Company's app helps med students learn by Osmosis

This piece is an article originally published in the Philadelphia Business Journal and written by Peter Kay. The original piece can be seen here. As M.D. candidates at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Shiv Gaglani and Ryan Haynes found themselves experiencing what they came to call academic bulimia — learning a ton of information to pass a course and then … Continue reading “Company's app helps med students learn by Osmosis”

A med school study app taps pop culture to reinforce learning

This piece is an article originally published in the MEDCity News blog and written by Stephanie Baum. The original piece can be seen here. A couple of entrepreneurs who want to improve the way medical school students retain information beyond prepping for the next exam have developed a mobile app and web platform. And who better to … Continue reading “A med school study app taps pop culture to reinforce learning”

Learning by Osmosis: A Better Way to Study in Medical School

This piece is an article originally published in the WhiteCoatDO blog and written by R. Nguyen. The original piece can be seen here. Studying in medical school is an inexact science, to say the least. While the concepts and therapies we learn are rigorously backed by evidence-based studies, the way in which we learn is still largely … Continue reading “Learning by Osmosis: A Better Way to Study in Medical School”

Can med students learn better with Osmosis?

This piece is an article originally published in the TEDMED blog and written by Stacy Lu. The original piece can be seen here.With more physicians taking advantage of the efficiency and accuracy promised by mobile health devices, another flourishing sector in health tech developments aims to improve knowledge and tech adaptability earlier in the health … Continue reading “Can med students learn better with Osmosis?”

The Osmosis App Map

What I love about the app is just how simple it is. See the image? Have you clicked on it to see everything? That’s it! That’s the app. And not only is the app fairly simple, it’s very powerful. On the top in the Settings, Scoreboard, and Topics pages, you can choose exactly what and … Continue reading “The Osmosis App Map”

Osmosis Interns

Though Osmosis has a core team of five, we couldn’t do anything without our interns bringing us coffee. Just kidding! At least about the coffee. We really couldn’t do a lot without them. We usually steal their phones to test Osmosis on, and when they can no longer text, they do a ton of research … Continue reading “Osmosis Interns”