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: […]
Silicon Valley health IT startup Castlight Health (@castlighthealth) announced it has closed a $100 million Series D round, bringing their total capital raised to $181 million, leaving it poised for acquisitions or an IPO. Castlight has been pioneering the use of price transparency and comparison tools in health care, offering a B2B service that enables […]
First ever Startup Weekend focused exclusively on health care will be held in Philadelphia June 1-3.
The ecancer app has current information but lacks functionality and content of full website.
With a shortage of many types of physicians looming and health care costs ever rising, it’s vital that we find lean ways to scale quality care. One of the great potentials of technology is the ability to monitor patients and the status of their medical care outside the limited office visit paradigm. Medivo is a significant step towards this goal.
A spreadsheet containing a complete list of all academic medical journals currently available on the iPad
This is an app review for the Pretest Surgery App by Modality, Inc., written by a third-year medical student. This app is available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Ultimately the growth and introduction of social media/the internet have fundamentally changed the way we communicate with a greater emphasis on engagement and information sharing amongst both professional colleagues and the patients themselves. By taking advantage of these communication channels, we can focus more on individual patients and their treatment regimes whilst reducing healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes.
Janssen Connected Care Challenge chooses three finalists to present live demos on May 10th.
The future of eLearning by Taimma Communications Inc on the iPad. These apps deliver fully narrated learning packages to students.