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 […]

Stanford Student Startup Accelerator Launches StartX Med for Med and Biotech Startups

Stanford has launched a medical technology track within the university’s acclaimed StartX startup incubator. StartX Med offers the following specialized resources for our founders: Education: Tailored educational material in OTL negotiations, government grant writing, FDA submissions, IP law, reimbursements, and health care regulations Specialized Mentorship: An amazing network of mentors and alumni, including serial entrepreneurs, […]

Using the iPad’s camera and algorithms to estimate blood loss in the operating room

Many surgical teams currently use visual estimation to determine blood loss. This can often be an imprecise, and the consequences of overestimating or underestimating blood loss can create patient complications. Gauss Surgical saw an opportunity to improve this system and are now using the iPad as the base of a new method to help track blood loss during surgery in real time.

HealthNest digital health accelerator seeks medical startups in China

HealthNest is a newly launched digital health incubator located in mainland China hoping to attract top tech talent from both sides of the Pacific Rim. Surprisingly, the founding organization behind HealthNest is the Louisiana Business Incubation Association (LBIA), a group established to promote alliances among incubators, government agencies, and professional organizations in order to promote […]