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Three reasons why doctors mourn the passing of Steve Jobs

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With the death of Steve Jobs, a reflection of three aspects of Steve’s vision that physicians admired the most.

Bio-Signal Group submits microEEG digital telemetry device to FDA, seeks participants for clinical trial

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NYU-based BioSignal Group has submitted their microEEG system to the FDA for pre-market approval, sets a high standard for ambulatory EEG Bluetooth amplifier design.

Pathogenic App series contains relevant content however still needs further development

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A review of a collection of pathogenic organisms apps released by Allogy interactive and based on the Sherris Medical Microbiology text.

HealthTap Express Connects Patients To Over 5000 Physicians Via Your Smartphone

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HealthTap Express is a unique online space, helping patients and physicians connect via social media.

Use of mHealth technologies to treat and prevent disease urged by UN

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Mr. Al-Nasser, the President of the General Assembly, urged world leaders to promote mobile phone apps which are able to prevent and control diseases.

The ECG guide by QxMD – the definitive ECG app for the BlackBerry?

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A review of the ECG guide by QxMD

Top five reasons why the Android Market fails to showcase the best medical apps

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The top 5 reasons why the Android Market fails to showcase the best medical apps vs Apple’s iTunes store layout and philosophy

Health Innovation Week features the winners of DCtoVC and Body Slam competitions

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Among the many exciting stories coming out of Health Innovation Week in Silicon Valley was the announcements of the winners of Morgenthaler Venture’s DCtoVC pitch contest and the Body Slam competition at USC’s Body Computing Lab.

Anesthesiology i-Pocket provides a useful but limited refresher for students and juniors

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Anesthesiology i-Pocket is ideal for students and nurses who are refreshing the basics of anesthetics however the concise nature and lack of depth mean that this application is not suitable for those specialising in the subject.

IOS Fixator app successfully integrates mobile medical technology into a surgical workflow

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IOS Fixator demonstrates the capabilities of mobile medical technology within a healthcare environment. Surgeons who use the IOS device will find the app assists their pre-operative planning whilst others will hopefully appreciate the impact that such an app could have if applied to their particular specialty.

Future Uses for the iPad in the Operating Room: a Game Changer ?

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The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.