#1. New Site Introduction
The chaos of medical literature that we triage is now organized better to enable you to find what you need faster!
In 1999, we started with a simple idea to save time for busy healthcare professionals like you. We would read every peer reviewed journal article and categorize each one into a specialty and subspecialty, then send you a personalized briefing of the day as it relates to how you practice medicine. Every day our physicians sort over 1,000 new articles, read them, rank them, and send over 1,000,000 briefings saving physicians countless hours of time while keeping you more up-to-date on the medical literature. Reading our exclusive newsletter for 5 minutes a day really is the ONLY way to stay on top of the medical literature. And as you already know - it's free!
What others are saying:
I've used MDLinx for 10 years now and I don't know how anyone could keep up with the medical literature without MDLinx. I'm more up-to-date and better read since they cover all the journals.
Staying on top of the medical literature is almost impossible if it were not for MDLinx. Their unbiased sorting and ranking of articles helps me keep up with every medical journal.
MDLinx uses degreed physicians to read, sort, and rank all the articles. They cover all peer reviewed journals without bias and are not influenced by our advertisers who are clearly labeled as sponsors on our website and newsletters.
Q: How did our 8 physician editors read over 3,000,000 medical articles?
A: One article at a time!
#2. Find What You are Searching for Now at MDLinx!
MDLinx is committed to keeping you up-to-date with the emerging literature but sometimes you might be looking for the latest information on a topic that is not one of our categories. Now you can use our improved, faster search engine to get the precise articles you are looking for today! Our system will even autosuggest search terms based upon our own medical dictionary (eat your heart out Google!) You can limit your search to just a single specialty or timeframe.
For power users we now have an advanced search where you can input your own date range, limit the search to just a title of an article, or use a MeSH heading to find related articles. We even tell you what searches are popular with your peers.
#3. Where Do You Keep the Most Important Literature?
In YOUR LIBRARY on MDLinx! You can quickly and easily store an article for quick reference in your own personal library when you are reading an abstract on MDLinx. Right above the article, select the Article Tools and Save to your Library. Once in the Library, you can create folders and organize your articles according to the way you think about the medical literature. A powerful tool to help you keep track of all the landmark articles that are important to your specialty.
In your Library you can also find a list of your recently read articles.
Make your Library part of your browser toolbar! In the Library you can select the option to add the Library to your browser Favorites. If you have a Favorites Toolbar you can simply drag the MDLinx Library page into your toolbar and create a shortcut to this powerful organizational tool!
#4. How to get your CME and a Vacation:
Conference Planning 101
Are you concerned about the location of your conference or the time of year it happens? We can answer these and other important conference planning questions at the click of a button (or two).
Our list of conferences is organized by your specialty, can be sorted by date and displayed in a list or calendar format. You can also see the conferences on a Google Map so you can be in the right locale for some rest and relaxation. We'll even tell you if they are offering CME! All our conference listings link straight to the event websites. With 2 clicks you can be booking that cruise, we mean CME learning event, in the Caribbean!
#5. Follow, Fan, Email, and Integrate us
into your social life!
There are several new Social Media tools available on our site. Besides registering for a daily personalized briefing by email, you can also recommend us to others, fan us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter. For those with personal pages on Google, Yahoo, AOL, or MSN — click on the RSS feature to add our articles to your own web page. It's easy and free to personalize your own view of MDLinx! We have over 800 feeds and newsletters based on your specialty and subspecialty. Now there are more ways than ever to keep up with all the medical literature and integrate medical journal articles into your daily social life!
#6. Top Authors are Honored Daily on our Site
At MDLinx, we honor the top 10 authors of each specialty every day by allowing them to post their exclusive commentary directly to our site next to their top ranked article. Our process starts the same way every day, with over 1,000 articles sorted by our team of 8 physicians. After sorting the articles into 800+ categories, they select the top 10 articles in each of our 36 specialties. These articles are simply the best of the day and the authors are honored like celebrities and asked for their personal autograph of why the article is so impactful to other healthcare professionals like you! Read their insights on our site today!
#7. Easy Access to Full Article Abstract or Full Text
When the need arises to see the full abstract or read the full article text, the link to original material is directly below the summary reading pane. MDLinx only selects articles which have a full abstract, or full text available. Sometimes the publisher's page with the abstract may require you to scroll down to view the abstract.
#8. Are You Behind in Your Reading?
New Tab to Help You Catch up Fast!
Our goal is simple: to save you time. To do that we filter and rank articles from all the journals so you can quickly read just the articles that relate to your practice
We know that some days you don't have even the 5 minutes, to use MDLinx to stay current with the latest articles in your practice. So we've added a new tool to help. MDLinx is proud to introduce our latest tab - "Top Articles Since Last Login". Clicking this tab will solve all your problems, as we give you a list of the best articles since your last login. So with 5 minutes you just caught up on what you missed in the past day, week, or even month. We listened and customized our site just for you and your schedule.
#9. Popular Articles of the Month
Did you ever wonder what articles are the most popular amongst your peers? Not only do we filter and rank the articles for you but you can see what others are reading. Click the Most Popular Articles tabs at the bottom to see which ones were the best of last month and which ones were the best of last year.
Your peers have voted and now you can make sure you are up-to-date with the very latest articles that made an impact. Every month the popular list is refreshed, and remember, these articles are only the popular ones in your specialty! To see what articles are popular in other specialties, just click the specialty site jumper.
#10. Earn honoraria for your opinion!
Every weekday MDLinx sends invitations to online surveys to our verified physician members and allied healthcare professionals. We offer this as a service to our members, providing you ways to earn additional income in your spare time by sharing your expert opinions with our market research clients.
How it works:
If you want us to include you in market research opportunities, just update your online profile. When we have a survey that matches your demographics, you will get an invitation. The invitation will tell you how long the survey is, the topic of the survey, and the amount of honorarium. If you complete the full survey you will receive your honorarium check within 3-4 weeks.
Last year we paid more than $4,000,000 in honoraria to healthcare professionals just like you! To update your profile to qualify for surveys, just follow this link!
#11. Putting You in Command of the Rep Visit
There are some 500 prescription brands being promoted to physicians today (data from www.centerwatch.com). Who can keep up with even a fraction of them? Yet you want to remain expert on drugs you prescribe and at least knowledgeable about those you might run into when on call or seeing a new patient.
We think we've found a win-win-win solution. MDLinx Messages puts you in the driver's seat, giving you ultra quick refresher tutorials, interesting cases, and challenging knowledge quizzes on brands you need to know. If a program is available to you, you will see the invitation next to your drug rep's photo in your MDLinx email and website. You decide whether to accept the information from this rep or deny the rep access to your screen. The information distributed by the pharma company is clearly labeled and at anytime you can choose to end the relationship. You can actually control "who" shows up in this section of MDLinx! Look for these industry invitations in your newsletter and on the web.