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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

This Week’s Must-Download App – March 2, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical app for medical professionals. The CheckList Standard operating procedures are important in any profession — that’s especially true for those in the medical field where noncompliance could mean the difference between life and death. A constant influx […]

Preconception Care: App for Counseling Prior to Pregnancy

Many of us in family medicine practice full scope including obstetrics. Many other providers in primary care and OB/GYN provide only outpatient prenatal care. Regardless, one of the most important yet overlooked aspects of women’s health is the care that occurs (or should occur) PRIOR to conception. Even though providers can bill for this care, […]

This Week’s Best New Medical Apps – February 23, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. This week includes apps for pulmonologist and anesthesiologists. Our previous picks are here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. Broncho+ The Broncho+ app is based on images provided […]

Review: ‘My NICU Baby’ for Parents

Many of us in family medicine practice full scope — including obstetrics. One of the most stressful situations for any obstetrics provider is when the delivered infant has to go to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Our stress as providers pales to that of the families whose infant has been taken from the delivery […]