Review of the My Health Checklist 2012 App from Proven Health Ways, Inc.
I recently covered the announcement out of the West Wireless Health Institute that they were launching the West Wireless Health Council to pioneer the adoption of Medical Grade Wireless at hospitals and health systems across America. The Council is managed by an all-star team of CIOs from leading providers and by all indications they have […]
The Department of Veterans of Affairs (VA) has just launched its third Industry Innovation Competition. Part of the VA Innovation Initiative (VAi2), it is a $50 million program aimed VA employees, industry leaders, start-ups, non-profits, and universities in order to find the best newinnovations to advance the performance of the VA.
Researchers have proposed methodologies for the sensor radios in Body Area Networks to reduce their power usage, the last obstacle to overcome.
The Manual of Childhood Infections for the iOS presents concise summaries of common pediatric infections and treatment options in an accessible format
Anemia can be difficult to diagnose without access to a specialized equipment or a trained technician. In fact, anemia kills 1 million women and infants worldwide annually. Yet anemia, if diagnosed, can be easily treated using inexpensive supplements even in poor/remote regions. Myshkin Ingawale and Yogesh Patil, co-founders of India-based startup Biosense (originally Anaemedia), were […]
ThermoDock is an infrared thermometer attachment for the iphone or iPad that accurately captures temperature.
MyMedicalTutor is an app with great potential and uses as a practice presentation tool. Whilst the features and cases included are excellent, the overall utility is limited due to the lack of certain specialties.
The Boston Globe is reporting today that the Rock Health, the San Francisco based health startup accelerator, will be opening up a Boston branch this Summer. The program is already accepting applications. Reportedly several Boston based entrepreneurs are already signed up as mentors, including Jason Jacobs of RunKeeper, Ben Rubin of Zeo, Erika Pabo of […]
Asthma is a chronic lung disease that affects people of all ages. While traditionally, spirometry has been used to study children and adults with asthma, pediatric patients were typically too young to participate. iSonea, a company that develops acoustic respiratory monitoring devices, has recently found a solution to this problem and announced the launch of a post-market study using their WheezoMeter monitoring technology. The study, called Wheeze Rate Correlation and found on clinicaltrails.org is planned for two locations in California.
Anatomy At A Glance makes a highly successful transition from paper to digital. Whilst there are one or two potential improvements, this is a decent first attempt for Wiley-Blackwell. Those looking for a digital copy of Anatomy At A Glance will not go far wrong with this app.
In anticipation of a “major overhaul to the user interface and content”, Orca Health has moved their popular patient education app series “temporarily” to the free section of the iTunes app store. While the details of the overhaul are still being kept under wraps, our friends at Orca tell us the apps will see a […]