Block Buddy Announces End of Life for Original Mobile Application

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 General News
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The original Block Buddy mobile app will no longer be available for purchase or download after August 1st, 2019. Block Buddy will still be supported until December 31st, 2020.

CLEVELAND, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Scott Urigel and Jeff

Molter, the owners and creators of Block Buddy, have announced that the original Block Buddy mobile app will no longer be available for purchase or download after August 1st, 2019. Block Buddy will still be supported until December 31st, 2020. For assistance regarding Block Buddy, please contact Block Buddy Technical Support.

In lieu of Block Buddy, users are encouraged to transition to Block Buddy Pro, the new version of the regional anesthesia education mobile app. For users that have already purchased Block Buddy, an upgrade promotion is available in the Block Buddy app until December 31st, 2019.

Block Buddy Pro is an interactive app focused on providing ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve block and Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) education to anesthesia providers. The app offers lessons, videos, an Rx guide, and additional resources to help anesthesia providers keep their skills sharp and provide the best care possible for their patients. New app features include:

OFFLINE MODE Download lessons to access information anytime, anywhere.

ACCESSIBILITY Block Buddy Pro can be used across multiple devices (mobile, tablet, and desktop.)

IMPROVED VISIBILITY New zoom-in feature to better view images and illustrations.

UPGRADED USER EXPERIENCE Including:

  • Swipe left and right to read within Lessons.
  • Add and view notes within each Lesson.
  • Watch associated videos within each Lesson.
  • View related videos for continued learning.
  • Access your most recent Notes from the homepage.

Block Buddy Pro can now be purchased in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. To learn more about the app, please visit the Block Buddy website.

About the Owners Scott Urigel and Jeff Molter are highly skilled and respected anesthesia providers. Together they are co-owners of Western Reserve Anesthesia Education/Block Buddy, which provides both the Block Buddy Pro app and educational conferences for anesthesia providers and students. Both Scott and Jeff have received numerous awards and accolades for their service over the years. Most recently, Jeff received the 2019 Ohio CRNA of the Year Award in April. Scott will be honored with the Alice Magaw Outstanding Clinician Award at the national meeting of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) in August 2019. To read full bios for Scott and Jeff, click here.

 

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