You can follow Iltifat Husain MD on Twitter @IltifatMD When twitter initially launched I was largely skeptical on how it could be utilized in medicine. Initially I thought Facebook was a better option due to the ability to use more than 140 characters. Overtime though, it has become clear the medical conversations are happening on […]
Almostadoctor app on the iPhone proved itself to be a handy tool for medical students and young professionals. Let’s see how the Android version fairs in comparison to the iPhone’s.
A brief tutorial video showing the user how to use your iPad to open a medical academic paper into DropBox.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has announced the Ocular Imaging Developer Contest, a new Investing in Innovation Initiative (i2) developer challenge, focused on ending the fragmentation of ophthalmological imaging and patient record-keeping technologies. Ophthalmology specialists use a variety of measurement and imaging devices during exams to produce data and images in […]
10 Second EM takes time to become familiar with, and only then does it live up to its title. It could use small improvements here and there, but as it is, this app is a very helpful tool in the clinical setting. This is a highly recommended, affordable app for medical professionals and students alike, with a wide range of covered topics at the user’s disposal.
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.
In just a few short years, the TEDMED conference has grown in size and prominence to become an annual highlight for healthcare visioneers and digerati. The list of speakers shows it to include some of the best and brightest in the nation, and spans disciplines from engineering to medicine to informatics to chemistry. As many […]
MPR’s Drugs and Bugs provides information regarding antibiotic sensitivity for a comprehensive list of pathogens and antibiotics, but falls short in utility in the clinical setting
Healthper, Inc., announces the launch of their mobile app for encouraging healthy engagement and achievement through social gaming.
This is an app review for Pretest Medicine, written by a third-year medical student who recently completed the internal medicine rotation. This app is available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.