In primary care we see a high volume of upper and lower respiratory infections. Just last week, I evaluated an upper respiratory infection, an asthma exacerbation and a possible pneumonia vs. COPD exacerbation all in the same morning clinic. Primary care providers are constantly under fire for overprescribing antibiotics. However, some patients actually have community-acquired, […]
These “not so obvious” medical apps range from orthopedic apps to toxicology apps to ultrasound apps.
Clinicians from UMD Shock Trauma are working with the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies to integrate augmented reality into practice and education.
This list shows all the Apple ResearchKit apps you can enroll in. Physicians can recommend these apps to their patients.
The CDC has nearly 30 apps available for smartphones. These are the ones you should download.
Aum Cardiovascular has received FDA clearance for Cadence, a device that uses acoustic and ECG signals to non-invasively screen for heart disease.
The Choosing Wisely app from Consumer Reports and the American Board of Internal Medicine is a (free) must have for clinicians.
An Australian hospital, tech start up, and local zoo partner to deliver a virtual reality experience that eases anxiety, pain.
Clinicians describe how data from a Fitbit, brought to the clinic by their patient, helped manage a difficult medical problem.
A group of Finnish researchers are developing a virtual reality app to help seniors preserve cognition using simulating physical activity.
Chronic Kidney Disease Care app from the National Kidney Foundation continues the tradition of quality, handy, and free apps from that organization.
monARC Bionetworks is creating research networks for patients, who can donate their data and participate in clinical trials anywhere, anytime.
Researchers from the University of Virginia used text messaging to promote safe sleeping practices for infants.
This week’s list features some interesting additions including a virtual reality app demonstrating new imaging technology and an app to help IV drug users reduce risky behaviors.
The ABFM CKSA app is a real gem for family medicine providers who want to complete MOC requirements on their smartphone.