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Best Medical Apps This Week (Sept 7, 2018)

Best Medical Apps This Week (Sept 7, 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. iOS The Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations is the iOS app version of the reference text of the same name from McGraw-Hill Education. The contents build upon the […]

Amputee Gait Analysis – in a Music App?

Amputee Gait Analysis – in a Music App?

Learning to walk with a prosthetic leg is a challenging endeavor, and a team of researchers from the University of Miami is testing an app to help with this process. Called ReLoad, the app uses music to synchronize and correct the participant’s gait. While many technological advancements have been accomplished with lower limb prosthetics, they […]

5 Takeaways from the 2018 Virtual Medicine Conference

5 Takeaways from the 2018 Virtual Medicine Conference

I recently attended the Virtual Medicine 2018 conference, held in Los Angeles, California, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. With physicians, technologists, and other healthcare professionals from 13 countries present, this was one of the first medical conferences focused purely on virtual reality (VR). Over the course of two days, I heard from a variety of speakers, both […]

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]