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What’s Your Prognosis? Gamified Diagnosis with Medical Joyworks’ Dr. Nayana Somaratna Recap

Dr. Nayana Somaratna is CEO and Co-Founder of Medical Joyworks and creator of the Prognosis app series and the Clinical Sense app. As well as holding a medical degree, Dr. Somaratna also holds an IT degree and just this year completed a law degree. Today’s episode sees him discuss his background and inspiration for his company as well as how to apply the learning from his app series.

  • 02:17 The Creation of Medical Joyworks
  • 04:15 The Experience of Medical School in Sri Lanka
  • 06:15 How and Why Prognosis was Conceived
  • 09:15 Obtaining Clinical Insight via Prognosis
  • 11:11 Basing Algorithms and Processes on Clinical Workflow
  • 13:01 The Differences Between Prognosis and Clinical Sense
  • 14:22 Which App to Use for Exam Preparation and Why
  • 15:32 Who is the Audience: Students Practitioners
  • 16:37 Available Research into Gamification for Medical Study
  • 19:00 Expanding Online Curriculums and Telemedicine Post Covid-19
  • 21:34 The Future of Joyworks
  • 23:50 What Would You Change if You Could Go Back in Time?
  • 26:54 Medicine is an Odyssey

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Chase DiMarco

Chase DiMarco is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.D-candidate. He is the founder of MedEd University, a free medical education resource, the host of the Medical Mnemonist & Rounds to Residency podcasts creator of several medical education platforms, and CEO of FindARotation clinical rotations service.

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