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 […]
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 […]
MacPractice Clipboard is an upcoming native iPad app for Macpractice users that streamlines the registration process, saves paper and staff time, and also reduces risk of data-entry errors due to illegible handwriting.
With recent investments and pilot projects announced, Aetna, along with WellPoint, UnitedHealth Group and their competitors, say they are serious about being a major part of the mobile heath movement. Aetna purchased iTriage, formerly Healthagen, the maker of the popular iTriage app, for an undisclosed sum in September 2011. The app allows the user to […]
Review of the Internal Medicine News App from International Medical News Group Medical Media for the iPhone/iPod Touch
An app that can be utilized by interns and medical students alike, to help ease the transition into the world of surgery
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 Happtique will evaluate which applications are appropriate for clinical use and those that are outdated […]
Ryan Panchadsaram, co-founder of Pipette, outlines his vision for empowering patients and clinicians to take control of the recovery process.
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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