Iltifat Husain, MD

Should doctors purchase Google Glass today when it becomes available to the general public?

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Physicians might be asking themselves whether they should purchase Glass today. They need to realize the current applications for Glass in medicine are at a systems level, not a personal one.

How Google Glass can be used by medical schools in the anatomy lab

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I’ve been spending several hours testing Google Glass in our procedures cadaver lab to get a better understanding of the device’s hardware and software capabilities. When using the device with cadavers to practice procedures, I realized how easily Glass could be integrated into the anatomy lab by medical students. Google Glass can be made to read QR codes, and then use use this information to link to online content. Anatomy instructors could essentially tag anatomical parts with QR codes and then […]

Top 10 iPhone medical apps released in February

This list goes through the best iPhone medical apps released this past month, in February.

Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch will check your pulse, wearable heart rate sensor goes mainstream

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Samsung’s Gear 2 smartwatch will probably feature the most mass produced heart rate sensor to date.

Fitbit issues recall of popular fitness tracker Force, cites concern about rash, suspends sales

At iMedicalApps we’ve been covering the issues related to the Fitbit Force causing a rash for a few weeks now. When we published a review comparing the Jawbone UP24 to the Fitbit Force, it was met with several comments from readers stating how they were starting to develop a rash from the Force. We followed it up with an article focusing on the rash, and we wrote how we felt the Fitbit Force’s rash problem was more widespread than people […]

Top 10 iPhone medical apps released in January

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This list goes through the best iPhone medical apps that were released this past month, in January.

The most well known Emergency Medicine podcast launches an iPhone app, EM:RAP

EM:RAP is a podcast heard by over 18,000 Emergency Medicine health care professionals — and is the most well known Podcast amongst the Emergency Provider community.  So it’s big news they have launched their own iPhone app. Personally, I’m a huge fan of EM:RAP — I find their monthly podcast to be a must listen and the quality of content is tremendous. But I have to be honest — I’m a bit disappointed in the app.

Apple’s focus on a “Healthbook” app could improve public health, force doctors to adopt mobile

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How Apple’s potential Healthbook app could be a game changer for physicians.

Why you can’t use Google Glass when you’re talking to a patient

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Why there is a misconception about how Glass can be used with patients.

The best medical apps for your new iPhone

With the holiday season just passing, many received new iPhones — this is the definitive guide for medical professionals on medical apps to download.

iMedicalApps is looking to add iOS and Android Editors

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iMedicalApps is looking to add to their editorial staff

How Google Glass will save your life one day

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A realistic look at how Google Glass will transform medicine