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Penn+Box in the classroom

Have you tried Penn+Box? Catherine Odson did. Click over to the WIC blog to find out how she used Penn+Boxthis (free for the Penn Community) cloud app to support her coursework: … [More...]

Health Sciences


Isabel: Point of care diagnosis checklist

Isabel is a diagnostic decision support checklist system. Two key features include a dynamic differential diagnostic checklist, and access to a number of textbooks, journals, web resources, and treatment guidelines and protocols.  Its development was inspired by the initial misdiagnosis of Jason and Charlotte Maude’s 3 year old daughter, Isabel.  Isabel Health was created to […]


A surgeon & his iPad apps

I attended a fascinating presentation in late March sponsored by the Perelman School of Medicine’s Faculty Affairs & Professional Development Office.  Dr. Kenric Murayama, Chief of Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, demo’ed how he uses his iPad to enhance productivity and makes his professional life easier to manage. It’s great to hear what apps […]

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