Suggestions and feature requests from our users

Your constructive feedback and feature requests are very important to us. Please make one entry per suggestion/topic. Give it a descriptive headline and be specific (what to do differently, which new feature). If your suggestion is already covered, please just upvote (and comment). If you complete the e-mail field we may contact you for clarification or additional information.

Built-in image editing tools

We are working on developing a set of editing tools allowing you to prepare your clinical images before saving them or sharing them with colleagues. See below the ...
Suggested by: Insighs.MD (31 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Pinned Done

Up and downvoting of comments

It should be possible to rank / up- and downvote user comments
Suggested by: Florian M. Thieringer (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 4
Pinned Done

Chat functionality

I'd like to have the ability to 'text chat' with my colleagues in a private room / group in regards to cases we are working on.
Suggested by: Brian Ingle (05 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 28 Jan Comments: 7

Option to resend invitation

Please add 'resend invitation' action on list of invitees.
Suggested by: Alex (26 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 16 Jul, '22 Comments: 2

Pinned posts in groups

A post made in a group should be able to be pinned so that it always appears at the top of the stream.
Suggested by: Lachlan Herron (04 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 13 Nov, '20 Comments: 0

Functionality to see and interact with your group members / followers directly

At the moment you can just see a number of followers but you cannot click on them, see the full list of followers. Direct contact to followers (message) is not possible.
Suggested by: Florian M. Thieringer (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 2

Multiple picture upload

More than 1 image should be able to be uploaded in a group post.
Suggested by: myAO Team (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Apr, '22 Comments: 1

Mention other useres with @

Be able to tag other group participants with the @ symbol
Suggested by: myAO Team (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '20 Comments: 0

Improve groups posts editor for line breaks

Currently line breaks are ignored in the groups text editor. Unless <br> tags are manually added, the ENTER in posts is ignored, and text ends up compressed in one ...
Suggested by: Fernando Kijel (20 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 0

Assign moderators in groups

Select group members to become moderators.
Suggested by: myAO Team (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '20 Comments: 1

Multiple copies of same post

A single case ends up being posted 6-7 times clogging notifications and the app.
Suggested by: Sohail Muzammil (22 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 22 Nov, '22 Comments: 5

How can I create a global-chat inside a group (like the basic principles course)?

I have joined the basic principles course, I see I can connect to every one, but, as a faculty, how can I create a chat inside this group?
Suggested by: Miguel Ángel Giraldez (28 Jan) Upvoted: 24 Apr Comments: 2

Incomplete/inadequate posts

Many posts have no description/information and inadequate pre op images. Also inadequate or even no post-op images except for a blurry screenshot or two from the ...
Suggested by: Sohail Muzammil (22 Jan) Upvoted: 12 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration

Messenger function (direct and group messages)

It’s more than chatting in a closed group. I‘d like to be able to contact anyone in the member directory directly to send messages and chat like in Whatsapp, build ...
Suggested by: Florian (06 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 Feb, '21 Comments: 1

Video upload

Allow videos to be uploaded to group posts
Suggested by: myAO Team (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '22 Comments: 1

Journal Digest

Please make sure that selection buttons to access the original articles of the journals do actually work - so far this functionality is missing !
Suggested by: C. Peter Cornelius (03 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 10 Dec, '22 Comments: 0

Rich Text Editing of text

Should be enabled to structure posts / messages. This includes the direct upload of media like images, video, PDF etc.
Suggested by: Florian M. Thieringer (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '20 Comments: 0

Change the "From" address in the Groups invitation e-mail

The "From" address in invitation e-mail too long. We should shorten it to "myAO Groups" or "myAO Invitation", as "myAO Groups Invitation" gets shortened to "myAO ...
Suggested by: Fernando Kijel (20 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 17 Sep, '20 Comments: 0

In-app visual notification of Group invite

Users who are invited into a group but have disabled notifications, will only know that they have a pending invitation via e-mails (and we know that more than 60% of ...
Suggested by: Fernando Kijel (20 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 17 Sep, '20 Comments: 0

Repetitive posts

Hi there, this is Miguel Ángel Giráldez. I have an issue with "the wall" in myAO. When I try to look around my wall, I see some of the cases posted for several times ...
Suggested by: Miguel Ángel Giráldez (30 Jan) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 3


Nowadays we can use groups to post messages and all the members are notified and see them. The idea of having Events in My AO (for example, I've been notified that ...
Suggested by: Pedro Berjano (11 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 11 Nov, '22 Comments: 2

Better cases upload funtion before

now ypu cant decsribe step by step the surgery with th images and also cant upload pictures after the case is posted. Also the clinical image option is needed back.
Suggested by: Matias Sepulveda (25 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 25 Aug, '22 Comments: 2

Difficulties with logistics of recent course

I signed up for the virtual portion of the Foot and Ankle trauma course, but I have not been able to access any of the pre-recorded lectures and missed the lived ...
Suggested by: Jeremy Saller (12 Jun) Upvoted: 12 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration

casefolio search option

There should be a search option for casefolio
Suggested by: santosh kumar das (27 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 27 Nov, '22 Comments: 1

Magnified images cannot be "panned"

Posted images if magnified zoom to the center of the image. One cannot pan towards the sides/periphery of the image for greater detail. Please resolve.
Suggested by: Sohail Muzammil (26 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '22 Comments: 1

create direct contact

AO courses faculty
Suggested by: Kaj Klaue (31 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 31 Oct, '22 Comments: 1

Meet your friends: Geo-connecting and messaging feature

I can see in the app on congresses and courses who of my friends is next to me and I can send them messages.
Suggested by: Florian (06 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

The AO Group does not work

Could you please solve this problem. The AO group access is denied every time I try to see the updates
Suggested by: Hisham Marwan (28 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 28 Nov, '20 Comments: 1

Training course for veterinary surgeon

I hope you will do a training course for veterinary surgeons in the Middle East region.
Suggested by: Haider S. Taher (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '20 Comments: 1

The app does not fit in my phone ( android)

kindly improve the performance of app. it is really slow and doesnt fit in my android phone.
Suggested by: Haroon (20 Jun) Upvoted: 20 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Incorrect Sequence of Images

When I want to upload several images, last one will be displayed first. It would be better to display as we upload.
Suggested by: Mudith Sameera Wisenthige (05 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 05 Jul, '22 Comments: 0

commnet size limitation

1000 words is not enough. If a "young surgeon" posts a case asking for help and feedback, we should be able to delve a bit deeper than 1000 words. I was attempting to ...
Suggested by: Andy (13 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 13 Jun, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration User interface/Navigation

Angle Measurement

Suggested by: Insighs.MD (31 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 31 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Shared groups across the divisions

Overlapping topics can be covered by shared groups across multiple divisions e.g. infection (all), soft tissue (all), periprosthetic fractures (trauma, ...
Suggested by: Cora Bielitz (19 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Virtual reality in implantation

Virtual reality classes better than online videos and online workshops VR will be the future or surgical training
Suggested by: Krishna Swamy vantaku (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Group level notification control

Control notifications on a group level
Suggested by: myAO Team (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add topic tags to group posts

Add the ability for tags to be added to group posts
Suggested by: myAO Team (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Not planned

Decouple GROUP ownership from creator

Most groups will be created by Staff members, at least at first. The KOLs that we need to boost those groups will not like to see our faces as the "owners" of the ...
Suggested by: Fernando Kijel (21 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 21 Aug, '20 Comments: 0