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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best Android Medical Apps this Week (November 16, 2018)

Best Android Medical Apps this Week (November 16, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store 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. CIVA Pro The CIVA Pro app, or Craniofacial Interactive Virtual Assistant for surgery, was developed by the Institute of Plastic […]

Best Medical Android Apps (November 9, 2018)

Best Medical Android Apps (November 9, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store 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. COPD Pocket Consultant Guide This Consultant Guide for Android devices is intended for use by healthcare providers managing patients with chronic […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 2, 2018)

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 2, 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. Atlas of Proctology Atlas of Proctology was designed for hepato-gastroenterologists, though medical studies and physicians of several specialties […]

Best Medical Apps This Week (Oct 26, 2018)

Best Medical Apps This Week (Oct 26, 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.   Atlas Emergency Ultrasound, 2E Atlas Emergency Ultrasound, 2E is the app version of Pocket Atlas of Emergency […]

Must-Download Medical Apps for this Week (October 5, 2018)

Must-Download Medical Apps for this Week (October 5, 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. MKSAP 18 MKSAP 18 — or the 2018 Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program — is an interactive continuing education […]

Best Medical Apps for this Week (Sept 21, 2018)

Best Medical Apps for this Week (Sept 21, 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. The BMJ The BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal, is now available in app form […]

Best Medical Apps of 2018 (So Far)

Best Medical Apps of 2018 (So Far)

There are still a few months left in 2018, but since January, medical app developers for both iOS and Android have been busily releasing new medical apps. Many of the most popular ones are consumer-facing, patient-based apps. Are there any worthy medical apps for doctors, nurses, and other providers? Yes! We took a look at […]

Natural Cycles App Review: The First FDA-Approved Contraception App

Natural Cycles App Review: The First FDA-Approved Contraception App

Discussions about, and prescriptions for, contraception are one of the most common reasons women visit their doctors. From preconception counseling to prescribing oral contraceptives to intrauterine device (IUD) insertion to consults for sterility procedures, not a day goes by in my practice that I don’t perform one of the above interventions for my patients. Patients […]