The future of mHealth is “infrastructure independent care” according to Don Casey, CEO of the West Wireless Health Institute and Managing Director of the recently launched West Health Investment Fund, two of the most important initiatives in the entire mobile health industry.
Sparkpeople.com has the #1 weight loss iphone app of 204 evaluated, according to a research study at Duke University and George Washington University.
The Epocrates app for iPhone gets a significant upgrade to it’s user interface, bringing back memories of an older version of the Facebook app.
Anatomy i-Pocket fulfills its role as a flash card based anatomy refresher app. The clear diagrams and simple user interface allow relevant anatomy to be accessed rapidly whilst the level is suitable from medical student to practicing physician.
Expanded services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities could improve healthcare quality and reduce costs, says Indian Health Service official.
Safe Dose is a practical and use-friendly app which could reduce medication errors for pediatric therapeutics from Dr. James Broselow
Zeo, developer of sleep management technology, is bringing their system to iOS and Android Smartphones with the Zeo Sleep Manager Mobile for just $99.
Ginger.io has developed software that helps healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies monitor and track patient behavior via their mobile phones.
An app review of the DermoMap, an iPad and iPhone app that helps generate differential diagnoses for skin conditions.
A campaign that sends out monthly text messaging reminders to women that encourage them to perform a self-test is called Underwire Alerts.
The West Health Investment Fund is for entrepreneurs developing technologies and services offering the potential to substantially lower healthcare costs
MyAnaesthetic attempts to fill the void with “clear jargon free explanations” of anesthesia techniques. It was developed by UK anaesthesiologists who wanted to improve patient information after they apparently found a lack of clear information on the internet. If you are a patient looking for more information about anesthesia I would suggest you speak with your anaesthesiologist or visit the excellent websites of the American Society for Anesthesiology or the Royal College of Anaesthetists.