MedicAlert

MedicAlert Foundation: Emergency Support for Patients and Carers

In an era where we can track our Amazon.com order from door-to-door, our Uber driver’s exact location, and the number of “likes” on our Facebook post, why isn’t our health and well-being this connected? Why isn’t the medical information that matters most this readily available, exactly when you need it? With MedicAlert, it is. Established…

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MedShr to join CRF at TCT 2018 in San Diego!

MedShr will be joining CRF to celebrate the 30 years of ground-breaking science, training and innovation at TCT 2018 between 21-25 September in San Diego, California. TCT is the world’s largest and most important educational meeting specialising in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For 30 years, TCT has been the centre of new cutting-edge educational content, showcasing…

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5 Reasons Medical Students Should Use MedShr

Why should all medical students be familiar with MedShr? Below, MedShr Editorial Assistant and fifth-year medical student Gianluca Pagano summarises his experience. I am a fifth-year medical student at Federico II University of Naples in Italy, and it has been almost a year since I have had the privilege of being a part of the MedShr family,…

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CPD credits now available for MedShr cases!

In recognition of the educational value of creating and sharing a clinical case, MedShr cases that meet four key criteria will be awarded CPD credits starting 1st August 2018. We are working in partnership with CPD UK, and for high quality cases, meeting core requirements for professional development, the MedShr member who created the case…

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NHS70: National Health Singers Won’t Let Go!

To celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday on 5th July 2018, the National Health Singers released new single ‘Won’t let go’. The song aims to raise awareness of the current threat to the NHS, increase positivity and lead the fight to protect our National Health Service. The National Health Singers are a choir of doctors, nurses, healthcare…

SME AND START-UP OF THE YEAR 2018

MedShr wins SME and Start-Up of the year at Evening Standard Business Awards!

On 27th June 2018, the best and brightest of British business gathered at the Guildhall to celebrate London’s biggest success stories at the London Evening Standard Business Awards, hosted by Victoria Coren-Mitchell. The first category of the evening was the SME and Start-Up of the Year 2018 – and the winner was MedShr! The Evening…

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How MedShr protects your privacy

MedShr was developed to enable doctors to use their own smartphone to share and discuss clinical cases, and to do this in a way that is compliant in terms of patient privacy, data protection and information governance. MedShr: a private, professional and verified network All MedShr members are verified as doctors, medical students or registered…

MedShr Blog: An Approach to Appraising Randomized Controlled Trials

Demystifying Statistics in Medicine: An Approach to Appraising Randomized Controlled Trials

Randomized controlled trials (RCT) allow scientists to test whether an intervention leads to an outcome of interest. The first clinical trial dates back to 1747 and was conducted by James Lind; although not with the rigor of today, Lind selected 12 participants ravaged with scurvy and allocated in pairs to 6 groups1. The first pair…

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MedShr Global Tumor Boards launching at ASCO 2018

Tumor Boards and Multidisciplinary Meetings (MDMs) bring together the team of professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of cancer patients. Typically they include oncologists, radiologists, cancer surgeons, specialist nurses and relevant physicians such as gastroenterologists or chest physicians. These meetings consider a patient’s symptoms, clinical signs and investigations, and plan tests and treatment…