Tag: iBooks

April’s first installment of the “Best of iMedicalApps”

In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.

iMedicalApps Top 5 Posts of February

The iMedicalApps team will begin to provide you bi-monthly with our favorite posts (very hard to choose) as well as the posts we feel were best received by you, our readers. If you only have a little time to spare, these are the posts you should read.

First interactive medical iPad iBook arrives in Apple’s bookstore, free to download

When Apple announced iBooks 2 and iBooks author, there was much excitement amongst the medical tech community about the possibility of physicians creating their own interactive textbooks. Last Friday saw the release of the first interactive medical textbook, created by Dr. Ed Wallitt, Founder of Podmedics.com. We recently reviewed PodMedics, a UK based site which […]

How will Apple’s media event affect the digital publishing industry?

Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, […]