United Preference graduates from the Healthbox accelerator and formally launches their new currency for healthy incentives, Tailored Spend.
Isabel Diagnosis is a great tool for doctors who are willing to pay for the subscription and have wireless access. The delays loading information can be frustrating however there is a definite need for the app and the service it provides when doctors are presented with a challenging diagnostic mystery.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology recently opened a new app challenge focused on patients safety appropriately called the Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge. The challenge stems from a 2011 Institute of Medicine Report, The Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care, which among other things, recommended voluntary adverse event reporting using a format developed by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the second #mHealth tweet chat on Twitter last night! It was once again a great discussion. We discussed the following topics: T1: What is your definition of #mHealth? T2: Imagine you had to go one day without access to your smartphone or tablet. How would this affect your practice? T3: Do […]
Mobilyze is an mHealth application designed to teach people to manage depressive symptoms using traditional methods, such as providing information and tools to implement evidence-based techniques to improve mood.
Ginger.io is seeking adolescent Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis patients for a clinical trial of its passive sensing application.
DoctorMole represents a fantastic step forward for telemedicine and teledermatology. Whilst this app is no substitute for professional medical advice, it is a great example of how mobile technology can positively impact community healthcare and preventative medicine. Perhaps the only drawback to this app is that there was no way to share the results/photos taken with the app with your family physician which would surely enhance the doctor-patient relationship.
Researchers from the University of California San Diego used secure videoconferencing setups to perform remote speech evaluation for 9 patients in Tijuana, Mexico.
Recently, iSaaS Technology, an emergent technology company, has launched an app for the iPhone and compatible with the iPad that helps to cut down on medical fraud. The innovative Cortex app records biometric evidence, in the form of a photograph taken by the medical expert when examining a patient.
Please join us for the second #mHealth chat on Twitter, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 9 at 9pm EST/8pm CST using the hashtag #mHealth.
Diagnosaurus DDx from Unbound Medicine is a medical app that helps you formulate differential diagnoses. We have already reviewed the iphone version of Diagnosaurus DDx back in 2009 and loved it. Now let’s take a look at its cousin on the Android.
The pervasiveness of Facebook and other social media platforms has created opportunities to improve patient-physician communication. Willing doctors can connect with patients in and outside the exam room, expanding their reach and thus jointly sharing in the empowerment this newest technology revolution offers. Orthopedic surgeon Howard Luks summarizes the power of social media for physicians this way: […]