Best Android medical apps for physicians
This year’s best COPD app is the GOLD 2017 Pocket Guide. In fact, we’ve named it as one of our top medical apps of 2017. COPD is defined as a “common preventable and treatable disease, characterized by airflow limitation that is usually progressive and associated with an enhanced chronic inflammatory response in the airways and […]
It’s been yet another busy year for medical app developers across both iOS and Android platforms. Some of the best medical apps we wrote about were patient-based, but there still were many notable medical apps for providers to use at the point of care. To make it easier for you to wade through the thousands […]
The best pregnancy apps aren’t just for obstetricians and their patients. Many of us in family medicine practice full scope, including obstetrics. It is one of the most challenging yet rewarding aspects of primary care. And regardless of what scope of obstetrics care you provide, pregnant patients are always looking for reliable information about their […]
It’s always important to ask what the evidence is with any new technology in healthcare, including medical education. Recent advances in virtual reality (VR) tech offer the potential for engaging, interactive learning experiences for medical students and residents, but is there actually any evidence to support this? A recent study in the Journal of Oral […]
As a military family physician, I am always interested in the best emergency medicine apps since we can be deployed with short notice to austere environments and expected to perform emergency combat care. I have previously reviewed a number of apps for peds emergencies including Pedi STAT, PalmPedi, BluCard, Pedi Crisis, Paediatric Emergencies, and the […]
Many tech-based interventions exist for dementia from virtual reality to a cognitive training app, but do they work? The CDC estimates that over 14 million Americans will be affected by 2050. Dementia affects 14% of people ages 71 years and older and 30% of those over the age 90. The cost of care worldwide is estimated […]
A review of the P&M Pregnancy Passport app, a great app for expectant mothers to use during their pregnancy.
Chronic Kidney Disease Care app from the National Kidney Foundation continues the tradition of quality, handy, and free apps from that organization.
ABG Eval by Dr Joshua Steinberg is likely the best app available on both the iOS and Android app stores for ABG interpretation.
Managing Anticoagulation in the Periprocedural Period (MAPPP) medical app helps clinicians navigate a potentially complex subject.
Learning cardiac auscultation skills with a medical app.
A study to see if a medical compliance app for transplant patients actually works.
For patient populations who could benefit the most, those with chronic diseases, medical app quality is not up to par.
Directly observed therapy improves adherence to DOACs amongst AI-enabled app users
A great app from Dr. Steinberg that helps clinicians figure out the correct type of contraceptive to prescribe for patients.
A recent review of the privacy policies for medical apps continues to show huge gaps.
A discussion on Dr. Michael Forsting’s article “Machine Learning Will Change Medicine” in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Unfortunately a large amount of “snake oil” medical apps continue to plague mobile app store.
Clinical scenario to determine if you should start a patient on statin therapy.