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Apps Doctors and Nurses Should Download This Week

Apps Doctors and Nurses Should Download This Week

Lots of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for Android and iOS devices. Hospital Direct LT The National Emergency Resource Group created Hospital Direct LT as […]

PATH Frailty App Review

PATH Frailty App Review

Canadian Frailty Assessment Pathway Comes to the iPhone 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 failure to thrive. How can […]

Best Medical Apps for iPhone and iPad This Week

Best Medical Apps for iPhone and iPad This Week

Dozens of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for iOS devices. Transplant Referrals at NYU Langone Health Designed for physicians seeking patient referral to the transplant […]

NHS 24 MSK App Review

NHS 24 MSK App Review

This app from the National Health Service in the U.K. provides quality videos and self-help materials to your patients with MSK conditions and is great for those in the U.S., too. Musculoskeletal conditions account for 25% of all visits in primary care. Over 400 MSK conditions can walk into a busy primary care practice on […]

Health and Medicine Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Health and Medicine Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Lots of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for Android and iOS devices. The Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine The Color Atlas and Synopsis […]

docLogica App Review

docLogica App Review

A helpful tool for combining patient symptoms, signs, and test results to generate differentials, accuracy of diagnostic tests, and more… Over the past six weeks, I have been working some shifts in our new urgent care clinic. The fast pace and seemingly endless patients made me appreciate again the approach to the undifferentiated patient. For […]

Medicare’s What’s Covered App Review

Medicare’s What’s Covered App Review

New App Unravels the Mysteries of Medicare Coverage In January, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new app called What’s Covered. The app takes some of the most popular information from the Medicare website and puts it in the palm of patients and providers hands via an intuitive app. Medicare coverage […]

Dementia Screening Tool (DST) Medical App Review

Dementia Screening Tool (DST) Medical App Review

Dementia Screening Tool (DST): An Evidence-based Dementia Screening Tool for iOS and Android Devices In a busy primary care practice, providers frequently encounter patients or their family members who request dementia screening. Although my current clinic has a neurologist and neuropsychologist available, a fully functional dementia clinic is likely not available to most community-based primary […]

Download These Medical Apps for iOS This Week

Download These Medical Apps for iOS This Week

Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here are our picks for the must-download medical apps for iOS. And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018. Quirk CBT […]

Capillary Refill Trainer App Review: Game-Based Simulation to Teach a Critical Physical Exam Skill

Capillary Refill Trainer App Review: Game-Based Simulation to Teach a Critical Physical Exam Skill

Sepsis remains the 9th leading cause of disease-related death and the primary cause of infection-related death in the ICU. Sepsis is a devastating disease that results in over 250,000 deaths and 1.3 million hospitalizations per year. In February 2016, the Third International Consensus on Sepsis published “Sepsis 3.0,” the first new sepsis guidelines since 2003. […]

Top Medical Apps This Week (Jan 18, 2019)

Top Medical Apps This Week (Jan 18, 2019)

Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018. SafeLocal SafeLocal app for iOS devices was developed by Johns Hopkins to provide […]

Anticoagulation Guidelines App Review

Anticoagulation Guidelines App Review

Anticoagulation Guidelines App – A Reference App to Rapidly Determine When to Stop Anticoagulants Prior to Procedures We continue to see patients diagnosed with conditions which require anticoagulation and/or antiplatelet medications. Conditions such as coronary artery disease, stroke, non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, and mechanical heart valves frequently require lifelong use of […]

Must-Have Medical Apps This Week

Must-Have Medical Apps This Week

Happy 2019! Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are bound to show up this year. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018. PushPrescriber PushPrescriber is an app for obstetricians […]

CDC PneumoRecs App Review

CDC PneumoRecs App Review

CDC PneumoRecs: Ensures Your Patients Receive the Correct Pneumococcal Vaccines at the Right Time in the Right Sequence One of the most common tasks during my clinic day is to ensure my patients are up to date on their vaccinations. In 2015, the CDC/FDA/ACIP introduced the new pneumococcal conjugate 13 valent vaccines (PCV13) for use […]

Best Medical Apps for Android and iOS (December 14, 2018)

Best Medical Apps for Android and iOS (December 14, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical app for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. And get ready for our yearly wrap-up. Scripps Transplant The Scripps Center for Transplantation designed this app to enable physicians […]

WHO MEC App Review

WHO MEC App Review

WHO MEC App Brings the MEC Wheel to POC Devices, But There Are Better Options Discussions about contraception options and prescriptions and procedures for contraception are some of the most important conversations during well-woman exams. From preconception counseling to prescribing oral contraceptives to intrauterine device (IUD) insertion to consults for sterility procedures, not a day […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 30, 2018)

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 30, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. APA eBooks The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Publishing app offers a library of books, journals, and multimedia for […]

DizzyFix Vertigo Medical App Review

DizzyFix Vertigo Medical App Review

DizzyFix: Teaches the Epley Maneuver for Vertigo on Your Smart Device “I’m dizzy, doctor!” Those were the words of a female patient I saw in clinic this week. Upon further questioning, it was clear this patient had vertigo. The question was what type? Central or peripheral? Did this patient need imaging or just a good […]

CLOTS App Review

CLOTS App Review

Surgical Thromboembolism Prevention App and More from Down Under We continue to see more and more patients diagnosed with conditions that require anticoagulation, including non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valves, and arterial thrombosis. Frequently, these patients require surgery or other procedures during which the anticoagulation must be stopped or rapidly […]

Edwards Clinical Education App Review

Edwards Clinical Education App Review

Sepsis remains the 9th leading cause of disease-related death and the primary cause of infection-related death in the ICU. Sepsis is a devastating disease that results in over 250,000 deaths and 1.3 million hospitalizations per year. In February 2016, the Third International Consensus on Sepsis published “Sepsis 3.0,” the first new sepsis guidelines since 2003. […]