July 1, 2009
XM satellite radio's ReachMD recently launched a new iPhone application that includes all of the continuing medical education (CME) offerings from its previous app plus a live stream of the XM radio station for free right from the user's phone. During its first week available in the iPhone AppStore, ReachMD MedicalRadio had 3,000 downloads, CEO Gary Epstein told mobihealthnews. The original...
May 18, 2009
Emory University's School of Medicine's Allan Platt penned an article in The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants that concludes that personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smartphones "are becomining an essential clinical tool that can help clinicians engage in lifelong learning as part of their daily routine." Mobile devices allow for fast access to evidence-based information...
May 7, 2009
WebMD plans on launching a Medscape iPhone application during the last week of May or in early June, according to a report over at Medical Marketing & Media that cites a WebMD spokesperson. WebMD already has a free iPhone app for symptom navigation.
The Medscape app will feature a drug reference database and drug interaction checker along with Medscape's specialty-focused professional news....