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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.

Issues with Fitbit Force rash more widespread than initially believed

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It appears that an issue with the FitBit Force causing a rash might be more widespread than initially believed

Top 10 iPhone medical apps released in January

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This list goes through the best iPhone medical apps that were released this past month, in January.

Anesthesia 411 app is an anesthesia guide for common surgical procedures

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Crystal Clear Solutions has developed the Anesthesia 411 app to be a useful tool for anyone involved in the anesthesia care for the most common surgical procedures.

Jawbone UP24 vs Fitbit Force, a physician’s recommendation for best activity tracker

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The Jawbone UP24 ($149) and Fitbit Force ($129) are quite similar–they both are worn around the wrist, both add sleep and nutrition tracking, both offer silent/vibrating alarms, both feature passive/continuous bluetooth syncing, both offer 7+ day battery life, and both offer excellent third-party integration. Regardless, spending time with the two devices reveals that each has a different personality and approach to the quantified self movement.

Basis B1 Band review, a wearable sensor that tracks many metrics, but not for everyone

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Review of the Basis B1 Band, which is an outstanding activity tracker, and clearly one of the best on the market.

Bringing together health, tech, business in one roof: Health 2.0 Silicon Valley 2013 conference preview

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Health 2.0’s annual conference starts next week at a new venue in California’s famous Silicon Valley. The conference focuses on business aspects and the economics of healthcare, and features product launches from start-ups and established companies. iMedicalApps will be there to cover the latest health technologies and demos.

iMedicalApps is looking for app developers who want to collaborate with Physicians

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Developers – submit your information using this form so we can help connect healthcare professionals with ideas to the people that can bring them to life.

Implementing mobile technology to reduce hospital readmissions

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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.

From pre-med to mobile health project manager, interview with Eric Huynh at Azumio

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iMedicalApps interviews Eric Huynh, Senior Project Manager of Azumio, on what it’s like working in the mobile health industry.

Platforms and APIs are the next big thing in mobile health

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There is now an effort on the part of multiple stakeholders to try to reshape how the healthcare system operates on a national level with a some sort of unified health record as well as to the local level with system integration within facilities.

Important tips for doctors with medical app ideas

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iMedicalApps attended the Health:Refactored conference where the key messages shared by leaders from Microsoft, Allscripts, FDA are discussed