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Apps smart doctors should be using for their smart phones

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Smart apps smart doctors should be using to take better care of their patients

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Apps smart doctors should be using for their smart phones

  1. 1. Smart apps for your smart phone Dr. Aniruddha Malpani
  2. 2. •Which is the app which all doctors use ?
  3. 3. Doctors use smartphones more than they use stethoscopes ! • Everyone uses Whatsapp - - both for patient care; and for socialising • Can do a lot more with the computer in your pocket !
  4. 4. 4 groups • Professional Learning • Practise Management • Clinical care • Personal and social
  5. 5. Medical apps - Reference tools act as a peripheral brain
  6. 6. Which app ? • Use what you already have ! • Whatsapp is a great multipurpose clinical all ! • iOS or android ? • Free or paid ? • Specialty ? • Try them out and decide for yourselves !
  7. 7. Single best app for clinical reference use - Omnio
  8. 8. Medical app review sites www.imedicalapps.com
  9. 9. Stay uptodate with medical news
  10. 10. Game playing in clinical scenarios – Clinical Sense
  11. 11. Surgical simulation – Touch Surgery
  12. 12. Finding a job
  13. 13. Practise management– cloud EMRs
  14. 14. Patient records at your fingertips
  15. 15. Care coordination for everyone in the clinic
  16. 16. Virtual consultations
  17. 17. Patient engagement
  18. 18. Branded app for your clinic
  19. 19. Discuss cases with colleagues
  20. 20. Patient education • Show patients images and videos • Google search
  21. 21. Help patients manage their IVF treatment cycle
  22. 22. Apps which use the smartphone as a diagnostic tool
  23. 23. Peek – Smartphone-based Eye-testing kit
  24. 24. Risks
  25. 25. Problems • Too many apps • Small screen size • Poor user interface • Design is not doctor-friendly • Created for the US
  26. 26. Prescribe apps for your patients !
  27. 27. Fetal monitor at home
  28. 28. Smartphone based ECG monitor
  29. 29. Apps to improve the doctor’s personal life • Time management apps • Your personal fitness and health –Exercise –Sleep –Diet
  30. 30. App fatigue • Doctors want a platform which provides everything they need in one place – at their fingertips • Appointments, calendar, to do lists, networking, medical reference, medical news and updates, patient medical records
  31. 31. Docpreneur ! • Business opportunity – help to develop software that helps doctors to become more productive

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