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Modality and Thieme Medical Publishers Launch ‘Anatomy on the Go’ App on the App Store

10/19/2010 by Press Room, Modality

Native app for iPhone® and iPod touch® features custom annotation tools, and quizzing and self-assessment for more than 360 full-color anatomy images

Modality, Inc. and Thieme Medical Publishers today announced the Anatomy on the Go App is available on the App Store. This native app for iPhone and iPod touch combines a variety of customization, quizzing and self-assessment tools with 367 exquisite full-color illustrations and contextual notes from Thieme’s Anatomy on the Go Flash Cards, edited by Anne M. Gilroy and based on the award-winning Atlas of Anatomy by Gilroy et al.

“Keeping pace with rapidly evolving digital content platforms is a priority for Thieme,” said Anne Vinnicombe, Thieme’s Vice-President and Director of Educational Publishing. "Anatomy on the Go for iPhone and iPod touch is a valuable addition to our existing portfolio of web-based products like the Thieme Teaching Assistant and and the native iPad version of our Atlas of Anatomy, available in the modalityBODY app.”

The Anatomy on the Go App includes the following features:

  • Innovative Multi-Touch user interface navigation through 367 full-color annotated images
  • Custom pinpoint and structure labeling
  • Quiz Mode to test mastery of must-know anatomy
  • Comprehensive index to quickly locate any structure in the app
  • Study Mode for image and annotation browsing
  • Instant access to additional information on Google, Wikipedia and PubMed

"Content selection is a key component of our user experience design process,” said Nate O'Keefe, director of publishing at Modality. "It was clear from the outset that Thieme and Modality share the same commitment to elegance, clarity, and attention to detail, and we look forward to continuing to grow our catalog together in the future.”

The Anatomy on the Go App is available for $19.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at

For more information on Modality’s complete catalog of health sciences training and reference apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad please visit