ECR 2015 / C-2403
Radiology Apps: Brief review of the best currently available apps
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Congress: ECR 2015
Poster No.: C-2403
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Computer applications, eHealth, Professional issues, RIS, Audit and standards, Computer Applications-General, Education, Economics, Education and training, Quality assurance
Authors: A. Mrinalini1, N. Ramesh2; 1Hyderabad/IN, 2Portlaoise/IE
DOI:10.1594/ecr2015/C-2403

Background

With greater availability of faster WiFi/ Wireless internet connections at work, at home, at commercial enterprises, on transport all of us can stay connected as well as transfer large volume of data.

Apps{ applications} available smartphones, tablets, portable laptops as well as desktop computers is making it access information. Cloud storage and computing is making it easier to access information between devices from anywhere in the world.

Everyone and every company appear to have an app these days, including Radiology related.

Apps can let your phone or tablet do almost anything within the technical limitations of the mobile device.

Apps is an abbreviation for application. An app is a piece of software. It can run on the Internet, on a computer, or on the phone or tablets

A large number of apps are available for various operating systems, i.e. IOS {Apple}, Android {Google Play/Store}; other operating systems {Windows/Blackberry} have fewer apps compared to others. Now apps availability is not limited to smartphones and tablets, they are also available on laptops, desktops

Apps have several advantages over the normal desktop software programs: They install in seconds, they are always up-to-date{ as they are hosted on the web}, Apps do not crash computers or the devices they are installed on; by syncing multiple devices, the apps are available across several devices { smartphone, tablets, computers}

Radiologists and related professions, because of the digital and visual nature of Radiology, are quickly adopting mobile apps .

 

 

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