Announced today is a partnership in the works for some time: mHealth Summit will now be convened and managed by HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society). The mHealth Summit is easily the largest global meeting on mobile health and is unique in bringing together the perspectives of mHealth researchers and physicians along with the […]
An inside look at the top 5 PDF management apps for healthcare professionals
By Tim Bredrup Epion Health’s point-of-care mobile platform was selected as the winner in the health care category in a competition hosted by The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). At the symposium, leaders in life science, mHealth and digital innovations were brought together with potential investors. This year’s event showcased 43 competing companies. The winning […]
Cameron Cohen will be donating a large amount of the AnimalGrams proceeds as well as further iSketch proceeds to Dr. Noah Federman, an assistant professor of pediatric hematology–oncology and director of the pediatric bone and soft tissue sarcoma program at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.
By Tim Bredrup AT&T recently launched a beta version of the AT&T Developer Center ForHealth under the AT&T ForHealth practice. Based on an open set of developer tools and infrastructure, the AT&T Developer Center ForHealth is expected to streamline, accelerate and lower costs in the development, deployment and management of enterprise-grade mHealth applications. In addition […]
Overall Skeletal System Pro III is a great app for understanding and learning the skeletal system visually. Despite the lack of formal muscle system integration, this still contains a wealth of information which the average medical student will find intrinsically useful
StartUp Health announces the launch of their new website and provides guidance for potential applicants on how their unique accelerator will operate.
Sepsis strikes approximately 750,000 people in the US and is responsible for more than 215,000 deaths. Mortality remains high at 25-50% at a cost of $17 billion each year. These figures suggest that control and recognition of sepsis is relatively poor and there are a number of initiatives in place to try and rectify this. One […]
by Tim Bredrup The dream of a Star Trek-style hand held medical scanner is now closer due to a new development in electromagnetic Terahertz (THz) wave technology, also known as T-rays. This technology, also seen in full-body security scanners, is currently able to detect very small and otherwise hidden biological phenomena such as increased blood […]
An app review of the Harriet Lane Handbook for Mobile, a decent adaptation of a classic pediatric reference and a great pediatric formulary
When Apple announced iBooks 2 and iBooks author, there was much excitement amongst the medical tech community about the possibility of physicians creating their own interactive textbooks. Last Friday saw the release of the first interactive medical textbook, created by Dr. Ed Wallitt, Founder of Podmedics.com. We recently reviewed PodMedics, a UK based site which […]
[Ed. This is the second of a two part series. Check out part one here] In October, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) published a study by led by Mark Frisse, MD demonstrating significant cost savings when emergency departments (ED) have access to patients’ data via health information exchange (HIE). The study […]