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You are invited to the October 12 LIFT Forum – Sharing Our Favorite Apps with You!

The Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features¬† faculty and staff of the Eccles Library and guests speaking about their favorite apps.¬† Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2600 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description Faculty and staff of the […]

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Thank you, Steve Jobs

A tribute to Steve Jobs and how his technological vision and creativity will live on to help many have better health.

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Physician at your fingertips? There’s an app for that!

Mobile application for smartphones promises to connect patients to free medical advice from physicians and other credible medical experts. But can it deliver?

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Low Cost Mobile Medicine

Oxford University along with a group of South African researchers have developed a kit to turn a low-cost mobile phone into a stethoscope that allows patients “to record and analyse their own heart sounds using a mobile phone microphone. Patients then send the recordings to medics who can remotely monitor their condition” (from the University […]

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Using Mobile Technology to Save Lives

Recent study compared response times to cardiac arrest emergencies between ambulances and trained lay responders linked to an alert system using mobile phone positioning, and found that the latter were faster 56% of the time.

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Eye Exams with an iPhone

A brief review of the iExaminer mobile medical software tool.

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Another successful LIFT Forum

On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, Eccles Library presented its monthly LIFT Forum on “Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders” yesterday. Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo provided brief overviews of the iPad, Xoom, Kindle and Nook. At the end of the presentation, these devices were available for attenders to try out. […]

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Papers for iPad: mobile medical literature management

In the iMedicalApps blog, Tom Lewis reviews the app Papers for the iPad ($14.99), the mobile version of a popular desktop program designed for clinicians, researchers and other medical professionals who need a well-organized way to search, organize and follow the medical literature. Features of this app include: 8 built-in search engines for access to […]

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Wed, Sept 7 LIFT Forum — Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders

The Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo speaking about Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: Current […]

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Mobile apps for detecting and managing cancer

The iMedicalApps blog has two great posts on medical apps for the detection and management of cancer. Detection At Michigan State University, civil engineering professor Syed Hashsham is developing a device that performs genetic analysis on microRNAs and various other genetic markers, and can be operated by an iPod touch or Android-based tablet. Professor Hashsham […]

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