CDC Anticoagulation Manager: A Must-Have App for Prescribing and Managing Anticoagulation

CDC Anticoagulation Manager: A Must-Have App for Prescribing and Managing Anticoagulation

We continue to see more and more patients diagnosed with conditions that require anticoagulation such as non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valves, and arterial thrombosis. Frequently, these conditions require chronic anticoagulation. In 2018, we have a multitude of options in addition to warfarin and unfractionated heparin for management including the […]

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Best Medical Apps this Week – May 11, 2018

Best Medical Apps this Week – May 11, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. CCRN Neonatal Pocket Prep The CCRN Neonatal Pocket Prep app offers 74 free questions and a test-taking strategy guide before in-app purchases are required. Each answer is explained in detail […]

CDC PTT Advisor Review: An App with Evidence to Support Its Utility

CDC PTT Advisor Review: An App with Evidence to Support Its Utility

Some of the more common tests ordered, particularly on inpatients, are basic coagulation studies such as the PT, INR, and PTT. These tests are frequently monitored in patients on anticoagulation medication and are part of the standard evaluation of patients with anemia, bleeding issues, and liver abnormalities. Although a number of apps already exist to assist […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – May 4, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – May 4, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Anticoagulation Manager Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Anticoagulation Manager is a quick resource for providers prescribing anticoagulant drugs. Prescribers can […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – April 28, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – April 28, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Advance Care Planning The Advance Care Planning app by The Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne provides a framework of discussion to those caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It outlines […]

Best Medical Apps for iOS/Android This Week – April 20, 2018

Best Medical Apps for iOS/Android This Week – April 20, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Advance Care Planning The Advance Care Planning app, by The Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne, provides a framework of discussion to those caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It outlines […]

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 […]

Top Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Top Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. AMA Connect The AMA Connect app offers the latest clinical research and news from the American Medical Association (AMA), the largest association of physicians and medical students in the United […]

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 […]

Review: The Sublux App for Plain Radiography

Review: The Sublux App for Plain Radiography

One of the steepest learning curves in residency education is plain X-ray interpretation. Nearly every medical specialty requires providers to interpret everything from chest X-rays to long bone films to abdominal X-rays. I vividly remember “radiology rounds” during my ICU rotation as a resident and getting “pimped’ endlessly over every patient’s AM chest X-ray. Orthopedics […]

iOS/Android Best Apps this Week – April 6, 2018

iOS/Android Best Apps this Week – April 6, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. SBIRT app Drug and alcohol abuse is a major health risk, and it’s sometimes left up to healthcare providers to reduce and prevent health-related consequences for their patients who take […]