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New free iBook demonstrates power of iPad as a medical education learning platform

Here at iMedicalApps, we are strong believers that mobile technology can make a significant, measurable, positive impact on medical education. From the enhanced visuals for anatomy, to medical journals, to the proliferation of interactive textbooks such as those offered by Inkling and more recently, the iBook.
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Mobile devices can reduce medical errors | Health Innovation

Mobile devices can reduce medical errors | Health Innovation | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
A study of nurses relying upon handheld devices found that 16 percent said the mobile equipment had helped them avoid at least one error in clinical treatment while another six percent indicated it had enabled them to avoid errors on multiple...
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Healthcare Gets Gamified

Healthcare Gets Gamified | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Get healthy! Stay healthy! Make good health choices! Earn points and pwn the competition (…your coworkers)!!! Gamification strikes the health care industry…and everyone seems to be benefiting.
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This App Will (Could) Change Mobile Healthcare

This App Will (Could) Change Mobile Healthcare | Medical Apps | Scoop.it

HealthTap is an app available on iOS, Android, and the web that lets people ask medical questions of real doctors and get quick answers in return.


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Stanford medical residents launch iPhone app to help physicians keep current on research

Stanford medical residents launch iPhone app to help physicians keep current on research | Medical Apps | Scoop.it

To help their colleagues keep current on medical advancements, Stanford medical residents Dave Iberri, MD, and Manuel Lam, MD, introduced a new medical app that features physician-written summaries of landmark clinical trials.

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New Examples of Gamification in Health

New Examples of Gamification in Health | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Cellnovo – a gamified diabetes tracking package with a mobile handset, web app, and insulin pump


HealthPrize – a medicine adherence application that rewards you for taking your medicine


Hubbub Health – a social health network that combines gaming, daily challenges, and a community to promote physical and mental wellness


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New survey highlights discrepancy between physician perceptions and use of mobile technology

Recently, a survey was done by San Francisco-based ON24 and Boston-based MedData Group to shed some light on aspects of mobile technology that appeal to physicians.
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Illumina Launches MyGenome iPad App for Visualizing the Human Genome - Medgadget.com

Illumina Launches MyGenome iPad App for Visualizing the Human Genome - Medgadget.com | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Medgadget.comIllumina Launches MyGenome iPad App for Visualizing the Human GenomeMedgadget.comThe MyGenome app features an actual genome, a genome Map, health cards and reports and a video journey into the genome.
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Eye Handbook app is a jam packed resource designed for ophthalmologists

An app review of Eye Handbook, a comprehensive app geared towards ophthalmologists.
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Libraries Loaning iPads

A few weeks ago I sent out an email to MEDLIB-L asking for librarians who are circulating iPads to contact me off list to answer some questions. I was really killing about 3 birds with one stone. Not only did iMedicalApps want me to write a story about libraries loaning iPads, but I wanted to investigate the idea for our library, and I wanted to share the information for others on this blog.


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The Younger You Are, The More Likely You’ll Post Or Research Health Questions On Twitter [Study] - AllTwitter

The Younger You Are, The More Likely You’ll Post Or Research Health Questions On Twitter [Study] - AllTwitter | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Have you ever posted on Twitter about a physical ailment or solicited feedback for a medical concern? If you’re between the ages of 18-24, you probably have!
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Medicine and Social Media

Medicine and Social Media | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
"Medicine and Social Media", a playlist created by Best Doctors (Medicine and Social Media: http://t.co/QfVPj6vB #mdchat #hcsm #health20...)...
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Coding contest shows how big data can improve health care

Coding contest shows how big data can improve health care | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
A recent coding competition in the Boston area brought together IT professionals, medical workers and others with an interest in health IT to show how data analytics can improve health care.
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Mobile devices can reduce medical errors

Mobile devices can reduce medical errors | Medical Apps | Scoop.it

A study of nurses relying upon handheld devices found that 16 percent said the mobile equipment had helped them avoid at least one error in clinical treatment while another six percent indicated it had enabled them to avoid errors on multiple occasions.


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10 mobile health best practices from the Department of Homeland Security | mobihealthnews

10 mobile health best practices from the Department of Homeland Security | mobihealthnews via @shelleypetersen | @scoopit http://bit.ly/...
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Free #iOS #Android app: House Officer & updated free Medical app listings

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HouseOfficer is an app for junior doctors working in hospital. It is specifically designed to provide a more effective method of managing a list of patients and their associated jobs.
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Illumina launches long-awaited MyGenome iPad app ...

Illumina launches long-awaited MyGenome iPad app ... | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
“Ultimately, we think this data needs to be mobile-connected and probably in the cloud,” Flatley said at the time as he cued a series of slides that showed rough concepts for a Illumina iPhone app. “We think an iPhone type device is ...
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When should your hospital consider hiring an apps director? - FierceMobileHealthcare (press release)

When should your hospital consider hiring an apps director? - FierceMobileHealthcare (press release) | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
When should your hospital consider hiring an apps director?FierceMobileHealthcare (press release)This time, blogger EJ Fechenda of Healthcare IT News laid out an emerging job description that I found intriguing: a Director of Applications.
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Journal Club for iPhone

Journal Club for iPhone | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Dr. Manuel Lam, an internal medicine resident at Stanford Hospital and colleague, David Iberri, have put out their first app called "Journal Club for iPhone".
Here's how he describes why they created the app:
In medicine, evidence is the paradigm.
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Misfit Wearables announces $7.6M round for “highly wearable sensors”

Misfit Wearables announces $7.6M in Series A from Founders Fund and Khosla, tells inspiring story, but nothing yet on a product or service.
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Elsevier releases ChemApps: Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in ... - Knowledgespeak

Elsevier releases ChemApps: Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in ...KnowledgespeakThe ChemApps: SANROS App is available for $9.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
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Why doctors should not update the Citrix app on the New iPad

A large number of physicians, including myself, use the Citrix Receiver app to access our Hospital or clinic's electronic medical record.
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JBI has an Open Archive - Journal of Biomedical Informatics - Elsevier

JBI has an Open Archive - Journal of Biomedical Informatics - Elsevier | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
The Journal of Biomedical Informatics now features an open archive. All articles after 12 months are made available to anyone with an internet... (JBI's archive of issues older than one year is now fully available for open access via ScienceDirect.
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