Tag: medical students

Medical students hesitant to use clinical apps in healthcare settings for fear of being perceived as incompetent

Data on the frequency, type, popularity and perceptions of 11 common clinical apps used in the healthcare setting was collected from 731 medical students using an anonymous, 18-question Web-based survey in a cross-sectional study by Quant et al in the US.1 The apps included in this survey were Epocrates, UpToDate, VisualDx, DynaMed, Diagnosaurus, Lexicomp, Eponymns, […]

The best of iMedicalApps – the digital textbook, prescription apps, and more

Greetings valued readers! This is the second installment of our bi-monthly summaries of our favorite posts (difficult to choose) as well as the posts we feel were best received by you, our readers. Our increase in the amount of information that we give to you means that you may not always have time to read everything we post in a given month. We are proud to be able to provide you quality app reviews and the latest mHealth news, so without further delay, here are our second round of favorite posts for February:

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, […]