mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Caregivers of epileptic patients are often concerned about unwitnessed seizures that can cause injury and sometimes even death. In an effort to address this concern, neurologists at Stanford University performed a study to determine if a wrist-worn accelerometer could accurately detect the classic epilepsy seizure known as a tonic-clonic, […]
app review written by a third-year medical student for Patient Safety Manual, a medical reference app by Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The app is compatible with iOS.
mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup In efforts to improve the tracking and trending of glucose in patients with diabetes, Echo Therapeutics is developing the Symphony tCGM system; a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude® SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery. A feasibility study was designed to evaluate the performance […]
Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, […]
An app review for Peds Meds, an app that streamlines pediatric prescribing by calculating drug dosages based on user preferences.
At CES 2012, Qualcomm announced Snapdragon processors will power mobile medical devices and announced the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize.
mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup The effects of stress on health have been a main focus area for public health research, but progress has been limited due to a lack of wearable sensors that can be worn effectively in the field. Researchers at Ohio State University recently analyzed wireless, wearable sensors that are a […]
Berg Insight concludes that around 2.2 million patients worldwide were using remote medical monitoring services as of the end of 2011.
A review of the ECG Notes by SkyScape for the Blackberry platform.
Physician social network Sermo loses co-founders to spin-off company which will be a matchmaker for physicians and patients.
by Tim Bredrup Healthline releases its top 10 health-related searches performed by smartphones and tablets in 2011 According to researchers, diseases were searched five times more often then symptoms while mobile searches tended to search for more private health matters than desktop searches. Read the remaining details here: press release | http://www.healthline.com Mobile health care provider […]
mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup With the growth of mobile health in recent years, learning through the use of mobile devices (mobile learning [mLearning]) has gained recognition as a potential method for increasing healthcare providers’ access to medical information and resources in resource-limited settings. To further explore the role of smart phone based mLearning, […]