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Best Medical Apps this Week – May 11, 2018

Best Medical Apps this Week – May 11, 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. CCRN Neonatal Pocket Prep The CCRN Neonatal Pocket Prep app offers 74 free questions and a test-taking strategy guide before in-app purchases are required. Each answer is explained in detail […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – May 4, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – May 4, 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. Anticoagulation Manager Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Anticoagulation Manager is a quick resource for providers prescribing anticoagulant drugs. Prescribers can […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – April 28, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – April 28, 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. Advance Care Planning The Advance Care Planning app by The Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne provides a framework of discussion to those caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It outlines […]

Best Medical Apps for iOS/Android This Week – April 20, 2018

Best Medical Apps for iOS/Android This Week – April 20, 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. Advance Care Planning The Advance Care Planning app, by The Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne, provides a framework of discussion to those caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It outlines […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Review: ‘My NICU Baby’ for Parents

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 […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week – February 2, 2018

Best Medical Apps of the Week – February 2, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. You can find our previous picks here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. Rad Rounds UIP to IPF This peer-reviewed app is designed for radiologists and pulmonologists […]

Taking Board Exams? Try the UWorld Family Medicine Prep App

Taking Board Exams? Try the UWorld Family Medicine Prep App

Specialty board certification and the maintenance of certification process can be a nerve-wracking process for the busy clinician. The entire process can lead to a significant financial outlay, especially for newly graduating residents. The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) was one of the first specialty boards to mandate maintenance of certification (MOC) as well […]

Review: Can You Determine Frailty with an App? Maybe

Review: Can You Determine Frailty with an App? Maybe

Frailty continues to be a hot topic in geriatrics. The American Geriatrics Society defines frailty as “a state of increased vulnerability to stressors due to age-related declines in physiologic reserve across neuromuscular, metabolic, and immune systems.” The end state of frailty is a failure to thrive. How can providers assess frailty? There is no “one” […]

COPD App Review: The GOLD 2017 Pocket Guide

COPD App Review: The GOLD 2017 Pocket Guide

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 […]

Best Medical Apps of 2017

Best Medical Apps of 2017

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 […]

UW Pregnancy App Just a Clone

UW Pregnancy App Just a Clone

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 […]

Virtual Reality: A Medical Education Revolution?

Virtual Reality: A Medical Education Revolution?

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 […]