WHO Compendium App: Bringing TB Care to Your Smartphone

WHO Compendium App: Bringing TB Care to Your Smartphone

Although many primary care physicians in the United States rarely encounter a patient with active tuberculosis (TB), the disease remains a worldwide scourge. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates over 10 million new cases of TB in 2016. Over 1 million of these new cases occurred in patients with HIV and nearly 500,000 […]

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Must-Download Medical Apps for this Week (October 5, 2018)

Must-Download Medical Apps for this Week (October 5, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. MKSAP 18 MKSAP 18 — or the 2018 Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program — is an interactive continuing education […]

Best Apps of the Week (September 28, 2018)

Best Apps of the Week (September 28, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. Hernia Calculator The Hernia Calculator from the University of Pennsylvania Health System was developed from data spanning a […]

Safe Motherhood Initiative App Review: Outstanding Quick Reference

Safe Motherhood Initiative App Review: Outstanding Quick Reference

Many of us in family medicine practice full scope including obstetrics and urgent/emergent care. This is one of the most rewarding aspects of the specialty, but also one of the most challenging with very unpredictable hours and significant medical-legal risk. Routine vaginal deliveries can quickly deteriorate into one of many frightening obstetrical emergencies. Recent data […]

Best Medical Apps for this Week (Sept 21, 2018)

Best Medical Apps for this Week (Sept 21, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. The BMJ The BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal, is now available in app form […]

The Bipolar Disorder Test Review: A Medical App to Diagnose Bipolar

The Bipolar Disorder Test Review: A Medical App to Diagnose Bipolar

Mental health conditions are exceedingly common and costly in the U.S. medical system. Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention estimate that they account for 60 million visits to primary care and 6 million ER visits annually. Depression alone accounts for more than 10% of all primary care visits. These conditions […]

Best Medical Apps of 2018 (So Far)

Best Medical Apps of 2018 (So Far)

There are still a few months left in 2018, but since January, medical app developers for both iOS and Android have been busily releasing new medical apps. Many of the most popular ones are consumer-facing, patient-based apps. Are there any worthy medical apps for doctors, nurses, and other providers? Yes! We took a look at […]

Best Medical Apps This Week (Sept 7, 2018)

Best Medical Apps This Week (Sept 7, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS The Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations is the iOS app version of the reference text of the same name from McGraw-Hill Education. The contents build upon the […]

Natural Cycles App Review: The First FDA-Approved Contraception App

Natural Cycles App Review: The First FDA-Approved Contraception App

Discussions about, and prescriptions for, contraception are one of the most common reasons women visit their doctors. From preconception counseling to prescribing oral contraceptives to intrauterine device (IUD) insertion to consults for sterility procedures, not a day goes by in my practice that I don’t perform one of the above interventions for my patients. Patients […]

Best Medical Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Best Medical Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS Medical Apps AskPCOS Ranked number 96 in the medical category of the App Store, AskPCOS was developed as the first app focused on providing information on Polycystic Ovarian […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – August 10, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – August 10, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Best Medical Apps for iOS Elderly TBI Outcome Calculator Utilizing new data published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the Wake Forest Elderly TBI Outcome Calculator […]