An app review of Cornea Atlas, a collection of cornea and external eye disease images
The mHealth Summit convenes a global group of reserachers, health professionals and companies and is the largest annual gathering dedicated to mHealth in the world. Between now and the December meeting, iMedicalApps will be presenting a series of interviews with keynote and prominent speakers
This is a very attractive app and could be used by junior healthcare professionals looking for a basic understanding of how the body works. Unfortunately, Anatomy Organs 3D is let down by a lack of crucial detail which means it is of limited use for anything but the most basic introduction. Its cheap price and basic knowledge mean this app may have some use for patients who are keen to learn more about their own anatomy.
The Veterans Affairs Department is procuring 100,000 tablets for the thousands of medical clinicians, doctors, nurses and technicians to use.
Baylor Healthcare System is deploying a Health Information Exchange (HIE) for caregivers to use based on AT&T’s Healthcare Community Online portal.
AT&T has created clothes that track the wearer’s heart rate, body temperature and other vital signs and upload the results to a web portal.
Inklings success is based on transforming standard electronic texts into interactive delights through the use of five major feature areas including Price, Search, Quiz, Media Integration and Social integration. Together these features mean textbooks from Inkling are significantly easier to learn from than standard textbooks.
Affectiva has developed a wearable, wireless sensor capable of detecting subtle changes in users emotion, including stress and excitement levels, by measuring electro-dermal activity (EDA).
According to a Jackson and Coker report, four out of five physicians use smartphones, computer tablets, and other mobile devices during their workday.
The use of video lectures to supplement medical learning is only set to develop and this is a fine attempt. The quality of the content is first class however there are a number of improvements that could be made to significantly improve understanding whilst watching the videos.
UCSF & Red Hill received $1.1 million to develop computerized physical therapy games that were positively trialed on patients with Parkinson’s Disease
Remote monitoring systems integrating implanted cardiac devices, like St. Jude’s Merlin.net, have a lot of potential for integration with mobile devices.