News Item – Tech in T.O.: Figure 1 app helps medical professionals examine cases from around the world

People can spend hours scrolling through social media feeds filled with pictures, captions and videos and the photos are of scenic views or selfies, but one app is combining social media and the field of medicine to help healthcare professionals diagnose unique illnesses around the world.

Figure 1 was founded in 2013 by Dr. Joshua Landy.

“I’ve always been a bit of a theatrical teacher, and in medicine there’s a lot to learn. So being able to find ways to make it interesting are the keys to making it stick. I think these days the easiest way to do that is with social media,” said Landy.

Full article at: Global News


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