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 […]
These “not so obvious” medical apps range from orthopedic apps to toxicology apps to ultrasound apps.
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 […]
This list shows all the Apple ResearchKit apps you can enroll in. Physicians can recommend these apps to their patients.
The CDC has nearly 30 apps available for smartphones. These are the ones you should download.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Heart failure has quickly become one of the top causes of morbidity and mortality accounting for 1 in 9 deaths. As patients with coronary artery disease live longer, survive myocardial infarctions, and bypass surgery, more live with heart failure. The disease has a staggering mortality rate of over 50% within 5 years of diagnosis. The […]
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. EBMT Educational Tools The EBMT Educational Tools app was created by the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation as a clinical resource. Clinicians can use the app to diagnose […]
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 […]
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 […]