Figure 1 Medical Image Sharing App

figure1Movable Science has recently released its free Figure 1 medical image sharing app for health professionals. The Instagram-like app contains of a database of user-submitted medical images as a reference for professionals. Users can access the database to identify clinical pathologies and share images with peers. The app stresses patient privacy and confidentiality and includes a face detection algorithm which automatically blocks the face of any person in a photo. The app also encourages users to block any identifying details before uploading. Figure 1 differentiates between “verified physicians” and users who are not by verifying through an institutional e-mail address or Doximity.

(Source: iMedicalApps)

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