showed that most medical […]