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Best pediatric medical apps for pediatricians
As a full scope family medicine physician, few things are truly more frightening than emergencies in infants and children. From asthma exacerbations to seizures to trauma, pediatric emergencies test the mettle of any provider. Time is critical so you have to know much information almost instinctively. With the advent of smartphones, this information can now […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. EBM Stats Calc The EBM Stats Calc app was created by a physician for […]
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 […]
Apple, Verily, and Samsung are among the companies joining FDA program that aims to get digital health products to market faster.
This week’s list includes medical apps for calculating insulin dosing, helping clinicians manage renal disease, and radiology education.
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The Blurred Minds app takes users into a virtual reality house party, helping them learn about making responsible choices.
The Royal Society’s annual Summer Science Exhibition is featuring an innovative take on virtual reality (VR) this year – using VR to study the elaborate structure of the genome. Designed through a collaboration between the University of London and Universita di Napoli, the project’s stated goal is to better under underlying genetic causes leading to […]
AlgoMed is an intriguing new app that attempts to put over 1,000 high-quality medical algorithms, from 23 different medical categories, into one mobile app.
The Choosing Wisely app from Consumer Reports and the American Board of Internal Medicine is a (free) must have for clinicians.
An Australian hospital, tech start up, and local zoo partner to deliver a virtual reality experience that eases anxiety, pain.
Researchers from the University of Virginia used text messaging to promote safe sleeping practices for infants.
Caremap is a CareKit enabled app developed by Boston Children’s Hospital with Duke Health System for parents to track their kids health.
New York-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital has announced that the launch of virtual doctors visits for kids via the NYP OnDemand app.
TeamSTEPPS 2.0 pocket guide is a wonderful companion app to the AHRQ TeamSTEPPS program, which helps improve communication within the patient care team.