Youtube has many educational videos for patients on multiple disease states. However, a recent study looking at the cases of videos relating to anorexia, may lead to medical misinformation being spread.
Get excited for another #mHealth chat on Twitter at 9pm ET on Wednesday! We will be discussing what education is needed for medical students on mobile devices. Many schools are currently implementing iPads as part of the curriculum, but to what extent does this education consist of? We hope you will join us on Wednesday night as we share ideas and learn from each other.
eClinicalWorks has created a new business called Healow (Health and Online Wellness). The $25 million investment is aimed to better connect patients, doctors, and medical data. They started with the Healow mobile app.
mHealth Journal Club Article: The relationship between commercial website ratings and traditional hospital performance measures in the USA Authors: Naomi Bardach, Renee Asteria-Penaloza, W John Boscardin, R Adams Dudley Journal: BMJ Quality and Safety Date Published: November 23, 2012 Citation: Bardach NS, Asteria-peñaloza R, Boscardin WJ, Adams dudley R. The relationship between commercial website ratings and traditional hospital performance measures in the USA. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012. Introduction: The rise of social media has allowed users to have a greater […]
On Wednesday, iMedicalApps held a tweet chat on barriers to adoption of mobile devices in practice. Some key points from the chat were: Workplace barriers may exist in forms of coworkers or patients from adoption The need for more education on usage of devices for both students and current practitioners Development from industry to encourage adoption along with incentives Read the archive here Any thoughts on how to improve adoption or overcome barriers?
Get excited for another #mHealth chat tonight on Twitter at 9pm ET! We will be discussing the barriers to utilization of mobile devices and applications in medical practice. As noted by Dr. Husain in his post “Getting in trouble for mobile medical learning,” there seems to be some barriers present in the use amongst students and healthcare professionals of mobile devices on a daily basis. Our topic will focus on what those barriers are, and if there are ways to […]
IBM’s artificial intelligence system known as Watson (the one that beat Ken Jennings on Jeopardy) is now being used to help treat cancer. This is nothing short of revolutionary in evidence-based cancer treatment.
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