Visible Body Receives Gold at 2020 Digital Health Awards

Newton, MA — June 16, 2020 — Visible Body announced today that their Physiology & Pathology app has won Gold in the Mobile category of the Spring 2020 Digital Health Awards.


Physiology & Pathology is Visible Body’s interactive guide to the core physiological processes and common diseases of the human body. It contains interactive 3D models of both healthy and disease states, as well as explanatory text, illustrations, and engaging 3D animations detailing cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, and musculoskeletal functions and pathologies. 

The VB team talks about the making of Physiology and Pathology

The app also features an interactive beating heart model that allows users to change the heart rate, follow along with an EKG, and view blood flow and electrical activity.

Physiology & Pathology's beating heart model in action.

Organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields, the Digital Health Awards are held each spring and fall. Hundreds of health-related organizations at local, state, and national scales enter this competition. Other winners in the Mobile category for Spring 2020 included Web MD’s Wellness at Your Side app, the website for UT Austin’s Health Communication Center, and Vendi’s website for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.


About Visible Body

Changing the way students learn, doctors practice, and everyday humans explore anatomy, Visible Body’s apps feature more than 6,000 3D anatomical structures, are available in seven languages, and have been downloaded by more than seven million people in 20 countries.

Personal use copies of Physiology & Pathology are available for mobile phones and laptops. Site licenses and multi-user seat licenses for libraries, instructor use in courses, and by businesses for sales team and customer training are also available for mobile apps, web access, and local installs for Windows and Mac.