Oak Ridge, Tenn.â€”REAC/TS launched its new RadMed app, providing a wide range of resources on the medical management of radiation incidents that can be downloaded free on mobile devices and utilized while on the go.
â€œThe REAC/TS RadMed app offers healthcare professionals, emergency responders and planners, public health professionals and health physicists easy access to essential medical information and resources when dealing with a radiation incident,â€ said REAC/TS Director Carol Iddins. â€œWe created the RadMed app with our target audiences in mind to provide easy access to the resources they need.â€
The REAC/TS RadMed app provides numerous resources, including an updated eGuide version of The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents and a platform to remain engaged, connected and informed about upcoming REAC/TS events.
Visit https://orise.orau.gov/resources/reacts/radmed-app.html to learn more about the RadMed app, and download it for free by searching for REAC/TS RadMed in the Apple and Android app stores.
REAC/TS is an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education facility managed by ORAU for the U.S. Department of Energy with the mission to strengthen the medical response to radiological and nuclear incidents. REAC/TS provides 24/7 medical support and deployment to provide emergency medical consultation for incidents involving radioactive materials and ionizing radiation worldwide. REAC/TS also conducts ongoing research into the biological effects of radiation and provides continuing medical education for healthcare providers, other professionals and students. For more information, visit https://orise.orau.gov/reacts/
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is a U.S. Department of Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world-class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination. ORISE is managed by ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, for the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Office of Science.
The U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, visit https://energy.gov/science
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