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Shaibal RoyThis section contained all the updates from the Maps and Apps team, with regular blogs from Shaibal Roy.

Shaibal is member of the NHS Future Forum, connecting health care with disruptive innovation, open innovation, open government and transparency. You can follow Shaibal on Twitter.

A heroic app story for clinician engagement

Pictures tell a thousand words and all that. If you can spare 2 minutes, please watch this: Fire Department App – PSA from Fire Department on Vimeo. The story behind the app reads like a QIPP dream: collaboration between a … Read more → – A heroic app story for clinician engagement

Julie Meyer talks about Patients Know Best

Julie Meyer, Chief Executive of Ariadne Capital and online dragon for the BBC, talks about two of her favourite entries to Maps and Apps: Patients Know Best and Rally Round. Julie highlights the benefits for patients of being able to … Read more → – Julie Meyer talks about Patients Know Best

Macmillan judge Jenny Ritchie-Campbell talks about Rally Round

Jenny Ritchie-Campbell, Director Cancer Services Innovation, Macmillan Cancer Support┬áis one of the Maps and Apps judges who have selected some of their favourite existing apps, mobile sites and new ideas from the most popular entries. Among Jenny’s favourites are those … Read more → – Macmillan judge Jenny Ritchie-Campbell talks about Rally Round

Five useful iPad apps from the US

Technology website Mashable has provided this useful summary of five iPad apps currently in use by doctors, patients and medical students in the US. They include apps about interactive anatomy, electronic medical health records and radiology. >> Read the full … Read more → – Five useful iPad apps from the US

App to help treatment of burns victims is official medical device

A new app helps clinicians estimate burn area percentages on patients, the necessary quantity of fluid and records patients’ details. The app works on Apple products like the iPad and was developed by the Mersey Plastic Surgery Unit, led by┬áRowan … Read more → – App to help treatment of burns victims is official medical device