mHealth

GymPact rebrands as Pact, adding nutrition goals with MyFitnessPal partnership

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On their 2 year anniversary, GymPact expanded their offerings for earning money with health living by introducing two new pacts focused on healthy eating.

iMedicalApps is covering the mHealth Summit 2013

Next week’s 5th annual mHealth Summit (@mhealthsummit, #mHealth13) opens in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including over 5,000 health & technology developers, policymakers, business leaders, providers, and payers from 60 countries. HIMSS — the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society — in partnership with the National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance and the Foundation for the NIH — will host the event with numerous other co-located health technology events such as Health 2.0, the NIH mHealth Training Institute, WIPJam […]

Study shows iPhone can be used to accurately measure cervical range of movement (CROM)

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Study shows iPhone can be used to accurately measure cervical range of movement (CROM)

Healthcare entrepreneurship, emergency physician Peter Hudson’s experience in healthcare tech & as CEO of iTriage

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iMedicalApps sat down with Dr. Hudson at the Health 2.0 Silicon Valley 2013 conference and spoke to him about what drives and inspires him.

Siemens Hearing App Screens for Need for Professional Hearing Assessment

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Siemens Hearing Test is a simple, quick app that provides screening for the need for further hearing assessment.

Smart Pill bottles, medication adherence, and preventing readmissions

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Smart pill boxes offer the opportunity to improve patient adherence to medications and may help reduce hospital readmissions for chronic diseases.

How to cite a Tweet and other social media in a medical journal

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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.

FDA warns of medical device hacking

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Researcher Terry McCorkle of Cylance have reported a hard-coded password vulnerability affecting roughly 300 medical devices across approximately 40 vendors. The vulnerability could be exploited to potentially change critical settings and/or modify device firmware.

Team explores using Google Glass for remote patient diagnosing

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New ArrtGlass App Allows Remote Diagnosis of patients through Google Glass.

FDA flexes regulatory muscles on iPhone urinalysis system

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The US Food and Drug Administration has begun to flex their regulatory muscles with regard to mobile medical devices.

Study looks at mobile medical app overload and has suggestions to correct the problem

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Are we at the point of ‘app overload’? A recent study argues that we are, and makes suggestions on how to fix the problem.

Study shows only 50 percent of cancer apps actually contain clinical evidence

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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.