Plagiarism is an all to frequent occurrence on the app store. Recently, three doctors stand accused of plagiarizing a popular textbook and face charges that may lead to losing their medical licenses.
Author Archive | Timothy Aungst, PharmD
A new comer on the market that is creating some buzz is MedSnap. The company brings a novel product that is capable of identifying medications with the camera equipped on the iPhone. As a pharmacist, I have readily been amazed at this product and the ramifications it could pose in care and its uses by […]
Mobile technology offers the opportunity to assess patients in the home environment and reduce costs and overhead by linking data attained from daily measurements with clinical assessment.
Health data has been moving from “big” data to “Massive” data whereby patient information from the home is being incorporated into analytics to help reduce healthcare costs.
Yesterday many noticed that when they went to look up drug information they were unable to do so via their Micromedex Drug Information app on the iOS platform. Those on Android did not notice anything and this will probably be news to them. In any event, it appears that the issue of the app requesting […]
It is our hope at iMedicalApps that as more research is published and a greater attention is drawn on this nascent market that the medical community and developers may work together to address the current downfalls of the mobile medical application market.
Apple’s iWatch is on the horizon, but based upon early personnel acquisitions, it may play a large role in patient health based on built in sensors and integration with the current iOS.
Since Google Glass was released, there have been many Explorers seeking to apply it into Medical Practice. However, was Google Glass all hype, or is this a next technological innovation in medicine?
Researchers are currently working on launching a study to investigate whether a mobile medical application can help increase physical activity via a randomized controlled trial.
Several months ago, I was at the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacist Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Despite the tumultuous event and large showcase room, I found myself pulled to a small booth demonstrating a new and novel way to identify medications with a smartphone camera. The company is called MedSnap, and was founded by […]
While the number of mobile applications have steadily proliferated across all mobile devices, Apple has maintained its hold on leading in the number of mobile medical applications.
Smart pill boxes offer the opportunity to improve patient adherence to medications and may help reduce hospital readmissions for chronic diseases.