Engineers at Brown University have designed a new biochip sensor that can check blood sugar levels by measuring glucose concentrations in saliva
CodeHeart, a mobile application developed in conjunction with AT&T Business Solutions used to speed up the diagnosis of heart attacks
by: Brian Chau, MS3 The clinical process of evaluating suspicious skin lesions is often taught in medical school through the ABCDE method. Student physicians are taught to evaluate said lesions based on Asymmetry, irregular Borders, multiple Colors, Diameters > 6mm, and Enlarging lesion. Dermoscopy is a non-invasive, clinical examination of skin lesions with the aid […]
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With the launch of the West Health Policy Center, Gary and Mary West have added another front in their philanthropic assault on the institutional inefficiencies of the health care system. This time they are establishing a presence in Washington DC focused on enticing the most talented post-doctoral research fellows to compete for one of five […]
Fifty people are being sent home with an Android phone and equipment to check their blood pressure, weight, heart activity and oxygen levels.
Options for the public to view the notes taken of them from their doctor during an office visit are examined
Podmedics is a superb resource for medical students and junior doctors alike. The wide selection of topics, appropriate level of content and variation in length means the podcasts can be used for a quick reminder or a more detailed discussion of a particular topic.
There are few, if any, large corporations that use mobile technology to engage their customers as effectively as Louisville, KY-based health insurer Humana. The company’s Games 4 Health program is among the most innovative mobile health programs anywhere and the projects like B-Cycle are revolutionizing bike sharing and incentivizing healthy lifestyles. I recently had a […]
mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Today, approximately 50% of U.S. adults do not meet the recommended levels of physical activity, particularly women and minorities. Although mobile technologies are promising tools for delivering physical activity interventions, it’s necessary to understand how to effectively apply them in efforts to increase and maintain physical activity in physically […]
CareWire uses automated patient text messaging to increase billable appointmentyield, visualize patient satisfaction in near-real-time and improve provider performance.
A recent article published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research focused on the development of better standards for reporting randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that use web-based or mobile health interventions.