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20 winter 2015 A ny of these scenarios sound familiar? To watch and learn from a surgeon's techniques, you have to stop serving patients and go to a specific location at a set date and time. To read quality medical research, you have to take time away from your work to search and find resources. Your licenses and certifications risk lapsing unless you manually reapply and renew them. Waste time no more. Instead, explore these three free apps you can use to meet your research, practical education and certifica- tion needs while you're on the go. Aggregate your content with Docphin Docphin is available free on iTunes, the App Store and Google Play. This free app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices streamlines access to medical research from more than 5,000 journals and recommends content that is rele- vant to your interests and the topics that are trending among your peers. "Physicians save their subscription credentials to their mobile device and quickly access PDF versions they can save for later or share with colleagues," says Sachin Nanavati, cofounder of Docphin. Docphin accepts content from hospitals for physi- cians' research needs. Docphin's hospital platform enables medical departments and residency programs to add clinical guidelines, hospital protocols and deci- sion-making references for mobile access and provides detailed engagement metrics to help accelerate the implementation process within the health care system. "Residency programs can leverage Docphin's unique platform to track and measure objective metrics that can be used to help meet new accreditation milestones set by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Gradu- ate Medical Education)," says Nanavati. BY DAVID GEER On the go? Keep on going with these apps This issue's roundup includes apps t hat help you conduct resea rch, replay surgeries a nd ma nage your certifications. Docphin aggregates medical research from any of more than 5,000 journals. The hospital platform also provides mobile access to specifc c linical guidelines, protocols and decision-making references for on-the-go access. TechNotes The latest in gadgets and apps for physicians

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