A recent article published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research focused on the development of better standards for reporting randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that use web-based or mobile health interventions.
Nike unveiled the Nike+ Fuelband which can distinguish between different types of physical activity to assign users a daily “fuel” score.
Mobilizing for Health® is the McKesson Foundation’s grant initiative that provides funding for research on mobile phone-based interventions for low-income patients with chronic diseases. Specifically, their interest lies in research proposals that seek to evaluate mHealth applications, with priority given to researchers studying the use of mobile in cancer management. The research studies funded by these […]
A short discussion and analysis of the relevant factors when considering what size and version iPad to purchase if you are a medical professional. Factors considered include hardware, software, price, connectivity and available storage.
Visible Body for iPhone is just as impressive as the iPad version. The level of anatomical detail is very high and nothing major has been lost in the transition to the smaller device. At $9.99, Visible Body is a steal when compared to other decent anatomy apps available for the iPhone. Visible Body has many uses from patient education, to medical students and medical educators. Hands down one of, if not the best, anatomy app available for the iPhone.
Nike+ FuelBand is an innovative wristband that tracks and measures everyday movement to motivate and inspire people to be more active.
A recent Norwegian study compared the features of 290 mobile apps for diabetes care to clinical guideline recommendations for diabetes self-management
Review of an iphone app designed for students that may have trouble remembering differentials for any particular symptom or sign.
New research indicates smartphones are stressful because people get caught up in compulsively checking for new messages, alerts and updates.
mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Certain smartphone applications can provide quick assistance in the diagnosis of disease. One such example is Cobbmeter, a smartphone application designed for the measurement of Cobb angle on Apple’s iPhone. The Cobb angle measures the degree of spinal deformity which exists in a person with scoliosis. In efforts to […]
By Tim Bredrup mHealth Capital Corp., a capital pool company, announces they have entered into a letter of intent to purchase Heltheo Inc., which provides a “patient centric” patient medical record (PMR). Heltheo disgtinguishes itself from other PMR products by offering subscribing patients an “eNurse” available 24/7. The eNurse can be accessed via phone, email or via […]
Smart pills with edible microchips are expected to be released in the UK capable of transmitting physiological data to smartphones or computers. That means the smart pills can remind patients of upcoming medication doses and even report back to their doctor when they have taken it. The system captures exactly what medications have been taken.