Can Your Mobile Phone Help You Get Fit? #Med2

Ted Vickey is a PhD researcher at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at NUI Galway. He was the Executive Director of the fitness center at the White House for 11 years under the Bush, Clinton and Bush Administrations. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the largest nonprofit certification organization for fitness trainers in the world impacting over 50 million lives annually. He is doing research on how mobile phones can help reduce the global obesity epidemic.

mHealth Summit Call for Presentations closes June 29 #mHS12

Attention mHealth researchers, companies and organizations – if you would like to present a talk or panel at the upcoming mHealth Summit in December, the submission deadline is in one week. For more information, please go to: mHealth Summit – Call for Presentations and share your experience and expertise with over 5,000 leaders in mobile health. The […]

Congress leaves FDA to complete job on mobile health apps regulation

By M. Jason Brooke, JD You might have heard that Congress recently passed legislation that promotes FDA regulation of mobile devices. It’s actually a bit more complicated than that. Congress was instead considering a bill that would muddy the regulatory waters for mobile app developers and distributors as well as smartphone and tablet manufacturers. Here’s what […]

Top 5 Android medical apps for Emergency Medicine physicians

As the Editor-in-chief at iMedicalApps, I enjoy both the Android OS and Apple’s iOS.  Well, to clarify, I enjoy the stock  Android Ice Cream Sandwich mobile OS, not Ice Cream Sandwich that has ridiculous skins added by various cell phone manufacturers. I have both an Android and iPhone device, and although the Android medical app […]

CHRISTUS St Michael’s Health System has been awarded $1,600,000 for an Integrated Nurse Training and Mobile Device Harm Reduction Program

Recently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that CHRISTUS St Michael’s Health System has been awarded $1,600,000 for an Integrated Nurse Training and Mobile Device Harm Reduction Program (INTM). The INTM system is an iPad-based clinical decision support platform that utilizes advanced analytics. It is conceptualized, developed, and piloted by Ringful Health. […]

Another talented class of health startups graduates at Rock Health

  By Rebecca Coelius, MD & Rohit Keswani, MD San Francisco based health tech incubator Rock Health graduated its second class of startups on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in front of a standing-room only audience at Practice Fusion’s headquarters. The event opened with a tour de force journey through wearable devices, big data, proteomics, and […]