Improving patient health outcomes is the goal of a new initiative from the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). This culture of wellness and healthy living is being promoted to Air Force personnel. Air Force Col. Douglas Anderson, the director of the Commanders Action Group, Office of the Surgeon General is one person behind this initiative.
iMedicalApps have covered Inkling extensively in a range of articles focusing on the various advantages of interactive textbooks and ways in which these can help students achieve better grades. Inkling recently held a medical education webcast where they extensively previewed Inkling for iPad and the new Inkling for Web. Inkling for Web hold a number of […]
Researchers at Wake Forest University have created something which could change the way that smartphones and tablet devices are charged. Called Power Felt, this newly invented fabric is composed of tiny carbon nanotubes locked into flexible plastic fibers. These fibers are able to use temperature differences to create a large enough charge to power up a smartphone.
Tumorpedia iPhone/iPad family of apps claims to be the most comprehensive mobile reference for musculoskeletal tumors, but is weak on content.
Echo Therapeutics Prelude Skin Prep System is referred to DHHS Combination Products Department, indefinitely delaying product launch in US.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has recently released a mobile app to help wounded soldiers and their families access information that can assist in their recovery and return to U.S. civilian life.
SHOTS provides the user with various up to date immunization schedules (i.e., adult/adolescent and children’s (updated Feb. 2012), combination (updated 2011) and catch up) and vaccine specific, regimen, medical and age specific supplemental information regarding vaccines.
By: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP Doctor, what do you think? Doctor? Doctor? These are words uttered by a number of patients today as doctors use an increasing number of “screens” while simultaneously interacting with their patients. These screens offer access to mobile devices such as touchpads, smartphones, and laptop computers. During the already restricted […]
I was lucky enough to be invited to join the distinguished (standing room only) crowd of health care disruptors and investors at Blueprint Health’s (@bphealth) Demo Day at the accelerator’s headquarters in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City on March 29th. From the very first presenter, the energy level was high and the message […]
Review of the My Health Checklist 2012 App from Proven Health Ways, Inc.
I recently covered the announcement out of the West Wireless Health Institute that they were launching the West Wireless Health Council to pioneer the adoption of Medical Grade Wireless at hospitals and health systems across America. The Council is managed by an all-star team of CIOs from leading providers and by all indications they have […]
The Department of Veterans of Affairs (VA) has just launched its third Industry Innovation Competition. Part of the VA Innovation Initiative (VAi2), it is a $50 million program aimed VA employees, industry leaders, start-ups, non-profits, and universities in order to find the best newinnovations to advance the performance of the VA.