mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Today, approximately 50% of U.S. adults do not meet the recommended levels of physical activity, particularly women and minorities. Although mobile technologies are promising tools for delivering physical activity interventions, it’s necessary to understand how to effectively apply them in efforts to increase and maintain physical activity in physically […]
CareWire uses automated patient text messaging to increase billable appointmentyield, visualize patient satisfaction in near-real-time and improve provider performance.
A recent article published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research focused on the development of better standards for reporting randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that use web-based or mobile health interventions.
Nike unveiled the Nike+ Fuelband which can distinguish between different types of physical activity to assign users a daily “fuel” score.
Mobilizing for Health® is the McKesson Foundation’s grant initiative that provides funding for research on mobile phone-based interventions for low-income patients with chronic diseases. Specifically, their interest lies in research proposals that seek to evaluate mHealth applications, with priority given to researchers studying the use of mobile in cancer management. The research studies funded by these […]
A short discussion and analysis of the relevant factors when considering what size and version iPad to purchase if you are a medical professional. Factors considered include hardware, software, price, connectivity and available storage.
Visible Body for iPhone is just as impressive as the iPad version. The level of anatomical detail is very high and nothing major has been lost in the transition to the smaller device. At $9.99, Visible Body is a steal when compared to other decent anatomy apps available for the iPhone. Visible Body has many uses from patient education, to medical students and medical educators. Hands down one of, if not the best, anatomy app available for the iPhone.
Nike+ FuelBand is an innovative wristband that tracks and measures everyday movement to motivate and inspire people to be more active.
A recent Norwegian study compared the features of 290 mobile apps for diabetes care to clinical guideline recommendations for diabetes self-management
Review of an iphone app designed for students that may have trouble remembering differentials for any particular symptom or sign.
New research indicates smartphones are stressful because people get caught up in compulsively checking for new messages, alerts and updates.
mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Certain smartphone applications can provide quick assistance in the diagnosis of disease. One such example is Cobbmeter, a smartphone application designed for the measurement of Cobb angle on Apple’s iPhone. The Cobb angle measures the degree of spinal deformity which exists in a person with scoliosis. In efforts to […]