Orpyx is using body sensor networks to help diabetic patients manage foot ulcers and prevent damage which is likely to result in amputation.
One of the more subdued features that will launch with iOS 6 is called “Guided Access”. This feature allows users to restrict touch and hardware buttons on the iPad. The feature is aimed at students and children with disabilities such as autism to remain on task and focused on content. Basically, enabling a child with […]
Doximity, the physician social network with 11% of all US physicians as active users, has launched Version 2 of its popular mobile application. This update offers a ground-up rebuild with potential for platform plays, release of features previously in private Beta, and most noticeably a dramatic positive change in the user interface that will have physicians coming back for more throughout their day.
Review of the patient-centric iHeadache App which is a tool for tracking headaches for the iPhone and iPad.
HealthTap unveils major updates to their physician-patient social network, focus on mHealth with new HIPAA compliant doctor-patient SMS feature.
By: J. Richard Pittman, Jr. M.D. The iPad’s form factor and high-resolution screen offer the ability for extensive reading of any kind. There are numerous applications for reading books, news, and consuming other multimedia. Reading medical literature is a slightly different experience — at least for me. Whenever I invest the time to read a […]
A brief tutorial video showing users how to take a screenshot on their iPhone or iPad and export it via email or Dropbox
Review of the free iOS app called Depression Calculator, a patient-centric app.
Anatomy Flash Cards by Lange are a popular study aid for medical students learning anatomy.
Recently, these helpful cards became digitized in the form of an iPad app, appropriately named, Anatomy Flash Cards by Lange. Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to test out this app while on the wards.
Gympact raises $850K seed round to take healthy incentive platform beyond the gym by integrating with fitness tracking apps and wearable sensors.
Mobile devices are continuing to improve in power and functionality. Recognizing this, LifeWatch AG, a leading ambulatory health monitoring services company, has released LifeWatch V, which can only be described as a ” healthcare” smartphone.
Cellscope has created a smartphone-enabled otoscope for remote diagnosis of pediatric ear infections.