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Advances in technology have improved healthcare providers' ability to rapidly diagnose patients at the point of care, screen for common conditions, and provide a variety of effective treatment options. Providers need to be aware of what innovations are available - or will become available in the near future. It is the purpose of Medgizmos to educate and inform healthcare providers regarding the latest and greatest technologies.

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Latest Reviews

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Connected Technology

ScopeAround Wifi Otoscope, new inexpensive digital otoscope!

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Medical Devices

Caregiver Non-contact
Infrared Thermometer!

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Software/Applications

Scoliometer application quantifies scoliosis via a smartphone!

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Latest Interviews/Webinars

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Interview

CHADIS System
Dr. Barbara Howard

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Webinar

Plusoptix Vision Screening
Webinar

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Medgizmos

Is the “virtual medical home” of Andrew J. Schuman MD, who has been writing about medical technology and medical practice for over 30 years!

Update

January 2, 2022:  MDMtool.org online! Plusoptix Vision Screening Webinar online!   SoftSpot Interview now online.

Interviews

SoftSpot Application

SoftSpot Application

SoftSpot Application https://vimeo.com/661773329 Most pediatricians are aware that plagiocephaly (asymmetric head shape), and brachycephaly (wide head shape), occur frequently in young infants, with some estimates placing the incidence as high as 19 to 40%....

Caregiver Interview

Caregiver Interview

Caregiver Interview https://vimeo.com/656159144 Early physicians recognized that illness often was associated with fever, but it took centuries for scientists to develop the means to measure body temperature. Although Galileo in 1592 was the first to fashion a crude...

CHADIS System

CHADIS System

CHADIS System https://vimeo.com/649601920 In 2001, 2 developmental pediatricians, Drs. Barbara Howard and Raymond Sturner, developed the Child Health and Development Interactive System (CHADIS; Total Child Health Inc; Baltimore, Maryland), a comprehensive...

Canid Vaccine Management System

Canid Vaccine Management System

Canid Vaccine Management System https://vimeo.com/552513268 There are now 63 state, regional, and city-based vaccine registries, called Immunization Information Systems (IISs), each operating independently under its respective local and state policies. It is the...

Jared Pelo MD, DAX Interview

Jared Pelo MD, DAX Interview

https://vimeo.com/543136029 Jared Pelo MD, DAX Interview Nuance Communications, the company that pioneered voice detection software for medical practices, partnered with Microsoft in 2019 to develop an “ambient clinical intelligence” system, called the “Dragon Ambient...

Gnymble Text Messaging Application

Gnymble Text Messaging Application

https://vimeo.com/540750280 Gynmble Text Messaging Application The old-fashioned way to communicate with patients is via letter or phone call. Too often patients who wish to schedule an appointment or ask a physician a question, have long waits on hold.  Patients get...

Medical Waste Machine

Medical Waste Machine

Every medical practice must dispose of medical sharps. One can use one of a very limited number of medical sharp disposal services or process your medical sharps on site.

Buzzy 4 Shots Interview

Buzzy 4 Shots Interview

Amy Baxter MD is one smart pediatrician. She was originally trained as an emergency room pediatrician, and now she’s a successful inventor and entrepreneur.

Doximity Dialer Interview

Doximity Dialer Interview

Over the next few months you will have the opportunity to read my article in Contemporary Pediatrics, that details a “Battle Plan for Combating COVID-19”.

WiscMed Interview: Dr. Jim Berbee

WiscMed Interview: Dr. Jim Berbee

I’ve had a great time reviewing medical devices for primary care physicians for the past 30 years. Every device has a fascinating origin story and takes years to develop, refine and bring to the market.

Nuance Dax

Nuance Dax

Many primary care providers have discovered that they can expedite completion of EHR notes by using Nuances Dragon Medical One (DMO), voice recognition software.