Author Archive | Satish Misra, MD
A team demonstrates the use of an iPhone-connected slit lamp that enable remote complex eye exams.
Neuroscientists at the Cleveland Clinic have developed an iPad-based tool for assessing disability and symptoms from multiple sclerosis.
Symantec report exposes privacy flaws among popular health tracking apps and devices.
The ACC’s free Med Reminder app is an excellent choice to recommend to patients
Proteus receives funding boost to make ingestible sensors embedded with pills standard.
A team of researchers have demonstrated the use of a low cost Android device and headphones to effectively screen children for hearing problems.
The now FDA-approved CardioMEMS device allows a completely new data stream, PA pressures, to be monitored remotely, raising interesting new possibilities.
Researchers in Ireland evaluated the use of an Android smartphone app to increase patients’ activity levels, as measured by step count. Over the roughly two month period, they found a 22% increase in basal activity levels.
How is Apple managing federal oversight as they venture into the health space with HealthKit and Health?
Out of many apps for echocardiography, we name our four favorite
Quick reference information for digesting Echos
Remote monitoring leading to lower rates of mortality and re-hospitalization
Study cardiac catheterization on your smartphone
A study to be presented at the American Society of Hypertension meeting this week raises concerns about accuracy of smartphone-connected blood pressure cuffs.
During the closure of a patent foramen ovale (PFO), a team uses Google Glass to enable a highly experienced “mentor” to monitor and provide advice on the procedure in real time.
Emerging mobile technology could be poised to change how we deliver this care. A recent abstract presented at the recent American College of Cardiology conference suggesting significant benefits in the use of a smartphone app on outcomes in cardiac rehabilitation recently brought this potential into focus.
A study using an app to screen for substance use among kids shows potential advantages over traditional screening.
The British Society of Echocardiography’s EchoCalc app has a lot of useful information from a reputable source. Unfortunately, this information is buried within an excessively complex user interface making it cumbersome to use in clinical practice.
Our roundup of potential uses of Google Glass in healthcare being explored by innovators and researchers today.
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.