Category Archives: technology - p2
Get your own health care Oscar by participating in our video contest sponsored by the University of Utah’s Health Literacy Interest Group. 1. Register a team by March 4th. Email Erica Lake: firstname.lastname@example.org 2. Create a 30-second to 1-minute public service announcement. Choose any health literacy issue, such as: Failure to take medications correctly Overuse […]
PubReader: a new way to read PMC articles on your tablet. PMC has introduced PubReader, an easier way to read PMC articles on the web. The text is displayed as two columns which mimics the pages of a book. The navigation is simplified and all the figures are accessible from anywhere within article. Designed […]
Bring your own device, discover new apps, share your favorites! On Wednesday, December 5th from 4pm-5pm in room 2600 of the Health Sciences Education Building, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library presents Appy Hour! Appy Hour will focus on apps for various mobile devices that you can use for your work, your research, and […]
Check Marriott Library’s Remote Software Access before purchasing expensive software for your own computer. Students, staff and faculty can log in with their uNID and access selected software for MAC, Windows and Linux operating systems. From Adobe Illustrator to Xcode for Macs, there are 40 programs available remotely. Read more at fyi news article.
With little noticeable fanfare, Google recently made a change to its interface that has important implications for anyone with online content. Now when you search using Google, it looks at the terms in your search and identifies the things in it. Based on previous searches on your topic, the Google search engine may offer a new […]
A sampling including an inspirational story, inexpensive medical technology, and questions about the future of traditional medicine.
As a regular reader of the iMedicalApps blog, I was excited by the title of a recent posting: “If you don’t have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one.” The post goes on to highlight three U.S. schools that check out iPads to physicians: Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), […]
Join us for a “Keeping Current with Social Media” workshop, Friday, 4/6/12
According to a recent post on iMedicalApps: Recently, physicians at the University of Chicago published a research letter in the Archives of Internal Medicine detailing their experience with the routine use of iPads by internal medicine residents during their regular duties. What they documented was that use of the mobile device was objectively associated with […]
A video game has been developed to help young people cope with the challenges of fighting cancer, and the research indicates that it does make a difference.