Boston researders performed a study to see if the addition of a virtual coach would be more effective than the use of a pedometer and website alone at losing weight.
Health Discovery Corporation launched an Android version of MelApp, where people can learn about melanoma and do risk analysis
NeuroRad for iPad is a fantastic application for radiologist residents with an excellent neuroradiology atlas. NeuroRad has a range of uses for healthcare professionals ranging from student to resident.
mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup A variety of body sensor network systems have been proposed to detect health related problems in real time. However the focus of many of these systems is on the gathering and presentation/storage of data, rather than on autonomous real-time decision making. A study conducted at Coventry University in […]
Recently, Kaiser Permanente (KP), one of the largest healthcare organization, made an announcement that affects its 9 million patients. The organization has released an app for the Android platform which allows patients to access their medical information from virtually anywhere. The app provides full access to patient information that currently resides on the KP health record system. Additionally, KP now has a mobile optimized website which allows members to also access their information via any mobile device platform. This website is accessible via a smartphone’s mobile browser and includes users of Windows Mobile phones, Blackberry and even the iPhone.
iMedicalApps has launched mHealth (iMedicalApps.com/mhealth), a page dedicated to the use of mobile technologies for direct patient care. This is where you can read about great research being done on the use of mobile technologies for health & wellness, the latest in wireless health devices and about innovative digital health startups. We will continue to […]
iMedicalApps Senior mHealth Analyst Brian Edwards was recently interviewed by Michael Spitzer, VP Engagement Planning at Ignite Health, on the popular site Pharmaphorum “the home of pharma industry debate”.
This is an app review for the Vox Spanish-English Medical Dictionary and Verbs App, which provides English to Spanish and Spanish to English translations of medical terms.
By Tim Bredrup PositiveID Corporation, a developer of medical technologies for diabetes management, recently announced it has obtained certification from AT&T for PositiveID’s iglucose™ mobile health system, designed to simplify diabetes management for the millions of individuals impacted by this growing disease. This certification gives PositiveID’s FDA-cleared iglucose system access to the AT&T network, which […]
Maria Ly talks to iMedicalApps about Skimble, one of the most popular fitness apps having recently passing the two million download milestone.
Happtique, a medical apps store seeks to verify and certify healthcare apps for medical professionals and patients
Recently a team of researchers in South Carolina performed research to determine the validity of an Android-based software program to detect and capture heart rate measurements as a proof of concept for its use, The software was compared them to traditional means of measuring heart rate (ECG and pulse oximeter).