Location: United States
The free mobile game includes daily real medical cases that doctors solve by eliminating diseases and weighing treatment options. As doctors progress through the levels, they receive rewards and achievements.
Level Ex, a game development company based in Chicago, creates games for doctors that help improve their skills. They’ve gamified four specialities in their mobile games that supply interesting medical scenarios to test doctors’ skills and supplement reading material.
Cardio Ex is their cardiology game to challenge doctors, students, residents, and other healthcare professionals to solve real cardiology cases. These include clots and bleeds within the heart, heart rhythm issues and valve problems. The doctor moves through the levels by solving cases by eliminating diseases and considering various treatment options before the time runs out. The game provides real-time feedback to help users understand their score, and includes reading material to increase expertise.
Levels refresh each day with new cases for users to work through, including those covering Covid-19. As users advance through the game, they receive in-game achievements and rewards. Currently, over 600 000 healthcare professionals play Level Ex games which are offered free to doctors and medical students.