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.
Author Archive | Timothy Aungst, PharmD
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.
Social media has blossomed recently as a repository for professionals to share ideas and thoughts. This article lays out how to cite these influences into publications and research.
Are we at the point of ‘app overload’? A recent study argues that we are, and makes suggestions on how to fix the problem.
Recently, there have been numerous studies reviewing what types of apps are available for medical specialties. In a recent review of oncology apps, a lack of evidence was noted within half of the apps.