West Wireless launches study of its first wireless fetal monitoring device

By Tim Bredrup West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) has partnered with Carlos Slim Health Institute, recently announcing the launch of a year-long research study on WWHI’s first wireless fetal monitoring device, called Sense4Baby.   The hand-held, portable wireless device, developed by WWHI in 2010, provides critical maternal and fetal monitoring in high-risk pregnancies at a […]

PDAs assist in learning process of undergraduate clinical students, but smartphones deemed more favorable

mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Access to current information for patient care through mobile technology offers assistance to medical students in the clinical setting, but the best ways to fully utilize this aid still remains unclear. To resolve this, a study was conducted in the UK that examined how mobile technology enables medical students […]

Mobile health apps certification program launched by Happtique

Happtique, an online mobile health application marketplace, has announced it will develop a certification program to vet mobile applications for doctors, nurses and patients.  The organization created the program based on feedback from providers and hospitals, Corey Ackerman, Happtique president, told eWEEK. Happtique will evaluate which applications are appropriate for clinical use and those that are outdated […]

Recognize and treat suspicious skin lesions with illustrated Dermoscopy App

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 […]

Inkling’s iPad version of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine is impressive

Another excellent title from Inkling. One or two navigation issues do not take away from the fact this is the only iPad optimized version of this essential clinical reference text. Medical professionals who purchase this text will know they carry one of the most extensive medical resources in a highly accessible format on a device no larger than a notepad.