PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2019

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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44 S PRIN g 2019 PracticeLink.com ▼ T HE J O b S E A r CH ISSUE D E P A R T M E N T S Tech Notes ILTIF a T h US a IN, M.D. Medical societies win with apps Two associations release helpful apps — and another that you may want to share with patients. IN T h IS e DITI o N o F T ech N o T e S, I WILL co V er T hree rece NTLY re L ea S e D M e DI ca L a PPS. Two of them are from medical societies and provide great value to their members. Both of those are free to download and critical for their particular specialties. I'll also dive into the difference between an FDA "approved" medical app and an FDA "cleared" medical app, and how the FDA has opened up a new regulatory pathway for medical apps that allows them to market their treatment benefits in a way that was not possible before. ACOG District II Safe Motherhood Initiative There has been a lot of unfortunate news recently on how maternal mortality in the United States after childbirth has been increasing. The increase has been dramatic and has been highlighted in many mainstream news publications, with some numbers showing an almost doubling of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births since 1987. A lthough the dramatic increase might make researchers think the underlying pathology has changed, it hasn't. There are still three main causes of maternal mortality worldwide and in the United States: postpartum hemorrhage, severe hypertension of pregnancy, and venous thromboembolism. The Safe Motherhood Initiative (SMI) is a project p Price: Free. iPhone, iPad: apple.co/2Brt7oC. Android: bit.ly/2A5bqeO.

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