A commentary focusing on the Mac App Store in the context of medical apps and whether or not this category is useful and should be developed further.
The Human Body App by Dorling Kindersley is an excellent introduction to the human body and the basics of how it works.
Chewable and Ginger.io were announced as finalists in the Data Design Diabetes Challenge. Each receives $10,000 for community uptake exercise with real-world diabetes patients to determine the contest winner.
A new way of collecting and tracking sleeping patterns using a Nokia C7 with an NFC chip, and an app called SleepTrak is being used on T-Mobile’s network.
Apple has made a bold attempt at categorizing medical apps in the iOS store for physicians, but unfortunately fails.
The American Telemedicine Association launches online petition in support of comprehensive reform of medical licensure regulations to remove barriers currently preventing patients from accessing the specialists best suited to treat their condition.
Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute received a $250,000 grant to launch a text messaging campagin in an underserved diabetic Hispanic community.
We look at apps that claim to calculate insulin regimens. As far as apps go, they aren’t half bad. As far as medical apps go, they represent a potential danger for patients.
With the death of Steve Jobs, a reflection of three aspects of Steve’s vision that physicians admired the most.
FDA clearance increasing as Mobisante recently received approval for its ultrasound device which converts a smarphone into a portable ultrasound device.
NYU-based BioSignal Group has submitted their microEEG system to the FDA for pre-market approval, sets a high standard for ambulatory EEG Bluetooth amplifier design.
Sony has acquired Micronics Inc. which does R&D of near patient Point of Care devices and products for disease diagnosis and treatment monitoring.