About iMedicalApps

iMedicalApps is the leading online publication for medical professionals, patients, and analysts interested in mobile medical technology and health care apps. Our physician editors lead a team of physicians, allied health professionals, medical trainees, and mHealth analysts in providing reviews, research, and commentary of mobile medical technology. Our publication is heavily based on our own experiences in the hospital and clinic setting.

We have been recognized as experts in mobile health by the New York TimesWired MagazineSlate Magazine, American Medical News, and many other reputable media outlets. We have been referred by the venerable Cochrane Collaboration as an evidence based trusted Web 2.0 website. We have been in various medical journals, such as the Annals of Emergency Medicine, the Journal of Surgical Oncology, the Journal of Surgical Radiology, and others.

Unlike other medical review and mHealth sites, the iMedicalApps Editors do not make medical apps and institute strict conflict-of-interest policies, enabling us to provide an unbiased view of mobile medical technology.

Conflict of Interest Policy as of 06/06/12

Editors


Iltifat Husain, MD

Editor in Chief

Screenshot 2014-07-01 19.11.16Iltifat Husain (@IltifatMD) is the founder and editor-in-chief of iMedicalApps.com.

Iltifat is passionate about Emergency Medicine and mobile technology.
Iltifat has accepted a position as faculty at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine after the completion of his residency, where he will be director of mobile app curriculum at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Iltifat has given interviews to the New York Times, USA Today,Wired, Slate, and many other national news publications. He has given conference talks across the World on mobile medical technology. He recently served on a panel discussing mobile technology at the Brookings Institute in Washington D.C.

He completed medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and his undergraduate was done at North Carolina State University in Finance. He is a Masters in Public Health candidate at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health.

Satish Misra MD

Managing Editor

Satish is a cardiology fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has completed degrees in Biochemistry and Economics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He completed medical school and residency at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Satish has a particular interests in healthcare systems research, health information technology, and medical education, all with an eye to how we can better train and equip healthcare providers to work with patients in improving their health. He believes that emerging technology can help reinforce the fundamental team aspect of healthcare, bringing providers and patients together to help them live healthy lives. Satish is a partner in iMedicalApps, and will be providing commentary as well as app reviews.

Tom Lewis

Editor

Tom Lewis is a second-year postgraduate medical student at the University of Warwick. He previously completed a degree in Physics from the University of Durham and graduated with First Class Honors.

Tom plans to enter a career in orthopedic surgery with a particular focus on trauma cases. He is especially interested in the way mobile technology can be integrated and used to reform modern healthcare by improving the physician-patient relationship. He is also interested in the improvements to healthcare that can be made as a result of the technological advances of mobile devices.

Tom contributes primarily by reviewing medical apps for a range of iOS devices, with a particular emphasis on apps suited to junior professionals and students.

Tim Aungst PharmD

Editor

Timothy Aungst, PharmD (@TDAungst) is an Assistant Professor at MCPHS-Worcester, MA. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Timothy then completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA, and went on to complete a Clinical Geriatric Fellowship.

As a staff writer, Timothy contributes to app reviews that deal predominantly with a patient focus and outpatient care. Additionally, he writes on apps that deal with pharmacy practice and drug information. His focus is expanding the coverage on mHealth in regards to app development and research from a clinical perspective.

Timothy aims to push the integration of the practice of pharmacy and mHealth development through education of pharmacists and pharmacy students. He hopes to that the utilization of technology with pharmacists will increase the safety and utilization of medications for patients.

Writers


Steven Chan MD

Staff Writer

Steve (@StevenChanMDwww.stevenchanMD.com) is a resident physician at the University of California, Davis Health System, researching mobile technology, psychiatry & human behavior. Steve previously worked as a visual designer and software engineer at both Microsoft & UC Berkeley. His current research is in asynchronous telepsychiatry and mobile applications to mental health. He has won awards at numerous health tech competitions, including the Health 2.0 Code-a-thon, UC Berkeley-Genentech Hacking Health annual, and the California Healthcare Foundation Design-a-thon. He enjoys bicycling, urban backpacking, video games, and traveling.

David Ahn MD

Staff Writer

David Ahn, MD, is currently a first-year Internal Medicine resident physician at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA. He studied Cognitive Science during his undergraduate studies at UC San Diego. During that time, he cultivated his fascination with technology, interface design, and human-computer interaction.

He stayed in the area by attending UC San Diego School of Medicine, and then beginning an Internal Medicine residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital. He contributes primarily by focusing on app reviews and writing editorial articles on the intersection of technology and medicine.

Guido Giunti MD

Staff Writer

Guido Giunti, MD got his Medical Degree form the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad de Buenos Aires where he teaches Internal Medicine and organizes TEDxUBA, the University’s TEDx event.

He is currently researching gamification and the application of games to healthcare and medical education. He enjoys finding new ways of teaching and believes that mobile technologies will revolutionize the physician-patient relationship.He will be doing Android app reviews focused on medical education for both physicians and patients.

PJ Lally MD

Staff Writer

P.J. Lally, M.D. is a family practice resident at Mercy Family Health Center in Sacramento. A transplant from the cold north of Minnesota and a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, P.J. now lives in sunny Napa Valley. His interests in medicine include Family Practice, Critical Care, Palliative Care, and Quality Improvement.

P.J. was drawn in to write for iMedicalApps after finding himself with over a hundred medical related iPhone apps, the default contact for his clinic’s E.H.R. questions, and trying to learn code via Podcasts on his daily commute.

P.J. reviews applications for iOS devices with the hopes of improving the quality of medicine for both providers and patients.

Jay Agarwal

Staff Writer

Jay Agarwal is a third year medical student at Albany Medical College. He graduated summa cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2012 with a degree in Biology through the Seven Year Physician-Scientist Program. He has a passion for research, medical education and mobile health. He is interested in exploring the bridge between mobile technologies and how they can be used to help doctors in training, as well as, improve patient education and compliance.