Scanadu has raised 2 million dollars to create a device that automatically diagnose common health conditions, called a Medical Tricorder.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has partnered with Health 2.0 to launch the Aligning Forces for Quality app challenge in an effort to leverage their data to create meaningful apps that help patients find the highest quality care for their condition
Emergency Medicine Secrets is an app which many emergency medicine students and physicians may find particularly useful. However the excessively high cost places it out of reach for most of the potential user base (a common problem affecting many handbooks). The range and level of content is good although accessing it quickly can be difficult at times.
Excerpt: SXSW announces Startup Accelerator, seeks health care startups, and names final picks for featured lectures and panel discussions during the jam packed two week meeting of the minds in the home of live music Austin, TX March 2012.
IMEC researchers are working on developing embedded nose sensor technology in smartphones that will allow the devices to smell by 2015.
The Hospital Physician app provides a comprehensive review of topics in a handy mobile fashion and provides full-text review of topics that can be found in the hospitalist board review manual.
mHealth Summit is the largest annual gathering dedicated to mHealth in the world and convenes a global group of researchers, health professionals, and industry. As a media partner for the Summit, iMedicalApps will be presenting an exclusive series of interviews with keynote and prominent speakers between now and the December meeting.
Diversinet Corp was granted a patent for an encryption method that addresses concerns about protecting sensitive data stored on mobile devices.
Muscle System Pro II is an impressive app for those who are purely focused on the muscular system. Whilst the lack of information regarding skeletal components is disappointing, it is impossible to ignore the sheer quality of this app with regards to the muscular system. The price of Muscle Pro II is a fair reflection of the utility of this app although the limitations should certainly be noted before purchasing.
The number of consumers who are willing to communicate with their physicians via wireless devices is on the rise. A recent study from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) corroborates this. The study entitled, The New Role of Technology in Consumer Health and Wellness, examines consumer perceptions and attitudes in using technology to maintain their health and […]
ONC will conduct a national campaign educating the public about the importance of privacy and security in the electronic exchange of their personal info
Advanced Brain Monitoring’s B-Alert is one of the oldest and most comprehensive ambulatory EEG products on the market, developed entirely using government grants and no money from outside investors.