For the first time at the mHealth Summit, iMedicalApps will present research awards for outstanding scholarly research in the area of mobile health. An award will be given for best oral and best poster presentation submitted through the summit’s call for presentations process.
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 […]
Rock Health, the digital health incubator based in San Francisco, has released a report with very good news for health tech entrepreneurs.
In adjunct with usual care, use of the Glucose Buddy application combined with weekly text-message feedback from a Certified Diabetes Educator led to a significant decrease in HbA1c in comparison to a control group receiving only usual care.
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 […]
Ginger.io has been named the winner of the Alzheimer’s Challenge 2012.
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 […]
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 […]
Readers of the iMedicalApps forums will have seen that Evernote was rated particularly highly by a number of commenters when asked ‘How do you use mobile technology to help with your studies’. As a result of this, I was encouraged to try Evernote out for an extended period and see what impact it could make upon […]
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 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.
CareInSync closes $1.6 million Series A round led by HealthTech Capital to continue development of its care transition technology Carebook.