mHealth

Study suggests researchers should use social media ‘app’ websites to engage patients in disease surveillance

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Disease surveillance in the community could be attained through disease related social media websites via patient participation.

EBM Tools provides a simple app to calculate post test probability and related statistics

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The EBM Tools medical app seeks to provide this guidance via calculating post-test probability.

Health:Refactored Conference shows numerous paths to develop, design dream health apps

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Part 1 of 2 regarding coverage over Health 2.0′s inaugural Health: Refactored code & design conference.

Health eVillages app provides medical information to low resource settings

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By giving health providers in remote locations access to medical information and literature, Health eVillages can help improve diagnosis and treatment, even if there are no trained doctors around.

Wrapping up TEDMED 2013

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A summary on what went on in TEDMED 2013. Great speakers and amazing technologies.

Box cloud storage service partners with healthcare developers

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Box is positioning themselves to be a leader in the cloud storage healthcare market with 10 new application partners.

Study: Medical apps improve Physician ability to answer clinical questions in resource limited areas

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A recent study in JAMIA evaluated whether medical residents in Botswana had better clinical reference access through mobile medical applications over searching through PubMed4Hh.

A quick and easy process for healthcare professionals interested in designing an app

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Steps presented for learning how to prototype a new app, starting with pen and paper.

Kinsa Health Thermometer allows you to check the local Health Weather

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Kinsa Health is an iPhone app that aims to provide users with the current “Health Weather.”

SCALE HIV app improves HIV screening, counseling, and access to specialists

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SCALE HIV is an app that allows clinicians to manage virtual HIV patients and gives them access to real resources.

iBlueButton medical app is a portable health record for Medicare, Veterans & Medicaid patients

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We take a close look at award-winning iBlueButton app and discuss it with Dr. Bettina Experton, founder and CEO of the company that developed the app. A #TEDMED 2013 find.

Smartphone App Enables Mobile Analysis of Urine for Disease Pathology

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Developed for the iPhone, the uChek app allows patients to check and track several parameters, such as glucose, pH, and protein levels as seen in their urine. These indicators can provide insight for patients with affected with conditions such as kidney problems, urinary tract infections, or cancer.