The iMedicalApps Team brings you the top posts on our site for the week of 2/5/12 to 2/11/12.
mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Preventing depression during adolescence may reduce health problems in adulthood. Mobile phones make it possible to deliver prevention programs scalable to a variety of large populations. Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand used these concepts to develop and test an intervention for adolescents focused on preventing […]
mHealth News Briefs with Tim Bredrup Zimmer Holding, Inc., a global musculoskeletal health company, recently announced the availability of a new patient education application designed for Apple’s iPad tablet. The application, Arthritis 411, will help patients learn more about arthritis pain and explore treatment option, including knee and hip replacement procedures. Arthritis 411 is free […]
Information on the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge, how to submit an entry, the requirements, and prizes awarded for designing an app that helps diabetes patients
A useful app for surgeons which provide another option for communication during consultations, or for medical education purposes.
By: Felasfa Wodajo, MD and Iltifat Husain, MD and Satish Misra, MD A recent editorial piece in the Washington Times would have you believe the FDA’s desires to regulate a portion of the medical apps will be a death blow to the multitude of potential benefits offered by mobile technology. This isn’t the first time […]
Interview with Chris Berka, CEO of Advanced Brain Monitoring in regards to their products and receiving small Business Innovation Research grants.
by Tim Bredrup The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and eResearchTechnology, Inc. (ERT), recently announced the launch of their joint venture CLEAR Study, a program to help patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD is a progressive and chronic inflammatory disease of airways that typically occurs in middle-aged and older patients, and […]
A Spyglass Consulting report concludes that tablet computers have a positive impact on healthcare, but are not currently game-changers.
WeSprout aims to bridge the gap between health records and community, giving parents the tools they need to make better choices for their children.
This article reviews PediCalc, a decent one-touch pediatric drug dosage calculator that allows customization of medications and dosages.
by Tim Bredrup Video Guidance, a visual communications company, is helping Hazelden, a private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment center, visually connect therapists to patients after they have completed their residential program. The application is called Telehealth and connects patients with the tools, support, and fellowship needed to build new lives in recovery from […]