Satish Misra, MD

Will Google Glass be an essential tool in healthcare or an overhyped afterthought

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Our roundup of potential uses of Google Glass in healthcare being explored by innovators and researchers today.

Prescribe a wireless blood pressure device to your patient, a review of smartphone connected cuffs

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We searched far and wide for all available wireless, mobile-compatible blood pressure monitors. Here’s what we found and tips on picking the right device for the right patient.

Landmark study evaluates use of AliveCor Heart Monitor in community screening for atrial fibrillation

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Researchers used the Heart Monitor to screen 1,000 patients in community pharmacies, identifying 15 patients with new or recurrent atrial fibrillation.

New study evaluates apps for pediatric obesity, finds opportunity for clinicians and developers to do better

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University of Kansas researchers evaluated apps available for pediatric obesity against practice guidelines. While they found generally poor adherence among most, there were a few that rose to the top.

Evaluating and scaling mobile health interventions, Aetna Foundation CEO shares his insights

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Dr. Garth Graham shares insights from the Aetna Foundations recent $4m program to support evaluation of mobile health interventions in underserved communities

EchoSource is a great tool for reviewing and learning echocardiography

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Here we take a look at EchoSource – an app that aims to teach the basic principles of and technique for echocardiography.

Key features hypertension apps need to have based on an extensive review of medical literature

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We reviewed over 1000 abstracts in search of studies using apps for self-management of hypertension as well as a host of meta-analyses, reviews, and guidelines to identify key features that we think are likely to help our patients be more successful. Here’s what we found.

CARDIO3 Echocardiography app has a wealth of poorly organized information

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While this app has an impressive breadth and depth, its poor organization and design limits it utility to clinicians and students.

AliveCor-Practice Fusion partnership hints at future opportunities & challenges of the “quantified self”

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Self-tracking devices will increasingly be linked to EHRs, thereby presenting clinicians with an interesting opportunity as well as challenges.

iMedicalApps is looking for a pediatrician passionate about mobile health to join our team

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iMedicalApps has become a respected and valuable resource for the medical community over the past several years. A big part of our success is that we work with a group of actively practicing health professionals at various stages in their careers who are passionate about mobile health technology. For many of us, our work at iMedicalApps happens in our “free time” after long days in the clinic or on the wards. That clinical experience, we believe, is critical to making […]

Apps released after publication of 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines offer insights into future opportunities

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Here we look at the apps released around these major guidelines, searching for insights on how apps are being used to implement practice recommendations.

EchoLab is an outstanding niche clinical calculator app for the iPhone & iPad

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Echo Lab is an outstanding resource for anyone who interprets echocardiograms. It is additionally an excellent example of a well-designed clinical decision support tool for anyone interested in designing resources for other niche areas of medicine.