Netters Atlas of Human Anatomy iPad app is a powerful anatomical reference

Netter is one of the most influential people in medical history. His detailed anatomical reference drawings have stood the test of time over and over again. Now Elsevier have taken Netter’s anatomy drawings to the next level with a digital app version of perhaps his most famous text – Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy. This […]

Special e-Patient #mHealth tweet chat tomorrow with #s4pm

Tomorrow, iMedicalApps will be joint hosting a special e-Patient focused #mHealth tweet chat with the Society for Participatory Medicine #s4pm. We at iMedicalApps believe that the patient’s voice is so important. We’d like to talk about what patients want out of mobile apps, their concerns, and how we as health professionals can better work with […]

Researcher develops method for measuring glucose levels in tears

Dr Jun Hu, a researcher at the University of Akron, has made a major breakthrough in the use of non-invasive technology for continuous blood glucose monitoring in diabetic patients using a contact lens and smartphone application. Users simply wear a contact lens throughout the day and if at any point their body is not properly […]

MyStudies app brings detailed academic literature analysis to the iPad

By the very nature of their job, Physicians are often limited in the amount of time they have available to review important medical literature. Journal Club, an app iMedicalApps recently reviewed, aimed to simplify this process by utilising a physician driven wiki resource containing concise summaries of major academic papers. A similar app, MyStudies, has […]

Visual.ly launches health data visualization challenge

Visual.ly, a startup that provides data scientists and designers tools to bring spreadsheets to life as inforgraphics, has partnered with Tableau Software to issue an open call for submissions to their new Health Data Visualization Challenge. Teams can use any data available at healthdata.gov to create infographics in any format conceivable and the best entries […]

Hand hygiene compliance up at Vanderbilt University Medical Center due to new app

Hand hygiene is one of the most important steps that can be taken to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Especially in a healthcare setting, it is the first line of defense when interacting with patients. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) physicians, nurses and IT specialists understand this all too well, having recently collaborated on an iOS app that more efficiently documents and reports hand-hygiene compliance.