Dr. William "Bill" Dirkes, an EM physician, created the QuickEM app, a quick bedside reference tool that provides the differential diagnosis, history, physical exam, tests, and treatment recommendations for over 50 of the most common ER chief complaints.
Clinicians and medical students no longer have to carry heavy reference textbooks around, since many are converted into apps and can now be accessed with mobile devices.
We interviewed the founders of the Medisafe app, a pill reminder app that helps people stay adherent to their medication regimen and avoid accidental overdoses.
We interviewed Core Medical Apps who developed the Sublux app, a quick reference for a plain radiography designed to help medical providers interpret X-ray images of different body systems and common pathologies.
We interviewed the team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who developed the Vaccines on the Go app, aimed to provide parents with accurate and trusted information about the science, safety, and importance of vaccines and immunization.
The iPrescribe Exercise app provides a 12-week exercise plan to help sedentary patients and patients with chronic diseases improve their health. We interviewed Carron and Lewis Manning, the app creators and chartered physiotherapists.
With advances in technology and mobile communications, smartphones and mobile apps became indispensable tools for the self-management of certain types of diseases, including COPD. These apps became essential in modern clinical practice as well.
Portland-based company NurseGrid developed the mobile app of the same name to allow nurses to stay on top of their schedules and shifts. We interviewed Zach Smith, a founding member of the company and the VP of Nursing for NurseGrid.
Dr. Jonathan Afilalo is a cardiologist, clinician-scientist, and an associate professor in the Department of Medicine. We had an opportunity to interview Dr. Afilalo and ask him several questions about The Frailty Tool app he developed.
Joshua Steinberg, MD, is a family physician and residency faculty, who also develops some of the best medical apps for primary care. We had the opportunity to interview him and ask several questions about the apps he developed and his future plans.