Background : EM Program Directors and residents require multiple types of data collection and documentation for ACGME requirements. These tasks require HIPPA compliance and are time-consuming. The updated Scrub App offers an easy, portable resource to aid in this data collection process.
Objective : The purpose of the Scrub App is to simplify the biannual data collection requirements for the ACGME in a Smart phone application that is HIPPA compliant in addition to offering educational and communication channels.
Methods : The Scrub App has been retooled over the past 5 years to offer a HIPPA compliant option for the multiple data points required of EM residency training in addition to educational and communication functions,
Outcome: Understand and utilize a program tool for residents and program directors to track procedures, follow up forms, evaluations and educational material on smartphones.