Jawbone has entered the health and fitness app market with the release of their Jawbone Up $100 wristband and free iphone app, android coming soon.
Everist Genomics announced plans to commercialize its CardioDefender ECG diagnostic system that provides heart rhythm monitoring via a smartphone.
A review of Panic Attack Aid, an app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch that provides relaxation techniques and reassurance to sufferers of panic attacks and panic disorder.
Dropbox is an essential app is that it serves a unique role linking your files and folders on your home computer to your mobile medical device over the air. Taking advantage of a cloud storage service such as Dropbox will allow you to improve productivity and help improve file management as well as providing that all important link between desktop and mobile device.
The GSMA has launched the GSMA Mobile Health University Challenge 2012It invites students to create an mhealth idea specific healthcare
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is the Founder and Director of the Center for Connected Health, which was established in 1995 by Partners HealthCare. Partners was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The Center’s mission is to “develop new strategies to move health care from the hospital and doctor’s office into the day-to-day lives of patients.” Dr. Kvedar will be speaking in the Super Sessions at the Summit on “Mobile Health in the Clinical Enterprise”.
An insider perspective on the move to mobile at the nation’s number one hospital. In this first series installment, we answer the question – why the iPad?
This app is an ideal introduction to gross anatomy for medical students at the beginning of their course. The basic level of detail is appropriate for first years and learning is complemented with media such as audio pronunciations and videos. The cheap price and impressive, attractive user interface mean that students looking for a basic introduction to anatomy need look no further. A fantastic app.
Ambitious and brash startup Scanadu raises $2 million from a global round of angel investors to build a medical tricorder device straight out of Star Trek with the goal of enabling users to “check their body as often as they check their email.”
In a conversation with Mobisante’s CEO, Sailesh Chutani, we find out that Mobisante is working on bringing their ultrasound probe to Android.
Whilst Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy is expensive, it is a complete anatomy text with decent anatomical illustrations. The labeling system needs updating before it can be fully recommended as the app is difficult to use when a new page opens once a label has been selected. Similarly there are potentially a number of issues relating to the low resolution of images during magnification. Overall Skyscape’s version of Netter’s Atlas of Anatomy is a good anatomy atlas although it is not a stand out contender
Eric Yablonka, CIO of the University of Chicago hospitals and Pritzker School of Medicine outlines the evolution of the mobile health sector and various emerging technologies, which he asserts no longer represent simply “nice to have stuff but has grown into truly life-saving stuff.”