The number of medical journals available for the iPad has grown exponentially as more publishers recognize the potential benefits and utility of providing their content on multiple platforms. However to date, the number of journals that have opted to take advantage of features such as Apple’s Newsstand feature is remarkably low.
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The idea of a personalised medical journal is a great one and will almost certainly be one of the ways future clinicians access medical knowledge. However Read requires a little more development before doctors can fully embrace the opportunities it offers.
Read by QxMD addresses the process of navigating an institutions journal access in a similar way using Flipboard helps users read the news.
Dr. Patel is a co-founder of Docphin with great plans for this new way of accessing medical literature on the go. This post is a short interview with Dr. Patel, detailing the nature of Docphin and what changes he sees in the future for the app and mobile health in general.
Docphin is a new app that seeks to create a quicker access for users to their medical library journal database without utilizing a web browser or associated portals. Additionally, Docphin allows users to customize what journals and articles they may wish to browse with a personalized page. This can be accessed via their app, which allows the user to browse and share their favorite articles and journals with colleagues on the go.
A spreadsheet containing a complete list of all academic medical journals currently available on the iPad
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.
The Lancet is an excellent app that takes full advantage of the features that digital has to offer. The user interface is excellent and this app offers more than just a PDF version of the journal. Article management is straightforward and helpful. Overall, well worth a look if you have an iPad and currently subscribe to The Lancet.
The introduction of the British Medical Journal to Newsstand marks an interesting point in the world of academic journals. Using the iPad as a content delivery platform ensures that
access to essential information is now quicker, simpler and most importantly easier than ever before. By improving content delivery, the BMJ, Newsstand and the iPad ensure that the latest evidence based information is in the hands of physicians in the most important place: on the front line
If you are a BMA member and read the BMJ, then the BMJ app is well worth downloading. With an impressive interface and library management, this app sets a standard which other journals should attempt to follow.