Apps

NLM Show Off Your Apps Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the National Library of Medicine’s Show Off Your Apps contest were announced.  The five winners are: GLAD4U – (Gene List Automatically Derived For You) is gene retrieval tool that uses NCBI’s program utilities and gene ID mapping…

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Apple’s Medical Apps Section #Fail?

According to iMedicalApps, “Apple tries to help doctors categorize medical apps, but falls short.”  I mentioned last month that Apple created a medical/health section to help healthcare professionals get to good apps and not have to sift through the junk…

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Vote for Your Favorite Library App

Library Connect has been promoting the Apps for Library Idea Challenge past few months on Facebook and Twitter.  The Apps for Library Idea Challenge was launched to get librarians discussing user problems or needs and then creating methods to help solve them.  Librarians from around…

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Apple Makes Finding Medical Apps for Professional A Little Easier

According mobihealthnews, Apple quietly launched a new section on the AppStore directed just towards healthcare professionals.  The section which was referred to as an “iTunes Room for Healthcare,” has apps for both the iPhone and iPad intended specifically for healthcare…

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Friday Diary: Moving from iPhone to Android Part 2

Part 2 of moving from an iPhone to an Android: (click here for part 1 in the series)  General or Pre-Installed Apps: The calendar, camera, camcorder, messaging, market (Android market), and maps are fine with me.  The calendar uses Google…

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Interested in Writing About Medical Apps?

The iMedicalApps website has grown quite considerably quite quickly.  They are considered one of the most popular sites featuring posts on a medical mobile applications written by health care professionals.  They are also looking for sumer interns and looking hire…

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Show Off Your Apps

The National Library of Medicine is holding a Show Off Your Apps: Innavative Uses of NLM Information Challenge.  The challenge is open to individuals, teams, and organizations.  “The purpose of this contest is to develop innovative software applications to further…

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100 Free Kaplan E-Books Through Apple Bookstore

According to iMedicalApps.com Kaplan is offering 100 free e-books through the Apple Bookstore for a limited time.  There are 19 medically related books available including USMLE books, MCAT, and CCRN books. Unfortunately this free book detail is only available to iPad…

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