In Uganda, a study was carried out to determine the feasibility of using mobile phones to capture microscopy images and transfer to a central database for assessment.
by: Sumeet Banker, MD, MPH Anyone who has taken care of children knows that rashes are ubiquitous and can often be the bane of one’s practice. Children acquire rashes for seemingly everything, from benign viral exanthems to chronic systemic diseases and even acute life-threatening emergencies. Appropriate identification and treatment of skin findings in children can […]
Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology is an excellent reference resource for dermatologists who are looking for a complete yet concise guide to a wide range of cosmetic disorders. The user interface is focused and presents information covering diagnosis, treatment, and procedures in an easily accessible format.
mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup The need for continuous remote health monitoring is growing, especially amongst elderly patients that suffer from chronic diseases and heart conditions. In efforts to address this need, Informaticists in Portugal have proposed a system that relies on remote sensor monitoring combined with mobile and wireless computing devices. In this […]
Nuance Healthcare announced the 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge which encourages healthcare software developers to integrate speech recognition into mobile or Web-based health care applications.
Ohio-based HealthSpot is set to launch its Care4 Station telemedicine kiosk to revolutionize primary care and reinvent the retail clinic experience.
Jawbone UP users are offered a full refund by the company after reports of widespread failure by early adopters.
HealthTap University, a new and innovative program by HealthTap, allows medical students to help answer real patient questions, interact with, and learn from established physicians.
AirStrip Technologies has stepped in to bring a mobile solution that provides physicians the ability to view and interact with real time wave form data that sometimes is essential to provide appropriate patient care.
Patrick Soon-Shiong’s new company NantWorks has launched its own digital incubator called NantAccelerator, seeks applicants for inaugural class.
The smartphone era is presenting new challenges for doctors, who are increasingly becoming distracted by the devices, which may impact patient care.
The evolution of games for health and their impact on health and wellness is the topic of a very compelling panel discussion at the mHealth Summit.