Author Archive | Steven Chan (@StevenChanMD)
Physicians from Stanford University are offering a free online course on mobile health.
A recent study explores how passively collected data can be used to remotely detect low mood and depression.
Google Fit to enable health data sharing for Android users
A look at how HealthEdIT could help change the way future physicians learn.
PART 2/3 ON OUR SERIES ON TECHNOLOGY AT THE UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
The University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) School of Medicine announced that they will be implementing Google Glass as part of their innovative curriculum. UC Irvine announced this past Wednesday their intent to use 10 Google Glass devices for third- and fourth-year medical students in the operating room and emergency department. And, within a few […]
We interviewed Divya Dhar on her experience on going from clinical medicine towards bringing Seratis to fruition in the digital health industry
In this article, we interview Stacey Chang, Associate Partner and Director of Health & Wellness at IDEO, on what he sees in mobile health technologies and what healthcare professionals — physicians, dentists, pharmacists, and even medical students — should ask themselves when crafting their own apps.
iMedicalApps recently interviewed Stacey Chang, Associate Partner and Director of Health & Wellness at IDEO, on what he sees in mobile health technologies and what healthcare professionals — physicians, dentists, pharmacists, and even medical students — should ask themselves when crafting their own apps.
We interviewed Aydogan Ozcan, Ph.D., principal investigator and the Chancellor’s Professor of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering at UCLA and associate director of UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute, along with Steve Feng, MS, first author of the published paper and research lab manager.
We share insights from innovators in global health on how to design effectively for resource poor areas.
AirStrip has made plenty of headlines in the past for delivering cutting-edge apps that show live patient monitoring to iOS and Android devices. The company brings ICU, OB & fetal, and cardiology monitoring, in conjunction with nursing notes, order results, and other historical data into a touchscreen-friendly interface. Their work has been featured on Apple’s […]
Passionate, energetic participants drive the interdisciplinary fusion of technology and medicine — computer sciences, information science, electrical engineering with medicine and public health — into the digital health movement. However, many of these participants remain ensnared in silos delineating traditional academic departments in different institutions – a significant barrier to this important collaboration. Robert McCray […]
Humetrix announced a new upgrade of their iBlueButton app to allow caregivers to manage records for themselves and family members, plus share Direct Address links — like an e-mail — to send patients updates to medical records.
Here, we’ll explore how each of these ideas can help drive the development of a stronger evidence base for the use of mhealth tools to drive behavior change.
We share lessons from innovators about how to build an app to drive behavior change.
Gamification is a big trend in mobile health. Here, we see what insights award-winning Litesprite has for others interested in going down that path.
We spoke with Frank about SPARX, their future plans for addressing co-morbid medical conditions, and how a behavioral science-based video game works not just from the medical perspective, but also from a business and financial perspective.
Psychiatric health conditions and behavioral issues received greater prominence at the 2013 mHealth Summit, with presentations and panels given by prominent national researchers.
A new app store was recently launched at HIMSS’s mHealth Summit 2013 by IMS Health. The app store will not only let physicians and healthcare providers prescribe apps for their patients, but also send the app directly to their patients via secure email and SMS text.