Anesthesiology i-Pocket is ideal for students and nurses who are refreshing the basics of anesthetics however the concise nature and lack of depth mean that this application is not suitable for those specialising in the subject.
A contest hosted by the AMA challenges physicians, residents and medical students to come up with an iOS app that will benefit the medical community.
The Stanford Summit and Medicine 2.0 Conference were 3 days that brought together clinicians, ePatients, and researchers from 30 countries to present and share about social media in medicine.
Another day, another deal struck by Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks hybrid incubator, sending the mHealth visionary well on his way to transforming Los Angeles into a so-called “Silicon Beach…building the world the way da Vinci saw it”.
IOS Fixator demonstrates the capabilities of mobile medical technology within a healthcare environment. Surgeons who use the IOS device will find the app assists their pre-operative planning whilst others will hopefully appreciate the impact that such an app could have if applied to their particular specialty.
The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.
Apple’s FaceTime is fully encrypted and HIPAA Compliant with WPA2 Enterprise security setting. This has several implications for its use in healthcare and the promotion of telemedicine.
Arogya World, and Nokia announced plans to use mobile phones in rural and urban India in a major diabetes prevention mobile health initiative.
The app compiles a comprehensive list of musculoskeletal exams and injection/aspiration techniques targeted at primary care physicians
Aadhaar, India’s Unique Identification Project, is a biometric project with a goal of issuing IDs linked to the fingerprints and iris scans of every person in India. Its implications are broad, even to healthcare.
ModalityBODY Thieme Atlas of Anatomy App, an interactive app for medical students and physicians, is a great resource but it comes at a hefty cost.
A simple kit developed by Oxford University and the University of Cape Town turns a low cost mobile phone, not a smartphone, into an advanced stethoscope.